INDIA: The Bogey of Public Inconvenience to Snatch the Right To Protest

INDIA: The Bogey of Public Inconvenience to Snatch the Right To Protest

Democracies across the world are defined by the virtue of the right to protest. Yet, in India, that fancies itself as the largest democracy of the world, the governments are seen to be chipping off that very right by raising the bogey of public inconvenience. They have mobilised people, mostly their party members, to evenContinue Reading INDIA: The Bogey of Public Inconvenience to Snatch the Right To Protest

INDIA: Woeful child malnutrition persists amidst wonderful schemes

INDIA: Woeful child malnutrition persists amidst wonderful schemes

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission A social justice bench of the Supreme Court of India comprising justices Madan B. Lokur and U.U. Lalit recently lambasted the government yet again for its failure in implementing welfare schemes for children belonging to the lower strata of society. The Court stressed the “mismatch” between theContinue Reading INDIA: Woeful child malnutrition persists amidst wonderful schemes

Official letter from Orissa government regarding Bhuje Naik case

Official letter from Orissa government regarding Bhuje Naik case

This is a letter dated on 25 February 2010 from the department of Revenue and Disaster Management, Orissa government. BY FAX- +34925278914 GOVERNMENT OF ORISSA REVENUE & DISASTER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT ***** Letter No. IV-F-(Starve) 18/09- 7115 /R&DM, Dated 25th February, 2010 From S. Bhuyan, Joint Secretary to Government. To Jin Ju, Programmer Officer, Right toContinue Reading Official letter from Orissa government regarding Bhuje Naik case