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#IndiaUnites for Dalit, Bahujan and Adivasis #JaiSamvidhan

Reservations were a proactive effort to prevent the marginalization of Dalits, Bahujan Samaj and Adivasis due to social exclusion. The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019, grants 10% reservation in government jobs and institutes of higher education to general category candidates from economically weaker sections. This Act, however, violates the spirit of reservations which are meant […]

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JNU teachers protest against random arrests
Politics & Political Commentary

JNU student Harshit Agarwal on JNU protests and arrests

Harshit Agarwal, student of JNU for 2.5 years and eyewitness to the events that unfolded after the protest by DSU on the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus.

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AIMIM Memorandum to the General Manager of Toyota
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Update on hate crime murder of Yakub in Toyota Service Center, Sewri

An AIMIM worker has updated that MLA Waris Pathan and the MIM workers team took murdered Yakub Abdul Hasan’s family to the offices of Toyota and met the General Manager to submit a memorandum with several demands. Specifically stating that Yakub being murdered while on duty and by employees of the company, in a conspiracy […]

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Hafiz Saeed's one on one meeting with Ved Pratap Vaidik
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Politics & Political Commentary

Money matters #India #Pakistan #TrackII Ved Pratap Vaidik role

This article stating that Ved Pratap Vaidik was participating in the TrackII dialogue representing RSS and Modi (Ved Pratap Vaidik met Hafiz Saeed in same trip, confirming my suspicions about his interview) was apparently originally published in Manorama but isn’t accessible anymore. Only copy seems to be in Kashmir Watch, which some people couldn’t access. […]

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Women's rights

Sexual exploitation of the Jarawa and persecution of journalist who exposed it

Denis Giles of The Andaman Chronicles had, on the 1st of February broken news of shocking sexual exploitation of the Jarawa in the Andaman Islands by outsiders and fishermen. While the sexual exploitation of the Jarawa is nothing new, this time it was a Jarawa man on tape describing the suffering of the Jarawa girls […]

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