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Book Review – Foot Soldier Of The Constitution: A Memoir Shrikrishna S. Kachave I Live Law, May 28, 2020

“Foot Soldier of the Constitution: A memoir” is a non-fiction authored by Teesta Setalvad, a journalist and an activist who currently manages Sabrang  India (formerly ‘Communalism Combat’) and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP). The author is known to be one of those rare people, probably feared by  the politician featured as the most influential…

CJP Assam: Distributes food and clothes to the needy on Eid CJP will continue to fight against hunger and citizenship crisis for every marginalised and needy person

On the day of Eid, at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, CJP team Assam ventured out to deliver new clothes and food, to over 200 impoverished families in Assam. Four of these families’ members were recently released from Assam’s detentions camps by CJP’s efforts. CJP also joined hands with Bijni Prayas-Oikyatan to deliver…

कोरोनाच्या काळात कोट्यवधी मजुरांना अन्न पुरवठा करावाच लागेल – ज्याँ द्रेज आणि तीस्ता सेटलवाड

भारतासह संपूर्ण जग आज एका खूप मोठ्या संकटकाळातून जात आहे. जन आरोग्याशी (Public health) संबंधित या भीतीदायक संकटाचे नाव आहे COVID-19. जगभरात आज लोक या वैश्विक साथीच्या रोगापासून आपले अस्तित्व वाचवण्यासाठी धडपडत आहेत. पण अशावेळी भारतातील लोक यापेक्षा मोठ्या संकटाशी लढत आहेत. या भीषण संकट काळात देशातील खूप मोठी लोकसंख्या भूक, भोजनाचा अभाव आणि पोषणाच्या…

Three more released from detention camps- Now they need your help CJP is now launching a modest rehabilitation program to help the most needy among them

CJP team Assam’s exclusive intervention has secured the release of 25 people, till now, who were languishing in the detention camps of Assam. Over the past two days, we helped release three more detainees from the detention camps. We are now looking forward to launch a rehabilitation program to assist the most needy families among…

CJP marches on fighting the Covid crisis A Video illustration of our ongoing relief work during the lockdown

CJP has been relentlessly providing relief to thousands of marginalised families, who are facing an acute food crisis, amid lockdown. We have been working nonstop for the past 55 days and ensuring that no one goes to bed hungry. Here’s a video illustrating our relief work in and around Mumbai. Related: CJP against Hunger: Rations…

CJP Assam: Making, distributing masks with people from the community We are buying clothes and yarn to get masks stitched by our own community people, amid CoVid-19 lockdown

CJP has been making thousands of masks, along with our community people, to distribute them to the needy and marginalised people living in the rural areas of Assam. Now that the lockdown is going to continue for a while, there’s a serious dearth of masks in the market. Therefore, along with our relief work in…

CJP’s fight against hunger helps thousands of families Our dedicated team has managed to reach countless families facing the food crisis

Ever since the lockdown began, CJP and our dedicated team have been working day and night to ensure that countless families, that are facing an acute food crisis, are getting food and essential supplies. Whether its our migrant workers, women led households, sex workers, transgenders or senior citizens, we have managed to provide relief to…

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…

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:…

‘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…

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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