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June 22, 2018

A long march of the dispossessed to Delhi

Imagine a democratic protest where a million farmers, labourers and others march to the capital and compel discussion of the exploding crisis of the countryside in a special three-week session of Parliament P. Sainath   India’s agrarian crisis has gone… Continue Reading →

Dalit women’s collective presents report on caste-based violence against women at UNHRC

The report also mentioned that the SC/ST commissions and the National Commission for Women (NCW) may not be able to fully grasp and address gendered caste issues. The All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM), a collective of Dalit women… Continue Reading →

Kerala HC on Obscenity and the veil of outrage

By Dushyant, Mumbai Mirror |  The court said one must not be chained to the past while deciding what is obscene Let us admit it: many in society are not scandalised by women’s bodies but by their mere existence Aman was so… Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank collected highest amount of banned notes among DCCBs: RTI reply

IANS| BJP converted their black money into white during demonetisation: Congress A district cooperative bank, Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank (ADCB), netted the highest deposits among such banks of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes that were abruptly demonetised on… Continue Reading →

Hapur lynching shows govt indifference has ‘normalised’ hate crimes among Indians

If the yardstick to measure the value of a life is based on administrative action and media coverage, clearly some lives don’t matter at all in ‘new India’. SANGHAMITRA BARUAH They say the eyes say it all. Sometimes cold and… Continue Reading →

India – SCs/STs (PoA) Act: Implementation in Tamil Nadu 2016

A status report on the implementation of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in Tamil Nadu was released by the Tamil Nadu Right to Information Campaign.   The Strategic Multi -Actor Round Table (SMART) was attended by over 50… Continue Reading →

Uttar Pradesh -Minor girl raped by 10 people in Bulandshahr #WTFnews

Two men, known to the victim, took her on their motorcycle on the pretext of visiting a nearby shrine nad later eight other people joined them and all of them raped the minor. BULANDSHAHR: A minor girl was allegedly raped by… Continue Reading →

TN court grants Enviornmental activist Piyush Manush bail

But Mansoor Ali Khan remains behind bars The two had spoken against the 8-lane Salem Expressway saying that it would lead to loss of agricultural lands. TNM Staff Five days after his arrest, environmental activist Piyush Manush has been granted… Continue Reading →

Jhrakhand – Uranium Mining and Radioactive Poisoning Ravaging Lives in Villages

Tribals lost their lands first, then got employment as contractual labourers, risking their health and lives. Tarique Anwar Sanjay Gope, a 13-year-old boy from Bango village near Jadugora town in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, can not move or speak… Continue Reading →

NCRB chief: Give police ‘limited access’ to #Aadhaar data #WTFnews

Aditi Mallick| TNN | U HIGHLIGHTS NCRB chief Ish Kumar said nearly 50 lakh cases are registered across the country every year 80-85% of the offenders are first-timers without any police record “Limited access” to Aadhaar data will help police trace first-time offenders… Continue Reading →

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