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.
Blood lust mars India’s Tiananmen moment
The mere passage of laws and amendments will fail to make a dent when police forces enjoy impunity, society remains...
The execution of Ajmal Kasab and Indian authorities’ cowardice
Large parts of Indian society bay for the blood of religious minorities engaged in alleged terrorist activities, but...
For South Asians on the “We are all Malala” bandwagon
Given such levels of violence against girls and women, it is a wonder that so many Indians can feel superior while...
Go and tell your kids the story of Peter Norman
The unsung hero of the 1968 Mexico Olympics, Peter Norman, 'didn't raise his fist but did lend a hand'
Death penalty: the Indian authorities’ incredible myopia
How much longer will the Indian state cling to the machinery of death, both of the judicial and extra-judicial variety?
Tomsk to Jaipur: India fails to protect freedom of speech
Salman Rushdie's wholly involuntary no-show at the Jaipur Literary Festival, a big event in India's cultural...