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was arrested on 28 Aug 2018 in the case. 2 years, no trial, no bail. Chitrangada Choudhury writes abt her life & work alongside workers, Adivasi communities, and women-survivors of sexual violence in Chhatisgarh, for Article14.

'One [Indian govt] agency wanted to “infect the mobile phones or SIM cards of all the subscribers in sensitive areas to continuously track their location..."'

Read Samarth Bansal's explainer on , and online security.

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Hundred days of lockdown. Hundred days of no internet in Kashmir when it is now acknowledged that internet is basic human right as study shows

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We love @asadowaisi because of this

10% Quota Reservation Bill.

"This Bill is fraud on the constitution. This bill is an insult to babasaheb ambedkar. What was the original purpose of Reservation was to give social justice reduce social educational backwardness"

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My piece, took a while to read the judgement.

"The Supreme Court judgment on the Babri Masjid title suit is a stalker’s dream. It documents more than 150 years of violence and intimidation and grants the title wholly to the harassing party."

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To my mind, the court's mandate is not to rule in the interest of peace. It is to rule in the interest of justice. Ensuring peace is the mandate of law enforcement.

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P S Krishnan, retd IAS, Former Sec, Govt of India passes away.

He played key role framing of social justice legislations and policies like SC & ST POA and SCP. SC STs lost strong defender of their rights.

This includes @Chitrangada and my story on the cascading impacts on tomato harvests in Nashik, Maharashtra. Roughly one out of every 4 tomatoes sold in India in Kharif 2016 came from here.

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On the crippling disruption to the lives of a vast number of blameless Indians on account of the whimsical, ill considered and possibly illegal , read the People's Archive of Rural India's series here in English, Hindi, Marathi and other Indian languages.


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