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German court rules ban on assisted suicide is unconstitutional in landmark decision

Judge overturns law which banned accepting money for assisted suicide services Conrad Duncan @theconradduncan A German law banning assisted suicide services has been scrapped in a landmark decision for groups who believe people should be able to die when they choose. The country’s top court has ruled… Continue Reading →

List of those killed in Delhi communal riots

The death toll in the Northeast Delhi communal riots rose to 34 Thursday. ThePrint has accessed details of those killed. THEPRINT TEAM 27 February, 2020 4:03 pm IST Text Size: A- A+ New Delhi: The death toll in Delhi rose to 34 Thursday as hospitals recorded… Continue Reading →

From R.K. Pachauri to Subodh Gupta and Soumya Dasgupta: Media Responsibility In the #Metoo Era

The Network of Women In Media, India (NWMI) notes with concern a lack of commitment and increasing confusion in India’s English news media regarding the coverage of sexual harassment. The latest episode is the disappearance of several articles about complaints… Continue Reading →

Ground Report: How BJP Used Delhi Rioters To End Women’s Protests

With the Delhi Police unable or unwilling to act, the withdrawal of the women’s protest in Jafrabad shows how the BJP-led govt is leaving it to violent mobs to end peaceful demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act. By Akshay Deshmane… Continue Reading →

Delhi’s past shows Hindu-Muslim enmity predates Hindutva, political parties and even Partition

Praveen Swami Feb 26, 2020 For centuries, religious hatreds have influenced the course and character of our civilisation Hate is bred in our homes, our workplaces, our streets; it feeds on our festivals and lives in our streets The truth that… Continue Reading →

President orders transfer of Delhi High Court judge Muralidhar day after he pulls up police over violence

HIGHLIGHTS President has ordered the transfer of Delhi HC judge Muralidhar Justice Muralidhar was critical of the Delhi Police’s role in containing violence Supreme Court had recommended the transfer last week Justice S Muralidhar, who heard the petitions on Delhi… Continue Reading →

Delhi Riots – Can an App Let Rioters Identify Cars Belonging to Muslims?

Could rioters use a free app and a government database in order to track down people by their religion, allowing them to carefully target their victims? A message that’s doing the rounds on WhatsApp right now claims to show just… Continue Reading →

‘I was scared they would catch me for being a journalist, molest me for being a girl, lynch me for being a Muslim’:

First person account from Maujpur IndiaIsmat Ara Feb 26, 2020 08:56:29 IST When I reached Maujpur, one of the many areas in northeast Delhi affected by violence after groups of anti-and-pro-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters clashed among themselves, I saw several people… Continue Reading →

BJP leader calls 101 year-old freedom fighter and Gandhian Doreswamy, ‘Pakistani Agent’

Swaraj India Bengaluru Urban District Unit Bengaluru, 26 Feb 2020: Swaraj India, Bengaluru Urban District Unit, strongly condemns the derogatory statements of Senior BJP Leader Basanagouda Patil Yatnal and we demand that the BJP Leader and the Party tender an… Continue Reading →

Odisha – Dhinkia Palli Sabha Resolution opposing JSW Steel Ltd

JSW Steel Ltd has bagged three iron ore mines in Odisha, with a combined estimated capacity of around 1.09 billion tonnes, the company informed the stock exchanges on Monday. For hundreds of years we have depended on this forest for… Continue Reading →

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