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Bhima Koregaon violence: After arrest, Nagpur University suspends Assistant Professor Shoma Sen 15.6.2018 DNA: India
The Nagpur University on Friday suspended assistant professor Shoma Sen after she was taken into custody by Pune Police in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case. On Thursday, a Pune Court extended the police custody of four of the five accused till June 21. Earlier on June 7, the court sent the four accused to police custody till June 14. The four accused - Sudhir Dhawale, Rona Jacob Wilson, Sen and Mahesh Raut were arrested by the Pune police on June 6 from Mumbai, Nagpur, and Delhi. Earlier, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani criticised their arrests. "Attack on Ambedkarite movement : Maharashtra police has arrested Ambedkarite activist & editor Sudhir Dhawale in Mumbai, advocate Surendra Gadling in Nagpur and Rona Wilson in Delhi. All 3 booked under draconian UAPA while Bhima Koregaon culprit Manohar Bhide roams scot free," he had tweeted. The Maharashtra state unit of the People's Union for Civil Liberties also condemned the arrests. "All these above persons have been active in various movements ...
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Dalits, Urban Maoists and a plot to kill the PM 14.6.2018 Rediff: News
'Such a serious threat -- to assassinate the prime minister of India, no less -- was not handed over to the Maharashtra Anti Terrorist Squad for investigation, but to the Pune crime branch.'
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'The growth of right-wing forces is ominous' 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Politics
Interview with Noam Chomsky. By JIPSON JOHN and JITHEESH P.M.
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Dalit ire 10.4.2018 FrontLine: The Nation
The Supreme Court order placing restrictions on the arrest and filing of cases under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act sparks intense nationwide protests from Dalit organisations. By DIVYA TRIVEDI
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Social activists back Vayalkilikal 24.3.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Ask govt to solve issue via talks
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On Behalf of Indian Mothers, 40 Gynaecologists and Paediatricians Write to PM on Maternity Benefits 8.3.2018 The Wire

On Women's Day, 40 gynaecologists and paediatricians write an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the implementation of maternity entitlements as per the norms of the National Food Security Act 2013.

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Celebrating the life of a lesser known music activist 28.11.2017 The Navhind Times
The life of a lesser known social reformer and Indian musician, Susmit Bose who played an important role in initiating urban folk music in India has been documented by Bengal based filmmaker Aneek Chaudhuri. The film, ‘Urban Voice’ is produced by La Artiste Productions and was screened at NFDC Film Bazaar recently. NT BUZZ talks ...
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Halt action against Rohingyas: Right bodies to Myanmar 28.11.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Seven human rights organisations put up a convention on Monday titled 'Convention against ongoing atrocities on Rohingyas in Myanmar'. Condemning the action of Myanmar police and administration which has forced Rohingyas to escape to Bangladesh, the activists put forward a six-point demand. They include immediate halt of police and army action on Rohingyas, creating a favourable environment in Myanmar so that all of them can return and government should ensure their rehabilitation, government should take the responsibility of the security of their lives and property, police and army personnel guilty of killing and raping Rohingyas should be identified and punished, media and human rights organisations should be given access to the place and those who had taken refuge in India should not be forced back by the Indian government and it should put pressure on Myanmar government to take them back and give them citizenship. Human rights activist and national vice-president of People's Union for Civil Liberties ...
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Human rights outfits hold convention on Rohingya crisis 28.11.2017 Kolkata – The Indian Express
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Bhangar: One year on, protesters mulling contesting rural polls 19.11.2017 Kolkata – The Indian Express
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When Newton’s Adivasis went to the movies 9.10.2017 Hindu: National
For most of the film’s Adivasi actors, it was their first time in a cinema hall
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Today, we do not talk of inclusive nationalism: A.P Shah 9.8.2017 Hindu: Interview
The former Chairman of the Law Commission on how enforced cultural nationalism will harm India in the long run
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Despite rain, thousand raise banner against gau rakshaks 29.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Despite rain, thousand raise banner against gau rakshaks
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Cheering Pak's victory in a cricket match? Sedition easy to allege but difficult to prosecute 23.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Those who cheer a loss may lack discretion and fraternal feelings but their conduct is not seditious
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Booked for sedition after pro-Pakistan slogans for cricket win against India: Liberal use of sedition law? 21.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
As many as 15 people were arrested and booked for sedition in Madhya Pradesh for shouting pro-Pakistan slogans after Pakistan won the ICC Champions Trophy.
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Maximum force 17.6.2017 Editorials – The Indian Express
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Snatching nationalism back from the BJP 20.5.2017 Rediff: Columns
'The UPA was never soft on Pakistan, terrorists and even China, but Sonia Gandhi's Congress rightly earned a "soft" image on issues of hard national interest, leaving the field open for Modi to take it and wrap it around with his implicit Hindutva,' says Shekhar Gupta.
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Modi@3: Scary security failures 18.5.2017 Rediff: News
'If you put colour-coded internal security maps of India in May 2014 and now, the picture won't be flattering to Modi.'
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Laying bare the atrocities of security forces in Chhattisgarh 15.3.2017 Hindu: News
Graphic details of sexual assault on adivasi women fill the pages of Bearing Witness: Sexual Violence in South Chhattisgarh
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Songs to mend the spirit 10.2.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
Memories of prison life continue to haunt members of Kabir Kala Manch. But they bank on their art to see them through
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