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Signs Of The Times – Of Modi, Shubhradeep and Alzheimer’s Disorder

Signs Of The Times – Of Modi, Shubhradeep and Alzheimer’s Disorder

🕔15:20, 8.Sep 2012

By Humra Quraishi More of those dark realities stumbling out from Modi administered  Gujarat .Those encounters and mass murders and  detentions …the sheer brutality hits . And one is left wondering the impact of this , on generations to come

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Signs Of The Times – Partitioning Times to Books

Signs Of The Times – Partitioning Times to Books

🕔16:12, 25.Aug 2012

By Humra Quraishi Going backwards .These happenings and the ongoing offshoots pull you backwards towards the Partitioning times , when trains carried petrified beings from here to there , when fear and anarchy reigned , when politicians held sway with

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔15:06, 20.Aug 2012

By Humra Quraishi The very fact that Baba Ramdev could attract crowds is not  because he is some sort of a leader but because of  one underlying factor : there is a disconnect between the masses and the rulers of

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔16:10, 11.Aug 2012

By Humra Quraishi So Team Anna couldn’t sustain that movement. Without clinging on to clichés , though its not easy to flow against the tide but there are activists in this country who are doing exactly this – that is

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔17:15, 4.Aug 2012

By Humra Quraishi Where are we going ? Nowhere ,of course ! In these powerless and penniless conditions can we go far , any further ? There’s utter chaos spread out .Even optimists are squatting shut .They cannot mutter or

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔20:08, 28.Jul 2012

By Humra Quraishi As President of India Pranab Mukherjee takes charge , I have to request him to take charge of at least one family of this country .That particular mother and her family who had to sell off their

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔19:08, 21.Jul 2012

By Humra Quraishi Signs Of The Times Some dark realities emerging this entire week …in fact, my stomach churned and the uterus revolted , as news reports splashed that a mother had to sell her baby for rupees sixty –

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔16:06, 14.Jul 2012

By Humra Quraishi Children are getting picked up , stolen and abused as never before .Every single city of this country has its long list of missing children . And where are these missing children ! Of course, last week

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔17:09, 5.Jul 2012

By Humra Quraishi Didn’t really know there existed an ‘International Day In Support of Victims of Torture’ .Well, did come to know of this when the day was observed here on June 26 . No, unfortunately it wasn’t observed in

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔15:03, 9.Jun 2012

By Humra Quraishi Doesn’t the government of the day remind you of those shrewd sellers who hike the price of their wares and after much bargaining lessen by a rupee or two ? Scenes rampant at the traditional mandis and

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