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Landmark LGBT case and new laws on sexual harassment in China

 September 22 2020 Diversity and inclusion (“D&I”) values are becoming increasingly important in the management of today’s multinational organisations. Recent events, such as the Black Lives Matter protests and a landmark decision prohibiting LGBT discrimination by the Supreme Court in… Continue Reading →

Why are women the main targets in the NCB probe ?

ByShobhaa De / What started off as a rather grotesque ‘Theatre of the Absurd’ has rapidly degenerated into a dark comedy or horror show. Tell me — is there nothing worse happening in India besides Bollywood stars doing drugs? Or is… Continue Reading →

Why Is Women’s Leadership Not in the Headlines?

Women are Heads of State and Government in only 21 countries, despite the strong case that their leadership makes for more inclusive decision-making and more representative governance, even during this pandemic. Credit: UN Women UNITED NATIONS, Sep 24 2020 (IPS) –… Continue Reading →

Delhi riots chargesheet invents conspiracy and enemy, as per script

Those who really incite roam free. But all of us who saw the Constitution as a site of hope are potential terrorists now. Delhi’s Police’s investigation against students and activists in connection with the Delhi riots is pushing the Indian… Continue Reading →

Statement -‘Disappointing’: No SC relief to winner of US feminist jurist award Sudha Bhardwaj

The hearing of Sudha Bharadwaj’s Special Leave Petition for medical bail in the Supreme Court on Thursday did not yield any relief for her, giving a big jolt to the immense faith vested by Bharadwaj’s friends and family members in… Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Is e-NAM portal capable of supporting farmers?

Government realises the complexities of the portal 4 years after it was launched By Raju Sajwan The 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has made it tough for farmers to harvest and sell produce…. Continue Reading →

Jharkhand – Woman tonsured, paraded naked by mob on witchcraft allegation after villager’s death

RANCHI: A woman was tonsured and paraded naked for allegedly practising witchcraft at Kombakera village of Simdega district in Jharkhand, police said on Tuesday. The woman was also slapped with a fine of Rs 500. Soon after the incident, the victim… Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Deaths of 6 Bhopal gas survivors turn spotlight on healthcare malady

Case of criminal negligence filed against the hospital through a writ petition in Madhya Pradesh High Court By Swagata Dey Last Updated: Monday 21 September 2020 Groups working with the survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy recently accused the Bhopal… Continue Reading →

India – Weed Or Weedout

India has a Rs 10 lakh crore drug problem. So why aren’t ­ agencies going after the cartels feeding a growing demand for banned substances? By Bhavna Vij-AuroraSeptember 28, 2020 Purple strobe lights, psychedelic floral patterns unfolding behind a reeling hero,… Continue Reading →

Covid 19- Lockdown – Changing Face of Sexual Harassment, Virtually

As work from home takes centre stage, companies are coming up with new norms to address virtual workplace harassment, but lack of physical hearings and privacy issues pose challengesRukmini Rao | Following the 2017 debacle of Hollywood moghul Harvey Weinstein, social… Continue Reading →

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