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Human Rights in India

Human Rights in India

December 11, 2019

As the world marked the Human Rights Day on December 10, India had very little cheerful to report on its own record of defending human rights. The number of incidents of grave violations, mainly by the State and its forces has risen sharply , as has the area affected by the viola...

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Short-sighted budgetary reforms fail to address tribal issues in India

Short-sighted budgetary reforms fail to address tribal issues in India

February 3, 2017

Keeping the marginalised tribal communities of India in mind, the Union Budget 2017 elevated fund allocation by 10 pc. What lies ahead in terms of proper planning and implementation?

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Workers across India exercise a day-long strike for better pay

Workers across India exercise a day-long strike for better pay

September 3, 2016

An All-India bandh (strike) was held yesterday, called by trade unions across the country, demanding for better terms of work and a look into setting minimum wages according to current price realities.

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LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

June 28, 2016

The Supreme Court of India had twice refused to hear pleas for the cease of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC), which criminalises homosexuality in the country. However, well-known personalities from the LGBT community in India have now moved the Supreme Court (SC) to he...

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RSF Report

RSF Report

April 26, 2016

According to the World Press Freedom Index 2016, India stands low at 133th position in protecting its journalists. As global leaders work together to address the problems on climate change, journalists across the world have a climate change of their own to deal with. Thousands of...

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