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Joint Statement condemning arrest of activists and public intellectuals 1

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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Biskitbaba explains all male cabinet for Delhi government

The difference between team selection and handouts

It is sad that this explanation is necessary, but with AAP vounteers cannibalizing the credibility of their own women leaders to somehow prove them not required in the cabinet, this post becomes necessary. To a bunch of people conditioned to respond to any issue of identity with assumptions of special favors and handouts, it may …

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Women on the board

I saw this tweet by UN women, and RTing it was a no brainer. It was an interesting observation, particularly since there are growing voices about sexism among software related professionals. A few months back, at some Indian coders gathering (I forget) someone had made a comment about women mistaking the room for the kitchen. …

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The government is not responsible for Anna’s fast

I support the cause of the Jan Lokpal movement, but am concerned by Arvind Kejriwal’s latest statement. “ This government will be responsible if anything happens to Anna: Kejriwal #lokpal starnewslive August 25, 2011 I believe that this is false and incites anger against the government. I think it weakens Satyagraha to lose its insistence …

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