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Kashmiri Pandits in valley hold protest seeking minority status, jobs for youth

Aug 25, 2015

Kashmiri Pandits in valley hold protest seeking minority status, jobs for youth

An organisation of non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley held a protest to voice their demands including minority status for them and a job package for the youths. #NewsTracker #Kashmir Valley #Kashmiri Pandits #Hindu Welfare Society Kashmir #Protection of Hindu temples and shrines Bill
The big screen effect: How Bollywoods influencing love, sex and relationships

Aug 13, 2015

The big screen effect: How Bollywoods influencing love, sex and relationships

One of the major mainstays of cinema around the world, and probably even more so in Bollywood, is romance. The idea of love, romance and pursuit, the idea of finding the man or woman of your dreams are a standard feature of Indian cinema. #Life #Bollywood #Sex #Homosexuality #Cinema #Society #stereotypes #Romance #Morality #relationships #taboo #romantic films #love
Married in Meghalaya: Feminist dream or the iron fist of matriarchy?

Aug 13, 2015

Married in Meghalaya: Feminist dream or the iron fist of matriarchy?

Are Khasi men actually so depressed that they are simply toys to their wives or just born to be tortured by their sisters? What are their complaints (at least for some) that range from social stature to economic? #HowThisWorks #Meghalaya #Domestic violence #Khasi Students Union #Syngkhong Rympei Thymmai #Khasi community #Matrilineal society #Keith Pariat #Dowry system #Esther Syiem
Why Gujarat HC issued notice to 27 judges: The plot allotment controversy that's making headlines

Aug 12, 2015

Why Gujarat HC issued notice to 27 judges: The plot allotment controversy that's making headlines

A bench headed by Gujarat HC acting CJ V M Sahai issued notices to 27 judges and other government agencies on a petition alleging irregularities in the allotment of residential plots to judges. #NewsTracker #Ahmedabad #Gujarat High Court #V M Sahai #B J Sethna #Neetibaug cooperative housing society #K R Vyas
Gulberg society riot case: judge to visit building where 69 persons died

Jul 28, 2015

Gulberg society riot case: judge to visit building where 69 persons died

The judge of the special court conducting the trial of Gulberg Society riot case, will visit the crime site on Thursday to understand various aspects related to the case. #NewsTracker #Ehsan Jafri #post-Godhra riots #Gulberg Society
Car sales grow 1.53% in June, slowest in five months

Jul 09, 2015

Car sales grow 1.53% in June, slowest in five months

Car sales have been slowly picking up over the past few months with improvement in consumer sentiment, but the growth rate in June was slowest since January this year when sales grew just 3.14 percent. #Business #NewsTracker #car sales #Toyota Kirloskar Motor #Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers #Maruti Suzuki India
Modi govt likely to order CBI probe into Teesta Setalvad's firm

Jun 25, 2015

Modi govt likely to order CBI probe into Teesta Setalvad's firm

The government may ask CBI to probe alleged transfer of funds by the Ford Foundation to activist Teesta Setalvad's Sabrang Communication and Publishing #NewsTracker #CBI #Ford Foundation #Teesta Setalvad #Gujarat government #Gulberg Society #SCPPL #alleged embezzlement case
#StopYuLin2015: Despite international protests, China proceeds with gruesome dog meat eating festival

Jun 22, 2015

#StopYuLin2015: Despite international protests, China proceeds with gruesome dog meat eating festival

An annual dog meat festival in the southern Chinese town of Yulin is being held despite international criticism even as protesters are dispersed. #ThatsJustWrong #China #Sonakshi Sinha #Anushka Sharma #dogs #Ricky Gervais #Alia Bhatt #Yulin #Yulin dog festival #Humane Society #Animals Asia #dog meat festival
'Women are distraction in labs': Nobel winner Tim Hunt's sexist remarks land him in trouble

Jun 11, 2015

'Women are distraction in labs': Nobel winner Tim Hunt's sexist remarks land him in trouble

Nobel Prize winning British scientist Tim Hunt's sexist comments, saying that women in a science lab are a distraction, have sparked outrage resulting in him apologizing and stepping down as professor. #ThatsJustWrong #science #Nobel Prize #Great Britain #sexism #scientist #UCL #Shareworthy #Tim Hunt #The Royal Society #sexist comments