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Instead of demanding punishment for all rabble-rousers, some misguided secularists seem to be arguing that inaction against the Shiv Sena is »

Jyoti Punwani responds:

Having written repeatedly in defence of Dr. Binayak Sen, who was convicted of sedition in December 2010, and also having chaired a publi...»


How India Failed Aruna Shanbaug

The life and death of Aruna Shanbaug, a comatose for over four decades after she was raped, calls for a reexamination of India's policies towards victims of rape and violence against women. In this article, Vasundhara Sirnate , throws the spotlight on state inadequacies, which, along with systemic apathy, trample upon any fight for justice for victims of rape and other forms of gender-based violence. Read more. »

The Government of India has taken a serious view of the concentration of Pakistani troops along the border between India and East Pakistan.

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