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#39;Weaponized#39; Facebook fails to protect civil rights, audit says
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#39;Weaponized#39; Facebook fails to protect civil rights, aud...

Facebook commissioned the audit in 2018 as part of its response to a range of criticism over issues such as data privacy, voter suppression, incitement of violence and a lack of transparency in political advertising. Money Control, 4 weeks ago

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India, EU seal civil nuclear energy pact

Capping 13 years of negotiations, India and the European Union on Tuesday sealed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement a day ahead of their virtual summit which is aimed at further broadbasing ties on a range of areas including trade, investment and defence, officials of the 27-nation bloc said.   The agreement provides for extensive cooperation in the civil nuclear energy sector including in research and development for peaceful uses of nuclear energy, they said. In the summit, the two ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'Congress is more responsible for Ram mandir than BJP'

'We all know that when the Babri Masjid was demolished, P V Narasimha Rao was prime minister.''He did not do anything to stop the demolition.' IMAGE: A Hindu priest walks past the Sarayu river in Ayodhya. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters A centuries-old controversy will finally come to an end on August 5, 2020, when Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi performs the bhoomi puja at the site of the Ram Janambhoomi in Ayodhya. The 'Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi' issue rocked the foundation of ...
 Rediff.com17 hours ago

Shaheen Bagh protest: A battle for the Idea of India

'Shaheen Bagh is no longer a mere ghetto of lower middle class Muslims.''Now, it is a metaphor for resistance, secularism and struggle,' notes Md. Zeeshan Ahmad. IMAGE: Republic Day being celebrated at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Photo December 2019 in India, to borrow a phrase from Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, was indeed the 'winter of despair'. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, by giving religious premise to the secular citizenship law of India, attracted ...
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Plea in SC to remove 'socialist', 'secular' from Constitution's preamble

A plea has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking to remove from the constitution's preamble the words "socialist" and "secular" which were added through 42nd constitutional amendment. The PIL said that the amendment made in 1976 was "antithetical to the constitutional tenets as well as the historical and cultural theme of India." The move was "per se illegal for violating the concept of freedom of speech and expression enumerated in Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution and the right to ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

1962 War: 'Secret Reports' lost forever?

'The Himmatsinghji Report is still 'missing'.' 'It is a great loss for the knowledge of India's borders.' 'It would have an immense value at a time China is bound to shift its attention to other border fronts in the Himalayas,' notes Claude Arpi. IMAGE: Indian soldiers in Ladakh during the 1962 War with China, November 1962. Photograph: Radloff/Three Lions/Getty Images   It was recently reported that 144 veterans of the Indian armed forces had signed a joint statement on the situation ...
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Ex-AMU student leader held for 'anti-CAA violence'

A former Aligarh Muslim University student leader and son of a varsity teacher has been arrested for his alleged role in the December 15 and subsequent violence during the campus protest against changes in the citizenship law, police said on Friday.   Sharjeel Usmani, the son of Assistant Professor Tariq Usmani of the AMU's Department of Geography, was picked by the Uttar Pradesh's anti-terrorist squad (ATS) sleuths from his uncle's house in Azamgarh on Wednesday and was subsequently ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'Retired SC or HC judge must probe Vikas Dubey's death'

'If you accept that situation you don't require the judiciary, the criminal procedure law, the Indian Penal Code or even the Constitution because there is somebody who decides who gets to live and who gets to die.' /p> IMAGE: Policemen deployed at the home of gangster Vikas Dubey's brother Deep Prakash Dubey in Krishna Nagar, Lucknow. Vikas Dubey, accused of killing eight policemen last week, was killed near Kanpur on Friday morning. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo On Friday morning, a week ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Has Xi Jinping gone bonkers?

'It doesn't look as if any sensible, worldly wise, person is in charge in China.' 'If at all anybody is in charge, it can only be a bunch of bumpkins of whom Xi has become a puppet,' observes B S Raghavan, the veteran civil servant. IMAGE: A Chinese lady looks at a portrait of China's leader for life, Xi Jinping. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters   The textbook answer is Xi Jinping. He has shored up all powers and positions of authority so that he is the supreme overlord of the country. He ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Transgenders may soon be recruited as CAPF officers

Transgenders can soon aspire to lead combat troops in central paramilitary forces as the government is mulling allowing them take the annual Union Public Service Commission exam for recruitment as officers in these forces deployed across the country for various internal security duties, officials said on Thursday. Sources in the security establishment said that with the central government notifying the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act in December last year it is now essential to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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