A very happy and a prosperous 2013 to all the readers of Canary Trap. As we enter the new year, we bring you the top 10 posts of 2012 from different categories (Corruption, Politics, Security and Intelligence, History, Media Analysis, World News).
Amidst all the chaos over whether Wal-Mart has really paid anybody in India to lobby on their behalf or not, some very vital facts are being ignored.
The more the communal picture changes since the demolition of the Babri Masjid 20 years ago this week, the more it remains the same.
This report also makes recommendations on the future of press regulation and governance consistent with maintaining freedom of the press and ensuring the highest ethical and professional standards in the UK.
I have, by way of a diversion, looking at the deteriorating communal situation nearer home, in UP. Let me begin with Faizabad, the precursor of Lucknow’s great culture.