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Posts relevant to India as a whole or India in general, or the common man’s understanding of India, or… you get the idea…

Statement by students of IIT Roorkee regarding circumstances of their protest

The students of IIT-Roorkee organized a protest against the violent actions of police in DU, Jamia Millia and AMU in front of the Students Club, IIT-Roorkee at 6:30 pm on 17-12-2019. However, the protest was organized under a lot of threats and intimidating atmosphere. We were not opposed by a great majority of students here. …

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Honey trap case: Mumbai bizman Rajendra Thakkar arrested for rape, assistance in human trafficking

Today Prime accused in Indore Honey Trap Case, the main accomplice of Businessman Jeetu Soni (publisher of evening newspapers Sanjha Lokswami) and mastermind  business man from Marve Road Malad Rajendra Thakkar was arrested by Crime Branch, Madhya Pradesh. He was picked up at night from his Malad Residence. He use to run the racket from …

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Anti-communal posters to download print and disseminate. Added: Kanhaiya Kumar Azadi audio for ringtone

This page aims to curate a collection of posters that can be printed out and used at protests or put up on walls and notice boards locally. If you would like to add to this collection, please email your posters to vidyut@aamjanata.com On public “ringtone” demand, here’s an audio file of Kanhaiya Kumar’s Azadi sloganeering …

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Opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill across India

This map aims to give a sense of various news and social media reports that show the extent of opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill across India. Sources are multiple and varied and not mentioned here, as they are many and constantly updating and growing. This is more of a bird’s eye view and you …

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Human Rights Day observed on the streets of Jaipur protesting CAB and NRC

More than a 100 people gathered at the Gandhi Circle in Jaipur and rejected the discriminatory, violative of Article 14, anti Constitutional, challenging the foundation of the Constitution, called the CITIZENS Amendment Bill and NRC. People vowed to oppose both, till CAB would be withdrawn and NRC process dropped. The participants were clear that this …

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Repression of Activists cannot stop the second Kisan Long March

In order to stop the AIKS-led second Kisan Long March in Maharashtra against the betrayal of farmers by the BJP’s central and state governments, the government has taken recourse to repression. This Long March, which will begin from Nashik on February 20, the martyrdom anniversary of Comrade Govind Pansare, and will end in Mumbai on …

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Temple carvers unite against scourge of silicosis

Pindwara, a small town in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, is the main hub for India’s temple-building industry. In the past three years, this sector has been found to spread fatal disease and death through silicosis among men, some as young as 19 years. The Swaminarayan sect’s imposing Akshardham temple, Bihar and Jharkhand’s Jain mandirs, renovations…