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Noam Chomsky

Cancelling Chomsky's Session Was Necessary To Protect Fest Integrity: Tata Lit Fest Director

Nov 22, 2020 PTI

A session to discuss Noam Chomsky’s latest book was abruptly cancelled by the fest organisers on Friday

Tata Lit Live Cancels Event Featuring Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad

Nov 21, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

'Was this a question of censorship?' asks a statement published online after panel discussion was abruptly cancelled.


Mira Nair, Chomsky Among Over 200 Signatories Demanding Umar Khalid's Release

Umar Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year.

Pulling Out Of Paris Agreement Isolates The US As A Pariah State That Refuses To Participate In International Efforts: Noam Chomsky

Oct 03, 2017 David Barsamian

Noam Chomsky on the Trump Presidency and how to further enrich “The Masters of the Universe”


The Costs Of Violence

Obama's global drone assassination campaign is generating terrorists more rapidly than it is murdering those suspected of someday intending to harm us

09 May, 2016

American Power Under Challenge

Noam Chomsky

We cannot gain a realistic understanding of who rules the world while ignoring the “masters of mankind,” as Adam Smith called them: in his day, the merchants and manufacturers of England; in ours, multinational conglomerates, huge financial institutions, retail empires, and the like.


11 September, 2014

Fires That Never Cease

Noam Chomsky

What’s next for Israel, Hamas, and Gaza?


08 August, 2014

'A Hideous Atrocity...'

Amy Goodman

'...sadistic, vicious, murderous, totally without any credible pretext. It’s another one of the periodic Israeli exercises in what they delicately call "mowing the lawn."'


06 August, 2014

How Many Minutes To Midnight?

Noam Chomsky

The bin Laden raid could have led to nuclear annihilation. America's nuclear history is riddled with examples of narrowly avoided catastrophe. How long can we tempt fate?


05 August, 2014

Outrage

Noam Chomsky

Almost every day brings news of awful crimes, but some are so heinous, so horrendous and malicious, that they dwarf all else


23 July, 2014

'The South African Example Is Instructive'

Michael Albert

The noted political commentator on the campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel


14 July, 2014

'Our Everlasting Shame'

Noam Chomsky

It is important to understand what life is like in Gaza when Israel’s behaviour is “restrained,” in between the regular manufactured crises like this one. ..


01 July, 2014

The Real American Foreign Policy

Noam Chomsky

The “security” in national security means not the security of the American people but of those who run the national security state. A look at how Washington protects itself and the corporate sector.


22 November, 2013

The Battle Of The Titans

Uri Avnery

Who will win? Obama or Netanyahu? Chomsky or Walt / Mearsheimer?


07 October, 2013

The Obama Doctrine

Noam Chomsky

Is the US president veering toward isolationism? Or will he proudly carry the banner of exceptionalism?


10 September, 2013

‘Responsibility To Protect’?

Noam Chomsky

'In Western discourse, it provides authorisation for the US and NATO to use violence wherever they choose without Security Council authorisation. If it weren’t so tragic it would be farcical.'


21 August, 2013

The Third Option

Noam Chomsky

The Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in Jerusalem proceed within a framework of assumptions that merit careful thought.


19 June, 2013

'I Suspect There Will Be Another Spring'

Maha Zaraket

On the ongoing conflict in Syria, protests in Turkey, Edward Snowden, and what is left of the 'Arab Spring'': 'I do not know if it is an Arab Winter, but at least an Arab Autumn'.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz