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Opinion  /  Published 26.08.20

The environment in a new light

On March 23, 2020, the Centre issued the draft Environment Impact Assessment notification 2020 and invited anyone interested to make objections or suggestions within 60 days. The time period was later...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda in

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Cry against TV trial on riots

Rajya Sabha MP and Delhi University professor Manoj Jha has written to President Ram Nath Kovind demanding “the government stop the farcical media trial” of Apoorvanand Jha, his colleague ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

A test case: Detainees during the pandemic

It is a common practice all over the world that when those incarcerated face a threat to life, the authorities send them home. Even Benito Mussolini had been forced by an international campaign to shi...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

India  /  Published 06.08.20

Plea: don’t harass activists

More than 1,300 people, including Congress MP Kumar Ketkar, have issued a public appeal against the “harassment” of activists by police that they said was part of a “larger design to...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Closed minds: BLM and anti-CAA protests

On May 25, in Minneapolis, an African-American arrestee, George Floyd, was choked to death by a white police officer pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck. The whole of America erupted in prote...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

Silence is grey: Press freedom under siege

Democracy is not just about ‘being’ a system and how a nation is organized. It is much more about it ‘becoming’ inclusive and accountable to those who constitute the nation. On...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

So kind: Safoora Zargar's bail

The ‘humanitarian’ impulse, apparently, comes and goes. Safoora Zargar, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on April 10, was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Jun...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.06.20

SC relief to NIA on activist

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a Delhi High Court order directing the National Investigation Agency to produce all 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence records involving civil rights activist Gautam Nava...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.04.20

Koregaon accused told to surrender in a week

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted civil rights activists Gautam Navalakha and Anand Teltumbde another week to surrender in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon case, rejecting their plea that any jail time du...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Doctors visit Akhil Gogoi in jail

A special team of doctors visited Akhil Gogoi, the ailing leader of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, inside Central Jail Guwahati on Wednesday and suggested his “proper treatment”.The visit followed ...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati


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