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17.08.2014

Scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement

Scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement

Scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement : an international appeal to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi From: No Nukes Asia Forum Japan Please endorse the following appeal to scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement, by emailing us with your name/organization name and country at sdaisuke@rice.ocn.ne.jp The Indian Prime… »

15.07.2014

PACIFIC – Indo-Pak Peace Initiative

PACIFIC – Indo-Pak Peace Initiative

“Our object should be peace within, and peace without. We want to live peacefully and maintain cordial friendly relations with our immediate neighbours and with the world at large.” -Muhammad Ali Jinnah “An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.” -Mahatma Gandhi A moving advertisement… »

06.07.2014

Lack of Toilets Keeps Women Out of Politics

Lack of Toilets Keeps Women Out of Politics

By Stella Paul MALLAMPETA, India, Jul 4 2014 (IPS) – Nine months after she was elected head of her village council, 36-year-old Krupa Shanti has overseen some significant changes in this rural outpost of Mallampeta, 570 km away from Hyderabad, capital of the southeastern… »

04.05.2014

Marichjhapi and the Revenge of Bengali Bhadralok

Marichjhapi and the Revenge of Bengali Bhadralok

Exactly 30 years ago, Dalits, in West Bengal, came to realize the true nature of Indian state that is being dominated, in every sense, by a tiny section of population but at a great personal cost. It was in 1979, when thousands of Dalits, refugees from East Bengal (now Bangladesh)… »

21.04.2014

India’s Women Lose the Election

India’s Women Lose the Election

By Manipadma Jena for IPS NEW DELHI, Apr 21 2014 (IPS) – “Men just do not want to give up their seats, it’s as simple as that,” says 67-year-old candidate in the Indian election Subhhasini Ali, voicing a gloomy view across women’s groups in… »

09.04.2014

Is India on a Totalitarian Path? Arundhati Roy on Corporatism, Nationalism and World’s Largest Vote

Is India on a Totalitarian Path? Arundhati Roy on Corporatism, Nationalism and World’s Largest Vote

By Amy Goodman for Democracy Now! As voting begins in India in the largest elections the world has ever seen, we spend the hour with Indian novelist and essayist Arundhati Roy. Nearly 815 million Indians are eligible to vote, and results will be issued in May. One of… »

05.03.2014

Thorium does not solve nuclear weapons problem

Thorium does not solve nuclear weapons problem

India Today news service reported on February 27, 2014: “Advanced Heavy Water Reactor is the latest Indian design for a next-generation nuclear reactor that will burn thorium as its fuel”. Co-incidently, Dr. Gordon Edwards had informed Pressenza that, “There are two countries that are testing moderated thorium-fuelled nuclear reactors, and… »

03.02.2014

Protesters Resist an ‘Indian Fukushima’

Protesters Resist an ‘Indian Fukushima’

By Ranjit Devraj for IPS, Inter Press Service NEW DELHI, Feb 1 2014 (IPS) – Activists opposed to India’s plans to massively increase civilian nuclear power production are aghast that a plan for an Indo-Japanese nuclear cooperation deal is gaining pace even while Japan is struggling to… »

28.01.2014

When a penis is not a penis but a weapon, or a torture instrument

When a penis is not a penis but a weapon, or a torture instrument

Another gang rape in India, this time in a tribal area, a young woman is found in the company of a man from another village, moreover a Muslim; the village unofficial council imposes a hefty fine which the woman’s family cannot pay, so she gets gang raped by the men… »

20.01.2014

“Humanism in India” – Indian edition presentation in Mumbai

“Humanism in India” – Indian edition presentation in Mumbai

To begin with, I would like to thank the organizers of today’s presentation, Bhavan’s College and its Cultural Centre, the World Centre for Humanist Studies (India), and the book publisher, Foundation for Humanization. The book we are presenting is not a complete study of Indian history. It is a collection… »

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