‘Cho’ Ramasamy who is exploiting the political congenial situation in Tamil Nadu to perpetuate and promote the Hindu fanaticism here, proclaimed that there are only two manly Chief Ministers in India at present : they are Narendra Modi and Jayalalitha.
Even before the ink of the print of this report in the media got dried up, there has come the strongest stricture from the court of law and justice. The Irony is, such strong condemnation of the Hindu fanaticism goes totally unnoticed by the majority of the Tamil Nadu population, who should be the more appropriate people to register. Here are the excerpts from ‘The Hindu’ dated 20-01-2012.
of Bhagat Singh at crossroads in the Madras Presidency, 1931-1934 – II - Dr.V.Venkatraman
[The writer is the Principal land Head, Research Centre
in History, Raju’s College, Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu]
(Continuation from the previous issue)
Bhagat Singh lamented that the Britishers were ruling the Indians not by the will of god or with the divine help. They ruled the country by having got the power. He said: “The British are ruling here. They are not ruling by the will of god. Continue reading
Richard Dawkins – Scientist, bestselling author of “God Delusion” and the world’s foremost atheist blasted at the Jaipur Literataure Festival “lamentable disgrace” of Salma Rushdie’s enforced absence. He also launched into a broadside against the “virus of faith” and said he looked forward to the “complete death of organised religion” in his lifetime.
“Far too much sympathy is shown to people who claim to be motivated by religion – sympathy that would not be shown to people acting from mere prejudice. Continue reading
Caste and Politics in Regard to Anna Hazare
[The author, an American born Indian, a sociologist and human rights activist, brings out the unillumined dark facade of the perpetrators of caste in the guise of movement against corruption in India and he has been involved in Dalit and anti-caste movements, environmental, farmers’ and women’s movements.]
Anna Hazare’s “movement against corruption” has monopolized political and media attention now for several months. There has been a tendency for people on the left, with the notably exception of most dalits, to assume its progressive character and feel that they must participate. Continue reading