The call for Uniform Civil Code is politically motivated: Flavia Agnes

The call for Uniform Civil Code is politically motivated, Flavia Agnes, eminent scholar and women's rights lawyer has said in an interview with Dr Abhay Kumar.

India under Modi is living through a Dark Age: Professor DN Jha

 First published on: December 26, 2015 Teesta Setalvad, of Communalism...

The Constitution is a miracle: Sen Adv Rajeev Dhawan

Read the entire transcript of Teesta Setalvad's LIVE video chat with Advocates Rajiv Dhawan and Mihir Desai

Dec 15: Jamia attack anniversary

In a Youtube LIVE, senior advocate Colin Gonsalves tells Teesta Setalvad how students and activists continue to be penalised by a vindictive state even a year after the attack

Pleas of non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits have fallen on deaf ears: Sanjay Tickoo

On the third day of his fast-unto-death, KPSS chief Sanjay Tickoo sheds light on how non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits have been given a raw deal by the J&K administration

SDPI becoming Muslim RSS, banning it will only benefit them both: Zia Nomani, Swaraj India Party

The impending ban on the party and its affiliate Popular Front of India (PFI) for their alleged role in Bengaluru riots could only help the radical groups, including the RSS, Zia Nomani tells SabrangIndia over a telephonic interview from an undisclosed safe house.

BJP will not ban SDPI, PFI; it is all rhetoric: Rizwan Arshad 

The Congress MLA tells SabrangIndia’s Karuna John, that the Saffron party needs hardline organisations to justify their own politics and actions.  

Over 1,75,174 acres of Forest Land diverted to Industry between 2014-2019: Madhuribehn

The Parliamentary Standing Committee Report on Status of Indian Forests found that 70960.21 hectares (1,75,174 acres) were diverted to industry in the last five years alone, while 15,971 hectares (39,450 acres) are diverted for “infrastructure projects” every year

Kashmir’s politics, social fabric, economy is battered, silenced, imprisoned: Anuradha Bhasin

In an exclusive interview to SabrangIndia's Karuna John, the Kashmir Times executive editor takes stock of the on-ground situation in Kashmir a year after the abrogation of Article 370

Constitutional order collapses if Parliament is paralysed: Sitaram Yechury

The veteran CPI (M) leader spoke to SabrangIndia’s Karuna John about the new postal ballot rule, clampdown on dissent, impact of the Covid-19 lockdown, and the way ahead. 

It is good for a nation if national security is separated from domestic politics: Lt Gen Panag

India’s best known defence analyst and commentator on strategic affairs decodes the noise and confusion that has taken over the tragedy surrounding the deaths of 20 Indian soldiers in clashes with Chinese forces.   


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