Monday, June 13, 2011

Binayak Sen quote

"We are at a particular historical juncture. and large populations are involved in that - individuals do not make history."

Courtesy: A Doctor to Defend - The Binayak Sen Story by Minni Vaid

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Who killed J.Dey, the ace crime- reporter?

Who killed him, and why they killed him are tough questions that the Mumbai Police and the state administration will have to find answers to. But more important is the question: have our democratic institutions eroded to an extent that even the nation's media, reportedly free, is unable to do its job without having hit jobs ordered on its professionals?

Thursday, June 09, 2011

A requiem for M.F. Hossain

"I know no one more genuinely and deeply committed to the composite, multi-religious and secular values of Indian civilization than M.F Hussain. He breathed the spirit of modrnity, progress and tolerance. the whole narrative of what forced him into exile, including the failure of the executive and the legal system to enable his safe return, revolves round the issues of freedom of expression and creativity and what secular nationhood is all about"
- N.Ram in The Hindu dated 10.6.11

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Arvind Kejriwal On current UPA government

"I was not wrong when I called them liars, cheats and conspirators. they released a fake CD, want to keep the Prime Minister out of the purview of the Lokpal and are taking the people for a ride committing one scam after another."

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

My life is so crazy: Arundhati Roy

"My life is so crazy. There's so much pressure and idiosyncrasy. I don't have any establishment. I don't have anyone to mediate between me and the world. It's just based on instinct."


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