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Polluting Universities with Sectarian mindset

March 12, 2017 - 9:53 am in Education, Reforms

Universities are an important place for shaping the mind and opinions of the future generations. A free open debate, intermingling of different opinions, castes, and religions shapes the students towards humane inclusive values. The academic work along with…

Bengaluru disgraces New Year 2017

January 9, 2017 - 7:59 am in Reforms

The molestation, rape or any other similar offensive act is well rooted in the criminal mindset which prevails in every society or social setup notwithstanding…

Pink, Akira and Ten Years of Police Reform in India

November 14, 2016 - 12:16 pm in Reforms

Pink and Akira, two recent Bollywood hit films, depict an ugly reality of the police in India. It seems much has not changed in the country for the last…

1.3 million girls missing every year | Implement PC&PNDT Act NOW

November 3, 2016 - 4:50 pm in Reforms

Asian Centre for Human Rights released its 290 page report, “The State of the PC&PNDT Act: India’s losing battle against female foeticide”, the first ever comprehensive study on the status of implementation of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic…

Whither Justice for Religious Minorities

October 19, 2016 - 12:40 pm in Reforms

Retired Justice of Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju wrote (26 September 2016) to the Supreme Court judges, “You are aware that one Ikhilaq was brutally lynched by cow vigilantes in Dadri. Instead of severely punishing the perpetrators of this heinous…

In Conversation with Tilak Pariyar

September 11, 2016 - 4:17 pm in Reforms, Video

Vidya Bhushan Rawat, a Radical Humanist, political analyst and human rights activist based in Delhi, speaks to Tikal Pariyar, Nepal Tilak Pariyar is Member Central Committee, Communist Party of Nepal. He is the first member of the Dalit community to have reached…

The Mother and her Deification

September 5, 2016 - 4:53 pm in Reforms

Many friends ask me why I am quiet on the issue of Mother Teresa and her canonization . Well, I have been travelling and not really following much of the news. However, I have my position which I clarified several times in the past too. I have lots of respect…

Amnesty Report on Kashmir: An Attempt to Uncover a Narrative of Denied Justice

September 2, 2016 - 6:19 pm in Reforms

An FIR was recently registered against Amnesty International India (AII) on charges of sedition and other IPC sections. Amnesty International India had organized a panel discussion which included Kashmiri Pandits and others. This discussion was a part of the…

Uniform Civil Code- a Political Ruse

August 17, 2016 - 6:36 pm in Reforms

The government (Law ministry) recently referred the matter of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) to the Law Commission to seek its opinion. The UCC debate has been raging on since independence but has seen many ups and downs depending upon the political ideology at…

Political battles need bigger social coalition

July 27, 2016 - 12:33 pm in Reforms

It was a solidarity protest against atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat and other parts of the country. Numerous organisations came. Jantar Mantar, during the session of Parliament, was crowded as usual with a diverse group. On the left-hand side of our protest…

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