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November 11, 2018

Facebook in the dock for coaxing teenage girls to befriend middle-aged men

IANS= Getty Image Facebook file photo Facebook is encouraging grooming by offering teenage girls middle-aged men as ‘friend suggestions’ Facebook is encouraging grooming by offering teenage girls middle-aged men as ‘friend suggestions’, the media reported. Teenage girls, as young as… Continue Reading →

‘I Tried Killing Myself Twice Due To My Abusive Husband. I Am Speaking Out So That No One Else Does

by –Swagata Yadavar Mumbai: For 33 years, Kalpana Mishra (name changed) asked herself what she had done wrong–why was it that her husband, whom she loved, beat her mercilessly? Why did he have multiple affairs, and why did none of his… Continue Reading →

A better life outside India

In New India, unity hides in a cast-iron statue, its syncretic history compressed in a structure that’s only 183m tall Priya Ramani Seventeen million people opted out of India just last year. Photo: iStock You’ve probably been part of a… Continue Reading →

Mahul Residents form 3km long Human Chain #MumbaisToxicHell

● ●After the massive gherao, Housing Minister fixed meeting with Mahul residents       Mumbai:  Hundreds of residents of Mahul gathered today, on the 15th day of their protest to form a human chain and capture the attention of… Continue Reading →

CDRO strongly condemns the killings in Tinsukia  

It’s the poor who die in the games of politics by the powerful: The killing of five working class Bengali people in Dhola, Tinsukia, Assam on 1st November 2018 is a bone-chilling reminder of a gory past of spiralling death… Continue Reading →

HarmanPreet Kaur- The girl who took women’s cricket to the next level #SundayReading

Annesha Ghosh / © ESPNcricinfo Ltd Few events in her sport have been as pivotal as her landmark 171 against Australia. There’s more to Harmanpreet Kaur’s story, though ANNESHA GHOSH | NOVEMBER 8, 2018 Harmandar Singh Bhullar sports a heavy beard… Continue Reading →

Noura Hussein is appealing for her freedom in Sudan #JusticeForNoura

Six months later, still no #JusticeForNoura It has now been six months to the day since Noura Hussein was sentenced to death in an Sudanese Court for defending herself against rape. While the initial sentence was quashed thanks to an… Continue Reading →

Condemning the Continuing Violence by CPI (Maoist) in the Name of Election Boycott

    People’s Union for Democratic Rights condemns series of incidents triggered by members of CPI(Maoist) in Bastar Sambhag (region) of Chhattisgarh in just over a fortnight. ·         November 8: Four civilians and one CISF Head constable were killed when an… Continue Reading →

US’ youngest Congresswoman-elect can’t afford rent

Millennial congresswoman ‘can’t afford rent’ Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez The youngest woman ever elected to Congress has a problem – she can’t afford her rent. That is until she starts her new job in January. After telling the New York… Continue Reading →

India – Virat Kohli’s peremptory demand for patriotism

Virat Kohli’s willingness to police the patriotic credentials of the cricketing public is part of a larger culture of thin-skinned entitlement By Mukul Kesavan   Virat Kohli at a practice session at Eden Gardens, CalcuttaThe Telegraph file picture Virat Kohli is… Continue Reading →

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