Opinion

Why Independence of judiciary is More Necessary for Us than the Judge

Hailing from Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Prof. Sinha had a PG Degree in English and Ph.D. in Linguistics from Poona University (1967) studying the grammar of Lepcha language of Sikkim in relation to Bengali, Santhali, Hindi and Vajjika. He retired as Professor of English from RDS College, Muzaffarpur under Bihar University. Right from his school days in the 1950’s he was involved with the democratic movements of students and suffered fracture and other injuries when police lathi charged agitating students in Patna. He played a leading role in agitation for a judicial enquiry into the police firing on the students of Patna university and later on represented the students in the judicial enquiry headed by the Chief Justice of Patna High court .

The effort to make the judiciary subservient to the executive persists in a new form. The Law Minister has declared that he would not remain a post office and has been making good his threat. He delayed the appointment of K. M. Joseph Chief Justice of Himanchal Pradesh as a judge of the SC for his judgment against President rule …

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Forget EVM Dalits, obcs and Muslims have surrendered to RSS for their survival!

Palash Biswas पलाश विश्वास पलाश विश्वास। लेखक वरिष्ठ पत्रकार, सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता एवं आंदोलनकर्मी हैं । आजीवन संघर्षरत रहना और दुर्बलतम की आवाज बनना ही पलाश विश्वास का परिचय है। हिंदी में पत्रकारिता करते हैं, अंग्रेजी के लोकप्रिय ब्लॉगर हैं। “अमेरिका से सावधान “उपन्यास के लेखक। अमर उजाला समेत कई अखबारों से होते हुए अब जनसत्ता कोलकाता में ठिकाना

Palash Biswas Because RSS is adamant to capture India and it has an institutional infrastructure nationwide and beyond, the opportunist rootless politics based on election equations might not stop it. Because Hindutva agenda is all about corporate monopoly, every politician and political party has aligned with RSS to get its share in the abundant benefit of ethnic cleansing and apartheid. …

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Dr. Aurobindo GhoseShah, in short the entire camp of Fascism.

Jignesh Mevani

ON FIGHTING FASCISM – ETERNAL VIGILANCE IS THE PRICE OF LIBERTY Dr. Aurobindo Ghose Everybody is concerned about the health, whereabouts and safety of Jignesh Mevani. Undoubtedly, Jiignesh is leading the struggle of Dalits of Una ever since the Dalit uprising began on July 11, 2016 after the public flogging of four Dalit youth belonging to the family of Balu …

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Do not wait till nobody is left to defend you ! Anand Teltumbde needs your Support

Anand Teltumbde

Shamsul Islam We should fully endorse this statement of Professor Anand Teltumbde, I NEED YOUR SUPPORT by reproducing few lines of a great poem of resistance by Martin Niemoler (1892-1984), a steadfast anti-Nazi intellectual, German priest who was on top of the Nazi Gang’s hit-list. Professor Anand is facing persecution with other intellectuals, the finest pro-people ideologues and activists who …

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Aadhar Card is a “killer” of poor and senior citizens

Bengaluru: Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav and Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) leader Sharad Yadav at the swearing in ceremony of Karnataka Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru on May 23, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

SHARAD YADAV I start my conversation using word “killer” for Aadhar Card as millions of people are being prevented from getting pension including senior citizens from the age of 60 to 90-95 years and also food grains under National Food Security Act of the Government due to this linking of Aadhar Card with everything like bank account, ration and so …

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GST on agrochemicals : a cause of concern or relief for farmers and industry ?

GST Council

  Anand Singh The long wait for India’s landmark tax reforms, Goods and Services Tax (GST), is over and the industries in various sectors including agrochemicals have geared up for the changes that would be resultant of the GST. The two major segments of agrochemicals have different tax rates under new tax regime;chemical fertilizers are to be taxed @12 % …

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Prejudices against Africans in India

Vidya Bhushan Rawat

A young boy was found dead in Noida. The family and the people alleged that it is the Africans who have drugged him so he got cardiac arrest and after that the crowd swell and become violent against them. Police as usual arrest some of the Nigerian students and found nothing incriminating against them so release them later but the …

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“No More Racism~!””Not My President!” America chants!

Palash Biswas पलाश विश्वास पलाश विश्वास। लेखक वरिष्ठ पत्रकार, सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता एवं आंदोलनकर्मी हैं । आजीवन संघर्षरत रहना और दुर्बलतम की आवाज बनना ही पलाश विश्वास का परिचय है। हिंदी में पत्रकारिता करते हैं, अंग्रेजी के लोकप्रिय ब्लॉगर हैं। “अमेरिका से सावधान “उपन्यास के लेखक। अमर उजाला समेत कई अखबारों से होते हुए अब जनसत्ता कोलकाता में ठिकाना

“No More Racism~!””Not My President!” America chants!Palash BiswasRacism best explains Trump Card of the Golbal Hindutva Agenda .And “No More Racism~!””Not My President!” America chants! Would we learn something to help the helpless Indian people and stop to target them for their political religious faith as we have ourselves NO POLITICAL or Economic Vision at all and ideologies, Utopian theories …

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Mandal is incomplete without V.P. singh

v p singh

Today is B. P. Mandal’s birthday Today is 25th August, the day a champion of the rights of the oppressed, Bindeshwari Prasad Mandal was born 98 years back. Today, he will be  remembered for his many contributions to the cause of  upliftment of the downtrodden, but particularly for his role as Chairman of the Second Backward Classes Commission, which released …

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‘Bharat Mata’ of RSS Is Not “Bharteey”

RSS Half Pants

‘Bharat Mata’ of RSS Is Not Our Democratic-Secular India… Hindutva flag-bearers betrayed glorious freedom struggle The Hindutva camp led by RSS despite its anti-national, anti-egalitarian and de-humanized world view and ideological commitments survives and thrives due to idiotic and devoid of common sense statements of characters like the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader from Hyderabad, Asaduddin Owaisi. RSS knows …

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A spectre will haunt the Brahmanical Academia, the spectre of Rohith Vemula!

