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Update on the Hearing of the Zakia Jafri Criminal Revision Application 205/2014

August 6, 2015 - 10:55 am in Governance

Gujarat High Court August 4, 2015 The hearing of Smt Zakia Ahsan Jafri’s Criminal Revision Application (Nos 205/2014) began amidst a packed courtroom at the Gujarat High Court today. Present were her legal team, advocates Mihir Desai and MM Tirmizi as also…

Persecution of Teesta Condemned

August 4, 2015 - 3:44 pm in Governance

A gathering of intellectuals, literary personalities, educationists, politicians, social activists and journalists held at Bhopal with one voice condemned…

Kerala Muslims as the Nava Panchamas ?

July 20, 2015 - 7:10 pm in Governance

The past one week has vividly displayed the growing anti-Muslim worldview of a large section of the media and the entrenched communal elements in the…

CBI is unfortunately mis reporting on the search – Teesta

July 15, 2015 - 11:10 am in Governance

As I write this, the search is still not concluded. It is shocking that while over a dozen members of the CBI are still in our premises conducting the search, Delhi spokesperson is misleading the public and our vast supporters by a series of misinformation…

Sardar Sarovar Project Affected Commits Suicide

July 11, 2015 - 12:21 am in Governance

Frustrated for not getting Rehabilitation Government responsible for the suicide of Tembhrya Kutarya. It’s illegal to complete the Dam that takes life of Adivasis. Chimalkhedi | 10th July: Yesterday, on 9th July 2015, in the village Chimalkhedy, barely 10…

BAA demands release of Activists

July 2, 2015 - 6:08 pm in Governance

Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan demands immediate release of Com. Roma and Com. Sokalo Stop police crackdown on people’s peaceful and democratic struggle for their rights! Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan strongly condemns the arrest of activists Roma, General Secretary of…

Bengal NGO complaints to NHRC on firing of Bangladeshi youth

June 29, 2015 - 12:25 pm in Governance

MASUM an NGO working on human rights issues have complained before the NHRC about the alleged firing by BSF jawan on a Bangladeshi youth. The petition by the Kirity Roy, the secretary of MASUM draws clearly the various stages if the incidents. Roy in his petition…

Villages at the mercy of BSF – Constitutional rights absent

June 19, 2015 - 1:47 pm in Governance

To The Acting Chairman National Human Rights Commission Manav Adikar Bhawan Block- C, GPO Complex INA New Delhi - 110023 Respected Sir I want to draw your attention over the perpetual attack over the livelihood activities of agrarian populace at the Indo-…

Undermining National Institutions to Create Regimented Minds

June 16, 2015 - 7:23 pm in Governance

The students of FTII are agitated over appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as President Chair of the Governing Council of the Institute. About 150 students pursuing various courses at the FTII are on an indefinite strike against the patent political appointment…

WHY IS GOVERNMENT IN A HURRY?

June 5, 2015 - 10:33 pm in Governance

PRESS RELEASE Bhumi Adhikar Andolan (Movement for Land Rights) rejects anti-farmer Land Ordinance WHY IS GOVERNMENT IN A HURRY? 5 June 2015, New Delhi : A  joint statement released by various groups fighting for equitable land rights in the country under…