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Three million people have fled Venezuela since 2015: UN

The United Nations recently stated that around three million Venezuelans have fled “economic and political crisis” in the country since 2015, the Guardian reported. New data indicates that around one in 12 Venezuelans has left due to hyperinflation, shortages of medication and food, and violence. According to William Spindler, spokesperson for the UN refugee agency…

UN official calls for stemming biodiversity loss

“The loss of biodiversity is a silent killer,” Cristiana Pasca Palmer, executive secretary of the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), has told the Guardian, adding, “It’s different from climate change, where people feel the impact in everyday life. With biodiversity, it is not so clear but by the time you feel what is…

Amir Rizvi

Timeline: Ghosts of Demonetisation still hover RBI Annual report highlights 99.3 percent notes back to Banking System

It’s been two years since Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and announced that Rs 1000/- and Rs 500/- currency notes had been demonetised and were no longer valid currency. While new notes of different denominations were subsequently introduced, one cannot deny the chaos that ensued as people scrambled to exchange currency and long…

Handcuffed in hospital, Assam man fights for his life Ratan Chandra Biswas spent 2.5 years in a detention camp

Illegally framed as a “foreigner”, Ratan Chandra Biswas, is handcuffed in the Goalpara hospital Civil Hospital, battling for his life. Emaciated and shivering, his condition is bitter testimony to the ghastly conditions in Assam’s six detention camps, where over 2,000 persons are estimated to be incarcerated. Guwahati, November 4: Ratan Chandra Biswas, framed as a…

এনআৰচিৰ দাবী আৰু আপত্তি প্ৰক্ৰিয়াত সঘনাই উত্থাপন হোৱা প্ৰশ্নসমূহ চিজেপি অসম গোটৰ টলফ্ৰি নম্বৰলৈ অহা প্ৰশ্নসমূহ

চিজেপি অসম গোটে এন আৰ চিৰ নাম অন্তৰ্ভুক্ত নোহোৱা ব্যক্তিসকলক দাবী-আপত্তি আবেদন প্ৰক্ৰিয়াত সহায় কৰাৰ উদ্দেশ্যে অক্টোবৰ ২০১৮ ত এটি বিনামূলীয়া টেলিফোন সেৱা মুকলি কৰে। সঘনাই উত্থাপন হোৱা কিছু প্ৰশ্নৰ তালিকা তলত দিয়া হ’ল।    

Nagrik Seva Kendras

CJP in Action: No hurdle too big for our Volunteer Motivators Our work with those excluded from Assam's NRC persists

CJP’s efforts in Assam are ongoing, with our committed volunteers helping people across the state with the process for filing claims and objections for the National Register of Citizens (NRC), which has disrupted the lives of millions, leaving their fate as Indian citizens in limbo. Within a month of our toll-free helpline being launched, we…

Five Shot Dead at Tinsukia, Assam Hate Speech Precedes Targeted Killings

Five persons, reportedly belonging to the Dalit Bengali Hindu section of the population, were killed in a brute action of open firing at the Kherbari Village that falls under the Dhola Police Station of the Tinisukia District of Assam. It has been so far been widely reported that the ULFA (independent) cadre of five-six persons…

SC grants relief to the people of Assam, rejects attempt to subvert NRC process Ruling comes as major relief to lakhs excluded from NRC

Providing relief to lakhs of Assamese, the Supreme Court today allowed the inclusion of all fifteen documents for the ongoing claims process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The verdict deals a blow to NRC state coordinator Shri Prateek Hajela’s contention that five specific documents be dropped from the list of documents required to…

Adivasi leader Sokalo Gond Released on Bail CJP's campaign for Forest Rights strengthened

Adivasi leader Sokalo Gond has been released on bail today, in what is a major victory for CJP’s and AIUFWP’s campaign to free Adivasi human rights defenders who have been incarcerated in the course of their struggle for forest rights. We are positive that this will boost our campaign to aid the ongoing fight for…

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