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Bank Accounts frozen; Amnesty International India halts its human rights in India due to reprisal from Government of India

Image © Amnesty International / Jan Petersmann. The complete freezing of Amnesty International India’s bank accounts by the Government of India which it came to...

In India, a Pandemic of Prejudice and Repression – Siddharth Varadarajan

Image: Police officers on patrol during the coronavirus lockdown in Mumbai, India, last week.(Credit...Divyakant Solanki/EPA, via Shutterstock) The coronavirus outbreak has allowed authoritarianism and anti-Muslim...

Why the BJP has no incentive to stop the lynching of Muslims in India

Image: Family members of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer who was allegedly lynched by vigilantes for transporting cows in Rajasthan in April, sit on a...

Women’s day 2017:Women can play a greater role in realizing South Asia’s potential

Image: The suburban train system in Mumbai is used by millions of women and men everyday, who rely on safe transport to access education...

Photo Feature: An Initiative in Rajasthan Is Transforming the Lives of Former Manual Scavengers

Image: Rehabilitated manual scavenger, Usha Chaumar, 40, stands on the stairs of her newly built three storey house in Alwar, Rajasthan, India on 24...

Media: Now A Danger To Democracy

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN. Thursday, October 13,2016 NEW DELHI: Since the September 18 attack on an Indian army post in the north Kashmir town of Uri, the media...

Sri Lankan Civil Society Calls On Indian Government To Release HRD Khurram Parvez

(Khurram Parvez; Image- scroll.in) (SLB/23rd September 2016) Number of Sri Lankan Civil Society groups and individuals has called on the Indian Government to release Mr. Khurram...

Intolerance In the Time of Modi

(Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations in Delhi, 15 August 2016,  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi) This statement was originally published on...

47 Indian Police Get Life in Prison for Killing Sikh Pilgrims

( Killed in a face encounter) LUCKNOW, INDIA // A special court in India has sentenced 47 policemen to life in prison for killing a...

India: Journalist Burnt Alive; UP Minister, Cops Charged

BAREILLY: Uttar Pradesh minister in charge of dairy development, Ram Murti Verma, has been charged with murder after a Shahjahanpur-based journalist, who had mounted...

Movements are Not Radical Anymore: Arundhati Roy

(The Hindu) By saying that ‘caste is class,’ the Left has checkmated itself and made itself irrelevant, says writer-activist Arundhati Roy. Photo: K. Pichumani The...

Al-Qaida leader announces formation of Indian branch

Ayman al-Zawahiri calls on Muslims across Indian subcontinent to join 'caravan of jihad' Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaida, has announced the formation of an...
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