Profile of Aruna Roy
The rulers are so consumed by the arrogance of power that they simply dismiss all opposition as “anti-national” and set the stage for more repressive actions.
The abrogation of Article 370, the amendments in the RTI Act, the National Human Rights Commission Act, the anti-terrorism law (UAPA), all affected and undermined the Constitution in different ways.
RTI remains the only credible means left in our polity today to access the facts within government functioning, and therefore, come closer to the truth, write Aruna Roy and Rakshita Swamy.
Bezwada Wilson has transformed himself into an extraordinary activist, a great campaigner against discrimination and injustice, and a mesmerising speaker, writes Aruna Roy.
Right from its first battle to access land rights in Sohangarh, the idea of RTI has been growing, writes Aruna Roy
Who can judge which struggle contributed most to the growth of an egalitarian, just society in independent India? ...
An exciting whodunit of economic imperialism. One wishes for the devil in the detail.
Chronicle of a brave peasant woman who converted the tragedy of a gangrape into a personal crusade
Itself the outcome of a bottom-up movement, the Jan Lokpal bill ironically proposes a centralised framework against graft. Without checks and balances.
Just what is civil society? A hazy label that leaves us none the wiser.
It has offered space for the voices of the people on the margins...
'Not passing the Whistleblower Protection Bill and the Grievance RedressBill on an urgent basis only conveys the [above] impression...'
The full text of the letter signed by more than 200 eminent citizens addressed to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh