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“I worked on political ads at Facebook. They profit by manipulating us.”

By: Yaël Eisenstat Published in: The Washington PostDate: November 4, 2019 I joined Facebook in June 2018 as its “head of Global Elections Integrity Ops” in the company’s business integrity organization, focused specifically on political advertising. I had spent much of my career working… Continue Reading →

Tribals Subjected to Cultural and Religious Imposition in MP and Chhattisgarh

“Just for political gain, RSS is pushing tribals towards Hinduism and is making them ingest Hindu culture,” said a veteran tribal rights activist, Gulzar Singh Markam.Kashif Kakvi 04 Nov 2019 Photos by Kashif Kakvi. Bhopal: A 22-year-old tribal youth from Chhattisgarh’s Surajpur… Continue Reading →

No to RCEP : India must walk out of ongoing negotiations is the overwhelming demand from farmers and movements organsiations

NO RCEP IS BETTER THAN A BAD DEAL FOR INDIA Statement from the Forum for Trade Justice 4 November 2019, New Delhi The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is the most ambitious and far reaching free trade agreement (FTA) that… Continue Reading →

India – Are Elections Reinforcing Our Short Termism?

By Anupam Saraph -November 4, 2019 Elections have been a symbol of hope. They have symbolized the power of the common man to choose a representative. The have symbolized the power of public opinion to influence democracy. Democracy has aspired to protect… Continue Reading →

NCRB 2017 – Crimes Against Women, Dalits and Adivasis Surge

 The much delayed NCRB report for 2017 shows that three-fourths of those accused of crimes against women are set free by courts.Subodh Varma 22 Oct 2019 After an unexplained delay of over one and a half years, the National Crime Records… Continue Reading →

India -Alarming gap between Lancet & NCRB suicide data

Experts mainly attribute the lower figures provided by NCRB to under-reporting and the fact that NCRB draws its data from First Information Reports (FIRs). NEW DELHI: Even as a recent study published in the The Lancet Public Health pegged the… Continue Reading →

Randomized control trials may not suit India’s social schemes

31 Oct 2019, 10:46 PM IST Indira Rajaraman What works for a small-scale NGO-style intervention may not help the state’s implementation of it without elaborate checks The Nobel Prize for economics this year has gone to three scholars, two American… Continue Reading →

Suicide- Myths and Facts you should know #WMHD2019 #mustshare

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A step towards life Suicide is a word loaded with the sentiments of dismay, despair and the fear of death. This often stops us from having a discussion about suicide. However, if we freely talk about it, we can surely… Continue Reading →

More than 1000 Citizens write to Maharashtra CM opposing proposed Aadhaar-Voter ID linking #FreedomFromAadhaar #AadhaarSeAzaadi

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More than 1000 Citizens write to CM Devendra Fadnavis opposing proposed Aadhaar-Voter ID linking  The Times of India reported on July 22 that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had written to India’s Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora regarding linking voter… Continue Reading →

Relocation of crocodiles from Narmada dykes for tourism safety “mindless, contentious”

S In a letter to the Union environment, forests and climate change minister, senior officials of the ministry under him and their Gujarat counterparts, including chief minister Vijay Rupani, top Vadodara-based environmentalist Rohit Prajapati has demanded that the government must… Continue Reading →

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