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The storm brewing in India’s cotton fields

The storm brewing in India’s cotton fields

Bt-cotton occupies 90 per cent of the land under cotton in India – and the pests that this GM variety was meant to safeguard against, are back, virulently...

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India – Anger of the jobless youth

India –   Anger of the jobless youth

Rakesh Kalshian   Their frustrations in an unjust world can take various expressions—a fidayeen in Iraq, a stone pelter in Kashmir, a mercenary in...

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#SundayReading – So Many ‘Strong Women’ Movies, So Few Women Writing Them…

#SundayReading – So Many ‘Strong...

How does Indian cinema fare in terms of female representation? And how much does it have to do with the serious lack of female writers being included?...

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#SundayReading – Urmila Pawar’s Short Story ‘ Pain’ #mustread

#SundayReading – Urmila Pawar’s...

Urmila Pawar is one of the most successful contemporary writers in Marathi. Her autobiography, “The Weave of My Life”, and a history of Dalit...

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How the Citizenship Bill is reopening old wounds in the Northeast

How the Citizenship Bill is reopening old...

A return to ethnic politics that feeds off fears of being ‘swamped by Bengalis’ will be disastrous. By Samrat | A visit to Assam and Meghalaya by...

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Statement by Forest Rights Researchers, Activists demanding release of Mahesh Raut with 5 others

Statement by Forest Rights Researchers, Activists...

Call for Release of Mahesh Raut arrested with 5 others on 6th of June 2018 We are a group of researchers, organizations and individuals, associated with...

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Activists Arrest – Pune Cops claims hold no water Lawyers

Activists Arrest – Pune Cops claims...

  By: Sagnik.Chowdhury The Pune Police’s spiel in court on the threats from ‘urban Maoism’ with regard to the Bhima Koregaon violence is only...

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NSSO 76th sample survey to include acid attack victims, autism

NSSO 76th sample survey to include acid attack...

The survey is being conducted after a long gap of 16 years and nationwide this will be the first survey after the formulation of Rights of Persons with...

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Aadhaar- Who are the 52 crore beneficiaries who have received Rs 246,133 crores through DBT?

Aadhaar- Who are the 52 crore beneficiaries...

ANUPAM SARAPH   A woman waits for her turn to to enrol for the Unique Identification (UID) database system, also known as Aadhaar, at a registration...

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Australia -Biometrics project scrapped after massive delays and budget blowouts

Australia -Biometrics project scrapped after...

A project to create a crime database using facial recognition has been dumped. The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission announced the termination...

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