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Appeal by Citizens against acquittal of BJP MP Varun Gandhi admitted today in Pilibhit

Today the appeal filed by us against BJP Varun Gandhi for Hate Speech — spewing venom to garner votes — an offence under 153, 295 and 505 of the IPC as also 125 of the Rep of People’s act was admitted before the Sessions Court Pilibhit. Will be heard along with the state of UP’s…

In Defence of HR Defender Setalvad and the Course of Public Justice (Gujarat 2002)

  October 20, 2010 In Defence of HR Defender Setalvad and the Course of Public Justice (Gujarat 2002) The Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) especially its secretary Teesta Setalvad has been made the focus of a malicious and motivated campaign spearheaded by a newspaper run by BJP parliamentarian Chandan Mitra. While legal rebuttals and…

Witness of Naroda Patia -DNA

  The DNA January 21, 2010 ‘Kodnani had fired from her revolver’ Witness of Naroda Patia riots gives graphic account of BJP MLA’s activity Roshan Kumar A witness in the Naroda Patia massacre case has told the court that Naroda’s BJP MLA Mayaben Kodnani not only incited the mob to target the minority community but…

The Good, Bad and Ugly – “The Good”

The good…. While many institutions of Indian democracy wilted under Hindutva’s onslaught, the secular press held its ground Peace-loving, liberal, secular-minded people who lived or ventured inside the Muslim mohallas in Bombay and elsewhere in the country in December, 1992 and in January, 1993 had a tough job on their hands. Because of Ayodhya and…

India a nation of women killers?

Hindutva’s Hard Sell The BJP’s claim of being “within striking distance of the Centre” is bogus. But only the purblind will deny that, as of now, the party which is playing with fire seems to be the only dynamic force in the political arena  It is only that the individual accounts get more gruesome. Acid…

Manusmruti or Gender Justice?

August – 1993 HINDUTVA’S HARD-SELL The BJP’s claim of being “within striking distance of the Centre” is bogus. But only the purblind will deny that, as of now, the party which is playing with fire seems to be the only dynamic force in the political arena  PAGE NO. 3 Manusmruti or gender justice? THE saffron…

Muslim Women Against the Maulvis

August – 1993 HINDUTVA’S HARD-SELL The BJP’s claim of being “within striking distance of the Centre” is bogus. But only the purblind will deny that, as of now, the party which is playing with fire seems to be the only dynamic force in the political arena  PAGE NO. 3 Muslim women against the Moulvis  ON…

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