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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......

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.   ......

New pressure points from going global

Our governments are easily prone to arbitrary decisions but if you are dealing with international firms, such arbitrariness can turn back and bite you, says T N Ninan. If you want to be a part of......

Kohli's Pakistani fan who hoisted tricolour granted bail

Umar Daraz, the die-hard Pakistani fan of Virat Kohli, who was arrested last month for hoisting the Indian flag on the rooftop of his house, has been granted bail by a court. According to the Dawn,......
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Beijing-backed Carrie Lam becomes first female leader of Hong Kong

A Beijing-backed civil servant, Carrie Lam, was chosen to be Hong Kong's next leader on Sunday amid accusations that Beijing is meddling and... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-beijing-backed-carrie-lam-becomes-first-female-leader-of-hong-kong-2369311
Pakistan observes 86th death anniversary of Bhagat Singh

The civil society members and academics in Pakistan have demanded a public apology from the British Queen for the 'unjust killings' of Indian... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/pakistan-observes-86th-death-anniversary-of-bhagat-singh-55501.html
Taiwan court hears landmark gay marriage case

Taiwan's constitutional court began hearing a landmark case today that could make the island the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage. A... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/taiwan-court-hears-landmark-gay-marriage-case-55480.html
Candlelight vigil at India Gate marking World Tuberculosis Day

On the solemn occasion of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, Members of Parliament, policymakers, TB patients, survivors, and citizens of the civil... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/candlelight-vigil-at-india-gate-marking-world-tuberculosis-day-117032400117_1.html
The HIV/AIDS Bill could have been a landmark one, but for this clause

The Rajya Sabha on 22 March passed the much touted HIV/AIDS Bill which seeks to ensure equal rights to people afflicted by HIV and AIDS in getting... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/health-news/the-hiv-aids-bill-could-have-been-a-landmark-bill-but-for-this-clause-55341.html

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