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Mayawati’s Saharanpur visit: Desperate moves?


By Rajesh Kumar Singh Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, who counts Dalits as her support base, has in the past kept her distance from places where violence was reported against the lower-caste community. But it changed on Tuesday when the former Uttar Prades... More »

Human shield major has trouble headed his way


By Ashok Bagriya Major Leetul Gogoi, the officer in the eye of the “human shield”storm has trouble coming his way. Kashmir Police, who registered an FIR in the case last month have refused to drop the case against him. So what happens to the case from here on?... More »

Fighting for the right cause the wrong way


By Shashi Shekhar One morning, while going to school in Allahabad, I read a slogan in Bengali reading: “Aamar badi, tomar badi, Naxalbari Naxalbari.” It means, my home, your home, Naxalbari.” Many years later, while passing through Almora, I again noticed slog... More »