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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......

How girls are duped into 'bonded labour' in India's textile mills

Brands such as Gap, Primark and C&A which source some of their garments from Tamil Nadu say they do regular audits to ensure their suppliers comply with their codes of conduct.   From her......

Ford Foundation funding dries up as Modi clamps down on NGOs

A leading global charity has frozen $4 million in funding to India, squeezing aid to the poor, after a clampdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on donors deemed to be meddling in domestic politics......

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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Churachandpur on the boil

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Students from Manipur stage a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday against the... ...

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Heritage school neglected

Visakhapatnam: Once a symbol of well-rounded western education and the first English vernacular school between Chennai and Kolkata, in 1836 itself,... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150903/nation-current-affairs/article/visakhapatnam-heritage-school-neglected
Rights at the mercy of security needs

Pakistanis live from crisis to crisis, hardly learning any lessons. They remain in denial of challenges recognised only after enormous suffering.... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/rights-at-the-mercy-of-security-needs/86923.html
Lanka Civil Society Cries Foul Over Missing Journalist Case

Attempts are being made to suppress an investigation in the missing of a prominent journalist in Sri Lanka ahead of the 2010 presidential polls... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/lanka-civil-society-cries-foul-over-missing-journalist-case/911375
Our deadliest battles are now fought over literature, art and culture

The only thing more dangerous than a killer who thinks he is acting to protect his faith or community is the killer who knows he is acting with the... ...

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