In Conversation with Col. Ashok Kumar Tara who was awarded the Veer Chakra in 1971 for the Battle of Ganga Sagar. He also saved Mujib-ur Rehman's family during the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Mujib-ur-Rehman paid gratitude to Col. Tara over the dinner for saving his family. Later, Col. Tara was presented Guard of honour by then acting President Syed Nazrul Islam and Prime Minister Tajuddin Ahmad of Bangladesh.
Seema Mustafa, Director, Center for Policy Analysis recently returned from riot-hit Muzaffarnagar. She tells Tehelka's Sheeba Naaz about the post-riot situation in Muzaffarnagar, and how the government had failed to provide security during the riots and has still failed to provide basic necessities to thousands of refugees
Shopian is under curfew since 7 September after five civilians were allegedly killed by the CRPF. Advocate Habeel Iqbal, a resident of Shopian speaks to TEHELKA's Baba Tamim on the ongoing curfew in Shopian. Habeel says, "We get essential commodities from the adjacent villages, the government on its part is only restricting our movement and making it difficult for us."