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Covid19 Lockdown: भुखमरी से कैसे लड़ें? Excerpts from Economist Jean Drèze's interview with CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad

विश्व विख्यात अर्थशास्त्री ज्याँ द्रेज़ की ज़ुबानी | Related: CJP against Hunger: Rations and essentials provided to migrant workers CJP against Hunger: Almost 1,500 families served in one day! CJP against Hunger: Essentials supplied to needy families from the North East CJP against Hunger: Team Assam goes that extra mile to distribute rations to quarantined…

CJP Assam: Fighting Lockdown Hunger in remote areas CJP battles the acute food crisis that is affecting the most marginalised

CJP Assam is going that extra mile, and then some, to reach the remotest areas of Assam, dwellers of the tribal region, the migrant workers and some of the most marginalised sections of the society. As they face an acute food crisis, we want to ensure that no one goes to bed hungry. Support us…

Team CJP is fighting Hunger during the Lockdown We are working 24/7 so that nobody goes to bed hungry

Whether it is in the Metropolis of Mumbai or in Assam, team CJP is working to ensure India’s most marginalised are not hungry. Help us by donating now. Donate here: https://cjp.org.in/donate Related: CJP against Hunger: Rations and essentials provided to migrant workers CJP against Hunger: Almost 1,500 families served in one day! CJP against Hunger:…

The night Parbati came home A look at how an old woman was dubbed a ‘foreigner’ and forced to spend over three years in a detention camp!

Across India, especially in its Eastern parts, the homecoming of goddess Durga is celebrated with much enthusiasm by Bengali Hindus as the annual Durga Puja festival. One of the 108 avatars of the goddess is named Parvati often pronounced Parbati in these parts. So, when 73-year-old Parbati Das came back home from a detention camp…

‘Invocation of Sedition Laws, UAPA Against CAA Protesters Illegal,’ Say Activists 'We demand that the Union government stop this harassment, and Delhi Police immediately withdraw these charges.'- The Wire

New Delhi: Activists under the banner of Hum Bharat Ke Log, a platform of more than 100 civil society organisations in the movement against the NPR, NRC and CAA, have issued a statement, strongly condemning the arrests and intimidation to which protesters are being subjected to. Calling the Delhi Police’s charges under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act against…

Victory! CJP helps secure release of 9 Detention Camp inmates in Assam Team Assam ran pillar to post completing formalities, and didn’t slow down despite the lockdown

In a huge victory for nine inmates of Assam’s infamous detention camps, CJP has managed to secure their conditional release allowing them to go home to their families. The inmates hail from Chirang and Bongaigaon districts and were lodged in detention camps in Kokrajhar and Goalpara. They were released on April 22. CJP Assam state…

Delhi violence: UAPA against students ‘grave abuse of state power’, says civil society group The signatories claimed that the Centre was attempting to intimidate the leaders of the protests against the CAA, NRC and NPR in order to crush the movement.- Scroll.in

A photo of former Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid, one of the students booked under UAPA. | Umar Khalid Official/Facebook A group of intellectuals, under the banner of the organisation We The People of India, on Thursday condemned the charges filed under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act against some individuals protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act…

CJP provides relief to Bengali migrant workers We intend to continue this fight against hunger amid lockdown

CJP has been at work non-stop to help provide rations and essentials to low-income families across Mumbai to help them tide over the Covid-19 lockdown. A lot of these families belong to migrant workers and they are trapped without income and food. We found a lot of them to be Bengali migrants who came here…

CJP’s relief work reaches families in Malwani Our relief work is on 24/7 amid lockdown

CJP has been at work non-stop to help provide rations and essentials to low-income families across Mumbai to help them tide over the Covid-19 lockdown. Our operations continued in Mumbai’s Malwani area where groceries and other essentials were distributed to low-income families. Food packet distributions also took place in association with the Disha Foundation, to…

Police: Arrests in Jamia violence, Delhi riot based on forensic proof The Pioneer

The Delhi Police on Monday said all the arrests made in connection with cases of Jamia Millia and Northeast riot are based on the analysis of scientific and forensic evidence. According to police, while investigating Jamia and Northeast riot cases, Delhi Police has performed its job sincerely and impartially. “All the arrests made have been…

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