The collapse of hope – Akhilesh Yadav in Uttar Pradesh

After covering yesterday the hope that Mamta Banerjee had raised in the people of Bengal and the way that she has gone about arrogantly crushing that hope made me realize that there are others who came in with a lot of hope, and who have steadily been crushing the hope that people have in them. […]

The Muzaffarnagar relief camps and the total mess – who’s to blame

The riots in Muzaffarnagar were a big surprise to everybody, except maybe the people who helped organize the riots. For a long time, the communities of Jats and Muslims lived as one, living in these villages that were essentially farming communities. Even when there were riots in other parts of UP, this region remained unaffected; […]

Indian politicians and their utterances against women – when will they learn ..

In the recent past, there has been a lot of media criticism of some of the utterances made by politicians (some of whom were prominent, and some of whom were less prominent), making dismissive points about women, or about the work that women do, and so and so forth. In some cases, the mention was […]