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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......

Ford Foundation funding dries up as Modi clamps down on NGOs

A leading global charity has frozen $4 million in funding to India, squeezing aid to the poor, after a clampdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on donors deemed to be meddling in domestic politics......

Posco's Odisha journey: Travails of a big-ticket project

Ten years after signing an MoU with the state government, South Korean steel major finds its proposed project pushed to the edge It will soon be 10 years since Posco India signed a memorandum of......

India must find affordable solutions to protect environment

All the energy is spent on blocking projects - so once they are cleared, the mission is lost, notes Sunita Narain. Debates are essentially polarised and noisy. But for resolution and movement in......

The Indian and Pakistani behind one of 2015's most important films

Hemal Trivedi, a Hindu filmmaker originally from India, and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, a Muslim from Pakistan, made one of this year's most talked about films. One of the most talked about films at this......
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A complex affair

Those who sought a reprieve for a condemned Yakub Memon must rue their delay in showing their frenetic intent so late in rescuing a man condemned... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=144063
DoT official

New Delhi: The order to block 857 porn websites issued to all Internet Service Providers (ISPs) on Friday is a temporary measure, and not a ban on... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/VvJHdNYnarlFE5vc9YpNAO/Blocking-of-porn-sites-temporary-final-call-after-SC-ruling.html
Support My School hosts CEO Summit on Swachh Bharat and Swachh Vidyalaya campaign

:15 pm Edited by admin Summit featured discussions by stakeholders across levels including NGO's and Corporates on challenges, learnings and the... ...

http://www.thisweekbangalore.com/support-my-school-hosts-ceo-summit-on-swachh-bharat-and-swachh-vidyalaya-campaign/
Pollution by Khrew Cement factories adversely affecting ecosystem

Adil Lateef Cement dust over Khrew town. -Excelsior/ Younis Khaliq Srinagar, Aug 2: Pollution caused by Cement factories in Khrew area of... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/pollution-by-khrew-cement-factories-adversely-affecting-ecosystem/
Civil society hails IISER in Bpur

l organisations, youths and civil society members on Sunday welcomed the State Government's decision to choose Brahmapur as the location for... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/civil-society-hails-iiser-in-bpur.html

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