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Dalits Uprooted: Houses Burnt Forcibly by SDM Karchana

Reading Time: 2 minutesSDM Karchana Kuldev Singh clandestinely uprooted and broke into the hutments with JCB machines and set fire to the 40-year-old houses of 19 Dalit landless labourers in Kaundhiyara yesterday. AIKMS Allahabad President, Comrade Ram Kailash tried to reason with the SDM, explaining to him the facts, but he refused to listen to reason. A report, […]

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Diplomatic Struggle of India against Racial Apartheid[1] in South Africa and its Contemporary Hypocrisy on Human Rights

Reading Time: 17 minutesIndia since its Independence until the 1970s has played a central role in mobilising third world countries on the issue of Self-determination and racial equality. Amit, our Editor-at-Large (Europe) critically analyses India’s diplomatic move employing ‘human rights’ in United Nations General Assembly to counter racial discrimination in South Africa[2]. Along with discussing a brief history […]

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Worldwide, Right-Minded People Unite for Autism Awareness, Reject Tall Claims of Big Media Houses

Reading Time: 9 minutesWorking in the midst of the advocacy issue, Autism awareness, for the second year, we find that a large number of poets, storytellers, authors, and researchers, from 19 countries have come together for this noble cause. Here’s a curtain raiser for the three-day coverage, on the Special Feature, by our Editor-in-Chief, Arindam. Four editors, Luz […]

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Thousands attend 127th Birth Anniversary Meet of Ambedkar, Demand Withdrawal of SC decision and Cases

Reading Time: 3 minutesOn April 2 upper caste chauvinist character of government machinery was in full display when demonstrators were lathi-charged and tear gassed, fired upon and killed, arrested and tortured in custody. But no action has been taken against these illegal acts of the officials. The government is terrorising people who dare to protest caste atrocities and […]

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Cough Campaign to Smoke out TB: 4.32 Lakh Indians Died in 2016 Due to Killer Disease

Reading Time: 4 minutesEarlier this month was held the ‘End-TB Summit’ in New Delhi and prime minister Narendra Modi re-launched the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) “cough”, a national mass media campaign that warns citizens that TB and tobacco are a deadly combination with tobacco the agency behind TB. A report, for Different Truths.  Marshal Wyatt […]

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Week-Long Campaign to Curb Child Marriage

Reading Time: 3 minutesTo build awareness against child marriage and address the issue in a holistic manner, Jawhar Jyoti Bal Vikas Kendra (JJBVK), a grassroots level organisation supported by CRY-Child Rights and You, announces the launch of a week-long mass awareness campaign in Samastipur district in Bihar. A report, for Different Truths. Despite a decline in under-age marriage among young girls […]

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A Historical Perspective of Transgender, a Different Community

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn the earliest ages, these people were quite often thought to possess the wisdom that traditionally-gendered people did not, and were venerated for this. As civilisations transformed from matrilineal and communal societies into male-driven patriarchal societies, people set out to crush the transgender community because they were threatened by a persistent belief that those who […]

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Kashmiri Journalists, Real and Unreal: Many of Them Owe Allegiance to Pakistan

Reading Time: 4 minutesHere’s a report on Kashmiri journalists, real and unreal, and how they are indoctrinated against India, for Different Truths. Kamran Yusuf is a Kashmiri photo-journalist. The other day, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) while branding him a ‘stone-pelter’, claimed that he is not a ‘real journalist’ because he never covered developmental projects as genuine journalists […]

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Human Rights Reframed: Universal Declaration of the Rights of Peoples

Reading Time: 9 minutesThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was mainly drafted by the colonial powers thus voices of third world countries could not be heard in the noble document since they were under the colonial rule. Thus, UDHR which is the soul of human rights served western political agenda excluded hungry and poor of the World. […]

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