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Justice Rajinder Sachar : A life dedicated to people’s movement, socialist vision and human rights

April 22, 2018 - 5:20 am in Society

One does not remember Justice Rajinder Sachar when he was the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court in 1985 but it is a fact that a forthright person like him was never to the liking of those in power.  As a judge in Delhi High Court, he was deeply disturbed…

Independence of judiciary indispensable for peoples rights & liberty

March 26, 2017 - 7:17 pm in Reforms, Rights

From 1950 to 1993*, the power to appoint judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts and also the power to transfer the judges of the High Courts were…

People demand Justice for Rohith

February 19, 2016 - 3:22 pm in Rights

PROTEST RALLY FROM AMBEDKAR BHAWAN TO JANTAR MANTAR 23rd February 2016 11am onwards It has been a month since the institutional murder of Rohith Vemula…

Republic of revenge rapes and the Narcotics Act

September 3, 2015 - 1:07 am in Reforms

A khap panchayat (sub-caste council) in Baghpat District of Uttar Pradesh has allegedly ordered that two dalit sisters be raped and paraded naked as retribution for their brother having eloped with a married woman from another, so called, higher caste.…

Global support swells for Narmada Satyagraha

August 15, 2015 - 1:30 am in Rights

Day 3: Narmada Jeevan Adhikar Satyagraha Global support swells for Narmada Satyagraha: 40 Right Livelihood Laureates issue “Call for Justice to Narmada” Agitated oustees from Aavli-Segawa, Nisarpur, Pichhodi, Avalda and Bhadal challenge the govt’s false…

Mob justice—a symptom of degenerating rule of law

July 20, 2015 - 7:23 pm in Society

The mob justice meted out to 13-year-old Samiul Alam Rajon, who was beaten to death in Bangladesh by an angry mob resolute on teaching the youngster a lesson for stealing a bicycle, is a classic case of mob madness witnessed on our streets every day. Throughout…

Miscarriage of Justice in Hashimpura

March 23, 2015 - 11:28 pm in Governance

One of the most famous lines on the official All India Radio news bulletins during communal disturbances used to be ‘ Sthiti  tanavpurn lekin Niyantran me hai' ( the situation is tense but under control) and police and paramilitary forces have been deployed…