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SC upholds constitutionality of Section 23 of PCPNDT Act Court said diluting provisions would be against gender justice

On Friday, May 3, the Supreme Court, in a significant judgment, rejected a petition by an association of gynaecologists and obstetricians, that challenged the constitutionality of two key sections of the Pre-Conception & Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994. The petitioner had argued that anomalies in paperwork had made gynaecologists and obstetricians…

CJP’s #HateHatao Workshop with Volunteers in Varanasi Download the App Now!

CJP recently conducted a Hate Hatao workshop with volunteers of Lok Chetna Samiti in Varanasi. These volunteers work on the ground with marginalised people and have experienced bouts of hate being spread. They will now take forward the message of a hate free India through CJP’s Hate Hatao, Desh Bachao App. To Download: http://bit.ly/2GaguBW  …

False NRC Objections in Assam Members of ABSU

EXCLUSIVE! People forced to file False NRC Objections in Assam Members of ABSU coercing people to file up to 10 false applications in Kokrajhar

In several shocking instances of the abuse and subversion of the NRC process in Assam, it has come to light that people have been forced to file Objection applications against others whose names have appeared in the NRC.  We have copies of complaints filed by some such people from Kokrajhar district of Assam, who claim that…

Assam: CJP is Gearing up for Battles that Lie Ahead Help us help Assam

CJP in Assam: we have been working relentlessly, from sending a fact finding team to putting together a team of Volunteer Motivators who have traveled the length and breath of Assam helping lakhs of people fill out claims forms and help them understand the NRC process. CJP is now prepared to step in and provide…

#HateOffender: Yogi Adityanath and his chilling hate speeches against minorities Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

From being a ‘yogi’ of modern times to being elected CM of Uttar Pradesh, but the one thing that has always remained constant about Yodi Adityanath, is his unabashed and open hate against Muslims. Mincing no words, he openly threatens to break the law and speaks against the coexistence of religions. His highly communal speeches…

#HateOffender: अमित शाह ने मुस्लिमों को ‘घुसपैठिये’ कहा क्या यही है भारतीय सभ्यता की पहचान?

भारतीय सभ्यता हमेशा से विविध धर्मों, संस्कृतियों एवं परम्पराओं के समीकरण के रूप में पहचानी गई है। ऐसे में बीजेपी अध्यक्ष अमित शाह एक तरफ सिखों, हिंदुओं एवं बौद्ध धर्म के लोगों के लिए बाहें फैलाकर स्वागत कर रहे हैं, और दूसरी तरफ मुस्लिमों को घुसपैठिये कह कर भारतीय सभ्यता पर दाग़ लगा रहे हैं।…

Making Every Vote Matter

Making Every Vote Matter SOPs related to transfer, storage and handling of EVMs

Ever since they were first brought into play, EVMs have always attracted suspicion from different quarters. From fears of hacking to the possibility of malfunction, EVMs have remained controversial despite the Election Commission’s assurances. The ECI has in place certain ground rules about the transfer, storage, testing and use of the controversial devices. The EVMs and WPATs…

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