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1984: A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words AMRIT & RABINDRA KAUR SINGH
Against all odds, the Sikh community has been resilient enough to survive the greatest hardships and find the courage to preserve and protect its values, beliefs and identity.
The Camera & 1984 AMARJIT SINGH CHANDAN
One of the images shows the Harmandar blackened with artillery fire. This out-of-focus photograph seems to be taken with a basic camera and by a novice camera handler.
It's June Again ... A Poem by GURMEET KAUR
"I will rebuild my nation/ Brick by Brick if be/ Womb by womb,/ Child by child - unfettered energy ..."
a la June 1984
T. SHER SINGH
FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012: He began with Indira Gandhi's portrait, and went at it until the frame disintegrated and the damaged face fell to the floor. Then he went for the old man Gandhi's picture, and did the same with it.
Literary Magazine BRICK Showcases:
Jaspreet Singh Remembers 1984
The latest issue of the BRICK Literary Magazine carries a piece by Canadian novelist Jaspreet Singh on his recollections of the anti-Sikh pogrom in India's capital, New Delhi, in 1984.
Was It A Riot, Or Was It A Pogrom? by ARTIKA BAKSHI
Unfortunately, Tharoor - an educated, intelligent and well-informed man that he is, working in the thick of the very political party which authored the pogroms - fails to distinguish the term "riot" from "pogrom"!
The Impact Of The Green Revolution On Health:
The State Of Punjab - Part IV
The impact on children proves particularly disturbing because it illustrates that the major health issues will be transmitted to future generations.
Willful Blindness & Crimes Of Omission T. SHER SINGH
The laws of their land are based on the same principles as those that
govern, for example, the United Kingdom, the United States of America
and Canada today.
River Water Rights & Ecological Collapse
The State of Punjab
Given current patterns of water redistribution, only 6% of Punjab’s land can be properly irrigated. This figure is significant considering that more than 83% of Punjab's land is currently dedicated to agriculture.
The State of Punjab, Part II:
Mental Health & Substance Abuse
A survey conducted by the Indian Department of Social Security and Women and Child Development reveals that 67% of rural households in the state have at least one drug addict.