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Statement Condemning the Arrest of Bahujan Journalist Prashant Kanoji

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  via Sanskruti Yagnik On 18 August 2020, Bahujan journalist Prashant Kanojia was arrested by Uttar Pradesh police. He is being held in custody over a tweet he had forwarded, which he had immediately deleted upon learning that it contained fake news. This is a routine social media behaviour that one observes on the platform …

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Lalu Yadav, and the lone fight against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)

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Shiva Thorat Among the many distractions and distortions the masses have been struggling with, recognising the politics of Lalu Prasad Yadav, the leader of Rashtriya Janata Dal’s (RJD) has been a significant one. For 14 years, Lalu Yadav has been imprisoned for his involvement in the Fodder Scam. The complexities around conflicts between social groups, …

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Immediate and Complete Withdrawal of all Charges against Dr. Anand Teltumbde

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We the undersigned demand the immediate withdrawal of the fabricated charges by the Pune police against Dr. Anand Teltumbde, Senior Professor and Chair, Big Data Analytics at the Goa Institute of Management. Dr. Teltumbde is one of India’s leading contemporary public intellectuals and an internationally known scholar. He is the longest standing columnist at the Economic and Political Weekly …

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Srilamanthula Chandramohan: an artist’s 11 year struggle against the Indian obscenity law and MS University

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Round Table India   Chandramohan has once again stirred up a storm at the M. S. University of Baroda. This award-winning artist was accused of obscenity in May 2007 for his paintings which he had made for his Masters Final Year presentation. Religious groups both Hindu and Christians protested against his ‘vulgar’ depiction of Jesus …

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State Against Revolutionary Singer Kovan: Growing Repression in Tamil Nadu

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  Boopathi P The arrest of revolutionary singer Kovan of PALA: Increasing suppression of free speech and growing repressive measures on leftwing organizations in Tamil Nadu  The revolutionary singer Kovan, from well-known active left-wing organization People’s Art and Literary Association (PALA), in Tamil Nadu was arrested by the Chennai city crime branch police at 02.30 a.m. …

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Police goons raid Forward Press, Hindutva goons attack Mahishasur festival

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  [In yet another instance of Brahmincal state violence against Dalit Bahujan assertion, the office of Forward Press was attacked by the police on October 9. On the same evening, the ABVP and local goons disrupted and attacked the Mahishasur Festival organised at JNU. Round Table India compiles here information on the two related events: …

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SS inc.: Tales of Fascist Horror from EFLU

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  [Via EFLU Students for Justice] The struggle against Vice Chancellor Sunaina Singh (henceforth referred to as SS) and her entirely arbitrary decision to rusticate three students for allegedly breaking a glass door during a protest against the closure of the 24 hour reading room has now entered its third week. This has been a …

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Condemn the Assam Massacre, Ensure safety of Muslims, Arrest Pramila Rani Brahma

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  Condemn the Massacre in Assam, Demand immediate arrest of Pramila Rani Brahma; Ensure safety of Muslims in BTAD: A Statement by Civil Society Groups, Activists and Concerned Citizens ~ We, the undersigned, express our profound sense of grief and alarm over the gruesome massacre of Bengali-speaking Muslims on 2nd May. This most recent round …