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December 2, 2018

Living Dead – 34 years of #BhopalGasTragedy- Elusive Justice

It was on the night of December 2, 1984, when Bhopal died a million deaths. The chemical, methyl isocyanate (MIC), that spilled out from Union Carbide India Ltd’s (UCIL’s) pesticide factory turned the city into a vast gas chamber. People… Continue Reading →

International Day for Abolition of Slavery : Unabashed forms of modern-day slavery continue to be practiced world over

The International Day for Abolition of Slavery is a yearly event commemorated across the world every 2 December. On Sunday, the world is marking the 32nd anti-slavery day, which was first celebrated by the United Nations General Assembly on 2… Continue Reading →

Sidestepping allegations of pollution, Committee argues for reopening Sterlite

The NGT Committee headed by Justice Tarun Agrawal submitted a report in 48 volumes that paved the way for a favourable verdict for UK-based Vedanta Resources’ Sterlite Copper unit at the Tribunal. The Committee reportedly does not make any finding… Continue Reading →

One-third of world’s stunted children live in India: report

Forty-six million children in India are stunted because of malnutrition and 25 million more defined as ‘wasted’. by Zeenat Saberin In India, high rates of malnutrition lead to anaemia, low birth rates, and delayed development [Tsering Topgyal/AP] = A major… Continue Reading →

India – Dissent is normal to civilisation it cann’t be equated to ‘terrorism’ Romila Thapar

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) Dissent is normal to any civilisation and it cannot be equated to “terrorism”, noted historian Romila Thapar said Saturday, expressing concern over attacks on those fighting for the rights of the underprivileged. Speaking at a… Continue Reading →

Bihar Court Sentences 20 To Jail For Parading Dalit Woman Naked

The mob, suspecting that the residents of the red light area were involved in the killing, had beaten up the Dalit woman before tearing off her clothes and parading her naked on the streets. Seven years imprisonment was given to… Continue Reading →

Posters Demanding Apology from CM Yogi for ‘Hanuman was Dalit’ Remark Put up

Responding to Yogi’s ‘caste’ remark, the posters have Hanuman saying, “Hey tuchch maansikta ke vyakti … vote ke kaaran mujhe bhi rajneeti me le aaye! (Man of shallow mentality, you have dragged me into politics for votes). Qazi Faraz Ahmad |… Continue Reading →

Barely 100 Turn Up For Ram Temple Rally In Delhi, RSS Expected Lakhs #LOL

Flagged off from New Delhi’s Jhandewala temple, the RSS’ Sankalp Yatra — aimed at seeking early resolution of the Ram temple dispute — will run for nine days before culminating at the Ramlila Maidan on December 9. by Alisha Sachdeva | A… Continue Reading →

After 17 Years, Venezuelan Survivor Finally Wins Justice

By: Jen Ross  On November 16, 2018, in a decision with potential implications for survivors around the world, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that the State of Venezuela is responsible for the torture and sexual slavery of a young… Continue Reading →

Secularism a “precondition” for women’s, minority rights: Speakers at London meet

Saturday, December 01, 2018 Hejab action at the secularism meet in London Counterview Desk A recent International Conference on Sharia, Segregation and Secularism in London, which celebrated the 10th anniversary of the founding of the One Law for All campaign,… Continue Reading →

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