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Day February 21, 2021

“Malcolm & Marie”- Mirror to Life and Toxic Relationships

By- Andolanjeevi Kamayani Kractivist (AK2) Feb 21, 2021 “Malcolm & Marie” is an intense drama set in one location and features Zendaya and John David Washington as a couple on the brink of break-up during a night filled with volatile… Continue Reading →

What the Priya verdict means for women waging lonely battles

February 20, 2021Meenal Baghel  In the Western classical canon, a woman who speaks out publicly is seen as abhorrent. Classicist Mary Beard lists a number of instances — from Ovid’s Metamorphoses where a princess who is raped has her tongue… Continue Reading →

Punjab farmer, son die by suicide over farm laws, debt

A debt-ridden farmer and his son allegedly died by suicide at a village Hoshiarpur district of Punjab. They left a note in which they mentioned that they were upset over the Centre’s three farm laws and the state government’s failure… Continue Reading →

In memoriam: The People’s Advocate, Justice P B Sawant

Former Supreme Court judge, Justice P.B. Sawant, a champion of the rights of the poor and oppressed, passed away at the age of 90 in Pune on February 15, 2021. Born on 30th June, 1930, Justice PB Sawant completed B.A…. Continue Reading →

The bitter truth about caste in India

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 18, 2021 The Chief Justice of India looked down from the middle chair in Court Number 1 and very calmly, almost in a cold tone, asked the counsel for the Christian community: Will any bishop tell the… Continue Reading →

Unnao Horror: Families, Villagers Prevent Officials From Burying Victims, Demand CBI Probe

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 20, 2021 Three minor Dalit girls were found unconscious in a field in Unnao late on Wednesday. Two of them were declared dead on arrival as soon as they were taken to a hospital, while the third… Continue Reading →

From Kamla Surayya To Hadiya-The Crisis Of The Educated And Civilised Society In Kerala

by- K.P.Sasi Well known writer, Kamla Surayya was born in a conservative Nair Hindu family (Nalappat) in 1934. She embraced Islam in 1999 at the Age of 65 and changed her name from Kamla Das to Kamla Surayya. Many conservative… Continue Reading →

‘I fought 3 wars for this country and they call me a terrorist’: Why Gurmukh Singh won’t forget his humiliating arrest

The 80-year-old army veteran was beaten, humiliated, and jailed for 15 days for protesting against the farm laws. ByNidhi Suresh19 Feb, 2021 Five hours from Delhi, in a village called Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab, Gurmukh Singh, 80, with the help… Continue Reading →

Touching posterior of a minor amounts to sexual assault: Mumbai POCSO court

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 21, 2021 Mumbai court gives man 5 years in jail The court convicted a 22-year-old man, rejecting his defence that he only touched the child’s buttocks and not her private parts. The man was also fined Rs… Continue Reading →

Mob Lynching in 2020: Misleading Exception than a Norm

Irfan Engineer and Neha Dabhade Introduction: In part one of this report, the authors observed that based on media reportage monitored by Centre for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS), though physical violence has declined in the forms of communal… Continue Reading →

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