We will not remain silent

                                                                       We will not remain silent                                Read More

A Thin Wall: Nationalism and the Partition of India

A scene from the film A Thin Wall: Nationalism and the Partition of India Mara Ahmed The documentary film “A Thin Wall,” a personal take on the partition of India shot on both sides of the Pakistan-India border, took me 7 years to complete. I directed and produced another film during that time and worked Read More

The test of our times: Where Bhagat Singh must shake hands with Ambedkar

The test of our times: Where Bhagat Singh must shake hands with Ambedkar Banojyotsna Lahiri  The students’-youth movement in the country had intensified since the #Hokkolorob movement in Calcutta, the attack on FTII and the #OccupyUGC movement in Delhi. But it went up to a new height after the institutional murder of Rohith Vemula. The Read More

Indo-Pak confrontation: a Suicidal Militaristic Adventure

Indo-Pak confrontation:  a Suicidal Militaristic Adventure Sumanta Banerjee The incident at the LOC on September 29 is claimed by India as a `surgical operation’ to destroy terrorist camps within Pakistan territory, and denounced by Pakistan as `unprovoked firing by India from across the LOC.’ Since then, cross-border firings between the two armies have become a Read More