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Nov 16, 2017
Odd-even isn't the answer to Delhi's air pollution woes, industrial emissions bigger enemy, says activistMahendra Pandey, an enivironmental activist and former scientist with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), has been a long-time critic of the odd-even rule in Delhi, repeatedly arguing against it as a measure of curbing pollution
Nov 02, 2017
Manhattan terror attacks: Uber and Lyft ban an anti-Muslim journalist for her anti-Islam tweetsLoomer was quick to respond, again using the Twitter platform to say that Uber was trying to “ban a conservative journalist for addressing legitimate safety concerns.”
Oct 30, 2017
ABVP, NSUI claim victory in first student union polls in Madhya Pradesh since 2012In Madhya Pradesh, direct elections were discontinued on campus after clashes took place among student groups.
Oct 28, 2017
Taiwan holds Asia's largest gay pride parade, thousands march in Taipei demanding legalisation of same-sex marriageA sea of rainbow flags and glitzy costumes filled downtown Taipei, capital of Taiwan as tens of thousands marched in Asia's largest gay pride parade
Oct 26, 2017
Human rights activists released from Turkish jailEight human rights activists, including Amnesty International's Turkey director Idil Eser, and two foreigners, who are among 11 activists on trial over contested terror charges have been released.
Oct 26, 2017
Gujarat election dates announced: Narendra Modi, Vijay Rupani squeeze in a slew of sops before Model Code of Conduct kicks inMuch before the announcement of Gujarat Assembly Election 2017 dates, Narendra Modi government at the Centre and Vijay Rupani's government in Gujarat has been announcing a series of sops.
Oct 03, 2017
Youngsters sharing social cause related videos on social media are more likely to volunteer for themSlacktivism is a derogatory term to describe young people's political activity online such as signing a petition or sharing a video on social media.
Sep 25, 2017
Darjeeling unrest: GJM activists set vehicle ablaze as indefinite shutdown enters 102nd dayfresh incidents of violence on Sunday rocked Darjeeling hills, where the ongoing shutdown by the GJM for a separate state of Gorkhaland
Sep 24, 2017
Germans divided on the effectiveness of CCTV cameras in crime prevention, even as its govt pushes forth video surveillance measuresIn Germany though, there is no straightforward answer to video surveillance. There are protests against video surveillance cameras in public spaces in Germany
Sep 18, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murder: 14 days on, probe lacks direction; family dispute, political rivalry amid possible anglesBengaluru Police have said that Lankesh and Indrajit had a series of disagreements, both gave statements to the cops against each other and blamed each other for eyeing family property, including the rights of Lankesh Patrike after the death of their father, editor and publisher P Lankesh.