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Oct 27, 2011
Why has Diwali, the festival of light, become festival of sound?Big-bang Diwali has thus become a symbol of our surrender to the forces of unreason and brute power. Why have we allowed this to happen?
Sep 14, 2011
Audio: Anna's pan India plan post fastAnna Hazare's plans to meet Irom Sharmila and back only clean politicians find mention in much of the national media today
Sep 09, 2011
Rajdeep Sardesai: More takers for anti-corruption than anti-AFSPAIBN-18 Editor-in-chief, Rajdeep Sardesai argues, that Anna's anti-corruption is a brand that the Indian middle class could associate with easily. On the other hand, Irom Sharmila's cause for Manipuris, is not something that would appeal to them.
Sep 05, 2011
Love in the time of civil disobedience: Irom Sharmila's prem kahaniA Bollywood-sized romantic melodrama is unfolding in Imphal and it raises an interesting question: Does a human rights activist on a decade-long hunger strike have the right to fall madly, unwisely in love?
Sep 02, 2011
Anna's campaign 'artificial', says Irom SharmilaIn an exclusive interview to CNN IBN, the iron lady of Manipur, Irom Sharmila, calls Anna's movement 'somewhat artificial' because it is largely supported by prominent bureaucrats, who themselves are corrupt.
Aug 30, 2011
Irom SharmilaBorn Irom Chanu Sharmila. Also known as the Iron lady of Manipur, Sharmila is an activist and a poet who has been on a 10-year fast demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in North Eastern India.
Aug 25, 2011
Digital divide: Why Irom Sharmila can't do an AnnaCases like Sharmila expose the digital divide of Asia's third-largest economy and underscore how a growing urban middle class may be getting its political voice heard while millions of poor remain off the digital protest map.