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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......

Obtaining justice via consumer courts is difficult

'Some cases do not get a single hearing for 6 to 8 months, while some have been pending for as long as 8 years.'Sanjay Kumar Singh reports. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The Consumer......

Software lobbyist group co-founder turns troll for Aadhaar

India's software product lobby group iSPIRT will set up a guidelines and compliance committee to investigate allegations of its members using anonymous accounts on Twitter to troll anti-Aadhaar......

When the Finance Bill goes beyond Budget making

The amendment of around 40 central statutes makes the Finance Bill, 2017 unique The passage of the Finance Bill, 2017, by the Lok Sabha on March 22 has rekindled the widespread debate over using a......

Looking back at Shyam Benegal's mesmerising Mandi

Even after three decades, Mandi proves its lasting relevance and powerful impact on cinephile memory by inviting comparisons to Vidya Balan’s Begum Jaan.  Shyam......
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A group of right activists today came out in support of a former consultant at a UN body in Bihar who has alleged sexual harassment by her seniors... ...

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Most Foul

FOR THOSE OF us who came of age in the early 90s, the portly figure of Maxwell Pereira, cop and columnist, was a role model who invited awe and... ...

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Mass organisations come together to count Modi's failure

Ever since Narendra Modi led the Bharatiya Janata Party to a thumping victory in the 2014 General Elections, several political parties have tried... ...

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China's tech titans feel the squeeze as Xi tightens grip

By Raymond Zhong and Paul MozurBEIJING: For the last decade or so, China has defied the truism that only free and open societies can innovate. Even... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/technology-giants-feel-the-squeeze-as-xi-jinping-tightens-his-grip/articleshow/64015831.cms
Kanye West claims 400 years of slavery a choice, sparks outrage

Rapper Kanye West, who has been dominating headlines with his controversial tweets in support of President Donald Trump, has landed in fresh... ...

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