Journalist Organization condemn BJP leader’s statements on women journalists

  The Indian Women’s Press Corps, Press Club of India, Federation of Press Clubs in India and Press Association condemn in strongest terms the disparaging, derogatory and defamatory remarks made by Tamil Nadu BJP leader S.Ve. Shekar on the social media about women journalists. These regressive remarks reflect a certain conservative mindset and a deep-rooted patriarchal bias towards all women especially working women. Women journalists, … Continue reading Journalist Organization condemn BJP leader’s statements on women journalists

Teesta Setalvad honoured with medal of courage

Visiting social justice activist from India Teesta Setalvad was honoured with medal of courage by Radical Desi publications and Indians Abroad For Pluralist India at an event organized in commemoration of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on Friday, April 13. Held at the Surrey Central Library, the event was organized to launch the Punjabi edition of Foot Soldier of the Constitution. Originally, authored by Setalvad in … Continue reading Teesta Setalvad honoured with medal of courage

UP Police sides with the ABVP, prevents CJP’s workshop on How to Stop Fake News

 In an instance of gross intimidation, members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), have threatened human rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad against conducting a workshop at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. The workshop titled, “Mainstream journalism in the age of Social Media” was scheduled to take place at 2 pm on February 27, 2018. The move, is yet another example of bullying and strong … Continue reading UP Police sides with the ABVP, prevents CJP’s workshop on How to Stop Fake News

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I celebrate International Women’s day and its not an everyday matter – Rukmini Sen

If you do not say every day is my birthday, if you do not say everyday is Durga Puja, if you do not say every day is Independence day, if you do not say every day is Disability day, if you do not say every day is a day free of violence, restriction and discrimination in the world, do not say every day is women’s … Continue reading I celebrate International Women’s day and its not an everyday matter – Rukmini Sen

Gujarat Government moves HC to cancel Setalvad’s anticipatory bail application

Gujrat Government and Police move to curb Teesta Setalvad’s personal freedom through cancellation of ABA (anticipatory bail) granted in 2011, push for her incarceration. Matter in Gujarat High Court today. In a fresh affidavit filed before the Gujarat High Court, CJP secretary, Teesta Setalvad has filed a reply to the State of Gujarat’s affidavit seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail. In the reply Setalvad denies all … Continue reading Gujarat Government moves HC to cancel Setalvad’s anticipatory bail application

Does Padman challenge help women and their menstrual health stories?

Padman’s promotion has missed out on the main issue feminists feel. Its a woman’s menstrual hygine subject! Women have many stories to share about their menstrual health, sexual health, reproductive health and health in general. The promotions seem to have missed out on the WOMAN in the story. On a social networking site some women shared their stories and their view ON ‘PADMAN’ Heba Ahmed … Continue reading Does Padman challenge help women and their menstrual health stories?

भाजपा की गिरती शाख को बचाने के लिए एजेंसियों ने फिर खेला आतंक का कार्ड

  आरिज़ के पहले से ही सुरक्षा-खुफिया एजेंसियों की गिरफ्त में होने की थी आशंका मुकदमें के दौरान होने वाली गिरफ्तारियों से पुलिस को मिलता है अपनी कहानी को दुरूस्त करने का मौका लखनऊ, 15 फरवरी 2018। रिहाई मंच ने दिल्ली स्पेशन सेल द्वारा 13 फरवरी को इंडियन मुजाहिदीन के कथित आतंकी आरिज़ खान की गिरफ्तारी को संदिग्ध बताते हुए उसके पहले से ही सुरक्षा-खुफिया … Continue reading भाजपा की गिरती शाख को बचाने के लिए एजेंसियों ने फिर खेला आतंक का कार्ड