The Internet Freedom Foundation, a group of volunteers who advocate for a free and open internet, has sent a legal notice to the Indore district magistrate over his order banning criticism of the currency demonetisation on social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and so on in the Indore jurisdiction.Last Monday, Indore district magistrate P Narahari had issued a ban on objectionable and inflammatory posts on social media and mobile messenger applications about the recent ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Shaista Amber, president, Muslim Women Board Law Board, who has been an almost-lone crusader in the fight for the fundamental rights of Muslim women, now has another laurel to her name.In a unique move towards improving Lucknow's air quality, the city's first ...Business Standard, 1 week ago
Delhi University got its first monumental flag on Wednesday when Naveen Jindal, President of Flag Foundation of India (FFOI), hoisted a 100 ft-high tricolour at the Hansraj College here.The hoisting of the monumental flag marked the 13th year of the verdict ...Prokerala, 3 weeks ago
Vice President of India Hamid Ansari delivered the 5th K Subarhmanyam Lecture at the India International Centre on 14 February 2017. Here's the full text of his speech. It is a privilege to be invited to talk about a legendary personality of our times who, it ...catchnews.com, 5 days ago
Uttar Pradesh is likely to register a healthy voter turnout in the assembly elections as a majority of youths plan to exercise their franchise, according to a survey conducted by industry body ASSOCHAM. "Up to 60 per cent of young voters in the age group of ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Harsh Roongta, Mahesh Padmanabhan, Anil Rego answer the most sought after questions on Budget Day.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Rediff Q: What are your Budget expectations/wishlist? Harsh Roongta, Investment Advisor, harshroongta.com • Fiscal deficit in control for the next year as per FRBM.• Aggressive tax compliance assumptions will be taken.• Aggressive growth assumptions for agri and manufacturing will be assumed.• DBS and electronic payments for all ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
More children in rural Karnataka of the ages three and four were out of school in 2016 than there were in 2014, according to the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2016. ASER is an annual household survey in rural India conducted by NGO Pratham ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
With 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has about the same population as Brazil; an economy the size of Qatars -- which has 2.4 million people, the same as the UP town of Bijnore; per capita gross domestic product (GDP) comparable to Kenyas; and an infant ...Sify, 2 weeks ago
ABOUT A DECADE ago, I attended a conference at a liberal institute in Cairo that introduced international journalists and scholars to a number of Egyptian dissidents. Back then, the rule of President Hosni Mubarak (the leader whose toppling defined the 2011 ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
Relations between an elected government of Delhi and the LG can never be cordial: It is just the way the relationship is structured.Aditi Phadnis reports. Few offer their resignation when it is not sought. The National Democratic Alliance government concedes it was taken by surprise when Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung quit and announced he would like to go back to academia and the world of books. For a man who has had a passion for public service from the day he started working, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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