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#India – Execution of Prof. Bhullar deferred #deathpenalty

  By PARMJIT SINGH New Delhi, India (June 19, 2013): It is learnt that citing the “bad physical and mental health” of Sikh political prisoner Prof. Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, the office of the Delhi Lt. Governor of Delhi have deferred his… Continue Reading →

Disinformation and Journalistic Ethics: A Letter from Harsh Mander

June 6, 2013   by Aditya Nigam We are publishing below a communication received from Harsh Mander, a former member of the National Advisory Council, regarding misrepresentation of his position and his politics by no less a person than the editor-in-chief… Continue Reading →

‘Asghar Ali Will Be Remembered As A Creative Interpreter Of Islam’

In a career spanning over four decades, Asghar Ali was in the forefront of anti-communal movements and upholding the spirit of our secular constitution MUSHIRUL HASAN May 15, 2013 Photo Courtesy: www.csss-isla.com He never wrote his full name. AA Engineer… Continue Reading →

#India – Food Security Bill is affordable

REETIKA KHERA, The Hindu The subsidies meant for the poor are always under attack, while the rest are able to retain their privileges. The additional allocation in grain and money terms will neither distort the grain market nor place a… Continue Reading →

#India- ‘Rape victim’, 10, threatened with stoning unless she withdraws claim #Vaw #WTFnews

The family of a ten-year-old girl who was detained after complaining she had been raped by a neighbour is under police protection amid claims that she will be stoned to death if they do not withdraw the allegation. By Dean Nelson, New… Continue Reading →

Global media investigation finds 612 Indians among thousands with firms in tax havens

  Icij-reporters-, Ritu-sarin : New Delhi, Washington | Apr 04, 2013, IE In the biggest global expose of its kind on offshore investments and secret financial transactions, an international group of investigative journalists has found details of more than 1.2 lakh… Continue Reading →

Activists send notice to Union forest minister over public hearing

Indian Express, Ahmedabad, 5 March 2013 Activists have sent legal notices to various authorities, including Minister of Environment & Forests Jayanthi Natarajan, for proceeding with the public hearing for the Mithi Virdi nuclear power plant even as the consultant for… Continue Reading →

Have sought accreditation to assess Nuclear Power projects: EIL to GPCB

      Adam Halliday: Ahmedabad, Indian Express, 23 February 2013 The consultants for the proposed Mithi Virdi nuclear power project have told the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) that they have applied to be registered as qualified assessors for… Continue Reading →

India wins Kishanganga case at The Hague court #Pakistan #Kashmir

Ravish Tiwari : New Delhi, Tue Feb 19 2013, The International Court of Arbitration at The Hague Monday ruled in favour of India‘s position on the diversion of Kishanganga water, setting aside objections by Pakistan that has halted work on the… Continue Reading →

#India- time to think beyond rape and engage with deep rooted sexism #Vaw #genderbias

Think beyond the rape  Kalpana Sharma urges the need to engage with the deep-rooted sexism and misogyny in all aspects of Indian society We must now move beyond sorrow and anger at the horrendous gang rape and lingering death of the… Continue Reading →

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