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Day February 21, 2020

Women Trainees in Gujarat Made to Stand Naked in a Group for Physical Test, Checked for Pregnancy

The shocking incident comes days after students of a girls’ college in Gujarat’s Bhuj town were allegedly forced by hostel authorities to remove their undergarments to prove they were not menstruating. PTIUpdated:February 21, 2020, 4:10 PM IST Surat: Female trainee clerks… Continue Reading →

When Aadhaar is not proof of citizenship, how ethical is it for UIDAI to ask for proof of citizenship?

UIDAI seeks proof of citizenship Syed MohammedHYDERABAD, FEBRUARY 19, 2020 11:54 Hyderabad resident to move HC; over 1,000 have received notices, claim lawyers A resident of the old city of Hyderabad who was reportedly asked to prove his Indian citizenship by… Continue Reading →

Six months of being hunted, yet not vanquished -Stan Swamy

 by Stan Swamy — February 20, 2020 The second half of 2019 (July – December) was both a very trying but sobering experience for me. Jharkhand police was after me and I was after the police !  The difference was the police acted… Continue Reading →

Malcolm X is still misunderstood – and misused

Fifty-five years after his assassination at the Audubon Ballroom in New York, we still get much wrong about Malcolm X. by Omar Suleiman Every semester in which I teach a course on Muslims in the Civil Rights Movement at Southern… Continue Reading →

India – Why we decided on #IamKutri campaign

#IamKutri There can be nothing sacred about a woman being called kutri for cooking during her period. #IamKutri campaign by Mirror and Mahila Manch aims to strike at and empty the reservoir of misogyny that is masked by the veil… Continue Reading →

Protests are not just against the CAA-NRIC-NPR trinity, but have already succeeded in numerous ways

Written by Harsh Mander | Updated: February 20, 2020 10:43:48 am  Protesters of Shaheen bagh sending postcards to PM Modi. (Express photo by Gajendra Yadav) The Indian people have risen. Resolute both in their solidarity and their resistance, in cities and towns, and… Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad citizens’ letter opposing Namaste Trump, wall to hide poverty, eviction

Several prominent academics of Ahmedabad have written an open letter protesting against the construction of the wall near the Indira Bridge in the city in order to “hide the slums from the eyes of the VVIP visitors to Ahmedabad.” The… Continue Reading →

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