Global press freedom has hit a 13-year low, threatened by US President Donald Trump's media bashing and restrictions pursued by both democratic and authoritarian governments, a watchdog said today. Freedom House, a US-based human rights organisation, ... Business Standard, 1 day ago
Turkey is approaching a critical juncture in its long-term political development. Irrespective of the outcome, the country’s April 16 referendum , which proposes changing the constitution to concentrate power in the hands of the president, heralds a new ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
On 25 March, a large mob of 5,000 Hindu men attacked Vagjipara, Vadavali, a village in Patan district in North Gujarat and burnt down about 80-100 homes belonging to Muslim families. They ransacked and gutted three shops and 10-12 vehicles. Two Muslims died ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Indians may have come late to the binge-watching party a little later than the West, but we're making up for lost time, says Shuma Raha. New reports suggest that we are the fastest in the world when it came to binge-watching popular shows. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com When Reed Hastings, chief executive officer, of video streaming service Netflix, visited India last month, there were reports that Indians were the fastest in the world when it came to binge-watching popular shows ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
This historic judgement brought the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace into the mainstream discourse. Given the achingly slow pace of social progress in India, this is no small cause. IMAGE: A demonstrator takes part in a New Delhi protest rally in December 2012. Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters. In 1997, the Supreme Court broke new ground for the cause of gender equality by setting out the first explicit definition of sexual harassment in the workplace and guidelines to deal with ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
It would be far more sensible for AAP to build on what they have achieved than to destroy what credibility they have by floating wild conspiracy theories, says Sankrant Sanu. IMAGE: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, right, with Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh, addresses a press conference in New Delhi, March 15, 2016. Photograph: PTI Photo Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal excels in political theatre. It was this that built up the hype of AAP winning the election in Goa and Punjab.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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