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Budget 2021-22 ignores women, threatens food security 1

Budget 2021-22 ignores women, threatens food security

Press Release: The All India Democratic Women’s Association denounces the Budget 2021-2022 as anti-women and notes that the Union Government has ignored the difficulties and penury faced by marginalized sections while formulating the budget. This budget comes at the time of the deepening economic crisis during the pandemic and the government’s anti-peoples actions that have …

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#IndiaUnites for #GenderRights 2

#IndiaUnites for #GenderRights

Withdraw the Transgender Bill, 2018 The Government of India’s Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018 which was passed  on 17th December 2018 in the Lok Sabha should be more appropriately retitled the Transgender Persons (Violation of Rights) Bill, since it violates more rights than it protects. The version of the Bill passed upholds criminalization …

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The Demands of the India Unites Agitation 3

The Demands of the India Unites Agitation

To, The People of India We, the undersigned, as representatives of our respective political parties, undertake to fulfill the following demands raised by various organisations and individuals during the joint agitation being held at Jantar Mantar, Delhi, from January 30 to February 7, 2019. We understand that these are critical demands that have been at …

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Some thoughts on rising intolerance, paranoia and plain irrationality 6

Some thoughts on rising intolerance, paranoia and plain irrationality

I tend to have very strong opinions, so my contempt for the increasing “stupidification” of India is hardly a secret. This is a cause for alarm, because it is indeed contagious. Political views, gender, caste, class, religion are not barriers to this epidemic. The reason for it is the natural human tendency to reply in …

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