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

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

तीस्ता सेतलवाड को वाराणसी पुलिस ने हिरासत में लिया

वाराणसी, 25 सितम्बर। वाराणसी में 25 सितम्बर को सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता तीस्ता सेतलवाड को पुलिस ने हिरासत में ले लिया। पुलिस ने उनको तब हिरासत में लिया, जब वह समाजवादी जनपरिषद द्वारा आयोजित एक कार्यशाला में सम्बोधन के लिए जा रही थी। पुलिस ने तीस्ता को हिरासत में लेकर पुलिस लाइन में रोक लिया, जहां उनसे पुलिस बीएचयू जाने के बारे में पूछताछ करने लगी। तीस्ता … Continue reading तीस्ता सेतलवाड को वाराणसी पुलिस ने हिरासत में लिया

DEVELOPING NEWS: Setalvad’s updates on being detained by Benaras Police

25th September, Benaras, India, 6:20pm- Teesta Setalvad was asked to give in writing that she wouldn’t visit Benaras Hindu University to show solidarity with the protesting students. Setalvad  refused to sign any such thing. She asked the police and the administration how can her freedom be curtailed? How can her movement be restrained in her own country? and how can she be stopped from showing … Continue reading DEVELOPING NEWS: Setalvad’s updates on being detained by Benaras Police

बेटियों से मुँह चुराते प्रधानमंत्री पर एक सांस्कृतिक चिट्ठा -कश्यप किशोर मिश्र

मर्दानगी क्या होती है ? यह जनाना या स्त्रैण से कितनी अलग होती है ? हाँलाकि यह एक सामाजिक सवाल है पर इसके राजनीतिक जवाब की तलाश करें तो तलाश की सुई भारतीय जनता पार्टी और राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ की ओर मुड़ जाती है । राजनीतिक मर्दवाद को सामाजिक मर्दवाद की मर्यादा बना देने का उदाहरण इस मुल्क नें जय गंगा मईया को नमामि गंगे … Continue reading बेटियों से मुँह चुराते प्रधानमंत्री पर एक सांस्कृतिक चिट्ठा -कश्यप किशोर मिश्र

Islam’s reform: Way to go – Javed Anand

Can passages of the Quran be cherry-picked — to embrace what is appealing and to skirt around what is not ? That is the question Written by Javed Anand | Published:July 19, 2017 In his article on how religions evolve (‘Let’s talk to the Book’, IE, July 15), Ramesh Venkataraman makes the interesting proposition that the ongoing debate on triple talaq in the country signals … Continue reading Islam’s reform: Way to go – Javed Anand