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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......

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......

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.   ......

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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More Pakistanis 'disappearing', says report

More and more people are being picked up in Pakistan by security agencies "for reasons never disclosed", a commentary in a Pakistani newspaper said... ...

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German Intelligence accuses China of unlawful information gathering

China's leaders vehemently deny that they interfere in the internal politics of others or that they pursue hegemony - because they are not like... ...

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China, accused of abuses, hosts human rights forum

China touted its political and development model as it hosted an inaugural global human rights forum, even as activists slammed the country’s... ...

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We must fight for those fighting for human rights

'I have been a court reporter for many years and have not seen such blatant suppression of those who are fighting for human rights, suppression of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/we-must-fight-for-those-fighting-for-human-rights/20171209.htm
The blind woman who creates entrepreneurs and game changers

Shobha Warrier meets Sabriye Tenberken who is changing lives in India. Blindness didn't stop Sabriye Tenberken from seeking adventure. In fact, it... ...

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