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Sardar Sarovar Dam affected oustees on Indefinite Rajghat Satyagraha

August 12, 2015 - 1:18 am in Reforms

Waking and moving from village to village, through lush green fields and thickly populated bastis, hundreds of Sardar Sarovar Dam affected oustees concluded their 6-day long Jeevan Aadhikar Yatra today in the Badwani District, meeting and mobilizing thousands…

Invitation: P.D. Devanandan & M.M. Thomas Memorial Lecture

August 10, 2015 - 4:32 pm in Reforms

Invitation   The 6th P.D. Devanandan & M.M. Thomas Memorial Lecture ‘Yoga, Mann Ki Baat and the Emergency of Our Times' Make in India, Yoga,…

INVITATION Prof D. Prempati First Memorial Lecture

August 6, 2015 - 10:58 pm in Reforms

INVITATION First Memorial Lecture In the memory of Prof D. Prempati On 8th August, 2015 at 5 pm, Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi Date: August 5, 2015…

Death by hanging vs Death by shooting

August 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm in Reforms

The campaign against death penalty is just and humane and needs to be appreciated and fully supported, but the silence on death by shooting of unarmed demonstrators is deafening and intriguing. We rightly oppose capital punishment even though it is awarded…

Capital punishment brings out the worst basal instincts of a society

July 29, 2015 - 7:10 pm in Reforms

The march of history has been from more brutal and violent societies to more humane, inclusive and less violent societies; and from authoritarian to democratic states. The objective of punishment awarded by the society to the delinquents and non-conformists…

Modi, Terrorism and Indian Muslims

July 21, 2015 - 7:15 pm in Reforms

In an interview to CNN’s Freed Zakaria ahead of his US visit, Prime Minister Modi said that Indian Muslims would live and die for India and would not want to do anything bad for India. (Express News Service, 2014). PM Modi while addressing a gathering at…

Democratic India and draconian laws

July 14, 2015 - 1:22 pm in Reforms

Democratic India has far more draconian laws than the India under the British imperial rule. In fact, the Rowlatt Act whose opposition led to the massacre of more than a thousand men, women and children at the Jallianwala Bag is very mild and liberal compared…

Consultation on need based training: Virudhunagar Tamilnadu

July 13, 2015 - 5:03 pm in Reforms

Resource Team: Prof. Thirunavukkarasu, PRI Trainner and Rtd Professor, Gandhi Kirama University Ms. Bimla Chandrasekaran – EKTA, Madurai Mr. Jothiramalingam – CRUSADE, Chennai Mr. Shanmugavel – President, Kirama Suyasarby Iyyakkam, Tamilnadu Mr. P. Rajagopal,…

India & Bangladesh governments are interested only about land, not their people

June 19, 2015 - 1:34 pm in Reforms

To The Honourable President of India Republic of India Rastrapati Bhaban New Delhi - 4 Respected Sir I want to draw your kind attention on the situation of overall uncertainty at enclaves and ambiguous, vague and obscure approach of Indian government towards…

People to Rally against Land Ordinance

May 3, 2015 - 1:43 pm in Reforms

A collective of people’s movements and organizations had organized a mass rally on 24th February at Parliament Street against the Land Acquisition Ordinance of NDA government have emerged as the national platform in the name of “Bhumi Adhikar Andolan”…