Biden campaign pressured over Hindu nationalist aide

indica News Bureau- A coalition of American academics, community leaders, and activists have authored an open letter to Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden criticizing his hiring an aide with alleged Hindu nationalist ties and a supporter of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. Biden’s campaign is facing growing backlash from civil rights […]

Assembly elections 2019: Haryana, Maharashtra give BJP a wakeup call

indica News Bureau-   The latest round of Assembly elections in India has delivered a sting to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with its seemingly inexorable vote-gathering machine slowing down perceptibly despite an Opposition weakened by desertions and infighting. While the BJP retained power in the western Indian state […]

Mahua Moitra’s speech

Justice Markandey Katju- In his article ‘India’s emerging fascism is on record, thanks to Mahua Moitra ‘published in, Sidhartha Bhatia has waxed eloquent on Mahua Moitra’s maiden speech in Parliament in which she spoke of 7 early signs of fascism. He writes, “She has done the job of finally saying the unsayable in the […]

Four questions for Ranjan Gogoi

Justice Markandey Katju –   A Chief Justice of India, like Caesar’s wife should be above suspicion. But certain recent developments in India’s Supreme Court, the latest being the inordinate delay and repeated adjournments in hearing the Ram Janmabhumi case,( fixing dates for fixing a date etc) has caused murmurings and raised questions about the […]