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Day May 13, 2020

Ramachandra Guha- What Modi Got Wrong On Covid-19 And How He Can Fix It

In the wake of COVID-19, millions of school and college students all over the world are taking classes via Zoom. Such distance learning, however, is not merely for the young. It can be enormously helpful for us older folks too…. Continue Reading →

A Report on the COVID Lockdown Impact on Tribal Communities in India

Forest Rights groups, researchers and experts write to MoTA to take urgent steps to ensure support for tribal and forest communities affected due to Covid 19 outbreak and the Lockdown. (Preliminary Assessment Report) As the Covid-19 positive cases reportedly touched… Continue Reading →

Facebook apologises for role in 2018 Sri Lanka unrest

AFPMay 13, 2020, 1:42 PM Facebook has apologised for its role in the deadly communal unrest that shook Sri Lanka two years ago after an investigation found that hate speech and rumours spread on the platform may have led to… Continue Reading →

Lockdown- अपना स्वास्थ्य अपने हाथ ! Our Health in Our Hands #TISSCovid19Response

Coping with the Lockdown, which is Part 4 of the series अपना स्वास्थ्य अपने हाथ! Our Health in Our Hands, made by TISS as a part of its response to combating the Covid-19 virus. It discusses how to access resources… Continue Reading →

India – Spurt in unwanted pregnancies, abortions amid COVID-19 lockdown

During the lockdown period, as per the Centre’s advisory, public facilities have suspended provision of sterilizations and IUCDs till further notice. By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The nationwide COVID-19 lockdown and lack of access to family planning methods is set… Continue Reading →

R.G. Collingwood on the Corruption of Democracy

The philosopher, historian and archaeologist argued for the importance of “politically educated public opinion”. Eighty years ago, in the summer of 1939, Oxford University Press published An Autobiography by R.G. Collingwood. It was a modest-looking book, not much more than 150 pages,… Continue Reading →

‘No contradiction’ between Hindutva politics, India’s neoliberal economic policies

By Bhabani Shankar Nayak* Neoliberalism as an ideology emerged in Central Europe during early 20th century in opposition to socialism as an alternative to imperial, colonial and capitalist plunder, war and economic crisis. The Department of Economics at the University… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – Where is Vernon Gonsalves , cops ask family

By Shruti Ganapatye, Mumbai Mirror | Updated: May 13, 2020, 06:41 IST Vernon GonsalvesThe activist is in Taloja jail, but cops visit his family and inquire about his whereabouts. The family members of human rights activist Vernon Gonsalves, who is in jail after his arrest… Continue Reading →

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