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Indian Farmers’ Protest: Historic Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat at the GIC ground

Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Release 283rd day, 5th September 2021 Muzaffarnagar, India, September 5, 2021. Historic Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat (village council) held at GIC ground in Muzaffarnagar — The entire Muzaffarnagar city turned into a rally ground — A sea…

JFA welcomes Madras High Court’s directive on fake news/journalists

MEDIA     Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) commends the concern expressed by the Madras High Court in a recent directive to the Tamil Nadu government to constitute a press council so that the menace of fake news/journalists can be…

Covid-19 continues to kill journalists globally, visible improvement recorded in India

MEDIA     Geneva/Guwahati, 2 September 2021: The list of journalists dead from Covid-19 is still growing, where more than 1,754 media workers have succumbed to the novel coronavirus in 80 countries during the last 18 months, said the global…

Historic Indian Farmers Protest: An Inside Story, Part 1

More than 9 months ago, farmers’ unions joined forces to protest the three farm laws approved by the Modi Government and being imposed onto the state governments for implementation. Braving water cannons, batons, teargas, blockages, etc., the protestors reached Delhi…

A letter from Khana Weaves Guledgudda

This letter from Guledagudda’s Kanaves weavers was written on the occasion of handloom day and posted on the Khanaweaves social media: “When the second wave of #COVID19 hit in May and June this year, we were suddenly in extreme distress.…

APFEJ welcomes disposal of rhino horns but with a condition

Dhaka/Guwahati: The Asia Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists (APFEJ) welcomes the decision of the Assam government’s forest department in far eastern India to dispose of the rhino horns to be discriminating in its message that rhino horns do not carry…

PPFA greets everyone on Vishvasamskritadinam, demands national language status to Sanskrit

Language/Culture     Guwahati: As the World Sanskrit Day (Vishvasamskritadinam), an annual event to focus on India’s most ancient language and its promotion, is being celebrated on 22 August (full moon day), a Northeast Bharat-based nationalist citizens’ forum greets everyone…

World Humanist Forum-Asia: Connecting for Collaboration and Action

August 15, 2021. The World Humanist Forum- Asia was officially launched with the participation of over 105 individuals, many representing humanist organisms and other NGOs/groups, all sharing the same vision of a non-violent and non-discriminatory humane world, and working in…

India must mediate with Bangladesh to prevent anti-Hindu activities: PPFA

Guwahati: Expressing grave concerns over the relentless attacks on temples and Hindu villagers inside Bangladesh, a northeast India based nationalist citizen’s forum urged the Union government in New Delhi to deal with the Bangla government in Dhaka strongly. Patriotic People’s…

India practices secularism, democracy and pluralism: RSS Chief Bhagwat

BOOK COMMENTARY Guwahati, 21 July 2021: India does not only preach but practices secularism, democracy and pluralism as the great nation follows the concept of vasudhaiva kutumbakam (world is one). Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Dr. Mohan Bhagwat, while inaugurating…

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