Archive for November, 2010

Presence of CPM goons in JANGALMAHAL required by CENTRAL FORCES

Click here to enlarge and read the news in Bengali Courtesy: Ekdin

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EU leader seeks Sharmila release

K Sarojkumar Sharma | TNN Imphal: Keith Taylor, a Green Party member of the European Parliament, South East England, has written to Indian authorities, seeking the release of Irom Sharmila Chanu, who is on a decade-old hunger strike, and repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. Demanding repeal of the controversial Act, Sharmila has […]

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They can file a charge posthumously against Jawaharlal Nehru too: Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy My reaction to today’s court order directing the Delhi Police to file an FIR against me for waging war against the state: Perhaps they should posthumously file a charge against Jawaharlal Nehru too. Here is what he said about Kashmir: 1. In his telegram to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the Indian Prime […]

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Statement of Prabir Ghosh in an Australian News Website

25 November 2010 | 10:56:06 PM | Source: AAP The Science and Rationalists’ Association of India, which fights against superstition in India, says women accused of being witches are sometimes stripped in public and some are gagged and burnt to death. “Villagers believe in witchcraft often due to helplessness. Absence of medical facilities forces them […]

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Sharmila’s extraordinary struggle

Click here to enlarge and read the news in Bengali Courtesy: Sanngbad

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Kashmir’s Struggle for Freedom (New book by Prabir Ghosh)

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‘Kashmir is in the agenda’ clarifies United Nations

———- Forwarded message ———- From: Rajiv Chandran Date: Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 11:20 AM Subject: FW: Kashmir To: anirban sen NOTE: The idea that Kashmir was dropped was based on an error, in which reporters looked at the wrong document: The authors of these articles may have picked up the most recent addendum to […]

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Kashmir remains on UN Security Council agenda

2010-11-17 19:40:00 United Nations: Kashmir remains on the UN agenda even though it was not explicitly mentioned in the annual report of the Security Council, which only covered disputes that were discussed from August 2009 to July 2010. Clarifying why UK’s top envoy Mark Lyall Grand did not mention Kashmir last week while ticking off […]

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Current issue (November 2010) of Aamra Yuktibadi published

‘আমরা যুক্তিবাদী’ পত্রিকার নভেম্বর ২০১০ সংখ্যাটি প্রকাশ হয়েছে। সংগ্রহ করার জন্য যোগাযোগ করুন- দে’জ পাবলিশিং ১৩ বঙ্কিম চ্যাটার্জি স্ট্রিট, কলকাতা ৭০০ ০৭৩ Click here to download

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PRESS RELEASE by Science and Rationalists’ Association of India on the present problem of misconception related to sexual organs

Click here to read the press release in English Click here to read the press release in Bengali

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Confusing news in EKDIN, 16 November 2010: ‘Kashmir not DISPUTED – UNO’s dictum shocks Pakistan’

——————————————————————————————————— “নয় কাশ্মীর …” শিরোনামের একটি খবর ‘একদিন’ পত্রিকায় ১৬ নভেম্বর ২০১০ প্রকাশিত হয়েছে। আমরা ইউএনও-র ওয়েবসাইট এবং বিবিসি-র ওয়েবসাইট খুঁজে এমন কোন খবরের হদিশ পেলাম না। জনগণের কাছে আবেদন, পত্রিকার খবরটিতে বিভ্রান্ত হবেন না। – প্রবীর ঘোষ, সাধারণ সম্পাদক, ভারতীয় বিজ্ঞান ও যুক্তিবাদী সমিতি ———————————————————————————————————

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Rationalists investigate ‘supernatural’ fire – incidents in a house in Budbud, Burdwan

Please click on the images to enlarge and read. Courtesy: Sangbad Pratidin, Pratyahik Khabar, Sanmarg, November 11, 2010

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India worse than Pak on UN gender index

Aradhana Sharma | TNN New Delhi: When it comes to gender inequality, India fares worse than Pakistan, and is better than only Afghanistan in all of South Asia. The abysmal picture was reflected in the Gender Inequality Index based on the findings of the 2010 Human Development Report released by the United Nations Development Programme […]

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