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Mar 19, 2017
Maharashtra govt slashes funds for welfare of minorities; AIMIM expresses dismayIn the Maharashtra Budget presented in the state Assembly on Saturday, the allocation for the welfare of minorities was Rs 350 crore as compared to Rs 405 crore in 2016-17
Mar 11, 2017
Punjab Election Results 2017: CM Badal's dream of 6th term remains unfulfilledEighty-nine-year-old Parkash Singh Badal's dream of becoming the chief minister of Punjab thrice in a row and the sixth time overall will remain unfulfilled.
Mar 06, 2017
West Bengal child trafficking case: Jalpaiguri CDPO Sasmita Ghosh held in adoption racketThe CID today arrested Jalpaiguri District Child Protection Officer Sasmita Ghosh in the trafficking case in which babies and children were sold, some to foreigners, through questionable adoption deals.
Mar 06, 2017
Sangli female foeticide: Maharashtra government launches investigationMaharashtra Women & Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde on Monday announced a probe into the shocking case of discovery of 19 female foetuses near a private hospital compound in the state's Sangli district.
Mar 06, 2017
Mandatory Aadhaar for welfare is fine but govt should address privacy, connectivity issues firstThe Aadhaar project has its uses, certainly, but it is time for some stock-taking of its implementation, including concerns about its creep
Feb 27, 2017
Culling stray dogs: Civic bodies are inflicting needless suffering on man's best friendWhat is ownership? Do we own everything in the world? Is every plant, every creature a belonging of some human. Does it have no right to live?
Feb 25, 2017
Amartya Sen: Govt might benefit in short run by stifling opinion, but memories will stayAmartya Sen was speaking with Firstpost in light of the re-launch of an expanded version of Collective Choice & Social Welfare
Feb 21, 2017
Amartya Sen cautions Narendra Modi govt against compromising autonomy of universitiesNobel laureate and renowned economist Amartya Sen said on Tuesday that if the government wants to set up world-class universities it should not try to execute autocratic power on the universities as freedom and autonomy of institutions is vital for the country
Feb 14, 2017
Climate change impact on animals 'under-appreciated', says recent studyNearly half of endangered land mammals and a quarter of birds are already harmed by climate change — a much higher segment than previously thought, researchers have found.
Feb 09, 2017
Jallikattu begins: Madurai's Palamedu arena hosts bull taming sport, 850 animals registeredMadurai's famous jallikattu arena Palamedu hosted the bull taming sport on Thursday, reports said. The event, which is taking place after two years after a ban on the sport was lifted in January, started at 8 am and will go on till 4 pm on Thursday.