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Month December 2019

Cockroaches? India’s judges pursue ‘foolish excellence’ of Constitution: Upendra Baxi

By Rajiv ShahIn a controversial assertion, top legal expert Upendra Baxi has sought to question India’s Constitution makers for neglecting human rights and social justice. Addressing an elite audience in Ahmedabad, Prof Baxi said, the constitutional idea of India enunciated… Continue Reading →

Watch Indian students abroad discussing CAA, NRC, and the crisis facing India’s democracy

on December 28, 2019 Run by Prince Barpaga based in Toronto, “Old Letters, New Envelope” is meant to be a platform and series of educational and intellectual discussion for the Youth regarding different aspects of the society. In the video above,… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad Case -Pune cops seek FBI help to retrieve data from hard disk

Among the charges the accused face are those of a conspiracy to ‘assassinate’ Modi and ‘overthrow’ the government and of ‘waging war’ against the StateBy PTI in Pune Pune police will seek help from the American agency FBI to retrieve data from… Continue Reading →

India – ‘Unafraid: The Day Young Women Took the Battle to the Streets’

A report by the members of an independent women’s initiative, who spoke to the young women who have led and participated in the ongoing protests against the police brutalities in Jamia Millia Islamia. 27 Dec 2019 As the nation is… Continue Reading →

India – Getting Away With Murder -Study on the killings of and attacks on journalists in India, 2014–2019, and justice delivery in these cases.

Since 2014, there have been more than 200 serious attacks on journalists in India. There has not been a single conviction in attacks on journalists in India, targeted for their investigative work. In the latest spate of attacks in the… Continue Reading →

In Open Letter Magsaysay winner tells CM Yogi to shun vengeance

Reconsider, withdraw ‘false’ cases on peaceful anti-CAA protesters: Letter to UP CM Magsaysay awardee Sandeep Pandey, in an open letter, has warned Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, “If you’ll send social activists, who have faith in the Constitution, to… Continue Reading →

In Lucknow jail , 6 activists to spend New Year under arrest

: Bail pleas filed in sessions court IndiaSushmita Dec 26, 2019 18:05:32 IST Jafar and others have been lodged in a Lucknow jail since 19 December, 2019 when she was arrested while capturing videos of the protests taking place at Parivartan… Continue Reading →

Fact Finding – Shocking display of police brutality at AMU on Dec 15-16

December 18, 2019 Here is the full text of the Preliminary Fact-Finding report conducted by Legal experts. The Text has been produced as is.  Introduction A three-member fact-finding team comprising of Adv Aman Khan (HRLN), Adv Fazal (HRLN) and Adv… Continue Reading →

India – Centralised Database for Framers

Press Information BureauGovernment of IndiaMinistry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare10-December-2019 17:24 ISTData Bank of Farmers The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has constituted a Task Force to develop a comprehensive Farmers’ Database for better planning, monitoring, strategy formulation… Continue Reading →

Arundhati Roy asks people to give names like Ranga-Billa for NPR

Author and activist Arundhati Roy on Wednesday said when officials come to collect details for the National Population Register (NPR), people should provide them false details about their name and address. Arundhati Roy said this while taking part in a… Continue Reading →

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