by Rahimullah Yusufzai
“I fear there will be a bloody revolution in India,” a retired Indian military officer remarked to this writer and other guests during a recent visit to New Delhi. It was shocking to hear the comment from a soldier, in a country that supposedly had given a voice to its huge population and was believed to be all-inclusive.
It is obvious that India’s much-praised democracy hasn’t brought any real change in the lives of millions of Indians. That some of the poorest men and women are now up in arms in parts of India is evidence enough that democratically elected governments must do more to provide rights and justice to the rural poor and ensure even-handed development in different parts of the country.
Report by: Anand Lakhmani¸ Mumbai
The situation in flood-affected areas of Bihar is getting precarious day by day due to wide array of human, animal corpses. There is a real danger of outbreak of epidemic. Infants are not getting food; milk is being sold at Rs 400 to 500 per liter, acute shortage of drinking water, Medical Support like Doctors and Para Medical.