Society

Dowry : the dark side of Indian weddings

Dowry : the dark side of Indian weddings

October 7, 2017

Like the hindu goddess Lakshmi, the new bride is considered to be the guarantor of the home's prosperity- but one symbolised by material assets.

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India ranks low in report on gender equality by OECD

India ranks low in report on gender equality by OE...

October 5, 2017

In India, gender gaps in labour market rank poor, despite females' gains in education.

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How safe are Kolkata local trains?

How safe are Kolkata local trains?

October 3, 2017

As the aftermath of the Elphinstone Road stampede in Mumbai, the safety and infrastructure of local train stations in Kolkata could also come under scanner; how the less privileged travel for work in this eastern metropolis is a dreadful chronicle.

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Remembering the ‘Father of the Nation’

Remembering the ‘Father of the Nation’

October 2, 2017

Gandhi Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) - leader of Indian independence movement against British rule in the country. Adopting non-violent civil disobedience, he led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights an...

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Campuses across India clashing for rights

Campuses across India clashing for rights

September 26, 2017

Students of a university in India being booked for protesting inadequate response to a sexual harassment comes at a time where the right wing across campus groups are facing backlash.

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International Day of Peace 2017

International Day of Peace 2017

September 22, 2017

As the world observes international peace week, India ranks 137 out of 163 countries on Global Peace Index 2017 with being the second-largest troop contributor to peacekeeping missions on one hand, while announcing to deport around 40,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees, on the other.

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Cosplay in India

Cosplay in India

September 20, 2017

India is seeing a slow growth in the colourful cosplaying community, who express themselves in creative ways.

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Atrocities against Rohingya Muslims continue, salvation not in sight

Atrocities against Rohingya Muslims continue, salv...

September 7, 2017

It has been nothing but a witch-hunt that has left the Rohingya Muslims homeless having had to flee Myanmar over the past 10 days. Reportedly, more than 140,000 Rohingya Muslims had to flee the Burmese territory to survive the ordeals of a seeming exodus.

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Senior journalist shot dead in India

Senior journalist shot dead in India

September 7, 2017

As a senior journalist was shot outside her home in southern Indian city of Bengaluru, India’s press freedom and freedom of speech is under the scanner once again.

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The earth is drowning in water-crisis, because we ‘eat’ water

The earth is drowning in water-crisis, because we ...

September 6, 2017

Particularly, percent distribution of sea water and fresh water on the Earth has not changed for at least four billion years when life on earth was formed. Amount of water too has not changed on this earth for billions of years. It is said that if at all anyone knows the full his...

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