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Day September 11, 2020

Delhi Slum Dwellers Evicted by Supreme Court have Nowhere to Go

byAman GargandShivaang MaheshwariSeptember 11, A recent three-judge bench of the Supreme Court evicted 48,000 slum dwellings from around 140-km of railway tracks in Delhi within three months. This goes against the five-judge bench judgment in “Olga Tellis” where the Court… Continue Reading →

Bhopal: A Toxic Tragedy Continues

byN D JayaprakashSeptember 11, 2020 Thirty-six years after the horrific gas leak, Union Carbide’s defunct pesticide plant continues to contaminate soil and groundwater. Urgent remedial action must be taken to stop this, writes N.D. JAYAPRAKASH, Co-convener of the Bhopal Gas… Continue Reading →

They reduce me to a “meritless” Adivasi: Maroona Murmu, Jadavpur associate professor

ARUNIMA KAR10 September 2020 In early September, Maroona Murmu, an associate professor at the Jadavpur University’s history department from the Santhal community, faced casteist trolling on Facebook. The trolls accused her of being incompetent because she is a member of… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra’s Covid case tally inches towards 1 million, Mumbai sees sharpest rise

MUMBAI Updated: Sep 11, 2020 00:02 IST Surendra P Gangan Maharashtra on Thursday inched towards one million Covid-19 cases with 23,446 new infections, including Mumbai’s sharpest single-day spike of 2,371, taking the tally to 9,90,795. The state on Thursday also reported… Continue Reading →

Kochi NIA Court- Books, Slogans, Diary Entries, Etc., Not Evidence For UAPA Charges Without Overt Acts Of Violence Or Instigation

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK11 Sep 2020 3:42 AM GMT “A provocative thought does not ipso facto prove preparation for crime”, the court observed. A Special Court in Kochi granted bail to two students arrested in Kerala over alleged Maoist links, after… Continue Reading →

Joint Statement on Aarogya Setu -Technical, legal, ethical and implementation concerns during COVID-19

by –Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF),Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES), andAll India People’s Science Network (AIPSN) We, the four signatory networks of organizations  of public health advocates, experts in digital privacy, science and technology policy advocates and… Continue Reading →

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