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Month February 2020

LET US HEAL OUR DILLI -Eyewitness Report from North East Delhi

Date of visit: February 27, 2020 Team: Farah Naqvi, Sarojini N, Navsharan Singh, Naveen Chander Areas/Mohallas visited: Bhajanpura, Chand Bagh, Gokulpuri, Chaman Park, Shiv Vihar, Main Mustafabad (including Bhagirathi Vihar, Brijpuri) This visit was intended to give us a sense… Continue Reading →

Only shouting slogans is not seditious, says Former Bombay HC judge

S Dharmadhikari quotes landmark SC judgment to say words alone cannot amount to sedition | Mumbai Mirror Bureau Referring to a recent incident in which a young woman was caught chanting “Pakistan zindabad”, and later “Hindustan zindabad”, in Bangalore, former… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case-Arrested activists make first NIA court appearance

To be transferred to Taloja jail from Arthur Road and Byculla prisons; Arun Ferreira and Surendra Gadling want copies of seized digital evidence David.Delima@timesgroup.comTWEETS @MumbaiMirror Days after the Pune police handed over the probe in the Elgar Parishad case to… Continue Reading →

Driven by Islamophobia, Gokalpuri’s Hindus justify targeted arson of mosque, Muslim homes

Sagar28 February 2020 Gokalpuri has witnessed targeted communal violence against its Muslim residents, with their shops, homes and a local mosque set on fire, since the violence across northeast Delhi began, on 23 February.ISHAN TANKHA A saffron flag inscribed with… Continue Reading →

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Man’ Makes A Point About Sexism, Double Standards & ‘Owning It’

Taylor Swift just released the music video for her 2019 song, The Man. While the lyrics of the song itself stirred up quite a storm for the singer, with her calling out male privilege and double standards in the industry, the… Continue Reading →

‘What do we do now?’: Delhi carnage survivors recount horror

People point finger of blame at police and governing party leader for worst violence in decades that has left 42 dead.by Akash Bisht New Delhi, India – On the night of February 24, Al-Hind Hospital, located in the narrow and crowded… Continue Reading →

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Says CAA “Fascist”, Reads Delhi Activist’s Poem

The video has been widely shared by critics of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act amid violence in Delhi over those for and against the law. Pink Floyd bass player Roger Waters recited the poem in London on Saturday.69New Delhi:  Pink Floyd… Continue Reading →

Dongrias to oppose CAA, NRC at Niyamraja fest

Bhawanipatna: The Dongria Kondh and Jharnia tribals are all set to protest the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) during the annual Niyamraja festival on Niyamgiri hills in Kalahandi district which starts Friday. The tribals while… Continue Reading →

1 in 3 Aadhaar-based Payments for PM Matru Vandana Yojana Credited to Wrong, Untraceable Bank Accounts

, Says NITI Aayog ReportMoneylife Digital Team24 February 2020 2 One in three Aadhaar-based payments for the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) was credited to wrong bank accounts which are even untraceable by beneficiaries and field functionaries, reveals a report… Continue Reading →

Hindutva: Myths and reality

This essay is in response to demand from friends across the globe to make available a concise primer on the toxic ideology of Hindutva based on its own archives for ready reference.Shamsul Islam28 Feb 2020 The term Hindutvatook birth with… Continue Reading →

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