Tag: In focus

Legal advocacy restores citizenship for disabled man facing statelessness

Tajuddin Ali, a disabled man from Assam, was saved from becoming stateless with the help of CJP.

India ‘lacks’ evidence of contraception use, has one of highest adolescent pregnancies

The international community has been celebrating World Contraception Day...

Food Price Spike: How Farmers’ Protest Saved the Country

If the infamous three laws hadn’t been withdrawn, procurement would have been privatised and the government would have had no means of combating inflation.

Jharkhand: Attempt to create red scare for ‘brutal crackdown’, increase loot of resources

The civil rights group Forum Against Corporatization and Militarization...

JNU Teachers Allege Academic Erosion; Highlight ‘Arbitrary’ Policies for Recruitment and Promotions

We are seeing that promotions have been denied to our colleagues, whereas some teachers have been given extensions as chairpersons and deans beyond the tenure of a vice-chancellor,” said D K Lobiyal, President of the JNU Teachers’ Association.

Victim of ‘hazardous’ jobs, Delhi sanitary workers get two thirds of minimum wages

Recently, the Dalit Adivasi Shakti Adhikar Manch (DASAM) organized...

Adivasi Manch Pledges to Fight BJP Govt’s ‘Anti-Tribal’ Policies at National Conference

The fourth conference of the Adivasi Adhikar Rashtriya Manch (AARM) stated that the present government is depriving adivasis of their forest, water, land, education, employment, and even gram sabhas.

Poet-philospher Iqbal was wrong in denouncing Western style democracy and freedom

His romantic view of brutal despotism radicalised Muslim ulema and youth with continuing damaging consequences for the community

FIR against Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma for hate speech

Filed by senior Congress MLA Debabrata Saikia, the complaint outlines how Himanta Biswa Sarma incited violence and arson, reports The Hindu

ECI undertaking to SC: Aadhaar number not mandatory to enrol as voter

ECI states to the SC that "Appropriate clarificatory changes" will be made in Forms 6 and 6B of the ECI forms for registration in e-roll so that this misguided inclusion is rectified, details for electoral rolls authentication are issued

Police shoot dead a Muslim man in custody

Accused of theft, 25 year old Shehbaz was shot as he allegedly tried to escape the police vehicle after the vehicle stopped to let some cattle pass