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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......

'Stress on Vedic culture in new education policy is not right'

'In this system, the poor does not get an equal opportunity to compete with the rich.' 'Our problem is not the stress given on the Vedic system, but not mentioning the other forms of education.'......

Sonia, Rahul assert Ambedkar's legacy for Congress on RSS turf

IMAGE: Congress president Sonia Gandhi is presented a memento as Party vice president Rahul Gandhi and MPCC president Ashok Chavan looks on at a public meeting in Nagpur on Monday to mark......

'The Centre is trying to silence JNU'

IMAGE: JNU students protest against the police crackdown and the arrest of the students union president. Photograph: PTI 'If they succeed in silencing this great university, it will be a tragic......

Prenups may become mandatory for all Indian marriages

Is Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi opening another minefield with the introduction of mandatory pre-nuptial agreement before marriage or will this proposed legislation help......

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.......

A bleak Labour Day as govt makes it harder to form unions

According to a proposal by the Union labour ministry, 10 per cent of the employees or 100 workers will be needed at least to form a trade union Barely a week after trade unions across the country......

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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Students union stages protests outside annual JNU meeting

IANS New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The JNU Students Union (JNUSU), with its Monday demonstration outside the University Court Meeting on the campus,... ...

http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2016/12/05/398--Students-union-stages-protests-outside-annual-JNU-meeting-.html
Who Are the Supreme Court Judges Who Will Rule on Brexit?

(Bloomberg) -- Britain's exit from the European Union is now in the hands of a golf enthusiast, a bellringer and ex-banker, among others, who sit... ...

http://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/2016/12/05/article-50-who-are-the-supreme-court-judges-who-will-rule-on-brexit
Understanding the event, impact, narrative and meaning

On November 8, government announced the decision to discontinue the legal tender status of Rs 500 and Rs1000 notes. The original objectives were... ...

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Activism on wheels

The US Consulate General on Saturday kick-started its annual programme against gender-based violence here on Saturday. The programme is called... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/Activism-on-wheels/article16756684.ece
An open letter to Tarek Fatah !!

I have watched many of your speeches, lectures, talk shows and debates which you delivered at different venues. I do not know why did I listen to... ...

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