N. Jayaram is a journalist now based in Bangalore after more than 23 years in East Asia (mainly Hong Kong and Beijing) and 11 years in New Delhi. He was with the Press Trust of India news agency for 15 years and Agence France-Presse for 11 years and is currently engaged in editing and translating for NGOs and academic institutions. He writes Walker Jay's blog.
Published in: HomeThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70
Heed Monday’s anniversary, for talk of rights is increasingly becoming hazardous to health in vast parts of the globe
India at 70: bigotry rules
"Hyper-nationalism and the closing of the mind is also ‘a manifestation of insecurity about one’s place in the world.’”
Where is India under Modi headed?
If not Theresa May, the accompanying media ought to note the gross human rights violations and crackdowns on dissent...
India hangs another despite pleas from eminent people
Possible innocence, the fact that guilt was never proven beyond reasonable doubt and that many impoverished accused...
Published in: HomeIt is 20 years since a great anti-death penalty judgement
Although the Mandela government was abolitionist, the attorney general of Witwatersrand pressed for the death...
A year of Modi Raj – India in crisis
Middle and upper class Indians see no crisis. The media fails to inform them that 75% upwards are too often...