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The Black King & the Dalit Panther – Martin Luther King & Namdeo Dhasal

January 16, 2018 - 6:04 pm in Rights

15th January BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF Panther Namdeo Dhasal SIMILARITIES always GALORE in the stories of the Most Unheard, Unseen, Brutalized and marginalized ones. 15th January 1929 : Legendary Martin Luther…

Speak up against vulgar and intimidating language of the goons masquerading as political activists

January 1, 2018 - 3:42 pm in Rights

As another year is coming to an end, we witnessed huge turmoil everywhere. The intimidation to dissenters continued while political opponents were targeted…

No Country for Women- Love and rights in troubled times | Neha Dabhade

December 18, 2017 - 5:12 pm in Rights

Recently in Rajsamand, Rajasthan, one Shambu lal Raigar brutally hacked Mohammad Afzarul, a migrant from Malda, West Bengal to death with his own tools…

Transgender Bill 2016, needs to be rejected | Vidya Bhushan Rawat

December 17, 2017 - 6:48 pm in Rights

They came in large numbers from all over the country to protest against attempt to criminalise the issues of TransGender Communities under The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 which actually rather than helping them, criminalises them…

Why are we silent on the grave threat to Prof Kancha Illaiah

September 26, 2017 - 6:06 pm in Rights

While it is nobody’s suggestion that India was a tolerant land some three years back and suddenly has developed the intolerance but none can deny the fact that the goons threatening intellectuals and activists have certainly become more arrogant and encouraged…

Enmass arrest of peasant leaders in Chhattisgarh

September 21, 2017 - 8:02 pm in Rights

Peasant movement leaders have been arrested enmass across Chhattisgarh since yesterday night. The government of Chhattisgarh is scared that peasants and farmers have been raising the voice of farmers suicide, issues of compensation of crop loss, bonus and…

Appeal: Support Chief Judicial Magistrate Prabhakar Gwal #Chhattisgarh

September 19, 2017 - 12:11 pm in Rights

This comes as an urgent appeal to you seeking support and solidarity for Mr. Prabhakar Gwal. Gwal has been a well known people’s judge from Chhattisgarh. Gwal a Chief Judicial Magistrate who was known for his integrity was dismissed in April 2016. He was…

Adivasis languishing in jail, no one to listen their cries

September 16, 2017 - 4:24 pm in Rights

“4000 Adivasis, charged as ‘Naxals’, are in the jails of Jharkhand”  [Hindustan, Ranchi ed., 14 Aug.2017]  “There are people who cannot take bail. There is nobody for them,” observed SC and ordered prisoners to be freed over trial delays. if…

Time to declare Adivasis as Indigenous people of India

August 9, 2017 - 6:12 pm in Rights

Today we celebrate World Indigenous people’s day but in the backyard of the biggest democracy of the world is the systematic isolation and displacement of millions of adivasis in the name of development. A veteran activist is fighting for the rights of the…

RTE: A step towards Edification and Development

August 7, 2017 - 5:09 pm in Education, Rights

Abstract: Education plays an important role in the overall development of a person. It helps one to become a good citizen, which could, in turn, become an asset in modern democratic concept. Right to education has opened a whole new arena for transforming…