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How long will we turn a blind eye to the Maoists?

Association For Protection of Democratic Rights member and civil rights activist Sujato Bhadro has his hands full these days.Bhadro, along with other APDR members, are busy appealing to the state......

'Lead India to the path of prosperity': Wishes pour in for Kovind

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates the President-elect Ram Nath Kovind, in New Delhi on Thursday. Photograph: PTI Photo Congratulatory messages poured in for President-elect Ram......

'Even pregnant women were not spared from assault'

Manjula Shetye's death on June 23 -- allegedly after the prisoner was beaten up by jail staff inside Mumbai's Byculla district jail -- highlights what really goes on inside India's prisons. Sushma......

'Forcible vegetarianism will do no good': States may move court against ban

Kerala, West Bengal, Puducherry slam the government’s decision to ban sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter; meat traders fear spike in cow vigilantism, reports Aditi......

Kerala protests ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, organises beef fests

IMAGE: Youth Congress workers participate in a beef festival in front of BJP's Ernakulam office in Kochi on Saturday. Photograph: PTI Photo Beef was cooked on the roadside and consumed......

IT professionals: The new face of labour unions

The past few weeks have seen several hundred people let go of by IT services firms joining unions claiming to represent tech workers fighting for their rights. Romita Majumdar, Gireesh Babu and......

Govt must protect central bank's independence: Rajan

Raghuram Rajan rejected the argument that inflation has come down largely because of "good luck" stemming from low oil prices.     Taking on his detractors, Governor Raghuram Rajan on......

Public servant tag worries NGO sector workers

Many claim they fear witch hunts for disagreeing with those in power.  Nawshir Mirza, an independent director on the Tata Power board, is planning to sever his association with not-for-profit......

Big reforms? Modi govt still lags behind

A government that confuses PowerPoints for policy is delaying structural change too much, notes Mihir S Sharma. Image: It is certainly time to start writing the obituaries for structural reform.......

In an interconnected world, India cannot escape Greece crisis's fallout

If the impact of the Greece crisis spreads across Europe and parts of the world which are more interconnected than ever before, India cannot hope to be insulated, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Ravi Varman on his Tamil directorial film, Moscowin Kaveri

Noted cinematographer Ravi Varman's directorial debut Moscowin Kaveri (Tamil) was ready more than a year ago but got delayed because of some problems. Now, the good news is that the film......

'Next FIFA boss should be outsider with good human rights record'

IMAGE: Members of the media film the FIFA logo outside their headquarters in Zurich on October 8. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters The next FIFA president should be an external candidate with a......

Images: Spirit of Cricket in Mohali

There is never a dull moment in an India-Pakistan cricket clash and even before the start of their World Cup semi-final, the electrifying atmosphere came alive a bit more when the two countries'......

'Sad that Modi is an object of vilification'

'The suspension of Modi was necessary for a free and fair inquiry. It's not a punishment. If his reply convinces the board, the inquiry proceedings will be dropped if there are others guilty, we......
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3 killed in car ramming at US far-right rally, helicopter crash

A car ploughed into a crowd demonstrating against a white supremacist rally in the US state of Virginia, killing one person and injuring 19 others,... ...

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Sharif accuses India of 'undermining' spirit of SAARC

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accused India of "undermining" the spirit of the SAARC by "casting shadows" of bilateral issues on the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/624815/sharif-accuses-india-undermining-spirit.html
On the origins of environmental bullshit

This article is part of an ongoing series from the Post-Truth Initiative , a Strategic Research Excellence Initiative at the University of Sydney.... ...

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Don’t protest if you want to stay in our hostels, Mamata govt tells SC/ST students

‘You can either stay in our hostels or protest against us’. This is the message the West Bengal government is trying to send through... ...

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Youth 'attempts self-immolation' at Mamata rally, goes missing

On a day when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gave a call for the BJP to 'Quite India' at a mega rally in Kolkata, behind the stage, a... ...

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