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IAPL Statement on issues raised by the four judges

IAPL Statement on issues raised by the four judges

The Indian Association of People’s Lawyers applauds the courageous step taken by the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court in placing, before “we, the people” as the ultimate authority, the impasse that has been created by the refusal of…

Kolkata, Jan 18-21: 5th Kolkata People’s Film Festival

Kolkata, Jan 18-21: 5th Kolkata People’s Film Festival

People's Film Collective is very pleased to invite you to participate in the forthcoming 5th Kolkata People's Film Festival (KPFF 2018), to be held for four days, 18th-21st January 2018 (11 am to 9 pm daily) at the Jogesh Mime…

PPSC moves High Court to expedite criminal proceedings of under trials

Persecuted Prisoners’ Solidarity Committee (PPSC), a platform of Lawyers, Activists and socially committed persons moves the High Court to expedite the criminal proceedings long pending before various criminal courts in the state against the hundreds of tribal, dalit and other…

Bhangar: WSS open letter to West Bengal CM

Bhangar: WSS open letter to West Bengal CM

Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS), a nationwide network of women who oppose and resist state repression and sexual violence against women and girls, strongly condemns your government’s anti-people, anti-democratic actions in unleashing state terror against the struggling…

Newton: a ‘New dalit hero’ or a new stereotype of dalit?

Newton: a ‘New dalit hero’ or a new stereotype of dalit?

Which language should I Speak? Chewing trotters in the badlands my grandpa, the permanent resident of my body, the household of tradition heaped on his back, Wait in this evening's glow and stand still hollers at me, "You whore-son, talk…

Varanasi: brutal attack on tea vendors

Varanasi: brutal attack on tea vendors

The previous central government brought a Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 for protection of livelihood rights and social security of street vendors. A government press release quoting the Minister for Housing and Urban…