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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......

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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Coffers drying up,Greenpeace stares at shutdown within a month

Greenpeace India today said it was staring at an "imminent" shutdown within a month in the absence of funds for staff salaries and accused the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/475803/coffers-drying-upgreenpeace-stares-shutdown.html
'One month left before shutdown', …

New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): The Indian chapter of the non-governmental environmental organisation Greenpeace has funds to function for only one more... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/one-month-left-shutdown-says-greenpeace-111532468.html
Stop whining Indian media, Arvind Kejriwal's critique is exactly right

It was embarrassing to watch the media tie itself in knots while putting Arvind Kejriwal in the dock for his ' supari journalism' comment. From the... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/politics/stop-whining-indian-media-arvind-kejriwals-critique-is-exactly-right-2228254.html
Khagrabari survivors renew cry for justice

Guwahati: Tragedy refuses to leave Kashem Ali. He lost his mother to militants in 1994 and his daughter, again to rebels, two decades later. With... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Khagrabari-survivors-renew-cry-for-justice/articleshow/47153402.cms
Two reported killed in unrest over Burundi president's vote bid

Two protesters were killed today, a leading rights activist said, as demonstrations against a decision by President Pierre Nkurunziza's to seek a... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2585042&n_date=20150504&cat=World

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