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India must chose to defend Right to Speech

India must chose to defend Right to Speech

As religious leaders call to ban Salman Rushdie from the Jaipur festival in India, Salil Tripathi reports on the country’s “sepulchral silence” India...

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India: Authorities should investigate the custodial death of Adivasi youth in Chhattisgarh

India: Authorities should investigate the...

    AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL -PUBLIC STATEMENT  AI Index: ASA 20/003/2012 18 January 2012 India: Authorities should investigate the custodial death...

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Press Release-Externment Notice to Anti Nuke Activist

Press  Release-Externment Notice to Anti...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Against the background of the call given by Janhit Seva Sangh for “Jail baro” andolan, two days before republic day the situation...

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Memorial to a Genocide (Gujarat 2002 – 2012) Feb 27

Memorial to a Genocide (Gujarat 2002 –...

Change of Date Due to All Trade Union Bandh on February 28, 2012 Society, Ahmedabad  February 27, 2012 2 p.m. onwards How do we commemorate such a cataclysmic...

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Taboos Undercut Nepal’s Marital Rape Law

Taboos Undercut Nepal’s Marital Rape...

By Tara Bhattarai Many women in Nepal say they didn’t know that involuntary intercourse within marriage has been outlawed. Women’s advocates...

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Worked under NREGA 6 months back, No payment yet

Worked under NREGA 6 months back, No payment...

Raja from Satna district in Madhya Pradesh says his family members worked in some work under National Rural Employment Gaurantee Scheme ( NREGA ) in August...

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For the Respect of the Rights of all Migrant Workers !

For the Respect of the Rights of  all Migrant...

The fundamental right of each and every human being should be to remain in their country of origin and to have basic needs met. But the unequal development...

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Harassment of mentally ill patients: Court orders high-level probe

Harassment of mentally ill patients: Court...

Jan 17, 2012 (Thrissur )-Chief Judicial Magistrate P.S. Anthony on Monday directed the City Police Commissioner to investigate into the alleged harassment...

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A case for privacy – A.G. Noorani

A case for privacy  – A.G. Noorani

The strongest protection possible must be given for the right to privacy in any statute or scheme, including the UID project. IT is 30 years since a Congress...

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Enrolment saga – Usha Ramanathan

Enrolment saga – Usha Ramanathan

The incentive of inclusion appears not to be sufficient to get people to enrol for the UID, so the strategy has shifted to the threat of exclusion. THE...

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