ModiNotWelcome Awaaz Netowrk campaign projected this poster on the UK Parliament

Om morphing into the Swastika by Awaaz Network was eloquent

With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi due to arrive in the UK, protesters of the Awaaz Network projected an image of Modi holding a sword with an “Om morphing into the Swastika” next to him. This has triggered a lot of outrage and offended feelings among many. I see it as missing the woods for the […]

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Undemocratic and unconstitutional advisory on section 124 of IPC
Digital Rights

Anti-democracy guidelines on Section 124 IPC by Maharashtra government

The Maharashtra government advisory to the police on Section 124 of the Indian Penal Code make a mockery of democracy itself. Here is a translation of the five preconditions it has issued. Verbal or written, words, gestures or images or other content that expresses hate or contempt or dislike, insult or discontent or enmity or treachery […]

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caricature of a hand pulling the pallu of a woman in sari
Women's rights

Eve Teasing under Criminal Law

This article is second in a part of a three article series on Eve Teasing by Fazal Ahmad. The first part outlined the description and impact of eve teasing. The second looks at Eve Teasing under Civil Law. We now look at Eve Teasing punishment in India in Criminal Laws Very fairly speaking that in the […]

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