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July 9, 2018

India – 55,000 trees to be axed for second Goa airport #WTFnews

By Nihar Gokhale, Mumbai Mirror |  An uprooted tree. State seeks urgent permissions to meet September 2019 deadline even as activists allege that the actual number is close to 90,000; NGT to take up the matter on July 10. The Goa government… Continue Reading →

Adivasi women of UP’s Sonbhadra district attacked and arrested by Police for claiming Forest Rights

Arrested-Tribal leader Sukalo Gond (Photo courtesy: CJP) By Siddhant Mohan,   For more than a month, the Adivasis, especially women, of Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra district have been facing police and administrative atrocities for standing up to their forest rights…. Continue Reading →

133 of 136 IPS-officers fail exams, but still in service #WTFnews

 By Gogona Saikia It says a lot about the state of India’s police force when only three of 136 IPS officers manage to pass the exams to graduate from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA). Unfortunately, that hasn’t stopped… Continue Reading →

Uttarakhand – Scam of Rs. 2.32 Crore in Sterilization in Garhwal District

– Sterilization scam in Garhwa district highlights pathetic condition of family planning services. For providing sterilization services, health department has signed MoU with 11 private hospitals CMHO came to know about the scam after going through the files of 2016-17… Continue Reading →

Amartya Sen: India Has Taken A Quantum Jump In The Wrong Direction After 2014

The government has also deflected from issues of inequalities, the caste system and the schedules tribes have been kept out, said Sen. PTI FILE PHOTO Nobel laureate and economist Amartya Sen said that despite being the fastest-growing economy the country… Continue Reading →

Prof Shoma Sen will be 60 on August 1st in Yerwada Prison – Send her Greetings #DefendDissent

Mulaquaat #2 Yerwada Women’s Jail Pune 3rd July 2018 By- Koel Sen We wait. The wait is long this time. Monsoon clouds hover above us. Papa, hasn’t met her since they picked her up from home. We park ourselves on… Continue Reading →

Pyaasa Meets Parichay: Remembering Guru Dutt and Sanjeev Kumar on their birth anniversaries today

Guru Dutt and Sanjeev Kumar birth anniversaries: Guru Dutt and Sanjeev Kumar’s turbulent, tragic and unlucky-in-love personas haunted the two stars throughout their life, cruelly and creatively manifesting itself both on screen and off it. by Shaikh Ayaz | Even though Guru… Continue Reading →

Panchayat orders 4 slaps as punishment to man who tried to rape 13-yr-old girl #WTFnews

Mohd Dilshad| TNN |  Muzaffarnagar: In yet another instance of a kangaroo court delivering instant justice in serious criminal offences, a village panchayat in Bhopa area of Muzaffarnagar ordered four slaps as punishment to a 35-year-old man who allegedly attempted to rape a 13-year-old… Continue Reading →

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