The death penalty is given according to the personal vengeance of the judges. Only the less privileged and socially backwards are hanged in India.
Noam Chomsky offers his frank, provocative and informed views on the invasion and occupation of Iraq, the doctrine of preemptive strikes against so-called rogue states, and the growing threat to international peace posed by the U.S drive for domination.
The BJP has given a free hand to their supporters to chase their dissents, attack and then kill all in the name of Nationalism.
The Islamic State (IS), one of the most dangerous jihadist groups so far, is tightening its grip over the Middle East regions after capturing large swathes of Iraq, Syria and Libya advancing at a rapid pace and terrorizing its adversaries all over the world.
The recent firing by the army had costed 2 innocent lives in the Kashmir. This was latest killing done by the soldier. The initial reason given by the army was not convincing and they finally apologized & announced the compensation. The outside world came to know the incident only through the lone survivor, who escaped from the spot. If there were no witness for the incident, this shooting too should have ignored and the victims may be sealed as terrorists.
It is a national shame when our official functions are repeatedly been disturbed. Two recent functions attended by Modi have not allowed the Chief Ministers of the respective state to speak. Mr. Modi and his team should understand that it is very simple to have a hired crowd to boo against Modi too.
By refusing to allow Parliament to pass a resolution to condemn Israel for its military action on Gaza’s civilians, the government of India has deviated from its usual stand of being with the Palestine civilians. The latest twist on its foreign policy is to satisfy its appetite for the arms supplied by the Israel.
The recent supreme court judgement on the Fatwa made it clear that “India doesn’t have any Shariat courts” and confirmed that informal consultations process through the Dar-ul-Qaza’s can be continued.
The recent Intelligence Bureau (IB) report titled ‘Impact of NGOs on Development’ is an idea to govern without any dissent or creating an environment so that the any effluent can impose anything against the poor. Instead of discredit the dissents through such IB reports, government should hear the voices of the common man and should respect his fundamental right to dissent and protest within the defined constitutional framework.
This was an election where media never tried to interrogate the claims of Modi’s past achievements and future promises. Media not only forget the Gujarat 2002, their selective amnesia assured that people never discuss about the fake encounters, the farmers suicide in Gujarat, tax breaks for corporates (including the a loan of 9570 crores at 0.1% interest for Tata for an investment of 2900 crore for Tata Nano for 20 years with tax breaks and free electricity), the CAG reports on undue benefits to the corporates, the reports on malnutrition among the Gujarat girls.