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CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde Must Step Down Now for Asking Rapist to Marry Victim, and Condoning Marital Rape

Just days before International Women’s Day, 4000+ eminent and concerned citizens, women’s rights and progressive groups raise a strong collective voice:*  Deeply distressed by the regressive statements of the CJI asking a rapist to marry the victim and condoning marital… Continue Reading →

Bihar- Over Dozen Youth, Students Injured During Protest Demanding Jobs

The protesting youth wanted the 19 lakh permanent jobs as promised by the NDA during the campaign for Bihar assembly polls last year.Mohd. Imran Khan 01 Mar 2021 Patna: More than a dozen youths and students belonging to a Left party… Continue Reading →

Comments made by the Chief Justice are an Affront to the Dignity of Women

By- Maitreyi Krishnan, Convenor ALL INDIA LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE “A fortiori, the duty of the State, therefore, is to provide a safe environment, at all times, for women, who constitute half the nation’s population; and failure in discharging this… Continue Reading →

Christians – Hate machinery’s new target

By Shashi Tharoor  During the unpleasantness surrounding the arrest of 22-year-old activist Disha Ravi, the most unsavoury of the many disagreeable elements in the controversy was the attempt of hindutva social media warriors to disparage her by claiming she is… Continue Reading →

Farmer Ranjit Singh languishes in jail despite videos contradicting FIR

There are questions about the manner in which Ranjit Singh, 22, was arrested and the case registered against him. On January 30, an image of a young man’s face being crushed by Delhi police boots went viral on social media…. Continue Reading →

‘You Are A Dalit, Should Behave Like One’, Cops Shouted As They Tortured Me: Nodeep Kaur

During a protest last month, Haryana police arrested the 24-year-old under charges including murder and extortion among others. Preetha Nair  Days after being granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Dalit labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur spoke to Outlook about… Continue Reading →

Bangla Dalit poetess Kalyani Thakur ‘Chandal’-Depiction of Dalits’ struggles is the beauty of Dalit Literature

‘Dalit Literature is the literature of self-respect and pride of those who were oppressed and deprived for centuries. … clearly, love won’t ooze from our words, only anger will. This anger is sort of a building block of Dalit Literature.’… Continue Reading →

Social Media Campaign – #KnowYourShaheed #FarmersProtests

March 1, 2021 – Punjab Women Collective in collaboration with Kractivist.org launched a social media  campaign  today  supporting the Farmers Protest  called #KnowYourShaheed, a series to recognise the farmers who have died during the ongoing farmer protest. We all know… Continue Reading →

What is the Science of Encounter Killings in the Saffron Lab

A magnificent piece of investigative film-making by Shubhradeep Chakravarty who tragically passed away just a few years after making this film and other hard hitting exposes of the regime that now rules India. Encountered on Saffron Agenda is a documentary… Continue Reading →

Who is Shiv Kumar ,The Rebel With A Smile

The Dalit activist has been beaten and tortured in jail, but his spirit remains untamed, asserts his best friend by astha Four years ago, after a screening of a film based on Shaheed Bhagat Singh in Haryana’s Sonipat, when everyone… Continue Reading →

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