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#India – Is the Mechanism for Appointment of Judges Working?

May 11, 2013 By S Farman Ahmad Naqvi, The question regarding how to appoint judges at the High Courts and Supreme Court has been bothering not just the top echelons of judiciary in India but the executive too. Though the… Continue Reading →

#India – Govt okays amendments to manual scavenging eradication bill

May 1, 2013New Delhi: The government today approved amendments to a bill that seeks to eradicate manual scavenging. The Union cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, approved official amendments to The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and… Continue Reading →

Why I-T returns of Pawar, Jindal and Gandhi are exempted from #RT ?

      VINITA DESHMUKH , Moneylife.com| 24/04/2013    Income Tax authorities have denied information about I-T returns of 22 MPs, including Sharad Pawar, Naveen Jindal, Maneka Gandhi, Sachin Pilot, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Beni Prasad Verma, Ajit Singh and Lalu Prasad… Continue Reading →

V Narayanasamy: A Failed Astrologer in the PMO

Industry and Lobbies, Media and Censorship Nityanand Jayaraman Nityanand Jayaraman is an environmental researcher and activist based in Chennai. Editor’s note: Nityanand Jayaraman compiled news mentions of Narayanasamy’s now famous predictions about Koodankulam. He ran out of patience around October,… Continue Reading →

Strong anti-rape law for India as President Pranab clears the Bill #Vaw #Womenrights

 NEW DELHI, APRIL 3, 2013 | PTI An anti-rape protester President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the anti-rape bill which provides for life term and even death sentence for rape convicts besides stringent punishment for offences like acid attacks, stalking… Continue Reading →

#India- When rape ‘survivor’ becomes ‘victim’ #Vaw #Gender #Justice #mustread

 By-  Sherin B.S. at kafila.org MARCH 16, 2013 tags: Kerala, PJ Kurien, Suryanelli Rape Case, violence against women by Shivam Vij SHERIN B.S. writes from Hyderabad: There is a constant demand for a change in the terminology from ‘rape victim’ to ‘rape survivor’ in the agenda of… Continue Reading →

#India 436 deaths recorded during clinical trials last year

  New Delhi |  March 12, 2013 5:06:02 PM IST   A total of 436 deaths were recorded during clinical trials in India in 2012, parliament was told Tuesday. While 438 deaths took place during clinical trials in 2011, 668… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- #India – House for Every Homeless Families ?

  PIB Press Release                         As per Census 2001, total houseless households in the country stood at 0.45 million.  Census of India 2011 data on houseless households has not… Continue Reading →

#India- Kerala church bans Suryanelli rape victim #Vaw #Censorship #WTFnews

ByMahir Haneef, TNN | Mar 7, 2013, Women’s rights groups staging protests against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien, a fortnight ago, outside Parliament demanding his resignation over the Suryanelli gangrape case.  KOCHI: A Catholic church in central Kerala has banned the Suryanelli gang-rape victim and… Continue Reading →

#India- And Justice for the ‘Suryanelli Girl’ #Rape #Vaw

Sexually assaulted for 40 days continuously, by 42 men: After 17 long years, will this epic tale of injustice ever end? Arathi PM Delhi/Kasaragod (Kerala), Hardnews   The national capital witnessed unparalleled protests for gender justice and sexual violence against women. The… Continue Reading →

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