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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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Ford Foundation Had Infiltrated Nehru Government to the Core

, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government took an unprecedented step by putting the Ford Foundation under the watch list of the Ministry of Home... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/Ford-Foundation-Had-Infiltrated-Nehru-Government-to-the-Core/2015/07/05/article2902513.ece
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Classifieds Add E-Commerce Delivery BAck to news list Odisha Human rights activists urge Railway... ...

http://www.orissaindia.com/StateNewsDetail.asp?id=ON7597
Dealing with the 'officially' corrupt

Showing door to 70 officers including civil servants and top ranked engineers in Jammu and Kashmir by terminating their services or retiring them... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=42684
Sayed Mehboob Shah Qadri

The senior activist associated with rationalist and social reformer Hamid Dalwai's Muslim Satyashodhak Samaj, points out that madrasa-educated... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/interview-instead-of-terming-madrasa-students-out-of-school-the-state-should-make-science-and-maths-compulsory-in-madrasas-sayed-mehboob-shah-qadri-2101560
Modi govt. trampling upon civil rights

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Members of the district unit of the Karnataka Komu Sauharda Vedike staged a dharna in front of the Clock... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/modi-govt-trampling-upon-civil-rights/article7385497.ece?ref=tpnews

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