As activist Sudha Bharadwaj's health deteriorates inside prison, her friends and family speak to Outlook about her incarceration and work among the tribals in Chhattisgarh.
Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakha and Hany Babu have filed separate pleas through their lawyer Chandni Chawla seeking access to books and newspapers in prison
Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj, P Varavara Rao, and Gautam Navlakha, were initially put under house arrest on directions of the Supreme Court.
Police alleged that some of the backers of the conclave had Maoist links.
The five activists ---Vara Vara Rao, Sudha Bhardwaj, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, and Gautam Navlakha--- have been under house arrest since August 29 for their alleged involvement in the violence which took place on January 1.
The court was hearing the plea filed against the arrest of the rights activists -- Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha -- in the case.
In its earlier hearing on the case, the SC had said: “Dissent is the safety valve of democracy... the pressure cooker will burst if you don’t allow the safety valves."
In a media briefing Friday, the police had released details of seized letters related to five activists arrested in June in connection with the Bhima Koregoan violence.
The notice was issued to the Chief Secretary and Maharashtra Director General of Police Datta Padsalgikar.
Pune police raided the homes of prominent human rights activists in several states and arrested at least three of them for suspected Maoist links.
A quick analysis of the facts of the case and the judgement convicting Binayak Sen, Pijush Guha and Narayan Sanyal for rigorous life imprisonment
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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
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As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.