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About three months ago, eight-year old Asifa belonging to a nomadic Muslim community of the Bakharwal Gujjars in Jammu, was abducted and drugged, brutally gang-raped over and over and finally murdered by eight Hindu men in a remote Hindu temple in Kathua, Jammu. In case you are wondering why I have used the word Hindu… Read More

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Asifa’s Just Killers!     Prem Singh   The cry seeking justice for Asifa is becoming stronger and deeper. From Delhi to the United Nations, from social and civil rights organizations to civil society citizens, more and more people  are out on the streets shouting slogans and demanding justice for Asifa. The social media is parading… Read More

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            20 April 2018   REMEMBERING JUSTICE SACHAR   In Justice Sachar’s demise, the nation has lost one of the last representatives of the generation that carried forward the socialist vision from the freedom movement for the post-independence India. He would be remembered for his uncompromising commitment to building a… Read More

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  आसिफा के न्यायप्रिय हत्यारे! प्रेम सिंह ‘आसिफा को न्याय’ (जस्टिस फॉर आसिफा) की गुहार दिल्ली से संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ तक गूँज रही है. सामाजिक-नागरिक संगठन आसिफा की सामान्य और मृतावस्था की तस्वीर लगा कर अपने नाम के बैनर-झंडे लहराते हुए, नारे लगते हुए आसिफा को न्याय दिलाने के लिए सड़कों पर उतर पड़े हैं…. Read More

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श्रद्धांजलि     अलविदा भाई  : संघर्ष जारी रहेगा प्रेम सिंह   उनका पूरा नाम भालचंद्र भाई वैद्य था. लोग उन्हें भाई वैद्य के नाम से जानते और पुकारते थे. मैंने हमेशा उन्हें भाई कहा. हमारे गाँव में पिता को ज्यादातर भाई कह कर बुलाया जाता था. हम सब भाई-बहन भी अपने पिता को भाई… Read More

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Obituary Goodbye Bhai : The struggle will continue   Prem Singh   His full name was Bhalchandra Bhai Vaidya but people used to call him Bhai Vaidya. I always addressed  him as ‘Bhai’. In our village, it was an accepted norm to call a father ‘Bhai’ and a majority of people followed this practice.  I came in personal… Read More