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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…

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…

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”…

Manual Scavenging In Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

March 18, 2015 - 9:33 pm in Reforms

Doms in Varanasi seek justice through honourable rehabilitation Hundreds of pilgrims seek to see the sunrise on the bank of Ganges in Varanasi and the boatmen go on live commentary of these ghats narrating the mythological details and the most poignant moment…

Women, Womanhood and Holi – Invitation

March 8, 2015 - 5:16 pm in Reforms

  We invite you to join for a discussion on "Women, Womanhood and Holi". As a part of celebrating the International Women's Day and to look at Holi and the backgrounder leading to it. The discussion would be led by a Group of Women March 10, 2015 Time:…

Invitation – Interactive Session, Sexual Harassment: The New Conjuncture

February 3, 2015 - 10:00 pm in Reforms, Society

Gender Studies Group Delhi University invites you to an Interactive Session "Sexual Harassment: The New Conjuncture" Speaker: Prof. Ved Kumari, Professor, Law Centre-I, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi Date: 9th February, 2015 (Monday) Time: 1:30 pm…

Political Will & Good Governance essential for effective Tobacco Control Act

January 29, 2015 - 4:48 pm in Health, Reforms

28 January 2015, Chennai, Tamil Nadu Expert reviewers from varied areas of work reviewed the COTPA (Amendment) Bill, 2015 for views and comments at the “State Level Consultation on COTPA (Amendment) Bill 2015” organized by Tamilnadu People’s Forum for…

The first lesson

December 9, 2014 - 9:31 am in Reforms

I am still trying to come to terms with the horrific rape of the six month old baby in Gujarat, if come to terms you can. Quite frankly only a very sick society can come to terms with sic horror. I had expressed my immediate reaction in a short blog yesterday…

Disabled commuters slam BMTC for a rough ride

December 7, 2014 - 11:07 am in Reforms, Rights

Bangalore Bus Prayanikara Vedike today organised the event 'DISCRIMINATING BUSES - challenges faced by senior citizens and persons with disabilities in using the bus’ . The event saw the participation of several disabled groups, senior citizens groups and…