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Who is Siddique Kappan?

Siddique Kappan is a journalist working for the Malayalam news portal Azhimukham and secretary of the Delhi unit of Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ). He was arrested along with three others in Uttar Pradesh in October 2020. He was on his way to Hathras to report on the gang rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman. Kappan was booked under the Unlawful Activities … Continue reading Who is Siddique Kappan?

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BREAKING| Journalist Siddique Kappan granted bail by Supreme Court To In Hathras Conspiracy Case

Journalist Siddique Kappan has been granted bail on Friday, 09/09/2022, by Supreme Court in the Hathras Conspiracy Case. Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan has been under the custody of UP Police since October 6, 2020 in Hathras conspiracy case. Siddique Kappan was arrested in October 2020 while on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh where a Dalit woman had died after allegedly being gang-raped. A … Continue reading BREAKING| Journalist Siddique Kappan granted bail by Supreme Court To In Hathras Conspiracy Case

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Breaking News: Teesta Setalvad walks out of Sabarmati Jail

Teesta Setalvad walks out of Sabarmati Jail, Ahmedabad on 03/09/2022. Supreme Court granted her interim bail on 02/09/2022 Activist Teesta Setalvad walked out of the front gate of Sabarmati Jail on Saturday, a day after the Supreme Court granted her interim bail for allegedly fabricating evidence related to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Teesta Setalvad is one of the most respected Human Rights defenders worldwide. Her arrest made … Continue reading Breaking News: Teesta Setalvad walks out of Sabarmati Jail

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Interim bail due to peculiar fact, says Supreme Court on Teesta Setalvad ruling

The Supreme Court on Friday ie 02/09/2002 granted interim bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and directed her release by Saturday on the condition that she surrenders her passport and cooperates with the investigation into the case accusing her of falsifying evidence in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases. “The essential ingredients of investigation, custodial interrogation having been completed, the matter assumes a complexion where the matter of interim bail … Continue reading Interim bail due to peculiar fact, says Supreme Court on Teesta Setalvad ruling

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Breaking: Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Indian Human Rights Activist Teesta Setalwad

Bench assembles. This is the thread of the debate in court , courtesy LIVE LAW Solicitor General Tushar Mehta starts by apologizing : I will be as brief as possible. SG : Yesterday, your lordship rightly raised a concern about the returnable date of the High Court. The message which went was that she was singled out SG: 33 returnable matters on August 3. Certain … Continue reading Breaking: Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Indian Human Rights Activist Teesta Setalwad

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To Young Political Workers 

A letter from Bhagat Singh, 2nd February, 1931 To Young Political Workers To The Young Political Workers. DEAR COMRADES ⁠Our movement is passing through a very important phase at present. After a year’s fierce struggle some definite proposals regarding the constitutional reforms have been formulated by the Round Table Conference and the Congress leaders have been invited to give this …think it desirable in the … Continue reading To Young Political Workers 

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VIRAL: डॉ. कफ़ील का LIVE CHAT

हमारे साथ, अदालत द्वारा सारे आरोपों को खारिज करने के बाद, जेल से रिहा हुए पीडियाट्रीशियन और एक्टिविस्ट – डॉ. कफ़ील ख़ान की ख़ास और बेहद भावुक बातचीत…उनसे संवाद किया रुक्मिणी सेन और सेहबा इमाम ने… Continue reading VIRAL: डॉ. कफ़ील का LIVE CHAT

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मान लेते हैं कि राहुल गांधी पप्पू है- Anu Verma

मान लेते हैं कि राहुल गांधी पप्पू है🙄परंतुक्या देश में कांग्रेस की सरकार है?क्या राहुल गांधी देश का प्रधानमंत्री है? देश का वित्त मंत्री है? देश का स्वास्थ्य मंत्री है? या फिर देश का रक्षा मंत्री है? बताइए इनमें से क्या है राहुल गांधी?जो आप बात बात में राहुल गांधी का मजाक उड़ाते हैं, या फिर उससे सवाल करते हैं? क्या ₹25 वाला पेट्रोल इसीलिए … Continue reading मान लेते हैं कि राहुल गांधी पप्पू है- Anu Verma

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आंबेडकर के लोकतांत्रिक समाजवाद से क्यों असहमत थी संविधान सभा?

