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Monthly Archives: DECEMBER 2018


'Stop The Criminalisation of Triple Talaq'
OPEN LETTER BY SOCIAL ACTIVISTS
27.12.18 - TEAM PT

We, the undersigned individuals, women’s rights activists and allies of the women’s movements, are opposed to the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018 in its present form. We appeal to the Members of Rajya Sabha to completely withdraw the Bill and significantly ...
  


Former bureaucrats in an open letter slam Modi, call for Yogi's resignation
BULANDSHAHR VIOLENCE
22.12.18 - TEAM PT

IN A SHARP criticism of the Uttar Pradesh government over 80 retired bureaucrats on Tuesday in an open letter, said the death of a cop in the Bulandshahr incident was a killing with intent and a murder most foul that amplifies the lawlessness in Uttar ...
  


Setback to BJP in West Bengal; Calcutta HC cancels order allowing Rath Yatra
‘SAVE DEMOCRACY’ Rath Yatra
22.12.18 - TEAM PT

A DIVISION BENCH of the Calcutta High Court Friday quashed a single bench order that had allowed BJP’s ‘Rath Yatra’ in West Bengal and asked it to hear the case afresh to consider intelligence inputs by state agencies.

The bench comprising Chief Justice Debasish Kargupta and ...
  


Alka Lamba asked to quit AAP over resolution over 1984 anti-Sikh riots
RAJIV GANDHI BHARAT RATNA ROW
21.12.18 -

SENIOR Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and MLA Alka Lamba was reportedly asked by her party to resign as MLA and also from and also from the party on Friday after a controversy erupted over a resolution in the Delhi Assembly seeking withdrawal of the Bharat ...
  


Long Road To Justice For Victims Of 1984 Massacre
LIVES IN A DISARRAY
21.12.18 - VIPIN PUBBY

FOR 34 YEARS after the massacre of about 3000 Sikhs in Delhi, the investigating agencies, the prosecution and the judiciary would have us believe that the marauding mobs were on their own and that no senior political leader was instigating them.

This was despite hundreds of ...
  


Three Women of 1984
17.12.18 -

Now that Sajjan Kumar is on his way to jail for life and the senior Congress leadership is in the dock once again, it is time to revisit aspects of the 1984 pogroms.

Ironically, Sajjan Kumar was given the life imprisonment on the day Kamal Nath ...
  


Now listen to ‘Janta ke MANN KI BAAT’
AFTER ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS RESULTS
15.12.18 - VIPIN PUBBY

CONGRESS PRESIDENT Rahul Gandhi would not have got a better gift on the first anniversary of his taking over as the party president. The news of Congress wresting power in three states was made sweeter for the party by the fact that the BJP could ...
  


Central govt reluctant to take inputs from defence experts for evolving strategy, rue veterans
08.12.18 - Team PT

WAR VETERANS and defence experts on Saturday regretted the reluctance of the central government to take inputs from them in drafting the country’s defence strategy and called for brainstorming for a long-term cohesive combat and defence plan. 

At a session on `Evolving Challenges in Indian Defence’, ...
  



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