Tag: Gauri Lankesh

  • Gauri Lankesh is immortalised in the pages to be read

    Gauri Lankesh is immortalised in the pages to be read

    By Saket Suman, The week gone by marked the first death anniversary of braveheart Gauri Lankesh, whose murder shook the nation and thrust her in the limelight — but all too late. The ringmasters of the well-planned murder as well as the actual offenders of the horrendous act remain at large, or yet-to-be-proven-guilty, but her…

  • Reject ‘Hindutva’ that is causing violence: Nayantara Sahgal

    Reject ‘Hindutva’ that is causing violence: Nayantara Sahgal

    Kolkata : Describing the current political situation as “not conducive for anybody”, veteran writer Nayantara Sahgal has called for rejecting the idea of “Hindutva” which is “creating violence” and has “nothing to do with Hinduism”. “Right now, it is a very different situation. In the present political situation, the forces are trying to stamp out…

  • Critical need to ensure freedom of India’s free press

    Critical need to ensure freedom of India’s free press

    By Frank F. Islam, As an Indian American, I have had the privilege of living in the two largest democracies in the world. One of those, the United States of America, came into being in part because of the free press. The other, India, has the reputation of having the most vibrant and free press…

  • SIT releases sketches of Lankesh murder suspects

    SIT releases sketches of Lankesh murder suspects

    Bengaluru : The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder last month of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh on Saturday released three sketches of two persons suspected to be her killers. “Three sketches of two suspects have been made on the basis of their description by eyewitness accounts and the CCTV footage obtained. Two sketches of one…