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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......

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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Doing an Indira Gandhi? Jung is a front for Modi's proxy war with Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's bruising political battle in the city-state of Delhi is in reality as much with PM Narendra Modi as it is... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/politics/indira-gandhi-jung-front-modis-proxy-war-kejriwal-2259794.html
Landslide Votes Make Ireland First Country to Legalise Gay Marriage

DUBLIN: Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Landslide-Votes-Make-Ireland-First-Country-to-Legalise-Gay-Marriage/2015/05/24/article2830545.ece
Growing lawlessness

Inter-party and intra-party clashes are taking place every day in West Bengal. Illegal firearms and explosives are being freely used. Property is... ...

http://echoofindia.com/editorial/growing-lawlessness-85935
Vladimir Putin enacts law banning 'undesirable' NGOs

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning "undesirable" non-governmental organisations, the Kremlin... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/russia-vladimir-putin-enacts-law-banning-undesirable-ngos/articleshow/47401549.cms
Indias turn to say yes Lessons from Irish vote on samesex marriage

Matrimonial ads are to India what dating websites are to less conservative societies. The only difference is that the people seeking perfect... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/sanchitasharma/why-same-sex-marriages-gets-a-resounding-yes/article1-1350444.aspx

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