1980 conference a turning point for Narikuravars

The union government’s decision to include Narikuravars in the list of Scheduled Tribes – a welcome migration from the MBC list - has not come out of the blue. It is a hard-earned final victory for the long suppressed people’s struggle of sweat, tears and blood. The air had long been thick with...

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Why Modi government should save online journalism?

The Internet has given new hope for news consumers and journalists. The entry barrier in terms of capital cost is low. Unlike in print and television, the investment needed to start and run an online news journalism operation needs to cover only salaries, largely. Unlike established media where...

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Dead End – where dead men do tell tales

V Sudarshan’s book, Dead End, is as much a story of the everyday reality of Indian life – miscarriage of justice – as it is about those such as K Ragothaman doing their best to ensure justice is done. Dead End: The Minister, The CBI, And The Murder That Wasn't, published by Hachette,...

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