India Unites

#IndiaUnites for Youth, Education and Employment

Recently, student unions from across India took inspiration from the farmers’ marches and decided to come together under a single banner, the Young India Adhikar March (YIAM). The March comprises representatives from JNU, Panjab University, AMU, HCU, BHU, FTII, etc. as well as leaders of youth movement on employment like the SSC, Railway, Rozgar Mange […]

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#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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#IndiaUnites to set things right

There are many serious problems before the country that are simply beyond the scope of a nine day agitation. This day serves to at least give them recognition. The day will cover different issues. Revive science and research In recent years, the Indian Science Congress has become an abject mockery of the rational thinking that […]

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Democracy

#IndiaUnites Day 5: Civil Society unites, #IndiaRejectsHate

Day 5 of #IndiaUnites saw a strong representation from civil society members who spoke, demonstrated and recited their rejection of hate crimes and bigotry. Hannan Mollah of AIKS flagged off the day with an outline of the 9-day long Agitation. Prashant Bhushan started for civil society, highlighting the good experiences between different communities, which he…

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#IndiaUnites against hate speech, bigotry, mob violence and lynchings

Today, 70 years after independence, we are witnessing a rise in hatred and prejudices based on religion, caste, gender, sexuality, region and class. Society is becoming increasingly intolerant and violent. Communal violence, caste based violence and hate crimes are on the upsurge. As citizens we can no longer be silent spectators to this growing ill […]

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