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Month January 2020

Majority of millennials see catastrophic war as real possibility, and believe there should be limits

International Committee of the Red Cross survey asked 16,000 millennials in 16 countries their views on war. Geneva (ICRC) – Millennials see catastrophic war as a real likelihood in their lifetime. In fact, most millennials surveyed by the International Committee… Continue Reading →

Should the organs of death row convicts be used for saving lives ?

Atonement? SANJAY NAGRAL It seems Akshay, Pawan, Vinay and Mukesh, the four convicts in the Nirbhaya rape murder case, will soon go to the gallows. In the buildup to the hanging, several longstanding debates have surfaced in the public sphere…. Continue Reading →

CAA Protests: Case By Case, This Lawyer Is Fighting The UP Police’s Arbitrary Arrests

Ashma Izzat, a lawyer in Lucknow, says cold hard facts will be the undoing of the arrests in UP. She hopes the courts remain neutral in the process. By Betwa Sharma LUCKNOW, Uttar Pradesh —  “This is the time for lawyers… Continue Reading →

Anti-CAA protest in Krakow, the cultural capital of Poland on 26th January

on January 30, 2020 As chants of “azaadi” engulphed the square, and the warm strains of “Hum Dekhenge” pierced the chilly air, the Indian tricolor was raised on a wintry morning in Kraków. Not Tamil, nor Bengali, nor Maharashtrian or Bihari… Continue Reading →

Bhima-Koregaon Commission of Enquiry : ‘Summon Fadnavis as witness’

By JYOTI PUNWANIJanuary 30, 2020 09:57 IST ‘There is a contradiction between what the then CM said in the assembly and the legislative council, and the direction taken by the police investigation.’Jyoti Punwani reports from the Bhima-Koregaon commission of inquiry…. Continue Reading →

Feminist and scholar Dr Amrita Patel dies of Cancer

Amrita Patel, firebrand feminist and a progressive scholar-activist passed away on Monday morning at 11 am after battling cancer for the past six months. Dr. Amrita Patel, was the Advisor to State Women Resource Centre, Government of Odisha. Even on… Continue Reading →

Why was Kamra banned when I didn’t file any complaint, pilot asks IndiGo

New Delhi: The IndiGo pilot who operated the airline’s Mumbai-Lucknow flight last Tuesday on which stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra confronted anchor Arnab Goswami has questioned his airline’s action in a detailed email which goes on to ask if he is… Continue Reading →

SC: Anticipatory bail can be given till completion of trial

‘Court’s Power To Give Bail Can’t Be Curtailed’ New Delhi: In a ruling with wide-ranging implications, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said as arbitrary arrests continue to be pervasive, the discretionary power of courts to grant anticipatory bail cannot be… Continue Reading →

Dr Kafeel Khan arrested at Mumbai airport for instigating students in Aligarh last month

Kafeel Khan arrested at Mumbai airport for instigating students in Aligarh last month Earlier on Wednesday, Dr. Khan had addressed a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population… Continue Reading →

‘Why Not Pragya Thakur?’ Questions Twitter After IndiGo, Air India, and SpiceJet Ban Kunal Kamra

A viral video in December showed a passenger pointing out that Thakur’s refusal to change her seat, which led to the flight being delayed for 45 minutes. Raka Mukherjee | News18.com@RakaMukherjeeeUpdated:January 29, 2020, 12:23 PM IST Image credits: News18 file photo/Screengrab of… Continue Reading →

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