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Seminar on National Register of Citizenship held in the city The Times of India

(Image – The Times of India) Pune: Teesta Setalvad, an Indian civil rights activist and journalist was the key speaker at the recent seminar based on National Register of Citizenship which was held in the city recently. The event took place in the Assembly Hall of Azam Campus in the presence of Dr P A…

NAPM holds human chain in Puri The Pioneer

On the second day of its convention, the National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) made a human chain along the sea beach here on Sunday, spreading messages to save natural resources from destruction by human intervention.  As many as 500 activists joined the chain. Banners and posters held by the activists imprinted dialogues such as…

Time to Save Constitution, Secularism and Unity, Say Activists at NAPM National Convention The Wire

Image – Activists at the NAPM Convention Puri: India faces serious political, social, economic, cultural and ideological crises and the party in power at the Centre and its affiliated organisations want to change the secular fabric of the country. Progressive individuals and groups must rise to the occasion to confront the challenges that these trying…

Activists vow to resist forces threatening democracy The Pioneer

A three-day national convention of the National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) began on Saturday here with power-packed presentations by numerous activists and movement leaders from across the country, who spoke in unison in defence of democracy. They said India’s democracy is under grave threat from fascists and corporates. About 40 representatives of diverse movements…

BJP diluting progressive laws, claim activists The Hindu

Expression of solidarity: Activists were also concerned about the state of the judicial system. (Photo: Special Arrangement) Activists on Saturday expressed concerns over the alleged dilution of progressive laws and throttling of the people’s movements under the BJP government. They called for a sustained campaign to safeguard individual liberty and preserving the multi-cultural and multi-religious…

‘The clock is ticking’: race to save 2 million from statelessness in Assam A team of volunteer paralegals is fighting to stop Indians without proof of citizenship being sent to detention camps

(Anyone not on the government’s National Register of Citizens faces losing their citizenship unless they successfully appeal. Photograph: Anupam Nath/AP) When she was one, Suro Devi was rescued by a sewer cleaner from a rubbish dump in Assam, northeast India. When the state of Assam started a massive exercise to register its citizens in 2015, Suro Devi…

Politicians must stand up against NRC: Teesta Setalvad Deccan Chronicle

Activist Teesta Setalvad speaks on the National Register of Citizens at an event in the city on Tuesday. (Photo: DC) Ms Setalvad said it was very difficult for people to appeal against exclusion from final NRC in Assam published on August 31, 2019. Hyderabad: Speaking in the city on Tuesday on the ongoing National Register of…

NRC and its solution: Teesta holds public meeting at Siasat The Siasat Daily

Photo Courtesy “twitter/TeestaSetalvad” Hyderabad: Noted Human Rights activist, Ms. Teesta Setalvad will address a special meeting at the Golden Jubilee Hall of Siasat Urdu Daily today at 11 a.m. on ‘NRC and its solution’. It may be mentioned that Ms. Teesta has been very active in fighting the cases of the Gurajat Muslim riots victims.…

Residents of Assam cramped up in detention camps, deprived of right to work The Free Press Journal

Mumbai: Hundreds of Assam residents are being held in detention camps for various flaws and missing information in their legal documents, according to the report by Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a Human Rights movement. These detainees are facing conditions worse than prisoners with insufficient water supply, food and no right to work. Some people…

Stories from beyond: NRC victims share their plight The Hindu

NGOs present sordid tales from Assam at ‘solidarity meet’; say 19 lakh excluded Anima Dey from Assam lost her son Subrata in the Goalpara detention camp, said to be the deadliest of the six detention camps in the State: 10 inmates have been found dead in that camp alone. “Whenever I went to meet him,…

Assam govt to provide free legal aid to needy people excluded from final NRC Hindu Business Line

The final list of the NRC will be published on Aug 31 (File photo)  –  RITU RAJ KONWAR RELATED NRC in Assam is India’s internal matter, says MEA S Jaishankar Assam, NRC, and the economics of migration Centre will deport illegal immigrants, says Amit Shah Centre committed to complete NRC within stipulated time: Rajnath Singh…

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