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[21 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 14 views]

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[13 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 752 views]
Condemn the Series Violence by CPI(M) and SFI Against Dalit Activists and Student

In a heinous incident of political violence and intimidation, 9 Dalit activists, including three women, were brutally attacked by CPM cadres at Nandankuzhi in Madikai, Kerala on 6th April, Sunday. CPM workers unleashed attack on Dalit Service Society (DSS) activists who were campaigning for their candidate at Nandankuzhi. CPM has also threatened the Dalit activists from visiting the colonies and seeking votes. (http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Dalit-Activists- Attacked/2014/04/07/article2154024.ece#.U0Usj3nrbIX)
In another shameful incident, a Dalit student from M.B.A Healthcare Management of University of Hyderabad was brutally beaten up by SFI cadres on the last day of …

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[8 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 809 views]
BJP Manifesto : Blueprint for Communalism and Corporate Appeasement

The BJP released its Manifesto for Lok Sabha 2014 on the very day that the first phase of polls was held. Why this delay by the party that is promising miraculously efficient governance? Well, the answer was revealed by the BJP’s ally Ram Vilas Paswan, who declared that ‘Manifestos don’t matter,’ since Modi’s intent is known to all!!! So, the voter is asked to vest blind faith in Modi’s vituperative speeches and theatrics, televised 24×7, rather than ask for specifics in a Manifesto.
What does the ‘Modifesto,’ dressed up as and …

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[8 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 839 views]
Suryanelli and Shakti Mill Rape Case Verdicts: Stand Up for Speedy Justice Against Rape!

Stand Up Against Victim-Blaming, Rape-Culture and Witch-Hunt of the Survivor!
AISA welcomes the belated verdict delivered after long 18 years by the Kerala High Court in the shocking Suryanelli rape case of 1996. On 4 April a division bench of the Kerala High Court convicted 24 of the 31 accused in the Suryanelli rape case. The accused were sentenced to prison terms ranging from 4 to 13 years. The main accused advocate Dharmarajan got life imprisonment and two other accused are sentenced to 10-year imprisonment with a fine of Rs.15,000. …

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[6 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 2,501 views]
Modifesto: A Close Look

Interestingly, even as the first votes are going to be cast in next couple of days, BJP, which ‘officially’ declared its PM candidate almost a year back, could not manage time yet to release its ‘manifesto’. All we have is a daily stream of live telecasts, almost round the clock, of vituperative rally addresses by Modi! One single Manifesto substituted by a daily Modifesto.
The most unprecedented phenomenon of the 2014 elections has been the NaMo PR exercise. It has been running for years now- powered by hired desi-videshi PR agencies …