Rights and liberties

Issues related with various rights, resistance, justice movements, people’s struggles. Awareness mongering to the hilt. Giving voice to causes that need it, bringing to attention things that may be missed. Countering propaganda, undermining discrimination. This area tries to fix the world, one starfish at a time.

Maratha Kranti Morcha in Bidar

Maratha kranti morcha: What are Maratha Morcha demands?

This article about the Maratha Kranti Morcha  was published in 2016. It remains as valid today, as Maratha Morcha Mumbai shows power on the streets. The gigantic Maratha rallies in Maharashtra have flummoxed everyone. Neither the politicians nor the media know what to make of them. Unprecedented crowds thronged the Pune Maratha Kranti Morcha on …

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Open letter to MahaRERA Chief Gautam Chaterjee: Builders don’t respect RERA

10th July, 2017, Mumbai: I handed over a letter to Mr Gautam Chatterjee, Chief of Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (known as MahaRERA), with a sample of one prominent builder’s draft of “RERA-compliant Sales Agreement”, and the issues contained in that draft. In it, I pointed out the various shortcomings of this draft, which were …

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Boycott Change petition site for selling out to the government

I received this email from Change.org – it was Women and Child Minister for India – Maneka Gandhi petitioning for policy ideas! Whacky, but this is a government for the absurd. I delted the email and forgot about it, till Swarna Rajgopalan asked about it on Twitter. Someone had forwarded the email to her. She …

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Aadhaar’s “Compelled free consent” is a contradiction in terms.

Press release for Aadhaar – PAN linkage constitutional challenge hearing in the Supreme Court on Friday. Today’s arguments began with the idea of ‘informational self determination”. Informational self-determination was developed by the German Federal Constitutional Court which articulated it as: “the authority of the individual to decide himself, on the basis of the idea of …

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FIR against Directors Anubhav, Gukul & Saranga of RNA builders for duping buyers EOW not arresting the Accused

FIR against Directors Anubhav, Gukul & Saranga Aggarwal of RNA builders for duping buyers EOW not arresting the Accused. The buyers claim that RNA Corp has been delaying handing over possession of apartments at Kalina complex for seven years The Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai police have filed an FIR against a leading property developer …

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