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Media

Violence at Aligarh Muslim University and the role of Republic TV

Shocking reports emerge of the role played by Republic TV in the events that unfolded at the Aligarh Muslim Universtity campus. Reports from students describe incitement, accusations of “terrorist college” and violence by BJP activists, including a gun fired. Not the first time that TV crews were present and ready to cover BJP affiliated violence.

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Reclaiming The Public

A group of eminent citizens, under the Chairmanship of Justice A.P. Shah, has prepared a document titled, “Reclaiming the Republic”.  A press conference is being organised on the 5th of January at 3:00 pm at the Press Club of India to release and discuss the document.  Justice A.P. Shah, Mr. Gopal Gandhi, Mr. Prashant Bhushan, […]

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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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Democracy
Human rights

Joint Statement condemning arrest of activists and public intellectuals

We, the undersigned, are shocked by the serial raids across the country on the homes of activists and public intellectuals who are critical of the government and the ruling party at the Centre. The arrests of prominent activists and intellectuals Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Gautam Navlakha, Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Kranthi Tekula and others, are […]

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Atishi Marlena
Democracy
Politics & Political Commentary

What does Atishi Marlena’s letter mean?

Atishi Marlena wrote a letter to Prashant Bhushan pretty much declaring a parting of ways and in the grand tradition of Aam Aadmi Party, the letter is in public domain. Several of Arvind Kejriwal’s supporters have been demanding that I comment on it. Presumably because they think it is a pro-Kejriwal letter or something. Here […]

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