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November 2018

In A First, TISS Panel Recommends Action Against Male-on-male Sexual Assaulter

The survivor stated in his testimony that “as young queer folks, who are exploring our sexuality, and politics, we often tend to stay quiet, and let people of power exploit us”. Abir Dasgupta Image Courtesy: DNA India On November 28,… Continue Reading →

PUCL demands Azam Khan, witness in the Sohrabuddin Murder case, should not be shifted to Ajmer Prison

Please do not move the prisoner Azam Khan, presently in Udaipur Jail, to Ajmer Jail as the matter is seized by the Jodhpur High Court demands PUCL Rajasthan In a letter to DG Prisons , the letter states that Azam Khan, a… Continue Reading →

Manifesto of Indian Farmers / भारतीय किसानों का घोषणापत्र #mustshare

MANIFESTO OF INDIAN FARMERS Adopted by an assembly representing the farmers of India on the occasion of the historic Kisan Mukti March organised by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee Delhi, 30 November 2018 WE, THE FARMERS OF INDIA,… Continue Reading →

An Irreparable Loss for the Broader Health Movement Globally and in India: PHM

People’s Health Movement’s tribute to Dr Amit Sengupta It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing away of our dear comrade Dr. Amit Sengupta, a beloved colleague, friend, mentor and activist. Amit passed away on November 28, 2018, in… Continue Reading →

India – Ideas as Crime in a Majoritarian Democracy

The argument of the ‘hurt sentiment brigade’ seems to be that if anybody — an individual or even an institution like the Supreme Court — dares to disagree with what they perceive to be right, then they will have to… Continue Reading →

Mumbai -The Hindu Journalist thrown out of Azad Maidan, CM seeks report

‘I was pushed out of Azad Maidan’ Alok Deshpande The melee outside Azad Maidan after the incident on Tuesday night. The Hindu journalist describes how police refused to let him cover protest I wasn’t supposed to be a part of… Continue Reading →

Bring back Chandramukhi: Hyd transgender community to move HC for missing candidate

#WhereisChandramukhi #BringbackChandramukhi Chandramukhi, a transwoman contesting the Telangana elections on a Bahujan Left Front (BLF) ticket, has reportedly been missing since 8.25 am on Tuesday Twenty hours after Chandramukhi, the transgender candidate contesting the Telangana elections on a Bahujan Left… Continue Reading →

India – Are our epics replete with #MeToo sagas?

KULDEEP KUMAR The swayamvar of Draupadi Consent is the essence of the #MeToo campaign. At the core of the campaign is the entirely just and legitimate demand that a woman’s right to say ‘No’ or ‘Yes’ must be respected in… Continue Reading →

Activist Rehana Fathima arrested, accused of hurting religious sentiments in FB post #FOE

A case was filed against Rehana Fathima for her social media post that was claimed to be communally divisive in nature. Activist Rehana Fathima, who attempted to climb Sabarimala in October, has been arrested by the Pathanamthitta police on Tuesday…. Continue Reading →

Aadhaar: PVC Cards Issued in a Camp under IDFC Banner. Bank Says It Did Not Organise the Camp!

Moneylife Digital Team Day by day, the nuisances of Aadhaar are becoming more and more bizarre. There was a camp organised by IDFC Bank in Bengaluru for providing plastic cards of Aadhaar. There were banners displaying the name of IDFC… Continue Reading →

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