How Ekta World is trying to muzzle and prevent us reporting its fraud

Mumbai, 14th March, 2017: Today, I received an email that was sent on behalf of Ekta World Pvt Ltd that worried me for a few minutes — yeah, but only for a few minutes before I clearly saw that this crooked builder was bluffing and intimidating once again. (Background: Ekta World has a troubled relationship with truthfulness and factuality. A couple of days back, the builder tried to scare freelance journalist Raju Vernekar that a…

"How Ekta World is trying to muzzle and prevent us reporting its fraud"

Mumbai Police recently filed FIR against K Raheja’s Palm Grove Beach Hotels Pvt Ltd.

Horizon Green (Borivali East) has invalid OC and Inadequate Drainage built without authorization Mumbai, 26th December, 2016: Mumbai Police recently filed FIR against K Raheja’s Palm Grove Beach Hotels Pvt Ltd.Reason? Violation of Town Planning Act by unauthorized construction of a drainage line in November-December 2015.Many months earlier, Palm Grove misled MCGM into giving Drainage Completion Certificate and  Occupation Certificate(OC) for their new building Horizon Green without drainage. To make up the lacuna, the developer belatedly built a drainage line going uphill. That’s right, uphill! The Deputy Municipal Commissioner’s remarked on 5th January, 2016, “Validity of issue of occupation certificate dated…

"Mumbai Police recently filed FIR against K Raheja’s Palm Grove Beach Hotels Pvt Ltd."

Do international couriers pose a security threat to the country?

The layman often does not know how many tiers of privilege are invisible too him. I have often wondered how I can purchase something that costs less than a dollar and it gets stuck in customs to never be seen again, or emerge after a few months, but couriers deliver international parcels within days. And it was evident that this is a mystery to many and even more have solved it with conspiracy theories, because…

"Do international couriers pose a security threat to the country?"

A Narration of Police Brutality #UoH

The following is a first person account by Md Hasanujjaman, M Phil in English, University of Hyderabad of the brutality unleashed by the police against the students and faculty of University of Hyderabad. I am one of the arrested students in connection with the protest against the VC of UoH. I belong to a minority community of West Bengal. My family is financially backward. Here I would like to narrate the police brutality on me and my fellowvictims in police van…

"A Narration of Police Brutality #UoH"

BJP leader assaulted journalist Ashish Vishwakarma with a sword and baseball bat

BJP leader and husband of a BJP corporator Hridayesh Rajput and his brother Neeraj attacked journalist Ashish Vishwakarma with a sword and baseball bat in their home in Shastri Nagar, Jabalpur. The journalist managed to escape and contact his family before collapsing and they took him to a local hospital. He was later moved to the government hospital in Jabalpur. According to the statement Ashish Vishwakarma made to the police, they had been angry two…

"BJP leader assaulted journalist Ashish Vishwakarma with a sword and baseball bat"

Open letter to Ajith Kumar AS over his letter about TM Krishna’s letter

Ajith Kumar AS, I read your letter on the Round Table India website that was addressed to “whomsoever it may concern” and being concerned, I choose to reply. I can act all intellectual and Brahmanical over this or I can simply lay it straight. Your letter was a hatchet job on TM Krishna over his caste. You saw his caste in the manner in which he wrote and chose to attack him over it, with scant regard for…

"Open letter to Ajith Kumar AS over his letter about TM Krishna’s letter"