The glitzy Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) holds a place of pride in the hearts of many Delhiites. Hidden behind this story of an upwardly mobile modern India, however, is a sombre tale of loss and apathy. Hundreds of Dalit families were uprooted ... DNA, 1 month ago
The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday released a populist manifesto for Punjab, promising laptop for all government school students, waiver on residential property tax, setting up of an NRI board, 33 per cent reservation for woman in government jobs and giving the state a Dalit deputy chief minister if it comes to power. The manifesto, on the lines of the party’s promise in Delhi in 2015, also says the AAP government will set up Aam Aadmi canteens at sub-division and district levels where ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A human-rights advocacy group has voiced concern over the attacks on religious minorities in India often led by vigilante groups and the blocking of foreign funding to NGOs as well as the pressure on media and civil society groups critical of the governments ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago HRW voices concern over attacks on minorities in India Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
The alleged suicide of 27-year-old Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Scholar Muthu Krishnan has become a rallying point for some political activists. JNU students on campus say that some Leftist outfits are trying to politicise Krishnan's death by claiming ...DNA, 1 week ago JNU research scholar suicide: Father alleges 'murder' Sify, 1 week ago
'It will be a fine day when we can claim to have institutions in civil society as influential and as popular as ACLU, which is a strong body only because millions of Americans support its values.''When Indians take offence at how other Indians are treated, when we take injustice to others personally, we will begin to make India great,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Many Americans felt offended by an order of their new president banning immigrants from seven nations.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Punjab is likely to turn out to be the ideal test case for the implementation of the Supreme Courts order on removing caste and religion from politics. The apex court, on 2 January, barred all political parties from seeking votes in the name of religion, ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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