The scene of violence in the name of emotive issues has been continuously throwing new patterns of instigating and orchestrating violence. In recent times we saw the major violence following the demolition of Babri Mosque (1992), Godhra train burning (Gujarat carnage 2002), murder of a Swami (Kandhamal 2008), on the pretext of love Jihad (Muzaffarnagar 2013) among others. The gross pattern seems to be to spread hatred against sections of society and unleash the hate, which gets converted in to violence.
Freedom of speech and expression is the most fundamental and most precious among all other human rights, on realization of which alone the other rights become meaningful. UN Human Rights Committee (in General Comment no.
Declaration on the right to Development made by the general Assembly on 4th Dec 1986, defines “Development” as “ comprehensive, economic, social, cultural and political process, which aims at the constant improvement of the well being of entire population and of all individuals on the basis of their active, free and meaningful participation in development and in the fair distribution of benefits resulting therefrom”, and then the Declaration proceeds to proclaim ; “the right to development is an inalienable Human right by virtue of which every human person and all peoples are entitled to pa
Women in Indian society and politics continue to be pariahs, as events related to Sabarimala and the Me Too movement reveal. Women are barred from entering the Sabarimala temple in Kerala state on grounds of impurity owing to menstruation.
Besides being irrational, this social diktat violates the fundamental right of equality guaranteed under the Indian constitution. Some women approached the Supreme Court, which upheld their right to enter the temple.
Jaipur 30th November, 2018
Sh. Bhupinder Singh,
DG - Prisons, GOR
Subject: Please do not move the prisoner Azam Khan, presently in Udaipur Jail, to Ajmer Jail as the matter is seized by the Jodhpur High Court.