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No More Deaths on Roads : Students’ Fury Engulfs Bangladesh

Teenagers from schools, dressed in uniforms, coming in hordes, marching down the rain-wet streets in raw rage, with handwritten slogans on placards dangling from their necks, is something unprecedented. But that is exactly what is happening in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh. The protest started spontaneously as two students died in a tragic road accident. The […]


Kolkata Protests Arrests of Activists on Maoist Ruse

Groundxero : As election year approaches, the Modi government claims to have discovered a fantastic Maoist plot to the PM’s life. We have written earlier about how this eerily mirrors a pattern of such purported assassination attempts on the life of then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in the build-up to the 2007 elections. “From 2003 to […]


Doctors Protest Against Relentless Violence on Health Professionals

Doctors protest in Kolkata, demand more government funding in health, call for steps to curb attacks against them GroundXero: It is an unusual sight to find doctors jostling with the police at a barricade, on a stormy evening. Yet, if anything, the protest on 11th May in Kolkata, featuring about 500 people in attendance, suggested […]


Call of Protest Against Dumdum Metro Moral Policing: City Responds Spontaneously

Almost 250 people gathered raising their voices against the Dumdum Metro moral policing incident, on a Facebook call by the event hosts of #waitingforfreedom. Protests continue in the face of further attempts of harassment and lack of cooperation of the Police. Rimjhim Sinha The incident of a couple becoming the victim of moral policing had […]