The latest in the series of arrests in the Elgar Parishad Case by the NIA is that of 83-year old tribal rights activist Stan Swamy from Jharkhand.
Hours before his arrest, writer and activist Anand Teltumbde penned an open letter to the people of India.
Economist and academician Jean Dreze was arrested in Jharkhand for addressing a public gathering on Right to Food.
IRAN Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh’s imprisonment for her peaceful activities is a reminder of the state’s abhorrent discretion and amounts to outright violation of human peace and dignity.
SPOTLIGHT Bangladesh’s well-known photojournalist was arrested in the wake of mass public movements in Bangladesh against unsafe roads. His camera captured the momentum of the streets and captured public discontentment.
The recent arrests of activists working for the oppressed sections of society and the charges of alleged naxalite links has sparked of a nationwide debate on the threat to democratic practice in India.
VIEWPOINT | In this brief note, the author has argued that the constant attack on the dissenters and the spirit of critical intellectual tradition is reminding us of an authoritarian regime.
PERSPECTIVE Five eminent activists were arrested from several states across India on Tuesday, following the probe relating to the Bhima-Koregaon case and their alleged Maoist links.