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#India -Sexual Violence, Consumer Culture and Feminist Politics #Vaw # Sexuality

 – Rethinking the Critique of Commodification : Sreenanti Banerjee FEBRUARY 3, 2013 tags: Arundhati Roy, commodification, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Justice Verma report by Nivedita Menon, Kafila.org Guest Post by SREENANTI BANERJEE I will begin with the by now well-known interview of author and social activist Arundhati Roy, conducted… Continue Reading →

#India- The Struggle Against Rape and Sexual Assault: A View from the Left #Vaw #Rape

Soma Marik , radicalsocialist The Current Mobilizations over Rape: As a historian, I know that the actions very often have highly unintended consequences. Historical turning points occur, not because deep planning willed them into existence, but at the intersection of many… Continue Reading →

How Do We Break The Indian Penile Code? #Vaw #Rape #Justice

REUTERS (FROM OUTLOOK 14 JANUARY 2013) OPINION How Do We Break The Indian Penile Code? This cultural sanction of rape must stop, the state has to speak MEENA KANDASAMY, in Outlook Jan 14, 2013 The endless discourses of the elite… Continue Reading →

#Vedanta vs the government: Just a lovers’ tiff? #tribalrights

by Sandip Roy Dec 19, 2012   Earlier this month Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) announced it was closing its Lanjigarh refinery in Odisha. VAL’s chief executive officer told the Hindustan Times, “Despite out concerted efforts over the past three months to ensure sustainable supplies of… Continue Reading →

There’s no escape from the corporations that run India

Arundhati Roy, in Guardian Domestic mega-corporations’ tentacles extend into every aspect of Indian life – but no one dares speak out against them Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, is personally worth $20bn. He holds a majority controlling share in Reliance… Continue Reading →

How is Manmohan Singh different from nuclear waste?

March3, 2012- Sampath in DNA In one of her talks in Mumbai that I attended some years ago, Arundhati Roy posed this question to the audience, or maybe she was quoting from a Hindi poem. She asked, ‘Kya kar raha… Continue Reading →

‘Freedom must bring responsibility’

IN 2008,the Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (SAHMAT) had organised an exhibition on MF Husain to protest the India Art Summit’s reluctance to display the legendary artist’s works. This attracted the ire of some right-wing groups who attacked SAHMAT. Ironically, they… Continue Reading →

S.P Ankit Garg gets gallantry awards- BLACK REPUBLIC DAY

    January 25, 2012 Anti-Naxal and counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir [ Images ] and the northeast have drawn the maximum number of gallantry awards for police and paramilitary forces this year. As a total of 97 police… Continue Reading →

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