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UGC has Contradictory Opinions Regarding Cutting Down of Funds for Women's...

Earlier in March 2018, a report was published stating that the Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS) had expressed concern over the future of 167 women’s studies centres in universities and colleges across the country following a University Grants Commission (UGC) notice that made funding for them after September 30 uncertain

Sitaram Yechury Re-Elected as CPI(M) General Secretary, Green Signal for Congress...

Senior leader Sitaram Yechury has been re-elected as general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) in Hyderabad

It's Time to Understand the Universe Without Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has died aged 76. He was one of the greatest scientists of 21st century and had inspired and guided people all over the world in a manner that is not very common for scientists in our times. Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim announced the death.

SIT Suggests Involvement of top 4 Leaders of Pro-Hindutva Outfit in...

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh suspects the role of four top leaders, including a retired Indian Army Colonel, of a right-wing organisation in the murder. SIT probe suggest the involvement of these men in conceiving the plot to kill Gauri and other rationalists. The outfit is asserted to be the extremist cult known as the Sannatan Sanstha.

Goodbye to Race, Study Proves all Humans Have African Ancestors

After many theories of racial superiority and much debate and research on whether humankind has race based differences, a study has provided the much sought after answer. All human beings originate from African ancestors. In other words, race does not exist

Two Sisters Found Dead With Gunshot Wounds in Uttar Pradesh

Two sisters from Shakya (OBC) community were found dead in village Kailamau of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The girls were 12 and 15 years old. Both the girls were shot to death

The Most Recent Victim of RTI Murders is a Social and...

Poipynhun Majaw, a 38 year old social and RTI activist in Meghalaya was found murdered on March 20 in Khliehriat, a little over 90 km southeast of the state capital Shillong.

It’s Time to Understand the Universe Without Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has died aged 76. He was one of the greatest scientists of 21st century and had inspired and guided people all over the world in a manner that is not very common for scientists in our times. Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim announced the death.

Protest Ban at IIT Kharagpur, Dean Calls Students ‘Anti-National’ Protesters Physically...

Students have demanded that Prof. Somesh Kumar must withdraw his “anti-national” statement and refrain from making such comments in the future. Mr Sushil Kumar Choubey, the assistant security officer should publicly apologize for arrogant behaviour and physically handling the students and that the administration should re-establish the fundamental rights granted to all citizens of the country by the Constitution in the campus premises, they said.

Remembering Noida's History of Violence Towards African American Students

On 24 March, 2017, more than fifty people invaded a house where five African students stayed in Greater Noida, India. People were told that they were suspects in a case of kidnapping and murder. The accusation turned out to be false after the repeated searches and jailing of the African students. The incident turned a year old today

Saudi Arabia Moving Towards Another Change in Rules Regarding Women?

A statement from Prince Mohammad bin Salman regarding women's dressing in Saudi Arabia might just have ushered in another big change in the country. The Prince, in a TV interview said that women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya as long as their attire is "decent and respectful."

Prominent Journalist Shujaat Bukhari’s Murder In Srinagar Overshadows UN Report on...

Shujaat Bhukari has survived multiple attempts to his life earlier in his career. On Thursday June 14, 2018, he was shot dead in close range as he stepped out of his office in Srinagar. He was the Editor-in-Chief for 'Rising Kashmir'.

13 More Children Dead in Uttar Pradesh, CM Adityanath Asks Protestors...

In another incident of serious lapse from the part of government and railways, 13 more school children died in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning. Subsequent social media reports said that Chief Minister Adityanath asked the protesting crowd not to stage 'drama' when he was questioned regarding the incident.

BJP Karnataka Leader Yediyurappa’s Lingayat Stance Remains Murky

BJP state President, B. S. Yeddyurappa's stance on the demand for a separate Lingayat religion is under the lens. A document from 2013 that has been leaked in which he supports a separate Lingayat religion. This is contrary to his current public political stance that Lingayat are Hindus and that there is no need for a separate religion status for them

UGC has Contradictory Opinions Regarding Cutting Down of Funds for Women’s...

Earlier in March 2018, a report was published stating that the Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS) had expressed concern over the future of 167 women’s studies centres in universities and colleges across the country following a University Grants Commission (UGC) notice that made funding for them after September 30 uncertain

CBI Alerts Airports About Foreign Travel ban on Chanda, Deepak and...

Look out circulars have been issued to all airports against CEO of ICICI bank, Chanda Kochhar, her husband and businessman Deepak Kochhar and promoter of the Videocon group of companies, Venugopal Dhoot.

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Leftist Andres Manuel López Obrador Claims a Historic Victory in Mexican...

Lopez Obrador, a leftist who campaigned to transform Mexico and oust the "mafia of power" ruling the country, rode widespread voter anger and discontent with the governing Institutional Revolution Party.

Shwetambri Sharma, Speaks About Deliberate Attempts to Derail Asifa Investigation

Ms. Sharma revealed how the right wing Hindu forces along with the police, tried to topple the investigation.

JNU Violates Reservation Policies, Students Demand Action

The Indian Constitution provides reservation for Dalits, Other Backward Castes (OBC) and Adivasis in education and employment. Statistics now show that JNU has been violating these rules.

Remembering Noida’s History of Violence Towards African American Students

On 24 March, 2017, more than fifty people invaded a house where five African students stayed in Greater Noida, India. People were told that they were suspects in a case of kidnapping and murder. The accusation turned out to be false after the repeated searches and jailing of the African students. The incident turned a year old today

13 More Children Dead in Uttar Pradesh, CM Adityanath Asks Protestors...

In another incident of serious lapse from the part of government and railways, 13 more school children died in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning. Subsequent social media reports said that Chief Minister Adityanath asked the protesting crowd not to stage 'drama' when he was questioned regarding the incident.