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Khudai Khidmatgar working for de-radicalisation of Muslim youth

August 14, 2015 - 6:25 pm in Society

Khudai Khidmatgar, a social organisation active during pre-partitioned India was founded by Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan. Khudai Khidmatgar or servants of God, was started by the Frontier Gandhi initially as an organisation aimed at social reform in North East Frontier…

Nagasaki Peace Declaration by Mayor Tomihisa Taue

August 9, 2015 - 7:29 pm in Society

At 11:02am, on the 9th August 1945, a single atomic bomb instantly reduced Nagasaki to a ruin.A vast amount of radiation passed through people’s bodies,…

Invitation: Protest Demonstration for Inquiry on the Death of Anti Liquor Activist in Tamil Nadu

August 7, 2015 - 5:50 pm in Society

Anti Liquor protest in Tamil Nadu has increased the voice with the people involvement for the demand with the state Government. Various social organizations…

Few questions on Shashi Tharoor’s Oxford speech

August 5, 2015 - 3:15 pm in Society

Shashi Tahoor’s speech in Oxford or wherever was indeed very good as it was laced with excellent humor and rhetoric. But as an inveterate and incorrigible skeptic some concerns raise their ugly heads in my mind. Before the British came there was no monolithic…

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…

Mumbai’s Urban Poor expose hypocrisy behind ‘Achhe Din’

July 17, 2015 - 6:31 pm in Society

Mumbai’s Urban Poor packed Azad Maidan Tens of Thousands of Slum Dwellers exposed hypocrisy behind ‘Achhe Din’ Delegation Met Maha. Chief Secretary Mumbai | 16th July, 2015: Uncaring about the rains, fast (Ramzan), their work, tens of thousands of urban…

PUCL CONDEMNS THE ABDUCTION AND KILLING OF AUXILIARY FORCE

July 17, 2015 - 5:16 pm in Society

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Chhattisgarh condemns in no uncertain terms the abduction and killing of four constables belonging to the Chhattisgarh Auxiliary Force (erstwhile SPOs) attached to Police Station Bedre, district Bijapur by the Maoists.…

Second class train passengers are also humans – Open Letter

July 2, 2015 - 7:32 pm in Society

Dear Prime Minister Modi, The people voted you to power trusting your words that they would see better days ( Acche din aayenge ) under your rule. I do not wish to express any opinion on your performance in general ,but would like to draw your attention…

Invitation – A Lecture on Indian Society and The Secular

June 29, 2015 - 11:24 am in Society

Jamia Millia Islamia & Centre for Study of Society & Secularism cordially invite you to the 5th Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture  “INDIAN SOCIETY AND THE SECULAR” by Prof. Romila Thapar (Historian and Academician)   Chair:  Dr. Talat…

RAPE OF NUN TRIGGERS SPARK ACROSS CHHATTISGARH

June 21, 2015 - 5:33 pm in Society

The gang-rape incident of nun in Raipur of Chhattisgarh has triggered sparks across the state of Chhattisgarh. Police is yet to arrest anyone involved in the incident. Today, the Raipur protest today went on peacefully. The protest began from St. Joseph Cathedral…