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'Betrayal By Elected Govts': Activist Aruna Roy On Suspension Of Labour Laws

May 09, 2020 Salik Ahmad

Social and political activist Aruna Roy says the relaxation of labour laws by Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and other states is exploitative, undemocratic, and in a sense, unconstitutional.

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

Dec 24, 2019 Aruna Roy

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

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.


When Two Staunch Members Of RSS And CPI(M) Joined Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghathan

A Young India Fellow ’17, who volunteered with MKSS in July 2017, narrates his experience with the grass-root organization.

07 July, 2012

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

Aruna Roy

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


17 April, 2012

'Violent Suppression Of Protest'

Noam Chomsky

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


25 October, 2009

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

Aruna Roy

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


13 February, 2009

Dear Judges...

Others

An open letter to all judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts calling upon them to set an example for public servants by voluntarily making public their asset declaration.


25 September, 2007

'Sentence Us To The Same Punishment...'

Jean Dreze

'... as pronounced against the Mid Day journalists,' say 30 eminent citizens. "We publicly reiterate whatever has been written by Mid Day and whatever has been said and written by Campaign for Judicial Accountability."


19 September, 2007

'We Are Equally Guilty..'

Others

'...of supporting the Freedom of Press which the Court has punished,' say 18 eminent personalities, protesting the Delhi High Court holding the editors, publisher and cartoonist of Mid Day guilty of contempt of Court.


22 August, 2007

'Stop The UPA From Proceeding Before A Public Debate'

Medha Patkar

'The UPA government is proving to be increasingly submissive to the exploitation of our resources, knowledge and cheap labour by commercial interests and corporate interests.'


Photo Gallery

In this file image, Punjab Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi addresses the foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial for those killed in Jallianwala Bagh massacre, at Anand...

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Congress supporters outside Governor's residence after Charanjit Singh Channi, was announced as the next CM of Punjab, in Chandigarh.

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Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being garlanded on his visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Ayodhya.

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The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team at Mandapam have seized two tonnes of banned sea cucumber.

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