L'affaire Liaqat Shah once again shows how ministry of home affairs has emboldened agencies to pick, detain, arrest and charge people with terrorism.
Web | Mar 25, 2013
Academics, writers, filmmakers write to the President protesting the execution of Afzal Guru
Web | Feb 13, 2013
We urge the government to suspend work at Koodankulam and engage directly and democratically with the concerns of the people who live in the vicinity
Web | Sep 15, 2012
The Supreme Court controversially lays down that postponement of publication of court hearings can be considered on a case-by-case basis, raising fears that it could be misused by influential litigants.
Web | Sep 11, 2012
A group of eminent citizens gives a call to end the fast and focus on a "democratic, accountable, ethical and non-violent" movement "capable of leading an electoral revolution to democratize and decentalise power..."
Web | Aug 02, 2012
'Disappearances and illegal detentions have become rampant... It is as though a new wave of counter terrorism has been launched to terrorize the youth belonging to a community'
Web | Jun 14, 2012
'It is a matter of deep distress that a threat from Darul Uloom Deoband has forced Prabha Parmar , a research scholar at the Chaudhary Charan Singh University to change the topic of her post-doctoral research'
Web | Apr 29, 2012
Letter to the PM protesting against the developments in West Bengal — arrest of Dr. Partho Sarothi Roy, a young molecular biologist, and the treatment meted out to Professor Ambikash Mahapatra
Web | Apr 17, 2012
Eminent development economists write to the PM that National Food Security Bill tabled in the Lok Sabha has some "serious shortcomings".
Web | Mar 12, 2012
Eminent citizens, concerned about nuclear safety and the government’s campaign of slander against the Koodankulam anti-nuclear plant agitation in Tamil Nadu, speak up
Web | Mar 06, 2012
'The group wishes to put forward some issues which call for urgent attention and action to make reforms effective and have a positive and perceptible impact on citizens' day-to-day life'
Web | Oct 11, 2011
'It is unacceptable and counterproductive to link the official poverty estimates to basic entitlements of the people, especially access to food'
Web | Sep 26, 2011
'The Left in India is not the Left parties alone and therefore the defeat of the Left parties does not mean the defeat of the Left'
Web | May 27, 2011
40 Nobel laureates urge Dr. Binayak Sen’s immediate release on bail, insisting that this time his appeal be heard without delay
Web | Feb 09, 2011
'We are a small group of like-minded citizens who are concerned with the general deterioration in the overall value system of the nation, but have abiding belief and commitment in India’s potential and prospects as a successful democracy...'
Web | Jan 17, 2011
Eminent personalities express reservations about the UID and demand that "the project should be halted before it goes any further and the prelude to the project be attended to, the public informed and consulted, and the wisdom of the project determined"
Web | Sep 28, 2010
To: National Human Rights Commission, National Commission for the Protection of Children, Office of the Chief Justice of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Chief Minsiter of J &K, Planning Commission
Web | Jul 09, 2010
Activists write to the US President: 'Whose 'ass' should the citizens of Bhopal kick if governments selectively shield their corporations and officials from legal accountability?'
Web | Jun 16, 2010
Eminent persons condemn the voices emanating from Chhatisgarh Police to book Arundhati Roy for her article, Walking With The Comrades
Web | Apr 21, 2010
Dr Srinivas Ramachandra Siras, 64, who had recently fought against his unlawful and unethical suspension from AMU on the grounds of “gross indecency” -- being gay-- is found dead.
Web | Apr 07, 2010