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Srinagar: Police ban academic lecture citing Section 144

Jul 10, 2014

Srinagar: Police ban academic lecture citing Section 144

The police on Wednesday barred an academic lecture by writer Dr Mridu Rai from taking place at a hotel in Srinagar, citing Section 144. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #Police #Srinagar #ban #PDP #CCS #writer #Section 144 #Mridu Rai #academic lecture #Rughonath Vaishnavi Annual Talk #Coalition of Civil Society
Gulbarg case: Court orders SIT to produce documents within 15 days

Jul 09, 2014

Gulbarg case: Court orders SIT to produce documents within 15 days

A special court hearing the 2002 Gulbarg society massacre case in Ahmedabad on Tuesday ordered the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team to produce within 15 days all documents related to its final report on Zakia Jafri's complaint against Narendra Modi and others. #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SIT #Gulbarg Society #Zakia Jafri
Gulbarg massacre: Court asks SIT to produce all documents in 15 days

Jul 08, 2014

Gulbarg massacre: Court asks SIT to produce all documents in 15 days

A special court hearing the 2002 Gulbarg society massacre case here today ordered the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team to produce within 15 days all documents related to its final report on Zakia Jafri's complaint against Narendra Modi and others. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SIT #Gulbarg Society #Zakia Jafri #Gulbarg Massacre
Adarsh scam: HC bench recuses itself from hearing plea on Shinde

Jun 25, 2014

Adarsh scam: HC bench recuses itself from hearing plea on Shinde

A Bombay High Court bench today recused itself from hearing a petition seeking direction to CBI to produce entire evidence during its investigation into the Adarsh scam on the basis of which it had given a clean chit to former Maharashtra CM Sushilkumar Shinde. #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Sushilkumar Shinde #Adarsh scam #HC #Adrash Housing society
Photos: Residents in tears as BMC cuts water, electricity supply at Campa Cola society

Jun 24, 2014

Photos: Residents in tears as BMC cuts water, electricity supply at Campa Cola society

The BMC on Monday started disconnecting water and electricity supplies in the Campa Cola society, which has been declared as illegal by the courts. Here are the photos. #ImagesOfTheDay #Campa Cola Compound #Campa Cola #illegal flats #Campa Cola Society #Campa cola flat

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 01, 2012

When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

By using particular icons and tapping specific belief systems, many environmentalists and conservationists reaffirm the worldviews of the dominant caste and religion. Can we preach respect for nature while practicing hegemony over other people? #TheLongView #Hindutva #Vrindavan #International Society for Krishna Consciousness #Tehri dam #Sunderlal Bahuguna

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When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 08, 2014

'Cats' to be revived in London, and maybe made into movie too

In John Guare's "Six Degrees of Separation," an urbane New York society lady is called out for having once dismissed the musical "Cats" as being an "all-time low in a lifetime of theatergoing." Her distaste for the popular Andrew Lloyd Webber product... #London #Andrew Lloyd Webber #John Guare
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 09, 2014

The New Health Care: No, Contraception Coverage Does Not Usually Pay for Itself

Contraception is cost-effective and cost-saving for society, but not necessarily for insurers, particularly in the short term... #London #Andrew Lloyd Webber #John Guare
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 10, 2014

'Utopia,' 'Red Band Society' get early starts on Fox

Some series will launch before the traditional premiere week in late September... #London #Andrew Lloyd Webber #John Guare