Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janta Party’s impregnable fortress since 1995, is currently facing political heat over the Assembly polls due by year-end
The idea of blasphemy has no place in a democracy like India and it cannot be fought by issuing conditional criticisms
With each passing day, the grisly day-light murder of a 27-year-old Hindu man, Kishan Bharwad, from Dhandhuka near Ahmedabad in Gujarat, reveals the ghastly face of Islamist fundamentalism
In a democracy, we cannot afford to have two sets of norms — one for men and another for women. In the 21st century, we can’t pretend to live in a seventh-century culture.