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Day September 13, 2020

Medha Patkar moves SC for interim release of prisoners charged under Special Acts amid COVID-19; Bombay HC verdict challenged

. The plea states that out of 28,642 prisoners to be released, only 10,467 prisoners are released till date, due to the additional conditions imposed by the Maharashtra High Powered Committee. Debayan RoySep 13, 2020, 4:29 PM IST A plea has… Continue Reading →

RTI Shows Rs 4.15 Crore Spent on Publicity of Arogya Setu App between May and July 2020, All Else is Under Wraps!

by Vinita Deshmukh September 12, 2020 The Arogya Setu app developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) that comes under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in April 2020 and supposed to help users to identify whether they are… Continue Reading →

Need to reflect why debates, discussions being barred in the name of COVID

Reproduced below is the unpublished paper by “COVID-19, Science and Responsibility of the Intellectuals” by Pramod Ranjan, whose interests lie in subaltern studies, development of modernity and philosophy of knowledge. A Hindi writer, he has authored “Sahityetihas Ka Bahujan Paksha”, “Bahujan… Continue Reading →

Allahabad HC rebukes UP police for lodging FIR under inoperative Sec 66A IT Act, quashes FIR

The Allahabad High Court on September 8 quashed a First Information Report (FIR) lodged under Section 66A of Information Technology (IT) Act against one Nand Lal Yadav for his social media comment on the transparency of the PM Cares Fund… Continue Reading →

Kerala’s hair-raising shame: Ugly caste discrimination forces Vattavada panchayat to set up barbershop

Jisha SuryaSEPTEMBER 13, 2020 12:47 PM IST The Vattavada panchayat in Idukki district woke up to a unique hairdressing salon on Sunday — one that would simultaneously snip at hair and the more overgrown and obnoxious caste system of literate… Continue Reading →

Jail Diary of Dr Kafeel Khan

By Dr Kafeel Khan Their Stick, My Behind When Uttar Pradesh Police’s Special Task Force (STF) arrested me at Mumbai airport on January 29, I had no clue why. I didn’t know that an FIR was lodged against me in… Continue Reading →

September 13—Why Death Anniversary of Jatindra Nath Das Should be Observed as Justice for Political Prisoners Day

The bravery and sacrifice of Jatindra Nath Das continues to be celebrated years after his death, his story continues to inspire.By  13/09/2020 bY Bharat Dogra Jatindra Nath Das was a valiant freedom fighter and comrade of Shahid Bhagat Singh who… Continue Reading →

Death Of Democracy – Delhi Police Spreads Riots ‘Conspiracy’ Net names Yechury, Yogendra Yadav, economist Jayati Ghosh in supplementary chargesheet

“BJP’s illegal intimidation won’t stop people from opposing discriminatory laws like CAA,” CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said while Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav responded by saying, “Delhi Police is trying very hard to drag all any CAA protesters in the… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case: Custody of 3 Kabir Kala Manch members extended till September 19

MUMBAI Updated: Sep 12, 2020 00:16 IST The National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court on Friday extended NIA custody of three members of Kabir Kala Manch – Jyoti Jagtap, Sagar Gorkhe and Ramesh Gaichor – till September 19. Gorkhe and Gaichor… Continue Reading →

Lockdown – Online education ‘driving’ digital divide: $1.97 bn industry’s paid users grow at 6x rate

Counterview DeskThe People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Maharashtra, in a new report in the series on Lockdown on Civil Liberties focusing on education has said that there is a huge “push-out” children due during the pandemic, with deepening digital-divide playing… Continue Reading →

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