Guest post by VIKAS BAJPAI Sometimes, memories stacked away for long, come tumbling out. If these are not just about personal nostalgia, dwelling upon them could serve some public good. It was 31 October, 1984. The time may have been around 11 am. I was taking my second term exams for class XI in … More Seasons of Violence: Vikas Bajpai
I. Anyone ever heard about Sudhakar Rao Maratha alias Sudhakar Rao Prabhune ? A hardcore rightwing criminal who was nabbed by the M.P. police few months back in Jhansi which seized a car, a revolver and five cartridges from him. In fact one of Sudhakar’s colleague Shivam Dhakad was already under the custody of Ujjain … More The Hidden Arm – Criminals for Hindutva?
Guest post by SHAHRUKH ALAM On Wednesday, I met some young men from Dhule. I am not at all sure where Dhule is and I said as much to them. “There was some violence there. It has been in the news lately,” they said. “Did any bombs go off in Dhule?” said I. “No bombs, … More Such absurdity on a Wednesday
As Maoists confirm that they were behind the murder of Laxmananda Saraswati and give their reasons, two notes below from Madhu Chandra of the All India Christian Council. Hi Friends, Hindutva forces – Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Bajrang Dal knew very well that the Maoists have killed their Swami Lakshmanananda on August … More “India’s Anti-Christian Violence Unparalleled Among World Democracies”
From John Dayal and Madhu Chandra of the All India Christian Council, an update on the continuing violence against Christians in Orissa.