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Rohith Vemula: The Fatal Accident that took India by the Storm

On the 17th of January 2016, the walls of the confinement of Uma Anna witnessed something that would ring in the miseries of the administration. The body of Rohith Vemula hung from the ceiling fan, lifeless and torpid. This tragedy sparked up a series of protests throughout the country, only to find itself in the… Continue reading Rohith Vemula: The Fatal Accident that took India by the Storm

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An Authoritarian’s Old Tricks of Trade

The makers of our constitution knew that in spite of the democratic structure democratic republics descend into oligarchy as demagogues install themselves as tyrants. They contemplated the history of other democracies and their own past and established a system of checks and balances. We may be tempted to think that the checks and balances provided… Continue reading An Authoritarian’s Old Tricks of Trade

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CAA 2019: Beyond the Horizon

The Divider in Chief’s team with its unabated endeavor to transform secular India into a Hindu Rashtra (read ‘Aryavarta’) has been given a brand new momentum with the enactment of Citizenship (Amendment) Act,2019 which discriminates against illegal Muslim immigrants over their rights to citizenship, while favoring the people of other religious communities namely Hindus ,Jains.… Continue reading CAA 2019: Beyond the Horizon

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When Trojan intruded Apolitical & Constitutional Protests at JMI & rest of India

Jamia Millia Islamia University has always been labeled as a shy university and has maintained this title until couple of months ago when a protest against the administration brought another scope of lens to the university. But, it was the passing of the CAA that led to further penetration into the eye of media as it… Continue reading When Trojan intruded Apolitical & Constitutional Protests at JMI & rest of India

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When Delhi Police protected the JMI Campus with Brutality & Force

It's 15th of December when thousands of localites took onto the streets to protest against the NRC and CAA in a display of civil resistance. Little did anyone know, about the Delhi Police that was all prepared to test their brute forces and methods on every strand of Jamia Millia Islamia; students, professors and the… Continue reading When Delhi Police protected the JMI Campus with Brutality & Force

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The Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019: A deliberate Assault on Constitutionalism and Secularism

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, an instrument that allows the leaders to acclaim a position to question a person’s citizenship and it’s targeting of a certain community, namely the Muslim community who is the primary target of the NRC exercise that can be deemed as unconstitutional, unethical and manifestly arbitrary. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (CAB)… Continue reading The Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019: A deliberate Assault on Constitutionalism and Secularism

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Caste System: A Blot on Human Rights

In times when basic rights violations are at it's peak with examples like the Citizenship Amendment Bill in India & Xinjiang Reeducation Camps in China, caste Discrimination takes a jab in it's most nascent form this International Human Rights Day. International Human Rights Day is observed globally on the 10th of December every year. This… Continue reading Caste System: A Blot on Human Rights