Newsclick Report, June 29, 2013
Egypt is now on the boil with a wide coalition of forces coming together asking President Morsi to leave and the holding of new presidential elections.
Prabir Purkayastha & Rishab Bailey, Courtesy:frontline.in, June 28, 2013
Edward Snowden, a 29 year former employee of Booz Allen Hamilton, a defence contractor in the United States, has blown the cover off the vast snooping empire that the US has built.
D.Raghunandan, June 27, 2013
It is about 10 days since Uttarakhand was hit by torrential rains and cloudburst of a scale not seen in the state in over 50 years, which, along with accompanying floods and landslides, have caused untold devastation in the state.
Courtesy: Brasil de Fato, June 26, 2013
Interview with Joao Pedro Stedile, of MST
Translation: Ana Amorim
Monita Muralidharan, Newsclick, June 22, 2013
Direct Cash Transfer (DCT) scheme aims to transfer the difference between the market price and subsidized price directly to the beneficiary in the form of cash. UPA II government is accelerating the implementation of DCT keeping 2014 elections in mind.
Amit Sengupta, June 15, 2013
A few weeks back Fortune magazine and CNN carried a long online blog titled ‘Dirty Medicine’ by Dinesh Thakur, a former employ of Ranbaxy, where he recounts how he came across several procedural and other lapses in the company’s manufacturing facilities.
Rishab Bailey, June 14, 2013
What do the Boundless Informant and Verizon stories mean for India?
Prabir Purkayastha, June 14, 2013
Edward Snowden's disclosures to The Guardian and the The Washington Post of surveillance by the US National Security Agency (NSA) have created a public storm. Simply put, it is now clear that all those dismissed as conspiracy theorists have been right all along – every bit of digital communications is today under NSA's scanner. NSA violates the privacy of its own citizens, the sovereignty of other countries and the privacy of all foreigners – dubbed as “aliens” in the US law.
Seema Mustafa, June 13, 2013
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has finally subsumed the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Vijay Prashad, June 11, 2013
The iron has gone deep into the soul of West Bengal’s ruling party, the Trinamul Congress. On the morning of June 9, 2013, as he left his home for his morning walk, the Communist leader Dilip Sarkar, age 65, was shot by four “unidentified miscreants,” as the national news agency (UNI) put it.