डॉ. आंबेडकर ने 15 मार्च 1947 को संविधान में कानून के द्वारा ‘राज्य समाजवाद’ को लागू करने के लिए संविधान सभा को ज्ञापन दिया। उन्होंने मांग की थी कि भारत के संविधान में यह घोषित किया जाए कि उद्योग, कृषि, भूमि और बीमा का राष्ट्रीयकरण होगा तथा खेती का सामूहिकीकरण। लेकिन संविधान सभा ने ऐसा होने नहीं दिया। बता रहे हैं कंवल भारती संविधान दिवस (26 नवंबर 1949) पर विशेष डॉ. … Continue reading आंबेडकर के लोकतांत्रिक समाजवाद से क्यों असहमत थी संविधान सभा?

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Why the Constituent Assembly disagreed with Ambedkar’s democratic socialism

On 15 March 1947, Dr Ambedkar gave a memorandum to the Constituent Assembly for implementing “state socialism” through the Constitution. He wanted the Indian Constitution to mandate the nationalization of industry, agriculture, land and insurance, and collectivization of farming. But the Constituent Assembly did not let this happen, writes Kanwal Bharti Dr B.R. Ambedkar was knowledgeable about Constitutions adopted around the world and believed that the … Continue reading Why the Constituent Assembly disagreed with Ambedkar’s democratic socialism

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Inviting New Anarchies? – A Word of Caution against Dismantling of Labour Laws in Uttar Pradesh

By Saurabh Bhattacharjee The outbreak of COVID-19 has not just created a public health crisis but also unleashed an unprecedented humanitarian tragedy as a result of the nation-wide lockdown. With more than 90% of Indian workers engaged in precarious work, millions of workers have been left without work, food or shelter as shown in the surveys of the Stranded Workers Action Network (SWAN). The mass … Continue reading Inviting New Anarchies? – A Word of Caution against Dismantling of Labour Laws in Uttar Pradesh

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Demystifying the Changes to Labour Laws in States: Madhya Pradesh

By Saurabh Bhattacharjee Even as the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown has sparked an unprecedented livelihood crisis, the governments of many states in this country have unveiled a series of measures for relaxation of labour laws for industries in the states. Several states including Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Assam, Himachal Pradesh have either announced or have proposed suspension of various labour laws … Continue reading Demystifying the Changes to Labour Laws in States: Madhya Pradesh

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Audiobook : Poor Economics A Radical Rethinking by Abhijit & Esther

The winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics upend the most common assumptions about how economics works in this gripping and disruptive portrait of how poor people actually live. Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two award-winning MIT professors, answer these … Continue reading Audiobook : Poor Economics A Radical Rethinking by Abhijit & Esther

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विश्लेषण: मैं राहुल गाँधी को गंभीरता से क्यों लेना चाहता हूँ?

संघर्ष और नाकामी का इतना लंबा दौर झेलकर मैदान में बने रहने के लिए जो मानसिक मजबूती चाहिए वो कितने राजनेताओं में है? भारत में कोई दूसरा ऐसा राजनेता नहीं है जो पत्रकार और पेशेवर ट्रोल्स की भीड़ में जाकर उनकी बातें सुने और सवालों के जवाब दे। कोई ऐसा राजनेता नहीं है, जो अपनी गलतियाँ सार्वजनिक तौर पर स्वीकार करे और सीखने की कोशिश … Continue reading विश्लेषण: मैं राहुल गाँधी को गंभीरता से क्यों लेना चाहता हूँ?

