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Archive of entries posted on July 2008

Update from Kavita Srivastava on Ajay TG’s case

I have been to Raipur twice in the last ten days. From the 24-26 June, I was there to express solidarity with the ten day fast that Sandeep Pandey and three others had undertaken, demanding the release of Binayak Sen and Ajay TG and against the Chhattisgarh Public Security Act, 2005. On the last two [...]


Justice travestied

by Sandeep Pandey (The Statesman, July 8, 2008) I first met Dr Binayak Sen, his wife Ilina and their two daughters, Aparajita and Pranhita, at the conclusion of the ‘Pokhran to Sarnath Global Peace March’ on 6 August 1999 at the Central Tibetan Institute of Higher Learning in Sarnath, near Varanasi. Sarnath is where Buddha [...]


Chhattisgarh anti-terror law to go if Congress returns: Ajit Jogi (Interview)

IANS, July 1st, 2008 By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, July 1 (IANS) Chhattisgarh’s controversial anti-terror law will be repealed if the Congress is voted to power in the November assembly elections, former chief minister Ajit Jogi says. “Repeal of the Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act (CSPSA) will be the top priority of the Congress government (if [...]