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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 →

‘Don’t let political parties exploit you’: Navjot Singh Sidhu urges farmers to contest polls

He said that 60 per cent of Punjab’s population works in the farming sector, hence farmers are in majority in the state. Chandigarh: The furore among farmer organisations in Punjab over the Modi government’s three new farm laws has brought former state minister… Continue Reading →

Legal notice to Kerala government for making Aadhaar mandatory for ILGMS log in

S.R. PraveenTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM:, SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 Representational photo.   Activists say it is against Supreme Court judgment The petitioners in the Puttaswamy case that challenged the constitutionality of Aadhaar in the Supreme Court have sent a legal notice to the State government… 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 →

Amnesty Halts India Operations, citing Government “Witch-Hunt”

Amnesty International said it had been compelled to let go of staff in India and pause all its ongoing campaign and research work.———– AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL INDIA HALTS ITS WORK ON UPHOLDING HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA DUE TO REPRISAL FROM GOVERNMENT… Continue Reading →

Delhi police ‘saving’ actual perpetrators of violence, suppressing voices of dissent

By Gauhar Raza* The Delhi Police, which operates directly under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, has been creating a narrative about the North-East Delhi violence (February 2020), which can very well qualify for a fictional novel, on… 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 →

UP Woman Dragged With Dupatta, Gang-Raped; Doctors Say Critical

The woman’s family alleged the police did not help them initially and only acted after outrage over the case The police said they acted swiftly, but the family alleged the cops didn’t not respond initially4Lucknow:  A 20-year-old woman from western… Continue Reading →

Would cops ever care to agree?Street Sexual Harassment isn’t (and wasn’t) always a case of mistaken identity

By Rajiv Shah/ Recently, there was some controversy (storm in a teacup?) around a photograph. A photo went viral on the social media following an unemployed youth demonstration in Lucknow, picked up by several Facebook and Twitter enthusiasts, including journalist… Continue Reading →

Gujarat govt’s ‘political move’ to appoint lokrakshak constables: HC seeks report

By Our Representative The Gujarat High Court has issued notice to the state government regarding alleged refusal to appoint Class-III lokrakshak unarmed police constables, armed police constables and jail sepais in pursuant of advertisement by the Lokrakshak Bharti Board dated… Continue Reading →

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