Dr Singh angrily asks PM Modi why did he go to Pak uninvited after terrorist attacks in Uddhampur

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he was “deeply pained and anguished” by the “falsehood and canards being spread to score political points by none less than Prime Minister Narendra Modi”, as an unprecedented war of words exploded today between a Prime Minister and his predecessor in the backdrop of the bitterly-contested Gujarat election. In an unusually combative response to PM Modi’s charge that Congress … Continue reading Dr Singh angrily asks PM Modi why did he go to Pak uninvited after terrorist attacks in Uddhampur

मनमोहन सिंह: गुजरात चुनावों में हार की आशंका से हर तरह के हथकंडे इस्तेमाल कर रहे हैं मोदी

    पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री मनमोहन सिंह ने कहा कि वह प्रधानमंत्री मोदी द्वारा इस आधारहीन मुद्दे को ओछी राजनीति के लिए जबरन तूल दिए जाने से काफी आहत महसूस कर रहे हैं। उन्होंने आरोप लगाया कि गुजरात चुनावों में हार के डर से वह इस तरह के बेबुनियाद आरोप लगा रहे हैं, चुनावों में हार की आशंका से प्रधानंत्री हर तरह के हथकंडे इस्तेमाल कर रहे … Continue reading मनमोहन सिंह: गुजरात चुनावों में हार की आशंका से हर तरह के हथकंडे इस्तेमाल कर रहे हैं मोदी

With apologies to Anwar, Muin Bhai and Yasmin Auntie- Rukmini Sen

6th December, 1992. Lucknow   The Sengupta family on the first floor were jumping with joy. Kaku (uncle) had victoriously announced that the Masjid had been broken. I ran down the stairs straight into our living room (which was sometimes our bedroom, sometimes the play room) and told Baba what I had heard. Baba was looking for candles. He paused and guffawed- “Tomaar Kaku Shopno … Continue reading With apologies to Anwar, Muin Bhai and Yasmin Auntie- Rukmini Sen

The Day It All Came Down – Sehba Imam

I was such an idealist in 1992, that you could call me a dumb idiot. My friend Vismita and I were hired to conduct film making workshops for teenage girls in a village. We were giving our hearts and souls to our work. We were changing the gender dynamics in the world, one teenage girl at a time. After an exhausting day at Meethapur village, … Continue reading The Day It All Came Down – Sehba Imam

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The red in the sea of black and white- Indira Jaisingh

As three judges of the Supreme Court – Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice AM Khanwilkar – sat motionless on November 27, a young woman dressed in red, with a red hijab wrapped around her head, approached them. All heads turned to look at the woman, who was followed by stern looking police women in uniform. Lawyers in black and … Continue reading The red in the sea of black and white- Indira Jaisingh

जहाँ बैलेट पेपर इस्तेमाल हो रहा है,वहाँ देशद्रोही नाक में दम क्यों कर दे रहे हैं? – Madhu Garg

उत्तर प्रदेश नगर निकाय चुनावों में भाजपा की भारी जीत की असलियत देखिये, कि ये लोग आख़िर कितने बड़े झूठे और बेईमान हैं। दोपहर से भाजपाई नेताओं औऱ मीडिया ने योगी मोदी का जो बावला राग गा रखा है।वो ना सिर्फ इनके नैतिक औऱ राजनीतिक चरित्र की पोल खोलता है ,बल्कि सच्चाई से सामना ना करने की हिम्मत रखने वाले घटिया औऱ निर्लज्ज लोगो के … Continue reading जहाँ बैलेट पेपर इस्तेमाल हो रहा है,वहाँ देशद्रोही नाक में दम क्यों कर दे रहे हैं? – Madhu Garg