AFSPA

Anti-corruption protestors – Don’t comment on Irom Sharmila if you don’t know AFSPA

Anti-corruption protestors – Don’t comment on Irom Sharmila if you don’t know AFSPA

The following written is not for those people who have grown up watching and blind-believing Bollywood movies glorifying Indian Army. It is not for those who are not ready to believe that Indian Army is not next to God. It is not for those would think we all should be ever grateful to Indian Army […]

What we never learnt in 65 years of Independence – Being Indians

What we never learnt in 65 years of Independence – Being Indians

By- Priyankan Goswami Advertisements More than six decade ago, India transferred to itself the ruling powers from the hands of the British and called itself an Independent democratic republic. Our proud Indian rulers and their new found powers made promises to a dreamy population to eradicate each problem of the country with the best constitution […]

Thangjam Manoroma Chanu remembered on her 7th Death Anniversary

Thangjam Manoroma Chanu remembered on her 7th Death Anniversary

By- Staff Reporter Thangjam Manoroma Chanu, who was found murder and abandoned after alleged rape after being arrested by Indian Army seven years ago. The observation was held today at Bamon Kampu in Imphal East district the birth place of the deceased, organized by the Thangjam Manoroma Memorial Charitable trust with renowned social worker Thounaojam Iboyaima. President […]

Bangladeshi immigration of Assam – A problem never to be solved

Bangladeshi immigration of Assam – A problem never to be solved

By- Ashifur Zaman A territory is prima facie non self-governing if it is both geographically separate and ethnically distinct from the country administering it. This was the new definition of United Nations in its GA Resolution 1541 (XV) taken on December 15, 1960 to define a colonized state or nation. India has voted in the […]

24th June – Another day of Indian Democracy

24th June – Another day of Indian Democracy

By– Priyanuj Gohain | Date– June 24, 2011 It has exactly been 17 years today since a day of cruelty by the Indian State Machine led one of the dirtiest human right violations in the country. The sufferers were, as countless other times, from the North Eastern state of Assam where human right violation, rapes and […]

Supreme Court of India takes notice on AFSPA

Supreme Court of India takes notice on AFSPA

By– Priyanuj Gohain | Date– June 17, 2011 | Place- New Delhi Finally the Supreme Court of India is seemed to have taken some notice of the controversial and inhuman Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) applicable in the North East of India. Citing an example where the centre took different stances between allegations of […]

Not in Ramdev’s Ramlila Maidan, Human Rights Violated in North East

Not in Ramdev’s Ramlila Maidan, Human Rights Violated in North East

By– Pranjit Sarmah The incident at Ramlila Maidan of Delhi where the police attacked Ramdev and his supporters is being compared with the brutal Jallianwala bagh incident. One could already see media headlines such as ‘democracy has been killed by government’, ‘emergency like situation’, ‘Jallianwala Bagh like situation created by government’ and many more. In […]

Anna Hazare and Akhil Gogoi – How much difference between Political meetings & yours

Anna Hazare and Akhil Gogoi – How much difference between Political meetings & yours

By- Priyankan Goswami In the public meeting at Guwahati protesting corruption, Anna Hazare questioned to a huge gathering Desh ka Pradhan Mantri Malik hona chahiye ki Naukar? (Should the Prime Minister be the owner or the servant of his country?) With this example, a lesson which every student learns in primary school, Anna was trying […]

Akhil Gogoi and Anna Hazare, will you dare to fast with Irom Sharmila

Akhil Gogoi and Anna Hazare, will you dare to fast with Irom Sharmila

By– Priyankan Goswami It was the 6th of November 2000, the third day of fast-to-death by a young woman with unmatched inner strength, whom now we call as the Iron Lady of Manipur, Irom Sharmila. She was fasting against the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) which had provided the Indian Army all the […]

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