An open letter to the people of India on the Kashmir issue
Today, Kashmir stands as a potential nuclear flashpoint which could consume the lives of millions of people in an instant. Along with your votes, give your elected leadership the task of resolving the Kashmir Issue once and for all.
Zero Hour: Secularism vs communalism and general elections
Modi has emerged as the strongest prime ministerial candidate. There are speculations about the likely impact of Modi as prime minister on India's neighborhood policy. While a guess at this stage will be early, the resignation by US Ambassador Nancy Powell recently has created an impression that the US wants to create an environment for business as usual with Modi whom it has denied a visa post-Godra (anti-Muslim) riots.
To our Politicians, with love
After this incident, we were all forced to leave our hometown the threat of death and bombs began to pour in. Nearly a decade later, while the culprits walk free, we live our life in constant fear and remorse. Make no mistake we are still looking for answers. And this is just one story of the thousands of extra-judicial killings and disappearances which took place during the conflict years by both sides.
Hats off to every girl!
Nowadays, women do a job, and earn for themselves and even for the family. But when a woman gets promotion, she is accused of getting it by seducing the boss. Instead of praising her capabilities, people question her character. I feel it is pitiful; we are members of this society. We are not sure how to break these gender stereotypes.