Author: teesta-setalvad

Bloodbath on Baisakhi: The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, April 13, 1919

Ninety Seven Years Ago, one of the bloodiest actions of British Rule was the calculated massacre of close to 2,000 innocent Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims at the Jallianwala Bagh. The firing was ordered by an officer of the British colonial power, General Dyer. While the official figure for lives lost was 1,526 the actual figure was reportedly much higher

Journalist Siddique Kappan’s release after 28 months in a UP jail, where a black hole with opaque procedures affected release

After 28 months and a demanding fight, I am out’: Journalist Siddique Kappan walks out of UP jail head held high

No discussion on who killed Mahatma Gandhi is complete without addressing idea of a Hindu Rashtra

First published on: 28 Jul 2016The murder of Mahatma Gandhi, or more dramatically put, the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi was the first act of...