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January 9, 2019

Citizenship Amendment Bill- PM Modi This is not atonement for partition

The PM was promoting the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which entails giving citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh who crossed over to India By Jyoti Punwani Last week, the prime minister spoke at a rally in Assam about “atonement” for the wrongs of… Continue Reading →

A renewed attack on privacy: #Aadhaar Bill

g MORE-INRight to PrivacyAadhaar and cash transfers The Aadhaar Bill, allowing private bodies to use Aadhaar as a means to authenticate identity, poses huge dangers  On Friday, the Lok Sabha, without any attendant discussion, passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment)… Continue Reading →

Bhima-Koregaon case: History of a 200-year-old battle and why it still matters

As the legend goes, on the eve of January 1, 1818, about 800 furious soldiers of the British army defeated the 28,000-strong Peshwa army. This victory over the Brahmninical “Peshwayi” is celebrated by the Bahujans in Maharashtra every year by… Continue Reading →

Full text of Nayantara Sahgal’s speech for Marathi Sahitya Sammelan

In some cases, our duty to hurt sentiments A day before the inauguration of the 92nd Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan at Yavatmal, English litterateur Nayantara Sahgal, a Sahitya Akademi awardee, was informed that her invite had been revoked. The… Continue Reading →

In 20 Years, Quality of Workers’ Life Has Degraded”#WorkersStrikeBack

– Workers of GIDC Machunagar is a slum in Gujarat where migrant workers of the Vatva GIDC reside in squalor. The state has the highest gap between minimum wages paid in the state and wages decided by NREGA. Damayantee Dhar… Continue Reading →

Monsoon Massacre-What really happened in the Nulkatong encounter

Bela Bhatia Bastar, over the past decade and a half, has been synonymous with conflict and war. The region has been a central point in the armed conflict between the Indian state and Maoists.MANPREET ROMANA / AFP / GETTY IMAGES… Continue Reading →

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