India

Muslim women unite to change their situation in India

Discriminated against in society and concerned about discrimination against women in their homes, the two women who co-founded the Muslim Women’s Movement of India (BMMA) set up the organisation to promote Muslim women’s leadership in the country and help them…

India: 250 million farmers and farm workers on massive strike (I)

This is a “backstory” and gives a wider context for understanding what could be considered one of the largest nonviolent protests the world has seen. After more than a year of sustained and concerted effort, the farmers have succeeded in…

Indian farmers’ protest continues until the farm laws are satisfactorily repealed

*Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Bulletin* 369th day, 30th November 2021 *Samyukt Kisan Morcha clarifies that all constituent organizations of SKM will take stock of the situation and take decisions about the next steps in the farmers’ struggle on December 4th,…

Non-violent struggle wins: Three anti-farmer Indian laws to be repealed

*Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Statement* November 19th 2021, 10.30am The Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi announced the Government of India’s decision to repeal all three anti-farmer, pro-corporate black laws first brought in as Ordinances in June 2020. He…

IJU urges State governments to pay compensation to corona virus victims

Hyderabad: Indian Journalists Union (IJU), while appealing to the Union government to declare working journalists as frontline warriors, urges all States and Union territories to separately announce compensations to the families of corona-media victims. The national union of scribes lauded…

Nicole Myers: “We are definitely working on the Yes Road”.

We spoke with Nicole Myers, New Yorker, Silo messenger and co-promoter of the Hudson Valley Park of Study and Reflection, near New York City. The conversation was part of the commemoration of the “Mission of the 80s”, a series of…

IJU meet concludes in Hyderabad emphasizing on journo-safety & security, PCI reform

Hyderabad, 24 October 2021: The national executive committee meeting of the Indian Journalists Union (IJU), which concluded on Sunday in the capital city of Telangana, discussed various burning issues concerning the practitioners of journalism across India and emphasized effective safety…

PPFA appreciates decision to approve Bhaskarabda for official use

INDIAN CULTURE Guwahati: Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) appreciates the decision of the Assam government to recognize Bhaskarabda, a period counted from the date of ascension by the greatest king of Kamrup, as an official calendar along with the Saka and Gregorian charts.…

RSS chief Bhagwat bats for a unified, strong and well-informed society

INDIAN CULTURE AND MEDIA     Guwahati: Only a unified, strong and well-informed society with a national character can assert its voice before the world and even establish truth and peace, strength is required, commented Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohan Bhagwat of…

UP STF charge sheet in Siddiqui Kappan case against the efforts of the Supreme Court to stop the misuse of the sedition law

by Sadique Qureshi   MURL Chairperson Justice BG Kolse Patil said that in his press statement, The UP STF charge sheet in the Siddiqui Kappan case is a highly disturbing document that goes against the Supreme Court’s efforts to read…

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