An Invisible Minority – Rationalists in Contemporary India

Directed by- Raksha Kumar Producer & Commissioning Editor- Rajiv Mehrotra Festivals Mumbai, India Raksha Kumar an independent multimedia journalist focusing on politics, gender rights, social injustices and culture. A Fulbright and Chevening scholar, she graduated from the Journalism School, Columbia University. She has written for the New York Times, TIME magazine, Christian Science Monitor, DAWN, Caravan, Al Jazeera America, The Hindu and South China Morning … Continue reading An Invisible Minority – Rationalists in Contemporary India

Our Beloved Rebel girl Gauri – Mary Breeding and Chiddu Rajghatta

Chiddu Rajghatta, Gauri Lankesh’s ex husband and his wife Mary Breeding, write this beautiful eulogy to her: Gauri heard Amazing Grace when she visited me in the U.S in 1996, long after we had gone our own ways. Being agnostic, we knew our eventual destination would be the same — born of earth, returned to earth. In between, we had agreed, there is so much … Continue reading Our Beloved Rebel girl Gauri – Mary Breeding and Chiddu Rajghatta

किसी झूठ को सौ बार कहने से वह सच नहीं हो जाता ! -किशोर

लेखकों, फिल्मकारों, और वैज्ञानिकों द्वारा पुरुस्कार लौटाने का गैरजरूरी विवाद अभी खत्म भी नहीं हुआ था कि भक्तों और मीडिया ने एक और विवाद खड़ा कर दिया. सबसे पहले तो मैं आमिर खान को मुबारकबाद देना चाहूँगा कि उन्होंने आज के हालात पर सोचा और उसे व्यक्त भी किया. वह चाहते तो चुप भी रह सकते थे पर उन्होंने बोला ! आज जब कुछ बोलना … Continue reading किसी झूठ को सौ बार कहने से वह सच नहीं हो जाता ! -किशोर

This Bajrangi is no bhai or bhaijaan: Bajrang Dal’s Bhuvith Shetty arrested

Bajrang Dal co-onvenor of Mangalore, Bhuvith Shetty was arrested by Mangalore police today. Nilim Dutta, Chairman, Unified @Peoples_Movemnt, Director, Strategic Research & Analysis Organisation made a formal complaint against Bajrang Dal Co-Convener of Mangalore Bhuvith Shetty to the Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Government of Karnataka Mr. Pattanayak, IAS  Bhuvith tweeted that Bajrang Dal was behind killing of Prof. M.M. Kalburgi and that the next target was Prof. … Continue reading This Bajrangi is no bhai or bhaijaan: Bajrang Dal’s Bhuvith Shetty arrested

Kannada writer M.M. Kalburgi shot dead

Two unidentified persons arrived in a motorcycle at his residence in Dharwad and shot him. Senior Kannada writer and former vice-chancellor of Kannada University M. M. Kalburgi was shot dead in Dharwad on Sunday morning. According to sources, two unidentified persons came in a motorcycle to his residence in Kalyan Nagar. While one person stood outside, the other went to Kalburgi’s house, knocked on the … Continue reading Kannada writer M.M. Kalburgi shot dead