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Popular Front Chairman condoles the demise of SDPI National Vice President Mr. Samkutty Jacob

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:18 -- althaf

Popular Front Chairman K. M. Shereef expressed deep condolences on the sad and sudden demise of SDPI National Vice President Mr. Samkutty Jacob this morning due to cardiac arrest. Mr. Samkutty Jacob was soft and considerate to all. Nevertheless he was uncompromising in his ideals and political approaches. He was an ardent upholder of the rights of depressed classes. He stood in the forefront of struggles for equal justice to the marginalized sections till his last breath.

Constitution should be amended for reservation in higher judiciary: Justice D. Hari Paranthaman

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 18:26 -- althaf

The Madras high court sitting judge D. Hari Paranthaman demanded constitutional amendments for the reservation in the higher judiciary, while speaking in the seminar on “Social Justice in the Judicial Appointments” organized by the National Lawyers Network (NLN) at Chennai here on Friday (8th January 2016).

In his key-note address, Justice Hari Paranthaman said, “Our Indian constitution was amended more than hundred times. To ensure the social justice in the higher judiciary, it is need of the hour to amend the constitution.

Movement to Launch Nationwide Campaign for REPEAL OF UAPA

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Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:31 -- webadmin

New Delhi: Human rights activists, lawyers, community leaders and the representatives of civil society meeting under the banner of “People’s Movement Against UAPA” decided to launch various programmes for the repeal of the draconian law.

A team would meet the leaders of all political parties in Bihar, prior to the upcoming election, and would impress upon them the need for the repeal of UAPA, which has already put thousands of people in jails on baseless charges.

NCHRO observes Anti Torture Day: Demands to abolish Death penalty

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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 23:17 -- webadmin

26th June’2015,
Nizamabad
It is heart breaking   to note that deaths in police custody and prisons are on the increase in different parts of India.  The recent fake Encounter of five Persons in Aler, Telangana State and Shaik Hyder in the custody of Nizamabad,Telangana and 20 persons killing in A.P police are indications of this condemnable trend.

One year of the Modi govt - features which defines the 'New Normal' for Muslims.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 05:26 -- mh_editor

In the scorching month of May 2014, the Muslims of India slipped into a dark mood of pessimism at the prospect of living under a BJP government swept into office with a decisive majority.

Over the course of the year, that somber mood has since been dispelled. This is not because the NDA-II has proved to be a different kettle of fish, but because Muslims have adjusted to what can be called the New Normal. This is the condition in which it is considered normal to have anxieties and fears triggered by political developments and pessimism to a degree is deemed realistic.

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