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Mar 7, 2015

BBC’s rape documentary blocked on YouTube: Free speech gets another martyr in India

No doubt, the documentary India's Daughter has provoked complex reactions in the country. While we have noted earlier that the film lacks perspective and has only shock value, by banning the film the government has made it a new martyr for free speech in India. #December 16 gangrape case #Delhi gangrape #Delhi gangrape case #Delhi gangrape convict #HowThisWorks #India's daughters #Mukesh Singh #Nirbhaya murder

Feb 13, 2015

Zomato to get ‘food-delivery’ feature by mid-March: Here’s how it will work

Zomato, which recently announced a cashless facility for users in Dubai at select restaurants, is planning to launch a new service which will let customers in India order directly from the app/site. #food #FoodPanda.in #India #ThisisNext #Zomato #Zomato food delivery #Zomato India

Feb 8, 2015

Shame on Sunitha Krishnan: 5 reasons why sharing the Whatsapp rape video is wrong

Hyderabad-based activist Sunitha Krishnan's Shame the Rapist campaign sounds where she shared a gangrape video reads like a plot from a C-grade Bollywood movie. #Crimes against women #gangrape #Gangrape video #Rape #Rape in India #ThatsJustWrong #Women #YouTube

Feb 6, 2015

Want to avoid being forcibly married on Valentine’s Day? A handy guide to avoiding Hindu Mahasabha

When it comes to Valentine's Day activities, it's not at all funny how right-wing groups go around harassing couples. But here are some methods to avoid them. #facebook #Hindu Mahasabha #JustSaying #Valentine's Day #Valentine's Day protests #WhatsApp

Jan 23, 2015

Obama offers condolences on death of Saudi King Abdullah

President Barack Obama expressed condolences and offered sympathy to the people of Saudi Arabia upon the death of the king, an important ally and a major force in the Muslim world. #King Abdullah #King Abdullah dies #Obama #Obit #Saudi Arabia #TheySaidIt #United States #US

Jan 19, 2015

The problem in Pune: Sorry Indians, it’s we who hate the poor, not McDonald’s

McDonald’s is facing a PR crisis of sorts in India. The story of the street kid being thrown is no doubt bad, but the general hypocrisy in this whole tale is hard to miss. #McDonald's #McDonald’s India #Poverty #street kid #ToTheContrary

Jan 13, 2015

US military’s Twitter, YouTube account hacked is more an embarrassment than threat

The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the US military command that oversees operations in the Middle East were hacked by ISIS supporters, which is downright embarrassing for the US military. #CENTCOM #HowThisWorks #ISIS #islamic-state #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Terrorism #Twitter #Twitter Inc. #US

Nov 28, 2014

Art of Kissing to Kiss of Love: Artist takes on taboo of kissing in public

Ayushman Mitra spoke to Firstpost about his art work, inspirations, love for big art and Indian mythology. #art #Art of Kissing #Ayushman Mitra #CultureDecoder #Indian mythology #Kiss of Love #Kissing #NH7 Weekender

Nov 24, 2014

Not so safe city: Woman gets stared at, followed while walking in Mumbai

Is Mumbai completely safe for women? As a new video of a woman walking in the city shows, it's never so simple. #Mumbai #Safety #ViralVideo #Women #Women in public spaces #Women walking in Mumbai