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Kerala magician Samraj wins Merlin award by International Magic society

Jul 17, 2014

Kerala magician Samraj wins Merlin award by International Magic society

Kerala-based magician Samraj has been selected for the Merlin award instituted by New York-based International Magicians Society (IMS). #World #Life #ThingsWeLike #Magic #Samraj #Merlin award #International Magicians Society
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

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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 31, 2014

Charities look to cash in on $128M bid for Gramercy HQ

United Charities, the not-for-profit company that heads charities such as the Children's Aid Society, the Community Service Society of New York and the New York City Mission, has asked a Supreme Court judge for permission to sell its distinctive Manh...
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 27, 2014

Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on Robert Schenkkan's LBJ

Before attending the world premiere of Robert Schenkkan’s “The Great Society” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Times theater critic Charles McNulty asked presidential historian and biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin for her appraisal of “All the Way,...
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 26, 2014

Michelle Beadle blasts Stephen A. Smith for his 'irresponsible' domestic violence comments

The hole kept getting deeper on Friday for ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith. Hours after making televised remarks that seemed to suggest women sometimes invited physical assault upon themselves, Smith posted an apology online, insisting he did "NOT ...