Arrest of Comrade Kanhaiyya an “over reaction” of Delhi Police

The Indian Security agencies have said that arrest of JNUSU President (student wing of CPI) Kanhaiyya was result of “over excited” Delhi Police action, that Kanhaiyya might have intervened in the fight between some Kashmiri boys who were raising slogans and ABVP students, he was there perhaps only as the President of JNU Students to maintain calm and quiet in the campus. After JNUSU President … Continue reading Arrest of Comrade Kanhaiyya an “over reaction” of Delhi Police

आज ईद…कल से रोज़े (लघुकथा)

असगरी का दुपट्टा अब अपना रंग गंवा कर, सफेद और मटमैले के बीच के किसी रंग का हो चला था। किनारे की ज़री, कब धागों में बदल गई…पता भी नहीं चला। दुपट्टा जब डालती तो लगता कि बस एक दिन उसके सारे बाल भी इसी रंग के हो जाएंगे… “और क्या तब तक इसी दुपट्टे से काम चलाना पड़ेगा? ले दे कर उसके पास एक … Continue reading आज ईद…कल से रोज़े (लघुकथा)

On the timing of the Multi Pronged Attack (CBI and Gujarat Police) AND the significance of the Zakia Jafri petition

By Teesta Setalvad (On her way to CBI office today) The Zakia Jafri criminal revision petition in HC should not be confused with the Gulberg case which deals with the 69 people killed there along with Ehsaan saab. This petition attempts to look at criminal or administrative culpability for all the incidents during the Gujarat riots of 2002. So in that sense it is a … Continue reading On the timing of the Multi Pronged Attack (CBI and Gujarat Police) AND the significance of the Zakia Jafri petition