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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…

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