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December 14, 2018

Gandhi Falls in Ghana as University Topples Statue Donated by India

  Ghanaian professor: “This is part of a greater movement for black dignity and self-respect” ACCRA, Ghana: Dec. 13, 2018 — Ghanaians made history this week when they tore down a statue of Indian icon Mohandas Gandhi. Installed on the University… Continue Reading →

Kaiga nuclear plant expansion: Expect body blow for Western Ghats biodiversity

Rich tropical forest, vibrant wildlife, water of Kali river will be in line of destruction By Shankar Sharma  The Satoddi waterfall in the Western Ghats, in Uttara Kannada district, where the Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant is also located. Credit: Getty Images… Continue Reading →

Writing A Book On The Gujarat Riots Taught Me Hate Can Be Rejected, Says Revati Laul

‘The Anatomy of Hate’ attempts to get into the minds of the perpetrators of the 2002 violence, and the ones who celebrated as human beings lay dying around them. By Aman Sethi SEBASTIAN D’SOUZA VIA GETTY IMAGES This famous photo… Continue Reading →

India – Artist Subodh Gupta a serial sexual harasser: Co-worker #MeToo

TNN & AGENCIES Leading contemporary artist Subodh Gupta has been accused of repeated sexual misconduct by a former co-worker and other women in an anonymous online post. Describing Gupta as a “serial sexual harasser”, the author of the post alleged “multiple inappropriate… Continue Reading →

SC Slams Centre for Keeping Names of Applicants for Information Commissioners’ Post Secret; Asks it to Make Them Public

Vinita Deshmukh The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the Centre to publish names, criteria and other details of search committee’s work so far for appointments to the Central Information Commission, under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. The case pertained… Continue Reading →

Central Government Ensnares Itself In Northeast and Kashmir

]by Sandeep Pandey First the Bhartiya Janata Party led government in Delhi was very enthusiastic about conducting the National Register of Citizens exercise in Assam on the premise that this process will identify all the illegal migrants from Bangladesh who entered… Continue Reading →

NWMI Statement – “Desist from harassing journalists in Tamil Nadu”

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) strongly condemns the efforts of the Tamil Nadu police and the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP to harass and intimidate journalists Sandhya Ravishankar, D Anandhakumar and M Sriram from Chennai by… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – 1,362 Mahul residents livid after names go missing in voters’ list #WTFnews

Locals fear that about 30,000 project-affected persons could lose their voting rights for lack of official documents; activists claim they are being victimised Shruti.Ganapatye@timesgroup.com TWEETS @MumbaiMirror Mahul residents have been in the news for their battle against air and water… Continue Reading →

India – Myth of nation and religion

A recent judgment projects incorrect views about Indian history and makes it a religion-caste narrative In a 37-page judgment of the Meghalaya High Court, discussion about the merits of the judgment begins at the 23rd page. The first 22 pages… Continue Reading →

TISS student commits suicide, blames #MeToo tainted Prof for making him depressed 

The professor was also mentioned in one of the #metoo campaign statuses and the parents of the deceased had also complained about the professor previously After completing an engineering and a law degree, Sanket had joined TISS for a Masters… Continue Reading →

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