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Understanding modern attacks on Gandhi

Statues of Indian independence leader, Mahatma Gandhi, have been vandalised or removed around the world – but why does his likeness face attacks today? By Dolly Kikon* & Prof. Hari Bapuji** n early November, a statue of Indian independence leader,...
June 10, 2016

Indian Civilization Unlikely to have been Characterised by One Religion: Romila Thapar

‘Why can’t we think of civilisation as a process of tracking cultures?’: Historian Romila Thapar Full text of the speech...
December 26, 2015

Book Review : “The Past As Present” By Romila Thapar

By Anil Gokhale The Book to be considered as milestone in Historical writings on Ancient India and its reverberations on...
December 26, 2015

India : Intolerance has gone up due to sectarianism

By Ram Puniyani Beginning with September 2015 we witnessed a flood of ‘returning’ honors by writers, scientists and artists. There...
August 22, 2012

Pakistan: Protect human rights defenders

Pakistan: On 4 July 2012, Farida Afridi, Executive Director of women’s rights organization Society for Appraisal and Women Empowerment in...
April 1, 2012

A reminder to the Sage of Bengaluru

You went to a Catholic college but most Indians must be Naxals, dear Sri Sri, because they went to government...
March 24, 2012

What Pakistan should do in Afghanistan?

By Pervez Hoodbhoy Islamabad: Many Pakistanis living and working in Kabul say they feel a palpable hostility towards them once...
February 28, 2012

Narco-economics: future Afghan economy?

By Carol Mann Blood minerals, hitherto associated mainly with African countries and especially with the Democratic Republic of Congo are...
April 19, 2011

New World Development Report Repackages Old Ideas

By Kanya D’Almeida WASHINGTON, Apr 11 (IPS) – With over 1.5 billion people living in countries blighted by incessant or...
March 21, 2011

Of integrity and integrated corruption

By Prabhat Shunglu New Delhi: “I come from a poor family. The only asset I possess is integrity.” This was...
February 14, 2011

Walk Like an Egyptian

By Prabhat Shunglu New Delhi: Forty days before anti-Mubarak slogans rented the air at Cairo’s Tahrir Square on January 25,...
January 25, 2011

Deportation of Afghan asylum seekers from Australia

By Farhad Arian Summary This paper aims to critically evaluate a newly signed agreement between the Australian government and the...
December 29, 2010

Market will not resolve the environmental crisis: Leonardo Boff

Daniela Pastrana interviews LEONARDO BOFF, Brazilian writer and theologian* – Tierramérica MEXICO CITY, Dec 28 (IPS) – “The market is...
August 7, 2010

Rich nations’ farm subsidies help big landlords,companies

By Julio Godoy PARIS, Aug 6, 2010 (IPS) – Subsidies for agriculture in the industrialised countries of the world grew...

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