The politics on encounters is deeper than it looks

Two days ago one of the district court in Delhi delivered its verdict on the Batla House encounter case which happened in September 2008 days after serial blasts rocked the national capital . Before this blasts several other serial blasts happen in other parts of the country and the name of new terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen surfaced in these attacks in which hundreds of innocent people lost their lives. On September 2008 Delhi police received the information of a module of IM in Delhi hiding in Batla House part of one of the densely Muslim populated area called Jamia Nagar.  Delhi police conducted the brave operation and one officer of the special cell Mohan Chand Sharma got injured and succumbed to injuries later. Continue reading “The politics on encounters is deeper than it looks”

Shah Bano to Isharat Jahan we have returned to 80’s

In the decade of 80’s I was merely a child but watching the developments going around me with great curiosity.  I can remember those developments in chronological order which happened after 1984. I was too young at the time of general elections for 1984 were in discussions and the failed experience of Janta Party was a great cause of worry among the opposition groups. Leaders like chandrashekhar ,  Chaudhary Charan Singh and Atal Bihari vajpee were preparing to make Congress out of power but the unfortunate incident of assassination of Smt Indira Gandhi happened and the whole political scenario changed in few days. Continue reading “Shah Bano to Isharat Jahan we have returned to 80’s”