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A Conversation With: Journalist Naveen Soorinje

By ROHINI MOHAN Courtesy of Daya KukkajeNaveen Soorinje. On July 28, 2012, Naveen Soorinje, a journalist with the Kannada television network Kasturi Newz 24 in Mangalore, Karnataka, covered an attack by a mob from the right-wing group Hindu Jagarana Vedike on… Continue Reading →

Mahendra Nath Das’s mercy plea: Why SC commuted his death sentence

Dhananjay Mahapatra, TNN | May 3, 2013, Former President APJ Abdul Kalam had in 2005 favoured commutation of Mahendra Nath Das’s death penalty to life term.  t NEW DELHI: Revealing the casual manner in which mercy petitions are dealt with, theSupreme Court found… Continue Reading →

TISS Turmoil – Disciplining at Tuljapur Campus

 A First-hand Experience : Sunandan K N MAY 1, 2013 tags: Dr Parasuraman, TISS Tuljapur, university democracy by jdevika This is a guest post by SUNANDAN K N at kafila.org  From the earlier article by Hartman De Souza and comments here on recent incidents at Tata Institute of… Continue Reading →

TISS Turmoil – Botched investigation – Termination of two Professors #Guwahati

Horn Tata Not OK! — Hartman de Souza APRIL 29, 2013, KAFILA.ORG tags: Dr S Parasuraman, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, TISS Guwahati by jdevika This is a guest post by HARTMAN DE SOUZA If you were to say that the right we give to those… Continue Reading →

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Missing Mystery of Majoni Das #AFSPA

  PRESS RELEASE MISSING MYSTERY OF MAJONI DAS Organized by Women in Governance (WinG)-India, Women Alliance on Violence Against Women and Family members of Majoni Das 20th February 2013 at Gauri Sadan, Guwahati We will not allow Majoni to be the… Continue Reading →

Is this journalist behind bars because he spoke too often, too loud against communal forces?

Soorinje’s story has been playing out below the radar of national attention Shoma Chaudhury January 24, 2013, Issue 5 Volume 10 IN A week when two national parties have found new helmsmen, a former CM has been convicted to 10 years… Continue Reading →

Did you know about Laxmi Orang, a tribal girl raped ? #delhigangrape #Vaw

It is time society unites to seek justice for Laxmi Orang as it did for the  delhi rape victim By  Neha Dixit 04 Jan 2013 Posted 04-Jan-2013 Vol 4 Issue 1, http://www.theweekendleader.com/ Short lived memory often leads to naked regret. This… Continue Reading →

#India- 11 convicted in Guwahati molestation case #Vaw

. Mnaipur Mail GUWAHATI, Dec 7 NNN: Five months after the incident had occurred, a local court in Guwahati today convicted 11 of the 16 accused. On Friday, Kamrup chief judicial magistrate S.P Moitra after the hearing of 24 witnesses,… Continue Reading →

Some questions for Guwahati men #VAW #gender #mustread

  GUEST POST BY- Krishna Malakar In the year 1991, my family shifted to Guwahati from a village in the outskirts of the city in the hope of better education for their children, better facilities and in all, a better… Continue Reading →

Speaking out against sexual assault and moral policing #Mangalore #VAW #Moralpolicing

  Namma deha, namma hakku!   That was how around 40 of us reclaimed our space vociferously and visibly on the roads of Madiwala (South Bangalore) and its environs between 5.00-7.00 pm last Saturday, 4th August. We energetically and emphatically… Continue Reading →

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