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India has the lowest divorce rates in the world

An ordeal by fire for women Women face an insensitive system and society while seeking divorce from abusive husbands, who deny them their rightful claim by- Dushyant Why don’t you try and have a child? This question was posed to a… Continue Reading →

Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis Condemn Modi Govt’s Clampdown On Activists

An association of activists and scholars said that Modi government has been “using its authority to silence any voice that challenges its domination and repression”. The clampdown on political dissent since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in 2014 has received global… Continue Reading →

It’s official: Tirupattur woman gets ‘no caste, no religion’ certificate

TAMIL NADU Serena Josephine She has always left the two columns blank in application forms Her parents always left the ‘caste’ and ‘religion’ columns blank in application forms. But for M.A. Sneha, it is now official. Growing up in a… Continue Reading →

Assamese Musician is Using Rap to Protest the Citizenship Bill

Diss(ent) Song: In the song, 24-year-old musician and activist Rahul Rajkhowa talks about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and how it is affecting the people of Assam as well as others. Rahul Rajkhowa, a 24-year-old musician from Assam, has written a… Continue Reading →

Karnataka assembly speaker compares himself to rape survivor #WTFnews

PTI | Bengaluru February 13, 2019 12:58 IST Karnataka assembly speaker Ramesh Kumar | Bhanu Prakash Chandra Karnataka assembly speaker Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday compared himself to a rape survivor having to undergo repeated questioning as he referred to repeated charges… Continue Reading →

Gujarat -No aadhaar, no ration? Hard blow on poor and marginalized

Monday, February 11, 2019 By Pankti Jog*Only those who have aadhaar registration and linked it with ration card will get ration from a Public Distribution System (PDS) shop. This decision of the Gujarat government has hit very badly thousands of… Continue Reading →

Yunus Dehlvi was the Mirza Ghalib and Maulana Azad of Urdu magazines!

Home Contact Us About Us Politics Economy Human Rights Gender More… By Firoz Bakht Ahmed* We have all grown through the fragrant flairs of our childhood, one of them being our childhood mother-tongue historic magazines like, “Thakurmar Jhuli” (Bengali), “Khilauna”… Continue Reading →

Gujarat’s concerned citizens demand to make public details of “polluted” Narmada waters

T Several concerned citizens* of Gujarat led by top Vadodara-based environmentalist Rohit Prajapati have in a letter to the chairperson, Narmada Control Authority, Government of India have demanded immediate disclosure of reasons behind the presence of sulphide and decrease in… Continue Reading →

88 clinical trial volunteers died in 4 years due to direct side effects: Health ministry data

With little transparency on how such deaths are investigated, and new rules relaxing how clinical trials are conducted in India, this data could be a poor estimate, said experts. MUMBAI  Sadaguru PanditHindustan Times, Mumbai Clinical trials are done to test… Continue Reading →

Shakti – Maximising Women Elected to Lok Sabha in 2019

Women Politicians Across Party Lines Say Electoral Tokenism Must End; Women Must Unite To Vote Women To Lok Sabha Shakti –  “Political Power to Women” launched nationally in Delhi on February 12th at the Constitution Club of India. Over a 100… Continue Reading →

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