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How NSA is being used against Human Rights Defenders Dalit leader Chandrashekhar Azad's lawyer Advocate Ravi Kiran explains

The National Security Act (NSA) has several draconian provisions that are being used by the state to scuttle the voices of dissenters. These provisions enable the state to detain people on the grounds of them posing threat to national security. Provisions of the NSA have also been used to perpetuate incarceration of  human rights defenders such…

Highhandedness of the Delhi Police was shocking: Subhashini Ali Police attacked JNU students peaceful rally

On March 23, the police attacked JNU students’ peaceful rally on the streets of Delhi. Students were beaten, their clothes were torn and they were taken away to an undisclosed police facility says – former CPI (M) MP Subhashini Ali who was also present. In this conversation with Teesta Setalvad she recounts what happened after…

JNU के छात्रों पर पुलिस ने कैसे किया अत्याचार सुनिए सुभाषिनी अली की ज़ुबानी

२३ March को Delhi की सड़कों पर JNU के छात्रों के शांतिपूर्ण रैली पर पुलिस ने अटैक किया. छात्र – छात्राओं को मारा गया, उनके कपड़े फाड़े गए और उन्हें पुलिस की एक ट्रेनिंग फैसिलिटी में ले जाया गया – माकपा की पूर्व सांसद सुभाषिनी अली वहां मौजूद थी. तीस्ता सेतालवाद के साथ इस बातचीत…

गौरक्षकों की गुंडागर्दी का किसानो पर क्या असर हो रहा है? अर्थव्यवस्था हुई अस्तव्यस्त

गौरक्षा के नाम पर हिंदुत्व गुंडों की मनमानी का असर सिर्फ मुसलमानों और दलितों तक सिमित नहीं है – इसका असर अब भारत के गांव-कूचों में सदियों से चली आ रही अर्थव्यवस्था पर भी दिखाई दे रहा है. विडियो में किसान सभा के वरिष्ठ नेता और केरल के पूर्व विधायक पी कृष्णप्रसाद इस विषय पर…

2 years since Dadri, no charges framed against the accused: Yusuf Saifi Akhlaq’s lawyer talks to CJP

2 years after the Brutal lynching of Muhammed Akhlaq in Dadri, no charges have yet been framed against the accused and all 20 of them are currently out on bail. Akhlaq’s lawyer, Yusuf Saifi talks to CJP about the status of the case and the threats he faces.   Related articles: Mohammed Akhlaq Lynching Case…

मुंबई के बाद लखनऊ में किसानों का आक्रोश देश भर के किसानो में फैल रही है सरकार के खिलाफ़ नाराज़गी

नासिक से मुंबई long march ऐतिहासिक रैली के बाद, देश के कोने कोने में किसान आक्रोश फैल रहा है. लखनऊ के विशाल किसान प्रतिरोध रैली मे AIKS के नेताओं ने और किसानों ने सरकार को चेतावनी दी है कि उनकी मांगे मानी जायें वरना आन्दोलन नहीं रुकेगा.   Related: आत्महत्या नहीं संघर्ष करेंगे

Odisha farmers begin Satyagraha

Odisha farmers begin Satyagraha in every district demanding of Pension, MSP hike Over 300 farmers on indefinite hunger strike, 'sit-in' protests outside all District Collectorates

((This story was originally published on March 14 and updated on March 16, 2018)) Farmers in Odisha have launched a Satyagrah for their rights across 22 districts in the state. They are holding ‘sit-in’ protests outside each District Collectorate office. Soon after the long march of farmers in Maharashtra, Odisha peasants and farmers had staged a massive…

Yogi Adityanath in Court Adv Farman Naqvi speaks to Teesta Setalvad

A must watch interview of Adv Farman Naqvi, who unsuccessfully challenged CM Adityanath’s decision to exonerate riot accused Adityanath, where he talks about the many Kafkaesque ways in which the case found itself being dismissed in the Allahabad High Court.     Related: Adityanath’s tryst with the law

Teesta Setalvad at AMU Bytes Today

Noted Human Rights activist Teesta Setalvad was conferred life time membership award of the Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union. The list of lifetime members include Mahatma Gandhi, J. L. Nehru, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Mother Teresa and so on. Teesta has been fighting for the justice of Gujarat Genocide victims of 2002. Here are the excerpts…

Let’s Bring Peace to Ayodhya Sign our Petition today!

A lot of blood has been shed over the Ayodhya dispute. It is time to put an end to religion based politics over the issue. It is now time to heal the wounds of December 6, 1992. If you would like to join our campaign for Peace in Ayodhya, please sign our petition here:  …

The Kisan Long March enters Mumbai Will their voices be heard?

The All India Kisan Sabha led Kisan Long March entered Mumbai on Sunday. They have walked around 200kms from Nashik to get here. On the second last day of the march, the Farmers decided to walk all day and night so that their protest would not disrupt traffic on Monday morning.

justice in the Naroda Patiya Massacre

Final Solution A documentary by Rakesh Sharma

Final Solution is a study of the politics of hate. Set in Gujarat during the period Feb/March 2002 – July 2003, the film graphically documents the changing face of right-wing politics in India through a study of the 2002 genocide of Muslims in Gujarat. It specifically examines political tendencies reminiscient of the Nazi Germany of…

Gujarat Riots

हमारे देश के बच्चों पर सरकार ध्यान क्यों नहीं दे रही है? आंगनवाड़ी कर्मचारियों का प्रदर्शन

अपनी मांगें पूरी न होने पर महाराष्ट्र आंगनवाड़ी कर्मचारियों ने किया सरकार के खिलाफ़ प्रदर्शन. सब ने मिल कर वेतन बढ़ाने की और सही समय पर वेतन पाने की मांग की. इसके अलावा वे चाहते हैं कि उन्हें भी सरकारी कर्मचारियों की तरह पी.एफ़. और पेंशन दिया जाए. उन्होने घटते बाल विकास बजेट और बेकार…

Rath Yatra 2018: Political ploy or Communal Conspiracy? The last time a chariot passed through India, it triggered hate and violence

The RSS and its affiliates have started a Rath Yatra aimed at polarising voters in upcoming elections. This even as the Supreme Court hears the Ayodhya dispute case. CJP calls for peaceful protests at each stop of the Rath Yatra takes. We also urge people to hold programmes for Peace and Communal Harmony. After all, India…

फिरोज़ाबाद में शांति भंग करने की कोशिश नाकाम पुलिस ने किया भाजपा का पर्दाफाश

उत्तर प्रदेश के फ़िरोज़ाबाद में भाजपा के युवा नेताओं द्वारा दंगा भड़काने और शान्ति भंग करने की कोशिश पुलिस ने नाकाम की. इसका सबक सिखाने के लिए जब पुलिस पर ही हमला किया गया तब जिला प्रशासन और पुलिस के आला अधिकारियों ने कारवाई करते हुए, दोषिओं को गिरफ्तार कर लिया – तब मौके पर…

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