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Day June 29, 2020

Stop cheering police brutality. Citizens like Jayaraj and Bennix pay the price

Posted On June 29, 2020 Most Indians’ concept of justice involves violence. The common desire for the police to teach criminals a lesson feeds into acts of brutality seen in Tamil Nadu. For most Indians, the best cops are the… Continue Reading →

Anti-Muslim mindset: Media underreports the bail granted to Safoora Zargar

Abhay Kumar On Tuesday the Delhi High Court granted bail to anti-CAA activist and Jamia Millia Islamia research scholar Safoora Zargar. The mainstream media – particularly Hindi newspapers – downplays the bail story. This is in sharp contrast to the… Continue Reading →

Who will be responsible for India’s 884 non-Covid deaths?

By Simran Kaur, Vasundhra Kaul, Varsha Sharma, Sandeep Pandey*While the entire world faced the threat of the coronavirus, India was witness to a peculiar phenomenon. Hundreds of migrant workers poured into the streets, despite explicit warnings – and passionate appeals… Continue Reading →

Coal blocks for tycoons: Rinchi villager tribals may be declared forest land encroachers

Denial of Forest Rights for Coal Mining By Gladson Dungdung On 18 June 2020, the Indian central government initiated the process for auctioning 41 coal blocks[1] for commercialisation. These coal blocks are located in different states within India and most of them… Continue Reading →

TogetherWeCan’s massive win : Minimum standards for registration of Therapy Centres in Kerala

Mandatory registrati .. Mandatory registration needed for all therapy centres in state Sudha Nambudiri | TNN | Jun 28, 2020, 04:24 IST Kochi: The state government has issued a gazette notification declaring the guidelines prescribing minimum standards for registration of therapy centres in Kerala. With this, all therapy centres will… Continue Reading →

My life is in Danger: Soni Sori, Human Rights Activist

Soni Sori is being prevented from leaving her home and participating in other Adivasi movements. Several human rights organisations have expressed concerns about the threat to her life.  Dantewada: Three days ago, a video of Soni Sori, the renowned human… Continue Reading →

Joint Statement : The Kerala Govt must withdraw compulsory Aadhaar for state government jobs

Joint Statement The joint statement prepared by RethinkAadhaar in english is given below. A malayalam version has also been prepared by Anivar Aravind from Swathanthra Malayalam Computing for circulation. All relevant documents, such as the legal notice by Kalyani Menon Sen are… Continue Reading →

Prisoners ‘dumped’ at quarantine facility: Nearly 300 Taloja jail inmates, packed into a school in Kharghar

BySharmeen Hakim,Shruti Ganapatye / Updated: Jun 29, 2020, 08:05 IST Photo by Raju ShindePrisoners and rights activists say decongestion exercise an eyewash. We’re living like animals here.” Khyamuddin Sayyed minced no word in the letter he sent his lawyer, Amrish Salunkhe, on June… Continue Reading →

Why changing names are just white lies for brownie points

Ad rules are clear — a little social good campaigning is fine, but for brands, you have to be practical. Jun 28, 2020, 10.01 AM ISTGetty Images By Paromita VohraIn the early 1980s, my father was posted to Baghdad as… Continue Reading →

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