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The Undocumented Indian
Sexist comments by celebrities and politicians being highly slammed by netizens

Sexist comments by celebrities and politicians bei...

January 17, 2019

A wave of #MeToo revelations has rocked India, breaking a culture of silence around sexual attack, harassment and everyday sexism, calling men to account in a male-dominated country.

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Lodhi Garden moving towards becoming India’s first high-tech park

Lodhi Garden moving towards becoming India’s...

January 11, 2019

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is in the process of installing the QR codes which when scanned by a visitor will give details of a tree, including its age, lifespan, botanical name, common name, blooming season among others.

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Purification rites held after two women of menstruating age enter Sabarimala

Purification rites held after two women of menstru...

January 7, 2019

The closing of the Sabarimala temple for purification rituals following the entry of two women of menstruating age has put many questions forward like that of untouchability, social exclusivity, and the impeachment of law.

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Farmers protest over the deepening agrarian crisis in India

Farmers protest over the deepening agrarian crisis...

December 21, 2018

It is not just the uncertain nature that push the farmers toward desperate measures of protesting or ending their lives, but apathy from the government towards the agriculture sector has also undermined it.

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Six years have passed since the December 16 gang rape, but still no woman is safe in the country

Six years have passed since the December 16 gang r...

December 16, 2018

Women's safety in India remains extremely poor and despite harsher laws being put in place as well as special trial courts, savage attacks against women continue to be extremely high in India, a situation worsened by low conviction rates and high pendency of cases.

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Bid goodbye to unhygienic toilets in Indian trains

Bid goodbye to unhygienic toilets in Indian trains

December 12, 2018

In an effort to maintain hygiene, Indian Railways has announced that it will set up electronic toilets in the railway coaches. They will be environment-friendly and will be initially installed in a coach in the LTT-Coimbatore Express to monitor its performance.

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Artists, Activists stand in solidarity with farmers at Kisan Mukti Morcha

Artists, Activists stand in solidarity with farmer...

December 1, 2018

On November 30, farmers from all over the country marched in Delhi to demand a 21 day exclusive session for discussing the country's agrarian crisis. While the farmers were fuming in anger, the urban educated remained oblivion to the distress, however, the intellectual circuit of...

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Odisha releases bilingual dictionaries for tribal languages

Odisha releases bilingual dictionaries for tribal ...

November 26, 2018

In a drive to promote and protect the tribal culture in the state, the Odisha state government released bilingual dictionaries and trilingual tribal language proficiency modules for use in elementary multilingual education.

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An app to track snake bites and save lives

An app to track snake bites and save lives

November 23, 2018

The Big 4 Mapper app developed by the Indian Snake Bite Initiative will track snake species for the purpose of developing better antidotes among others.

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