Cover Story : Finite Terror, Infinite Tragedy
By Hardnews Bureau
Its Loss and pain that Stays.And the ineviatble fear that this could be yet again the beginning of the end. In this dark epic narrative of terror and tragedy, it is ordinary , unprotected, unarmed citizen who is the eternal victim of organised barbarism. Will the Indian State, the elite and the political class take responsibility?
Economic Meltdown : No more Short Cuts for India
By Aseem Srivastava, Delhi
As always workers have to bear the brunt of any adjustment and restructing by business in a period of recession. That is how capitalism works.
Philanthropy and Politics : Kill Bill : Sweetheart Deal
By Sanjay Kapoor,Delhi
What Compounds Amar Singh's problem is that he declared Rs 38 crore as the value of his assets. Surely he cant be giving away Rs 20 crore out of it to the Clinton Foundation?
Tribal uprising : The Great Rebellion
By Nilanjan Dutta, Kolkata
This is more than a Santhal rebellion in the tribal interiros of Bengal. this is the legendary people's resistance against organised police and State terror.
Forest vs Profit : Imagined Homeland
By Prabhat Sharan Dangs, Gujarat
Brutalised by official terror, their land ravaged for private greed, the pristine beauty of the dense forests in the dangs is an epic narrative of lost hopes and devasted lives.
Agriculture: Under-invested and over subsidised?
By Kiran Karnik, Delhi
The crisis in Indian Agriculture.
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