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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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Democracy
Health
Human rights

Temple carvers unite against scourge of silicosis

Pindwara, a small town in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, is the main hub for India’s temple-building industry. In the past three years, this sector has been found to spread fatal disease and death through silicosis among men, some as young as 19 years. The Swaminarayan sect’s imposing Akshardham temple, Bihar and Jharkhand’s Jain mandirs, renovations…

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Democracy

India Unites – Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Jai Samvidhan #PressInvite

To, Editor/Correspondent. Dear Sir/Madam, We are at a strange juncture in the history of our country, where non-issues have taken precedence over real issues, problems and debates which affect the entire country and its people. The issues of farmers, workers, Dalits, youth, women, minorities, tribals and thus the common people of the society, those who […]

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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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Women's rights

Victim of the state of our apathy

Nadia Shaikh (name changed) was 14 years old, and she went missing from near her home on the 14th of May 2011. She had been taking a walk in a garden around 7:30pm when a man of around 23 to 25 years of age approached her and struck a conversation. Before she realized it, she […]

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