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Viral: Dr Raghu Ram Rajan answers Rahul Gandhi’s queries

बेहतर होता कि कोरोना महामारी और लॉकडाउन के दौरान आरबीआई के पूर्व गवर्नर और आर्थिक मामलों के विशेषज्ञ रघुराम राजन जैसी हस्तियों से बातचीत मीडिया के बुनियादी कर्तव्यों में शामिल होता। प्रधानमंत्री समेत केंद्रीय कैबिनेट उनके तमाम सुझावों पर कान देती, रास्ता खोजती। लेकिन अफ़सोस इस महासंकट के समय उनकी दिलचस्पियों के दीगर विषय हैं। मीडिया के सहयोग से देश के मानस को सांप्रदायिक रूप … Continue reading Viral: Dr Raghu Ram Rajan answers Rahul Gandhi’s queries

Mihir Desai: NRC will lead to chaos beyond imagining [Mumbai Collective 2020]

#MihirDesai #MumbaiCollective #MumbaiCollective 2020 #CAA #NPR #NRC #CAA_NRC_NPR #NPRisNRC #CAAProtests #IndiaAgainstCAA #NRC_CAA_Protests #NRC_CAA #IndiaRejectsCAB #CAA_NRC #CAA_NRC_Protests #IndiaRejectsNRC #IndiaAgainstCAA_NPR_NRC Produced by: Vivek Sundara Camera and Edit: Satyen K. Bordoloi Second Camera: Monica Wahi Continue reading Mihir Desai: NRC will lead to chaos beyond imagining [Mumbai Collective 2020]

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VIRAL FILM: FIR Attack

A Film by Debalina Mow On 22nd December, Feminists in Resistance (an autonomous feminist collective in Kolkata) held a mobile campaign from Ganguly Bagan to Baghajatin (refugee colony areas in South Kolkata). At 10pm as they reached Baghajatin I block, and were packing up, a group of 7-8 men, their faces masked with handkerchiefs and saffron tilaks on their foreheads, attacked the protesters with huge … Continue reading VIRAL FILM: FIR Attack

तीस्ता को ज़मानत न मिलने पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल -Ravish Kumar

सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल और कपिल सिब्बल की दलील के सामने आज सोलिसिटस जनरल तुषार मेहता सिर्फ एक ही बिन्दु के सहारे टिके नज़र आए कि इसकी सुनवाई हाईकोर्ट में हो रही है तो वहीं होनी चाहिए लेकिन सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने हाईकोर्ट में सुनवाई की तारीख को लेकर ही गंभीर सवाल उठा दिए। UPDATED: 1 सितम्बर, 2022 11:08 PM नई दिल्ली:  सुप्रीम कोर्ट में आज … Continue reading तीस्ता को ज़मानत न मिलने पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के सवाल -Ravish Kumar

Free Teesta Setalvad: Noam Chomsky, American academics write to Supreme Court

Indian rights groups continue to hold solidarity meetings, demand Setalvad’s immediate release 20 Aug 2022 Image courtesy: Anshuman Poyrekar/The Hindustan Times A group of intellectuals from across the world has written to the Indian Supreme Court expressing displeasure at the role played by the court in enabling the arrest of journalist, educationist and human rights defender Teesta Setalvad. The group includes well-known names such as critically … Continue reading Free Teesta Setalvad: Noam Chomsky, American academics write to Supreme Court

BBC Hard Talk: Teesta Setalvad on politics of communalism

This is Teesta Setalvad’s interview on BBC Hard Talk by Karan Thapar on 16.01.2004. She spoke on the driving force behind battling communalism, majority and minority, starting Sabrang, Communalism Combat with husband-colleague Javed Anand. To develop an understanding of hatred and divisive politics, peacemakers at the grassroots Communalism have little to do with religion but the manipulation of faith in the pursuit of power. Teesta … Continue reading BBC Hard Talk: Teesta Setalvad on politics of communalism

Teesta Arrest: ‘Defending Rights Not a Crime,’ Says UN Official; Left Takes Out Rally in Protest

The Mumbai Press Club has issued a statement highlighting the Supreme Court’s role, observing that citizens have the right to question court orders. New Delhi: 27/JUN/2022. Mary Lawlor, the United Nation’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, has – among others – expressed deep concern over the detention of activist Teesta Setalvad, who was on Sunday sent to five days of judicial custody after having been accused of … Continue reading Teesta Arrest: ‘Defending Rights Not a Crime,’ Says UN Official; Left Takes Out Rally in Protest