Sticky post

Statelessness in India During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The second webinar organised by the Right to Nationality and Citizenship Network (RNCN) will discuss the current situation of statelessness in India with a focus on Assam. A global report ‘Together We Can’ on the impact of COVID-19 on stateless populations will be released in India during the webinar. The discussions will include a presentation on the statelessness of Roma populations in Europe. A film … Continue reading Statelessness in India During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Important: Assam NRC- a humanitarian crisis looming large

“Citizenship is man’s basic right for it is nothing less than the right to have rights. Remove this priceless possession and there remains a stateless person, disgraced and degraded in the eyes of his countrymen”, once said Earl Warren, a prominent jurist. His words rightly sum up the fate of millions of residents in Assam whose names are excluded from the draft list of National … Continue reading Important: Assam NRC- a humanitarian crisis looming large

चैनलों को ‘सिंगल आउट’ करके मीडिया को यह संकेत दिया गया है कि उन्हें ‘समय के साथ’ कैसे चलना चाहिए! – QW Naqwi

असम के भी एक चैनल पर एक दिन की रोक लगायी गयी है. यात्रा पर हूँ, इसलिए देर से लिख रहा हूँ. हालाँकि देखा कि इस मुद्दे पर सोशल मीडिया में ज़्यादा कुछ नहीं कहा गया. लेकिन मामला गम्भीर है और NDTV के मामले की ही अगली कड़ी है. अब यह साफ़ हो गया है कि जिस तरह की ‘संवेदनशील’ जानकारियाँ उजागर करने के लिए … Continue reading चैनलों को ‘सिंगल आउट’ करके मीडिया को यह संकेत दिया गया है कि उन्हें ‘समय के साथ’ कैसे चलना चाहिए! – QW Naqwi

Protests in Assam over rape in vehicle

Boganadi, Assam: Protests continued on Wednesday demanding the arrest and punishment of the culprits who allegedly raped a woman and threw her out of a vehicle leading to her death in Lakhimpur district. Women’s organizations, locals and the All Assam Students Union (AASU) members staged a two-hour demonstration in front of the Boganadi police station from Wednesday noon demanding the arrest and punishment of the … Continue reading Protests in Assam over rape in vehicle