Recently, there has been news that Modi will release a coffee table version of Bhagat Singh’s jail notebooks. Bhagat Singh’s family members have vehemently opposed this move, and Bhagat Singh scholar Prof.Chaman Lal has placed all the facts to expose the lie that the Jail Notebooks are being published for
(Excerpted from article by James A. Warren, Daily Beast, October 12, 2013) Just before the American ground war in Vietnam began in March 1965 with the landing of a brigade of US Marines at Danang, General Vo Nguyen Giap, who had been commander in chief of Communist armed forces in Vietnam
Far from being a passing shadow, the curious developments in America was symptomatic of a defining paradox of the political economy of that country and at the same time reflective of the continuing crisis of the international capitalist order. But a brief chronicle of the main events will be in
Com. MP Sinha Comrade MP Sinha, a former Vice-President of the Indian People’s Front in Bihar passed away in Patna on 5 October 2013 at the age of 89 after a long illness of several months. He had suffered a paralytic stroke while undergoing dialysis for renal failure. Com. Sinha had
Withdraw the UPA Ordinance to Protect Criminals It was the Congress-led UPA government that brought in the latest ordinance which sought to negate a Supreme Court order summarily disqualifying MPs and MLAs convicted for serious crimes. The ordinance cleared by the UPA Cabinet and endorsed by an all-party meeting needs to
(Mahtab Alam is a Delhi based civil rights activist and journalist. He co-edits IndiaResists.com and currently working on a book on Shahid Azmi. Email: email@example.com) I am pained, the heart bleeds, when I hear what they have endured. But in spite of all that, it will never be easy for
On September 30th, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde wrote to all Chief Ministers asking them to ensure that “no innocent Muslims is detained in terror cases.” This recognition of an enormous issue of human rights violations is itself a vindication and victory for the many ongoing struggles against Islamophobic witch-hunt.