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Jul 18, 2017
State-sponsored torture of Tamils 'routine and endemic' in Sri Lanka, reveals UN fact-finding missionTorture is "routine and endemic" in Sri Lanka and the Tamil community in the country has taken the brunt of it, a UN expert has concluded at the end of a fact-finding mission to the island-nation.
Jul 17, 2017
Saffron parties' campaign to rewrite Ramayana militates against India's cultural frameworkThe attempts by the trio of BJP, VHP and RSS to rewrite Ramayana militates against the core of Indian culture and tradition as it would mean de-legitimising a host of other extant versions of the epic
Jul 15, 2017
Why we need period leave: It's time to change a misogynistic system, we've earned the rightAsking for period leave won't break the world as we know it. It's just a practical realisation of bringing women's experiences into the centre of work culture, and tailoring it to meet the lives and needs of half of its work force
Jul 15, 2017
Casteist remarks on social media now punishable: What fighting online hate speech in India entailsThe right to freedom of speech is not absolute and is subject to reasonable restrictions to prevent hate speech.
Jul 13, 2017
Amarnath Yatra attack: Kashmir will see spike in violence as militancy statistics defy truth on groundThere are many teenagers in south Kashmir ready and willing to fight, except they lack arms. Until arms become available, they are dedicated to doing whatever they can for the militants in the field
Jul 12, 2017
Attack on Amarnath yatris likely to deepen Hindu-Muslim divide: Kashmir should prepare for more bloodshedThe brutal attack carried out by suspected militants on on Amarnath yatris is going to change the rules of engagement in Kashmir between security forces, and militants and their sympathisers
Jul 11, 2017
Amarnath Yatra attack: With focus on registered pilgrims, unregistered yatris were left vulnerableThe irony is that many people who had gone for Amarnath Yatra died tragically on Monday because they were not under security protection.
Jul 10, 2017
Air India's decision to stop serving non-vegetarian meals in economy class reinforces bias against cattle classWithout hard numbers it is difficult to contest Air India’s decision, however, one can be certain that it reinforces the class bias already in the minds of some higher class flyers.
Jul 10, 2017
Will India send 15,000 troops to Afghanistan? Time is ripe for concerted action against Pakistan's terrorIndia, Afghanistan and Iran would logically have been discussing the terrorist menace that Pakistan is, and time is ripe for the three nations to join hands and respond in a concerted fashion to Islamabad's hybrid war
Jul 09, 2017
Big data analytics in healthcare: Fuelled by wearables and apps, medical research takes giant leap forwardBig data analytics has decreased the time required to double medical knowledge by half, thus compressing healthcare innovation cycle period