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Dec 05, 2018
Shahidul Alam on Bangladesh govt's crackdown: 'Where sycophancy is norm, truth is viewed as a sickness'Shahidul Alam, one of the most prominent faces in South Asian photography, was picked up from his house in August, hours after his scathing interview with Al Jazeera about student protests for safer roads. Unsettled by the intense global outrage that followed, the authorities in Bangladesh have recently permitted his release. In this exclusive, wide-ranging interview, he talks about his incarceration, freedom of expression, journalism, activism, politics, custodial torture and his plans to work on prison reform.
Jun 13, 2017
Group of 65 retired civil service officers sign petition against 'growing hyper-nationalism'The officials also said that this "growing climate" of intolerance was primarily aimed at Muslims.
May 05, 2017
Greenpeace activists protest the surge in authoritarianism, unfurl anti - Le Pen banner on Eiffel TowerGreenpeace activists on Friday unfurled a huge banner with the French republican slogan "Liberty, Equality Fraternity" and the word "Resist" on the Eiffel Tower in Paris to protest against the campaign of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
Mar 15, 2017
Microsoft researcher warns that artificial intelligence is 'a fascist's dream'As artificial intelligence systems get more powerful and begin to do more, there is a need to make sure that they are not used to target certain populations.
Feb 14, 2017
AIADMK crisis: Culture of authoritarianism when unchecked can destabilise even formidable political forcesThe messy leadership transition on display within the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Khazagham (AIADMK) highlights the deeply flawed structure and functioning of the Indian political party system.
Jun 19, 2015
Wilful misreading: Advani talks of Rahul's grandma, and Opposition sees reference to ModiIf you love to hate Narendra Modi, you can read anything into LK Advani's criticism of the 1975 internal emergency.
Nov 14, 2014
Nehru's legacy: A love for his own ideas, impatience with the restNehru-ites praise the idea of India. Nehru did not have the idea of India but an idea of India - an idea that was not moored in Indian historical evolution and left large numbers outside the anglicised pale of modern India.
Apr 29, 2013
Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and the Power of OneWill Modi turn out to be a Hitler, as his detractors are alleging? The history of India proves that we believe in the Power of One, but within a democratic construct