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Defence Of The Republic: The Battle Has Only Just Begun

Defence Of The Republic: The Battle Has Only Just Begun

Dec 26, 2019

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.

Opinion: With Such Suppression Of Freedom To Express, India Might Not Qualify As Democracy Soon

Opinion: With Such Suppression Of Freedom To Express, India Might Not Qualify As Democracy Soon

Dec 24, 2019

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.

Opinion: By Amending RTI Act, Govt Is Attempting To Subvert People's Power

Opinion: By Amending RTI Act, Govt Is Attempting To Subvert People's Power

Jul 24, 2019

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: Tireless Warrior Tracing Lines Of Oppression | By Aruna Roy

Bezwada Wilson: Tireless Warrior Tracing Lines Of Oppression | By Aruna Roy

Aug 08, 2018

Bezwada Wilson has transformed himself into an extraordinary activist, a great campaigner against discrimination and ­injustice, and a mesmerising speaker, writes Aruna Roy.

RTI Diary

RTI Diary

Apr 06, 2018

Right from its first battle to access land rights in Sohangarh, the idea of RTI has been growing, writes Aruna Roy

Activism: Jayaprakash Narayan

Activism: Jayaprakash Narayan

Aug 10, 2002

Who can judge which struggle contributed most to the growth of an egalitarian, just society in independent India? ...

Bow-Tied Conquistadores

Bow-Tied Conquistadores

Jan 28, 2006

An exciting whodunit of economic imperialism. One wishes for the devil in the detail.

But Steel Shall 
Not Be Sullied

But Steel Shall Not Be Sullied

Nov 25, 2006

Chronicle of a brave peasant woman who converted the tragedy of a gangrape into a personal crusade

Make Sure The Cure Isn’t Worse Than The Disease

Make Sure The Cure Isn’t Worse Than The Disease

Apr 15, 2011

Itself the outcome of a bottom-up movement, the Jan Lokpal bill ironically proposes a centralised framework against graft. Without checks and balances.

Neti, Neti

Neti, Neti

Jun 10, 2011

Just what is civil society? A hazy label that leaves us none the wiser.

Why I Love <i>Outlook</i>

Why I Love Outlook

Dec 26, 2014

It has offered space for the voices of the people on the margins...

'The Government Is Not At All Serious About Issues Of Accountability And Corrupt

'The Government Is Not At All Serious About Issues Of Accountability And Corrupt

Jul 07, 2012

'Not passing the Whistleblower Protection Bill and the Grievance RedressBill on an urgent basis only conveys the [above] impression...'

'Abandon This Ill Advised Move To Amend The RTI Act'

'Abandon This Ill Advised Move To Amend The RTI Act'

Oct 25, 2009

The full text of the letter signed by more than 200 eminent citizens addressed to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

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