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Day November 12, 2020

Gujarat – Dalit youth beaten up for ‘sporting moustache, riding horse’

A 25-year-old youth from a scheduled caste was beaten up by a group of six upper-caste men reportedly for sporting a “moustache and owning and riding a horse” in a village in Botad district. The police said that four of… Continue Reading →

FIR against Goa professor for ‘outraging religious beliefs’

An assistant professor at a Goa law college is the latest target of the right wing onslaught on free speech. Shipla Singh, has been named in a first information report (FIR) filed by one Rajiv Jha, who is affiliated with… Continue Reading →

Hathras case: Mathura court admits revision plea of three charged for sedition

POSTED ON NOVEMBER 12, 2020 The court of District and Sessions Judge Sadhana Rani Thakur (Mathura), admitted the revision application on November 10 against police custody of the three accused booked under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and sedition laws by… Continue Reading →

Pleading ‘degrading and inhuman treatment’ of ailing Varavara Rao; petition seeking poet’s transfer to Nanavati hospital to be heard by Bombay HC today

The Bombay High Court will hear today at 3 pm the plea filed Pendyala Hemalatha, the wife of Dr Varavara Rao, alleging violation of the Right to Life, Dignity and Health of her husband on account of the ‘degrading’ and… Continue Reading →

Disability Activists Support Agitating Workers & Peasants

The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) extends its support to the November 26, 2020 all India strike called by several leading central trade unions. The call by the workers unions is against the regressive labour codes… Continue Reading →

‘Left must recognise BJP as its enemy No. 1, including in Bengal,” says the CPI(ML) general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya

“Vote also anti-Modi, Left must recognise BJP as its enemy No. 1, including in Bengal,” says the CPI(ML) general secretary Written by Manoj C G | New Delhi #Xhttps://400188a29bc90256d3b30f6ac4eea9c5.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.htmlCPI(ML) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya said the Left played an important role in shaping… Continue Reading →

Health Ministry to repeal Nursing Act, replace Indian Nursing Council with govt-controlled body

  The draft Nursing and Midwifery Commission BiIl is concerned only about educational institutions. It looks to replace the Indian Nurses Council with a government-appointed body The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to repeal the existing Indian… Continue Reading →

Anti-minority thrust? Gujarat govt ‘refuses’ to observe National Education Day

Gujarat’s civil rights organization, Minority Coordination Committee (MCC), has regretted that the state government has refused to observe November 11 as the National Education Day, celebrated every year in the memory of India’s first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s… Continue Reading →

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