APRIL 2011

Cover Story and Featured Stories

The story of the disappearance of vast forests in central India comprises greed, destruction of tribal cultures, and the same old story of corrupt forest mafia
Aritra Bhattacharya Meghnagar, Jhabua (MP)

A typical, unhappy, Indian village story. No one knows who is starting a dam project in a small hamlet in Jharkhand. And why?
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

Praful Bidwai, eminent columnist and founder-member of Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP), speaks with Hardnews on how we are sitting on an apocalypse with the obsessive quest for nuclear energy, despite the mass disasters in Japan and Chernobyl
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

The story of Anna Akhmatova and the mothers in the prison queues in Leningrad proves that women cannot be forcibly mirrored into the masculinist surplus — even of a revolution
Manash Bhattacharjee Delhi