Increasing State-sponsored Hate and Vigilantism in Karnataka

There has recently been a spate of vigilante actions and moral policing in Karnataka. According to a report in The Print, there have been 11 such cases in the past month in Karnataka, where inter-faith friendships and relationships have been targeted. Couples and even friends and colleagues belonging to different faiths have been threatened and harassed by right-wing vigilante groups for just going home together from work, visiting a restaurant and spending time together.

AISA protest at the Home Minister Amit Shah's house

AISA held a protest at the Home Minister Amit Shah's house in Delhi on 17 October demanding that Ajay Mishra Teni, the BJP leader accused in the massacre of farmers at Lakhimpur, be sacked as Minister of State for Home.

Shockingly, women students at the protest were subjected to sexual assault by the Delhi Police. Policewomen kicked two of the protesters - Neha Tiwari and Shreya Banerjee Kapoor, in the genitals and partially disrobed them, exposing undergarments to the male policemen present.

Sanitation Workers' Campaign In Bangalore Streets

The BBMP Powrakarmika Sangha has started a Jaatha across the city of Bengaluru from 9th October, 2021 to highlight the vulnerable conditions under which powrakarmikas are forced to work and demand for dignified working conditions.

The Jaatha was inaugurated by Com Ravanamma, a senior leader of the Union, who retired as a powrakarmika last year and who has been at the forefront for the rights of powrakarmikas from the beginning.

The Fight For Education: Koilvar's School-On-The-Street Movement

Khushi Kumari's face is shining with 'khushi' (happiness). And why not, she is the 'heroine' of the Sadak par School movement that has been going on for some time in Bhojpur District's Koilvar. When asked what she wants to become, she says, “I want to join the army. But first I have to study. And for that I have to fight also.” Khushi is an Intermediate student. Her sisters Chhoti Kumari and Nikki Kumari study in 8th and 7th Standard respectively, while brother Vishwakarma Kumar is in the 3rd Standard.

Dhikkar Diwas Observed in Bihar: MLAs Brutally Beaten Inside Assembly, Police Raj Act Forcibly Passed

 

The first use of the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill 2021 was perpetrated inside the Bihar Assembly itself on 23 March 2021.
Shattering all rules and traditions of the constitutional and parliamentary system, police and goons entered the Assembly, brutally beat up opposition MLAs and pushed them out, after which BJP-JDU passed the draconian Bihar Special Armed Police Bill 2021 changing Bihar into a Police Raj.