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Rajeev Dhavan

Rajeev Dhavan, Lawyer Who Represented Muslim Side, Sacked From Ayodhya Case

Dec 03, 2019 IANS

Rajeev Dhavan said he accepted the sacking without demur and is no longer involved in the case.

'CJI Granted Permission', Says Lawyer After Tearing Map To Shreds During Ayodhya Hearing

Oct 16, 2019 IANS

The advocate representing Hindu Mahasabha submitted a pictorial identifying the spot of Lord Ram's birthplace at the disputed site.

'I Take Back My Letter,' Senior Lawyer Rajeev Dhavan Writes To Chief Justice, Says He Wants To Continue Practice

The senior lawyer wrote that there are "some things fundamentally wrong with the court and its functioning", but he still "owes a lot to the Supreme Court and the judicial system,.. and have not repaid my debt

'Calculated Psychological Offensives And Mind Games'

The SC upholds its order jailing Subrata Roy Sahara and slams "affronts, jibes and carefully and consciously planned snubs" by his lawyers

23 January, 2004

Ban, Burn, Destroy

Rajeev Dhavan

Governance has been abandoned to mob intimidation at the price of free speech. The law — even in its width — was intended to outlaw malicious speech, which intended disruption. Today the disrupters claim a sensitivity that they do not possess and a p

13 February, 2002

Textbooks And Communalism

Rajeev Dhavan

Manipulating textbooks for children is unacceptable. India has suffered enough communalism. Leave textbooks alone.

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A sweeper clears the snow in central St. Petersburg, Russia. A cyclone caused the first snowfall in St. Petersburg this winter.


Fire burns along the western ridge of Pilot Mountain, in North Carolina. The fire, which was reported to have started Saturday night, has burned more than 500 acres as of Monday night and is expected to burn 900 as...

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Pupils wearing masks line up to enter their classroom at the Kgololo Academy on "Spirit Day" in Johannesburg's Alexandra township. Despite global worry, doctors in South Africa are reporting patients with the COVID-19...

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Lava flows from a volcano on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the impact on evacuated land,...

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Lava flows as volcano continues to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma on Sunday, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the...

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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


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Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

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