-Bridge the Gap Bring the Change

Month January 2021

UP Police Register FIR Against The Wire’s Siddharth Varadarajan for Tweet

New Delhi: In the latest of a series of cases being registered against journalists, police in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur district have registered a first information report (FIR) against The Wire‘s founding editor Siddharth Varadarajan for tweeting a story on the claims made… Continue Reading →

The Vantage Point From Which to Tell the Story of the Farmers’ Protests

POSTED ON JANUARY 31, 2021 While covering the ceaseless swirls and eddies in the epic farmers’ agitation on Delhi’s borders, a professional journalist would need to arrive at a vantage point from which to view, report and analyse the developments,… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon Case -Varavara Rao bail: Bom HC questions if keeping him in custody will be detrimental to his health

POSTED ON JANUARY 30, 2021 The Court said it has to strike a balance between law and humanity The bail hearing of Varavara Rao based on his health condition, continued on January 28, whereby, the court assessed the medical report… Continue Reading →

‘I believe there need be no defence for jokes,” comedian Kunal Kamra in affidavit in Supreme Court

‘Country of Incarcerated Artists & Flourishing Lapdogs’ is Where India is Headed, Kamra Tells SC To believe that an institution can be beyond all criticism in a democracy is irrational and undemocratic, the comedian has said in an affidavit to… Continue Reading →

The story of a Dalit and his struggle to get an MBBS degree

POSTED ON JANUARY 31, 2021 In January 2020, Ramji Ram, a medical student at National Medical College, Birgunj, was ready for his fourth and final year examinations. A relief had crept in as he, a Dalit, was finally going to… Continue Reading →

The RTI Act has been systematically assaulted by successive governments to blunt its efficacy

Vinita Deshmukh Governments have chipped away at the RTI Act, making their actions less and less accountable and transparent to the people For 24 years, until the enactment of the Right to Information Act (RTI)in 2005, Shivaji Raut was an… Continue Reading →

Arundhati Roy – “The Battle for Love Must be Militantly Waged and Beautifully Won” #ElgaarParishad

Arundhati Roy Text of Arundhati Roy’s speech at the Elgar Parishad 2021 I thank the organizers of the 2021 Elgar Parishad for inviting me to speak at this forum to mark what would have been Rohit Vemula’s 32nd birthday and the… Continue Reading →

तानाशाह से भिड़ गये हैं वो इंसान देखिये

by- दीपक कबीर इन डबडबायी आँखों का ये, पैग़ाम देखिये हर दिल मे उठ गया है वो,  तूफान देखिये तानाशाह से भिड़ गये हैं जो,इंसान देखिये इन इंसानों की हताशा पे ये, सम्मान देखिये कि अब जगती हुई आंखों का… Continue Reading →

SC grants bail to 14 convicts of 2002 Gujarat riots, asks them to do spiritual, social work

SC order says the convicts will be sent to Indore and Jabalpur in two batches and kept under the supervision of district legal authorities. 28 January, 2020 1:53 pm New Delhi: A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of… Continue Reading →

Nathuram Godse- When an Assassin Fascinates People

Behavioural psychologists say hatred and fear are two sides of the same coin. That explains the Hindu Right obsession with Gandhi and Godse. Subhash Gatade 30 Jan 2021 For now, the invidious project of the Hindu Mahasabha to set up a Nathuram Godse Gyan Shala in Gwalior has been shelved. Perhaps what terminated the ill-conceived venture was the sheer… Continue Reading →

« Older posts

© 2021 Kractivism — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