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Mar 09, 2017
DU professor's life sentence: Here's why many disagree with the GN Saibaba verdictThe academic fraternity — to which Delhi University professor GN Saibaba belongs — strongly believes that this wheelchair-bound professor of English will get relief from a higher court
Feb 13, 2016
#SeditionDebate: Sticks and stones might break India's bones but words will never hurt itIronically, sedition charges were even applied by a trial judge against finance cum information broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley for criticising the Supreme Court’s judgement quashing the National Judicial Appointments Commission.
Sep 01, 2014
Not just AFSPA, force-feeding Irom Sharmila is also a bodily autonomy debateThe manner of how the Indian state has dealt with Irom Sharmila is not just a debate about AFSPA but about what constitutes bodily autonomy.
Aug 12, 2014
Binayak Sen to Irom Sharmila: A look at India's post-independence social activistsIt's not just politicians, India's social activists have brought about considerable changes in the country in the last 68 years of independence. Here's a look at some of the prominent social activists born post-independence.
May 31, 2013
Some members in NAC are Naxal sympathisers: BJPAlleging that some members of the National Advisory Council (NAC) are Naxal sympathisers, BJP today said the menace of Naxalism has spread to 250 districts in the country due to "soft handling" of the issue by UPA government at Centre.
Nov 02, 2012
Chomsky backs anti-Kudankulam stir, warns of another BhopalChomsky is among other personalities that have expressed their support for the protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power plant.
Sep 10, 2012
Aseem Trivedi's arrest: Blame the law, state... and ourselvesThe issue here is the Indian state’s interest in retaining and creating laws that enable the willful and arbitrary exercise of brute force. And they remain unchallenged because most of us don't care as much about a core democratic principle: equal protection under the law.
Jun 12, 2012
Gandhi Award for Binayak Sen, hot potato for Indian governmentThe Gandhi Foundation in London is giving its peace award to Dr. Binayak Sen today. In Gandhi's homeland, the government that threw him in jail is red-faced. But it's letting him go get his award and that's a sensible thing to do.
May 29, 2012
Dr Binayak Sen: the 'Maoist' who wants to stay out of jailBinayak Sen has played multiple roles over the years; academician, pediatrician, public health specialist, human rights activist and according to a Chattisgarh court, a Maoist and a traitor.
May 07, 2012
SC suspends Narayan Sanyal's life term, grants him bailNarayan Sanyal was convicted along with People's Union of Civil Liberties' Vice President Binayak Sen.