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'Would Mira Nair make a Missouri Masala now?'

Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent......

When social activists become politicians

Is politics gaining at the expense of civil society? Mayank Mishra analysesThe choice before social activist Medha Patkar and her National Alliance of People's Movements was not easy. She and other......

Leaders, activists come together against GM crops

Political leaders cutting across party lines have joined hands with the civil society to launch a nationwide campaign against GM crops and the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill. The......

We want full accountability from government: Aruna Roy

Civil society activist Aruna Roy, who has quit the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council over the issue of minimum wages, on Thursday said that she would go back to activism now in a total......

Cong backs Vadra, calls Kejirwal's tactics blackmail

Congress on Friday backed to the hilt Robert Vadra, Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, in the wake of an allegation by civil society activists Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan that he was hugely......

Binayak Sen named on Plan panel board

The Plan panel on Wednesday said it has appointed civil rights activist Binayak Sen, convicted for sedition, on the board of one of its steering committees to give input for 12th Plan (2012-17) on......

Lessons from the Mistry-Tata confrontation

Successors work hard, and many of them succeed and stay for many years.'But when they don't it is best to be civil and part ways than seek confrontation which might prove acrimonious and......

Will paternity leave be misused in India?

We don’t know what percentage of new fathers in the Indian corporate sector take their parental responsibilities seriously enough to use the leave, says Kanika Datta.   ......

New pressure points from going global

Our governments are easily prone to arbitrary decisions but if you are dealing with international firms, such arbitrariness can turn back and bite you, says T N Ninan. If you want to be a part of......

Rahul's 'suit-boot' jibe: Modi to turn pro-poor in Budget

The record of other prime ministers too shows how much can change when a prime minister is faced with the two-year challenge, says T N Ninan. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to turn pro-poor......

Kohli's Pakistani fan who hoisted tricolour granted bail

Umar Daraz, the die-hard Pakistani fan of Virat Kohli, who was arrested last month for hoisting the Indian flag on the rooftop of his house, has been granted bail by a court. According to the Dawn,......

Pakistan court dismisses Kohli fan's bail plea

Umar Daraz, a 22-year-old Virat Kohli lookalike, is facing imprisonment of up to 10 years for hoisting the Indian flag atop his house in Okara district in Punjab province. IMAGE: Virat......
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Pamphlet attack on activist over march

New Delhi, Jan. 20: Many residents of Delhi's Dwarka woke up today to an anonymous pamphlet in their newspapers asking them to stay away from a... ...

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Kashmir protests against attacks on Jammu Muslims

): The attack on Muslim community members allegedly by RSS and BJP activists in Kathua district of Jammu province in J&K state created furore in... ...

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MAD founder awarded 3 gold medals

Abhijay Negi, founder of Making a Difference by Being the Difference (MAD), was awarded three gold medals at the 10th convocation of the National... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/uttarakhand/education/mad-founder-awarded-3-gold-medals/353046.html
The Kutch Renaissance

It's been 16 years since the Bhuj earthquake wiped out lives, livelihoods and villages. A journey through the region now reveals how it has found... ...

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Call for environment issues in poll manifestos gains momentum in UP

Call for environment protection and sustainable development is likely to take the centre stage in all future development plans for Uttar Pradesh,... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/lucknow/call-for-environment-issues-in-poll-manifestos-gains-momentum-in-up/story-1qKZsstghXRuoNCgkWFdUJ.html

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