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Month November 2019

Students are being treated as customers: JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh on fee-hike protests

THE CARAVAN29 November 2019 Aishe Ghosh, the president of the JNU Students Union and an MPhil student at the university’s School of International Relations, has been at the forefront of the protests against the proposal to massively hike the university’s… Continue Reading →

My daughter was murdered, I’ve lost everything: A Nithyananda disciple’s mother recalls her ordeal

Nithyananda, a controversial godman, was booked last week for the alleged kidnapping and wrongful confinement of children to make them collect donations from followers. The police say he’s on the run. But this isn’t Nithyananda’s first brush with controversy. Meet… Continue Reading →

Law student abducted on gun point, gang-raped in Ranchi, 12 arrested: Cops

The victim reported the matter to Kanke police station Wednesday. RANCHI Updated: N Police on Thursday arrested 12 persons allegedly involved in gang-rape of a 25-year-old tribal law student, who was abducted on gun point from ring road in Ranchi and… Continue Reading →

Punjab and Haryana High Court – A first: All-women Bench

Saurabh Malik Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 28For the first time since it was established more than a century ago, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has an all-women Bench. The exceptional distinction came as Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha… Continue Reading →

51% Indians Admit Paying a Bribe in Past 12 Months: Survey

Moneylife Digital Team28 November 2019 1 Over the past several decades, corruption has been apart and parcel of daily life in India. While the introduction of systems in public services has largely reduced corruption in centralised services like securing a passport… Continue Reading →

Indian Govt wants unrestricted access to non- personal data of citizens from e- commerce , social media companies

SUNNY SENNOV 28, 2019 08:01:50 IST The government wants unfettered access to all non-personal data, officials told Tech2, staking out a position that is bound to ruffle feathers in the fast-growing digital economy. If the government has its way, anonymised and… Continue Reading →

Swachh Bharat: Who Will Clean & Empty Out 9.8 Crore Septic Tanks/Pits?

Ideally, there should be machines but there is no such plan. That means govt. wants people to continue with manual scavenging.Subodh Varma 28 Nov 2019 A recently released survey report says that over 96% of toilets in rural India have either… Continue Reading →

Charges of “Maoism” and “Naxalism” used to harass Indian journalists

N. Venugopal (left) accused of participating in a “Maoist conspiracy” to overthrow Telangana state government, while his colleague Doddipalya Narasimha Murthy (right) is currently in detention in reference to a complaint filed against him 25 years ago, in 1994. Delhi-based… Continue Reading →

Why I am unhappy with the transgender persons bill

SHALS MAHAJAN Since Tuesday, when the Transgender Persons Bill 2019 was passed clause by clause with a voice vote, the ayes outshouting the nays, and each and every amendment proposed by a handful of opposition MPs defeated by a laughing… Continue Reading →

Remembering Jyotiba Phule

By- Pani Haq Samiti The inclusion of the word Socialist in the Preamble to the Constitution indicates how deeply embedded socialist values are in the philosophies that shaped our country. The term ‘Socialist’ implies social and economic equality. Social equality… Continue Reading →

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