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Delhi HC sets aside NHRC order holding Somnath Bharti guilty

Dec 26, 2014

Delhi HC sets aside NHRC order holding Somnath Bharti guilty

In his writ petition against the NHRC order, Bharti had sought that the Commissions ruling be declared a nullity as it was passed without giving him an opportunity to lead evidence in his defence. #NewsTracker #Delhi High Court #Arvind Kejriwal #NHRC #Somnath Bharti #AAP #Human-rights violations #Ugandan nationals #Delhi midnight raid #Khirki Extension raid #African women
Bharat Ratna for Malaviya, Vajpayee: Why PM Modi awarded right-wing icons

Dec 26, 2014

Bharat Ratna for Malaviya, Vajpayee: Why PM Modi awarded right-wing icons

The Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee and Malaviya is a signal from the Modi government that it is looking for its own icons to honour on the national stage #Modi Govt #Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee #Malaviya #Right-Wing Icons
New 'anti-women' citizenship bill that targets single parents sparks anger in Nepal

Dec 24, 2014

New 'anti-women' citizenship bill that targets single parents sparks anger in Nepal

Nepal's parliament is proposing to bar all single parents from passing on their citizenship to their children in a new national constitution, sparking outrage among rights activists. #ThatsJustWrong #NewsTracker #Nepal #Women's rights #Nepal Parliament #Nepal Citizenship bill #Anti-women
'The Imitation Game' to be honoured by human rights group

Dec 23, 2014

'The Imitation Game' to be honoured by human rights group

Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer historical thriller 'The Imitation Game', which is about a World War II hero who got criminally prosecuted for his homosexuality, will be honoured by the Human Rights Campaign, America's largest LGBT civil rights organisation. #BuzzPatrol #Homosexuality #LGBT #Benedict Cumberbatch #civil rights organisation
Can Fin Homes gets SEBI nod to raise Rs 300 cr via rights issue

Dec 22, 2014

Can Fin Homes gets SEBI nod to raise Rs 300 cr via rights issue

Can Fin Homes has received market regulator Sebi's approval for raising up to Rs 300 crore through a 'rights issue'. #SEBI #Canara Bank #Rights Issue #can fin homes

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Not just BJP, Sri Ram Sene Medieval mindsets cut across parties

Mar 24, 2014

Not just BJP, Sri Ram Sene Medieval mindsets cut across parties

My point is that medieval mindsets cut across parties and if you're going to castigate politicians for it, reprimand them all. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Violence against women #Rape #Sri Ram Sene #Women's rights #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Pramod Muthalik
Pulping Doniger's book Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History