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Umar Khalid’s Urgent Call to Unite Against ABVP’s Fascist Hooligans in View of Ramjas Incident
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Umar Khalid’s Urgent Call to Unite Against ABVP’s Fascist Hooligans in View of Ramjas Incident

“Let us not allow RSS/ABVP to convert our universities into Shamshaans and Kabristans! The attack today in Ramjas College might appear to be a fall out of ABVP’s opposition to my presence in the seminar. I was supposed to speak in the seminar titled ‘Cultures of Protest’ and my presentation […]

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Feminists Decry Opposition to Women’s Reservation in Nagaland Municipal Councils

FEMINISTS CONDEMN OPPOSITION TO WOMEN’S RESERVATION  IN NAGALAND MUNICIPAL COUNCILS. ASSERT WOMEN’S DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS. We, the undersigned women’s organisations and concerned individuals take serious note of the fierce opposition to women’s reservation of 33% seats in Nagaland Municipal Councils by male dominated tribal bodies in Nagaland in the name of […]

Situation in Bastar Now is Worse than it was in Colonial Times – Activist Bela Bhatia on the Unheard Horrors of Life in Bastar
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Situation in Bastar Now is Worse than it was in Colonial Times – Activist Bela Bhatia on the Unheard Horrors of Life in Bastar

People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) and Bastar Solidarity Network – Delhi Chapter organised a public meeting on’Voices from Chhattisgarh : WHAT THEY DON’T WANT US TO HEAR’. Among the speakers were SONI SORI (adivasi and democratic rights activists), BELA BHATIA (social activist and scholar who has consistently been harassed […]

Suicide by Haryana Govt’s Dalit Employee sparks protests #JusticeForIshwarSingh
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Suicide by Haryana Govt’s Dalit Employee sparks protests #JusticeForIshwarSingh

Civil Hospital, Jind, Haryana has become a site of protest for the last 48 hours where 400 people sit sloganeering to ask for Justice for Ishwar Singh. Ishwar Singh, from Jind, Haryana, a chamar by caste, was forced to commit suicide on 18th January, 2017 early morning due to the helplessness, hardships and humiliation that he felt due to the Brahminical police-CONFED officials-contractors nexus.