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SC to hear petition against Gau Rakshaks Martin Macwan demands ban on Gau Raksha Dals

The writ petition, filed by Dalit leader and social activist Martin Macwan, seeking directions to various State Governments to take immediate and necessary actions against the Cow Protection Groups also referred as Gau Raksha Dals and to the Central Government to ban such gangs/groups, comes up for hearing in the Supreme Court on July 3,…

Knocking once again on the Doors of Justice Hearing on Setalvad & Anand’s Anticipatory Bail Application (ABA)

Once again, the brave fighter of human rights of the marginalized and downtrodden, our Secretary Teesta Setalvad stands firm as her Anticipatory Bail Application (ABA) is being heard in the Gujarat High Court along with that of her colleague and husband, Javed Anand. Despite continued tactics of the Central and Gujarat state governments to incarcerate…

बाल यौन उत्पीड़न: 95 प्रतिशत मामले अभी भी लंबित हैं पीओसीएसओ(पोकसो) के दिशा-निर्देशों के कार्यान्वयन में महाराष्ट्र, उत्तर प्रदेश और मध्य प्रदेश सबसे खराब निर्वाहक हैं

बाल यौन उत्पीड़न के मामले देश में बढ़ रहे हैं और भारत के मुख्य न्यायाधीश दीपक मिश्रा की अगुवाई में तीन न्यायाधीशों की पीठ, ने उच्च न्यायालयों से यौन अपराधों से बच्चों का संरक्षण करने संबंधी अधिनियम (प्रोटेक्शन ऑफ चिल्ड्रन फ्रॉम सेक्सुअल ऑफेंस – POCSO), 2012 के तहत बाल यौन उत्पीड़न के मामले में लंबित केसों…

Shame on us Blog by Vidya Bhushan Rawat on Kathua Rape Case and the campaigns in support of the accused

Chilling details have emerged of the abduction, rape and murder of the tribal girl in Jammu by the goons affiliated to right wing Hindu organisations. More chilling is the fact that Jammu remained closed in support of those who were accused of the heinous and gruesome crime. The lawyers and advocates of the courts who…

Congress Report on the Punjab Disorders Report on Jallianwala Bagh massacre

In today’s India, where even 70 plus years after Independence, unjust laws or unjust implementation of the law have darkened democracy, the happenings at Jallianwala Bagh 99 years ago, merit revisiting. The Congress Report on the Punjab Disorders, is close to 500 pages and is a report on the Jalianwala Bagh massacre. It is a must read…

Growing Communalism in Jammu Concerned Citizens Group's disturbing findings

The Concerned Citizens’ Group (CCG) visited Jammu and Kashmir earlier this year to take stock of how people are being affected due to increased cross-border firing and growing communalism. They travelled to the villages of Kapurpur, Bera, and Jeora Farm in Jammu (along the international border or IB), the village Ganiah on the LoC, as…

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