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Sub Inspector issues death threat to activist Shabnam Hashmi #AadhaarMafia

I received the following message from activist Shabnam Hashmi along with a phone call recording: ‘जिसका आधार नंबर और एड्रेस नहीं है हम उसे कहीं भी ख़तम कर सकते हैं’‘एक अभियान चल रहा है घेरो और मारो’Sub Inspector threatens to killPehchan (I am one of the founding trustees) runs a small centre in Jaitpur extension […]

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Photo from protest group at Jaipur

Be a part of a group when you are with people

It is a strange need that humans have, to stand out and also belong. Be authentic, and enjoy interactions with people when you are in a group. Resist the urge to tune out, or withdraw socially, particularly when among people you don’t know well. Address the group rather than individuals on the side. Remember, everyone […]

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Mamata Banerjee

The IT Rules activism paradox

I have been trying to raise awareness about the IT rules for several days now. A few people are interested. By and large, most aren’t. I have been more and more horrified that people simply don’t care about their freedoms, till I realized what the problem was, through a few chance conversations. Here is a […]

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