Institutional murder of Rohith Vemula… A spectre will haunt the Brahmanical Academia, the spectre of Rohith Vemula! IIT Kharagpur- Protest against Rohith Vemula’s Death Palash Biswas Kolkata. For the first time, IIT Kharagpur students demonstrated for a cause which is not limited within the campus, which though still may boast of the pride of Hijli Barracks wherein the East India Company …

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PARIS CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT was a BIG COMEDY SHOW!

News Analysis and Expert opinion on issues related to India and abroad

In the Paris Climate Change Summit, the POLITICAL LEADERS, with about 45,000 other participants, have performed a BIG COMEDY SHOW, immediately after they had CAUSED MASSIVE POLLUTION just by travelling to Paris in AEROPLANES, which must have BURNED MILLIONS of LITERS of AVIATION FUEL to take them to France! We should understand the fact that the POLITICAL LEADERS are among …

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जनवादी समाज और जाति का उन्मूलन

Anand Teltumbde

आधार प्रकाशन द्वारा युवा रचनाकार रुबीना सैफ़ी के संपादन में शीघ्र प्रकाश्य प्रख्यात चिंतक आनंद तेलतुंबड़े की वैचारिक पुस्तक (anand teltumbde books) ‘जनवादी समाज और जाति का उन्मूलन‘ की भूमिका Introduction I am immensely pleased to write this introduction to a compilation of my essays on various themes, written at various points in times but all connected some way with …

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EQUIP IDEOLOGICALLY TO CHALLENGE THE ANTI-NATIONAL RSS

RSS Half Pants

EQUIP IDEOLOGICALLY TO CHALLENGE THE ANTI-NATIONAL RSS Shamsul Islam Friends from India and abroad who are concerned about the increasing threats to the democratic-secular Indian polity from the Hindutva organizations have been writing to me for preparing a concise document on the anti-national game-plan of the RSS and other like-minded offshoots. The need of such a document is rightly felt …

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CONSCIENCE KEEPER OF PAKISTAN SABEEN MAHMUD ASSASSINATED IN KARACHI

World news

CONSCIENCE KEEPER OF PAKISTAN SABEEN MAHMUD ASSASSINATED IN KARACHI  There will be many more SABEEN MAHMUDS to carry forward the fight against fascism The killing by the assassins at Karachi of a democrat, liberal and secular activist Sabeen Mahmud, a dear friend, is a great loss to the fraternity which is fighting state terrorism, totalitarianism and religious bigotry in the Indian …

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Sanskrit As A Language Of Science

Justice Markandey Katju

More than 95% of the Sanskrit literature has nothing to do with religion, and instead it deals with philosophy, law, science, literature, grammar, phonetics, interpretation etc. Justice Markandey Katju (Speech delivered on 13.10.2009 in the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore by Justice Markandey Katju ) Friends, It is a great honour for me to be invited to speak in the …

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Should only Minorities be Worried over Modi?

Narendra Modi An important message to the nation

Should only Minorities be Worried over Mr. Modi? Or, why it would be wrong for Majority of Indians to think that Mr. Modi will do them no harm? By stealth, wealth, and media barrage a phalanx of powerful interests is trying to create a public opinion favorable to Mr. Narendra Modi. It appears the entire privilegenstia of the country, the super-rich …

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Politics of Religion/ Communalism and ‘The Last Message of Bismil’

Shaheed E Azam Bhagat Singh

Politics of Religion/Communalism and ‘The Last Message of Martyr of the Nation Ram Prasad Bismil’ Bhagat Singh was not only an atheist and socialist revolutionary, he was dead against communalism and wrote essays like- ‘Religion wise riots and their Solution’, ‘Religion and our freedom Struggle’. He was votary of equal rights of Dalits and exhorted them ‘to rise like lions and …

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Draw the Line and Paint the Picture

News Analysis and Expert opinion on issues related to India and abroad

I never knew my drawing and painting could be a major source of some hearty laugh, subdued chuckles and broad grins that could last more than normal and lure others to join in. In all fairness, I used to super exhaust my imaginary talent in drawing and painting those flowery designs on a glistening white sheet that tempted my dormant …

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DOES HINDUTVA STAND FOR A TWO-NATION THEORY?

Shamsul Islam was Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Satyawati College, University of Delhi.

An open letter to RSS Sarsanghchalak, Shri Mohan Bhagwat on why a Hindutvadi should not be the Prime Minister of India. To, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak, Shri Mohan Bhagwat ji, Namaskar. I was not surprised to read your comments in newspapers that it was not necessary to be a secular person to occupy the office of Prime Minister in a …

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