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Take action against Hate Speech: PUCL to EC

Following over 65 complaints from individuals and organisations, including  one by cjp.org.in on the politico-religious Ram Navmi Rathyatras held by Vishwa Hindu Parishad cadres in Bengal, the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has written to the Election Commission urging action against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for violation of the Model Code of Conduct,…


Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut cocks a snook at Election Model Code of Conduct

Showing shocking disregard for the law of the land and the election model code of conduct, Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut announced in an open rally his complete contempt for the law of the land. “As it is we are not the kind of people who follow the law. Then we are constantly reminded…


नफ़रत के ख़िलाफ़ CJP की मुहीम का जिग्नेश मेवानी ने साथ दिया

नफ़रत , भड़काऊ भाषण और कौमी एकता को तोड़ने की कोशिशों के ख़िलाफ़ CJP के app – Hate Hatao को वडगाम के MLA जिग्नेश मेवानी ने अपना समर्थन दिया। नफ़रत से कैसे राजनैतिक लाभ उठाया गया है , इस बारे में जिग्नेश की क्या राय है, देखिये इस वीडियो में.    


Stop VHP’s Ram Navami Yatras in Bengal

The VHP is organising 700 Ram Navami rallies in Bengal in the middle of the elections. Last year, these rallies had led to communal tensions across West Bengal. In light of this CJP appeals to the Election Commission to stop these political rallies.   Related: VHP plans 700 Shobha Yatras during Elections: Shouldn’t EC ban…


VHP plans 700 Shobha Yatras during Elections: Shouldn’t EC ban them?

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) plans to organise 700 shobha yatras to celebrate Ram Navami across South Bengal on April 14, just four days before the second phase of the general elections. Given that these yatras have a history of inflaming communal passions and leading to large scale violence, shouldn’t the Election Commission step in and put…


My Ancestors were Freedom Fighters, I will not let my Grief tear the Nation apart

Asansol’s Imam Imdadul Rashidi’s young son was killed during the ram navami riots that swept through Asansol in 2018. At that moment of grief, the Imam not only appealed for peace but also ensured that there was no retaliation. He even refused to pursue police investigation into the death. This, like Gandhiji in Noakhali during…


No beef ban in Assam, but Muslim man forced to eat pork for allegedly selling beef

Two videos of an elderly man being forced to consume meat have gone viral on social media in Assam. The videos show 68 year old Shawkat Ali, a beef seller, being physically assaulted with sticks and iron rods, and then forced to eat pork. The timing of the video is also crucial given how elections…


Manipur insurgent group threatens violence if villagers don’t vote for BJP

In an act of impudence and an outright insult to the democratic process in the country, the Kuki National Army (KNA), a Manipur based terrorist group has reportedly threatened villagers with dire consequences if they fail to ensure that 90 percent of their votes go the BJP. Thangboi Haokip, Commander of the KNA, allegedly threatened a gathering of village chiefs in…


Another Bengali Hindu dies in Assam Detention Camp

70 year old Amrit Das became the latest example of what some people in Assam are beginning to call a 3D death. He was first pronounced a D-Voter. Then a Foreigners’ Tribunal ruled that he was a Declared Foreigner and finally he died in a Detention Camp. This is the 43rd such death in the state.   A resident…


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