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‘The State Has Left My Mother To Die,’ Says Sudha Bharadwaj’s Daughter

As activist Sudha Bharadwaj’s health deteriorates inside prison, her friends and family speak to Outlook about her incarceration and work among the tribals in Chhattisgarh. Activist Sudha Bharadwaj was arrested in 2018 in connection with the Elgar Parishad Maoist links… Continue Reading →

Khori Gaon residents: Victims not ‘encroachers’

25-07-2021 by- Concerned Citizens for Khori Gaon Since 14th July, the Haryana Government has been brutally demolishing houses built by Khori Gaon residents who have been living on this land for decades. Along with the bulldozers the residents have also been… Continue Reading →

Pegasus Hack: How Much Did it Cost to Spy on Citizens?

Offensive cyberware is big business in Israel  Half a million dollars (over 3.5 crore rupees) in installation fees. $650,000 (almost 5 crore rupees) to spy on just 10 Android or iPhone users. And hundreds of thousands dollars more for additional… Continue Reading →

‘Bitter struggle’ of Dang tribals working as sugarcane cutters

Friday, July 23, 2021 By Debarun Dutta Nearly two lakh tribal workers migrate every year from districts of Dang and Tapi in Gujarat and Nandurbar and Dhule in Maharashtra to harvest sugarcane in farms of South Gujarat. The workers are… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case: NIA, state oppose Sudha Bharadwaj’s bail plea

The HC has kept the matter for hearing on August 2, when counsels for Bharadwaj and others, Yug Chaudhary and Sudeep Pasbola will argue Mumbai: The Maharashtra government and the Union government have opposed default bail sought by Sudha Bharadwaj and… Continue Reading →

Over 100 Historians to Parliamentary panel against proposed changes to NCERT history textbooks

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTNEW DELHI, JULY 20, 2021 12:00 IST Revisions must be in sync with consensus of existing scholarship, they say Over 100 historians from India and abroad recently endorsed a letter to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education expressing concern over… Continue Reading →

Uttar Pradesh – 17-year-old girl killed by kin for defying ‘no jeans’ diktat

17-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Devariya district was killed by her grandfather and uncles over wearing jeans in the village. The grandfather and an auto driver, who had helped in disposing of the body, were arrested. The incident was reported… Continue Reading →

Gender inequities prevail in India’s vaccination drive

Fewer women are getting the COVID-19 vaccine compared to men. Here are some steps to make the vaccine rollout strategy gender-sensitive. by STEVEN WALKER, SOUMYA KAPOOR MEHTA Just over 20 percent of India’s adult population has received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose. During the… Continue Reading →

Newsroom gender gap: Men get over 80% of TV panel slots, 75% of bylines

A report by Newslaundry in partnership with UN Women and Hyatt finds that men still dominate newsrooms across print, digital and broadcast media. BySidharth Singh Jul, 2021 Conversations have been initiated across the world about gender equality, but the Indian… Continue Reading →

Dalai Lama’s inner circle listed in Pegasus project data

Indian government, which hosts the Tibetan leader, suspected of being NSO client that selected numbers Michael Safi China’s nearest observation posts are hundreds of miles from Dharamsala, the city in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas that hosts Tibet’s government-in-exile… Continue Reading →

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