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Day November 28, 2020

The independence of the judiciary has collapsed: Prashant Bhushan

G. Sampath The current regime has used state agencies to prepare a dossier on Chief Justices even before they assume office, says the advocate and activist For more than a century, lawyers have been at the forefront of political and… Continue Reading →

Jyotirao Phule 130th Death Anniversary: The Pioneer Of Girls’ Education In India

November 28, 2020, is the 130th death anniversary of Jyotirao Govindrao Phule who is known for his efforts towards women empowerment and education. He dedicated his whole life for equal rights for all and worked towards the eradication of untouchability…. Continue Reading →

Kisan march pictures may not show you women farmers, but don’t forget to count their protest

The farmers’ protests in Haryana and Punjab aren’t only limited to men. They are walking for the women guarding the field at home too. JYOTI YADAV 28 November, 2020 A picture from this week’s farmers’ protest or Kisan Dilli Kooch has gone… Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh -Mitanins demand fair compensation, safety equipment, clear demarcation of duties & social security

On 23rd November on Mitanin Diwas, Mitanin groups and Jan Swasthya Abhiyan Chhattisgarh submitted memorandums to the Health Minister and the Chief Minister, demanding better pay and working conditions. Mitanins are community health workers who are considered to be volunteers… Continue Reading →

When ‘angry’ RSS put faith in Manusmriti instead of Ambedkar’s Constitution

By Shamsul Islam*  The Constituent Assembly (CA) of India passed the Constitution on November 26, 1949 after almost three years’ deliberations. It was an amazing contribution in the history of the modern liberal democracies as it was not only the… Continue Reading →

When Ahmed Patel opined: It’s impossible to win a poll in Gujarat if you’re a Muslim

By Rajiv Shah/ Ahmed Patel has passed away. It is indeed sad that he became another Covid victim, like thousands of others across the world. His loss appears to have been particularly felt in the Congress corridors. I know how… Continue Reading →

Andhra human rights activist VS Krishna fighting for Adivasi rape survivors booked under UAPA

VS Krishna, a prominent human rights activist, has been fighting for 11 Adivasi women, who were allegedly raped by the elite anti-Naxal police force in Andhra Pradesh — the Greyhounds — at gun-point. After more than a decade since the… Continue Reading →

Caste In Malayalam Cinema: Stars and the Glorification of Savarnas

A look at how caste dynamics plays out in Malayalam cinema.ARYA SURESHUpdated: 28 Nov 2020, In the early twentieth century, before the establishment of any semblance of a ‘film industry’ in India there existed film societies, and these were unsurprisingly dominated… Continue Reading →

How a death in Kerala has put the spotlight on sexual exploitation of Adivasi women

The family of 29-year-old Divya* has started an indefinite protest in the colony demanding to bring culprits of the suspected murder to light. NEWS EXPLOITATION THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2020 – 19:12Neethu Joseph On the night of February 2, when 29-year-old Divya* left… Continue Reading →

‘Liberty Is Not A Gift For Few’: Supreme Court Directs High Courts, District Courts To Monitor Pendency Of Bail Applications

In its judgment in Arnab Goswami case, the Supreme Court noted that there is a pressing need for courts across the judicial hierarchy in India to remedy the institutional problem of bail applications not being heard and disposed of with expedition…. Continue Reading →

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