World  /  Published 07.09.21

Belarus activist gets jail term

Maria Kolesnikova, one of the leaders of mass street protests against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko last year, was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Monday, leading to an outcry from west...
By Reuters in Kyiv

India  /  Published 05.09.21

Modi alerted to CVC vacuum

A group of former judges, advocates and activists have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to express grave concern over the failure to appoint the chairperson and a vigilance commissioner of the ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.08.21

Majoritarianism in India

The principal strategy of contemporary majoritarianism is singling out a group, demonizing it as an alien fifth column, and then publicly making an example of it. In earlier columns, I’ve examin...
By Mukul Kesavan

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.07.21

Left: Probe Stan Swamy’s death

Over 50 activists affiliated to different Left Parties in Jharkhand staged a massive demonstration at Dhanbad’s Randhir Verma Chowk, near the district headquarters demanding a high level probe i...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 10.07.21

UAPA: Like Stan, Kerala labour activist suffers

By K.A. Shaji in Thiruvananthapuram


World  /  Published 01.07.21

China students 'under firewall'

High numbers of Chinese students at Australian universities have created an environment of self-censorship with lecturers avoiding criticism of Beijing and Chinese students staying silent in fear of h...
By Reuters in Sydney

North East  /  Published 18.05.21

Manipur: Activist, scribe re-arrested

The Manipur Police has re- arrested journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem and activist Erendro Leichombam under the National Security Act (NSA) after they had been granted bail for an earlier arrest for t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Imphal

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.21

Activist molested while stalling hawker

An environment activist hailed by many because of her efforts to protect Rabindra Sarobar was allegedly heckled and molested when she tried to stop a hawker from encroaching on a footpath outside the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Rabindra Sarobar

North East  /  Published 06.03.21

Assam: Akhil Gogoi to contest polls

Jailed activist Akhil Gogoi will contest the upcoming elections in Assam from Sibsagar as a candidate of his newly-floated Raijor Dal. Announcing the list of 18 candidates that the party fielded in t...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Guwahati

India  /  Published 20.02.21

Call to free Disha and drop charges

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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