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Telugu poet Varavara Rao produced in Karnataka court

S BhuvaneshwariPAVAGADA, TUMAKURU, JULY 04, 2019 1 Karnataka Police bringing Telugu Poet and activist Varavara Rao to the civil judge additional at JMFC Pavagada in Tumakuru District from Yerawada Central Jail, Pune in Pavagada on 04 July 2019.   | Photo Credit: Sudhakara… Continue Reading →

WSS Statement On Arrest Warrants Issued By Jharkhand Government Against Activists And Writers

Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) expresses shock and concern at the arrest warrant issued against Stan Swamy, Aloka Kujur, Rakesh Roshan, Vinod Kumar and Babita Kashyap on 17 June 2019, one year after the FIR was filed… Continue Reading →

India – Wake up now to Sanjiv Bhatt

by- Cedric Prakash The controversial and self-proclaimed ‘godman’ Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan is currently serving a life-term in at the Sunaria jail in Rohtak after being convicted in two cases of rape and the murder of a journalist. Recently,… Continue Reading →

I will fight, you may bury me alive; Jailed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in a letter to PM Modi

By Muslim Mirror staff Jailed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and criticized him for misinterpreting the Supreme Court verdict. Here is the complete text: Dear Shri. Modi, I am glad you chose… Continue Reading →

RSS supremo Deoras ‘supported’ Emergency, but Indira, Sanjay Gandhi ‘didn’t respond’

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 By Shamsul Islam*National Emergency was imposed on the country by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on June 25-26, 1975, and it lasted for 19 months. This period is considered as ”dark times’ for Indian democratic polity. Indira… Continue Reading →

India – Five murders, six men and 16 years of stolen lives

24 June 2019 In March, India’s Supreme Court overturned its own verdict, clearing six men of murder. The BBC’s Soutik Biswas reports on a miscarriage of justice that destroyed the lives of the men and their families, and what it… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC Orders man accused of caste atrocity to Plant Saplings

To ‘Reform’ Man Accused in Caste Atrocity, Him to Plant Saplings POSTED ON JUNE 22, 2019 In two orders issued recently, the court has taken a ‘reformative approach’ instead of punitive action, as mandated by law. Mumbai: Planting 50 saplings… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case: Process of giving copies of seized data to defence lawyer begins

The first application was filed by the defence lawyer in December 2018. Then, in March, defence lawyers again filed an application seeking the cloned copies of the digital information, under Section 207 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. By Express News… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon undertrials write to Governor, seek release

‘If we want democracy to function as per Constitution political prisoners must be released’ All nine activists arrested and booked for cases related to the Bhima Koregaon violence have written to Maharashtra’s Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao appealing, “if we really… Continue Reading →

Prof G. N . Saibaba facing ‘unjust punishment’: TSSU Canada

The Solidarity & Social Justice Committee (SSJC) of the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) expresses our solidarity with human rights activist Dr. G.N. Saibaba. First arrested on May 9, 2014 on charges of having so-called Maoist links, Delhi University Professor… Continue Reading →

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