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A False Sense Of Comfort : SC Lifts Kashmir Communication Blockade

A False Sense Of Comfort : SC Lifts Kashmir Communication Blockade

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On January 19, 2020, the Supreme Court finally pronounced its judgment in the petitions challenging the communication blockade in Kashmir which was in place since August 5, 2019.
Beyond Generation Gap: What Do Parents Think Of Anti CAA Protests?

Beyond Generation Gap: What Do Parents Think Of Anti CAA Protests?

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Today when the nation affects all, across gender and generation, what we see today isn’t just a movement but paradigm shift.
Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: A Man’s Troll Is A Woman’s Allegation

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: A Man’s Troll Is A Woman’s Allegation

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The freedom of speech and expression of individuals can never be compromised for unrealistic restrictions put forth by the state, be it through a provision of a Personal Data Protection Bill or a restriction to their right to protest on the streets.

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: The Rise Of A Surveillance State

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Instead of protecting rights, the Personal Data Protection Bill weakens privacy and violates constitutionally guaranteed provisions.
Park Circus In Kolkata Stands Against The Citizenship Amendment Act

Park Circus In Kolkata Stands Against The Citizenship Amendment Act

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Amidst deafening slogans, the women and men of Park Circus zealously sit in demonstration against the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act.
NUALS, Kochi Joins Protests Against The Citizenship Amendment Act

NUALS, Kochi Joins Protests Against The Citizenship Amendment Act

Close to 150 students, in a campus of 450, marched with roaring rallying cries against the unconstitutional Citizenship Amendment Act in NUALS, Kochi.
What Does Citizenship Mean For Women In India?

What Does Citizenship Mean For Women In India?

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Citizenship should provide me with a sense of freedom. Freedom to express my views even if it is in a form of criticism for the betterment of the nation.
Does UP Police Reiterate The Use Of Rape In Custody For Vengeance?

Does UP Police Reiterate The Use Of Rape In Custody For Vengeance?

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UP police particularly have been reported to have defied law leading to the rise of the death toll to 23. Over 5,500 have been detained and 1,100 arrested.
Let’s Talk Numbers, In Case People Can't See The Fascism Yet!

Let’s Talk Numbers, In Case People Can’t See The Fascism Yet!

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Considering India’s economic reality, one would begin to question how we were not able to see these numbers beyond the clouds of communalism and divisive politics.
Why Being Apolitical Can No Longer Just Be A 'Choice'

Why Being Apolitical Can No Longer Just Be A ‘Choice’

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So, if you’re neutral towards government action, you’d be classified as apolitical. But, we live in a democracy where our civic and social rights are ensured by an elected government, so how does “having no political bias” work?

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Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

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A feminist intervention (no matter how much you may disdain because nation comes first), refuses to sabotage the movement with sexist and casteist slurs to be thrown in the face of power.
Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest

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Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right president, is infamously known globally for his regressive stances on abortion, anti-affirmative action, homosexuality and secularism.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.