Beyond Section 377

New Delhi July 16 One of the lowest moments for human rights in India came in 2013 when the Supreme Court reversed the progressive 2009 judgment of the Delhi High Court reading down Section 377. As arguments recently reopened on the curative petition against this 2013 judgment, India’s LGBTQI…

Read More

FAKE NEWS CREATES ITS OWN UGLY REALITY

New Delhi July 14  The spread of misinformation has weaponised social media to an extent that it is more effective than airstrikes in destroying the target, in this case legitimate news

The truth is hard to find. The truth is hard to know. The truth is more important now than…

Read More

The uniform code

New Delhi July 13  The recent ‘Status of Policing in India Report, 2018’ published by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies and the NGO Common Cause — which has been hardly discussed in the media, unfortunately — offers a comprehensive survey of the performance and perceptions of the Indian police…

Read More

Tribals in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon get concrete bridge after 71years

Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh) [India], July 11 : After 71 years of struggle, the residents of Naxal affected Churegaon village finally got a concrete bridge with the efforts of the Superintendents of Police and the Collector here.
Initially, a wooden structure was constructed for commuting, which now has been transformed into a concrete…

Read More

Greening Delhi

New Delhi July 10 Perhaps, a sense of crisis is not enough till it becomes a full-blown emergency in our country, leading to drastic decision-making. Finally, following the furore over tree-felling for urban redevelopment, both Central and State agencies have now decided to plant 31 lakh trees…

Read More