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Under lockdown in Europe, Indian students go online to protest inequalities back home, keep up with academics
World

Under lockdown in Europe, Indian students go online to protest inequalities back home, keep up with academics

"All of us are fighting a global coronavirus pandemic, along with a failing political economy at the age of 24/25. And at the same time, we are trying to navigate through life — none of us are prepared for that. It is unprecedented,” says an Indian student living under lockdown in Europe

Children taught about climate change can influence their parents' views on it: Study
science

Children taught about climate change can influence their parents' views on it: Study

Climate-aware kids could be key to changing pesky behavioural patterns hurting the planet.

TM Krishna at Tata Literature Live 2018: To be political is to be engaged and empathetic
India

TM Krishna at Tata Literature Live 2018: To be political is to be engaged and empathetic

At the heart of both art and activism is the idea of vulnerability — of surrendering oneself and being fearless, said TM Krishna at Tata Literature Live!

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador due to 'interference' in internal affairs, freezes new trade with country
World

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador due to 'interference' in internal affairs, freezes new trade with country

This decision comes after Canada demanded the immediate release of jailed human rights campaigners. The kingdom gave Horak 24 hours to leave the country.

Attack on Swami Agnivesh: A personal note on the man who escaped a violent mob in Jharkhand's Pakur
India

Attack on Swami Agnivesh: A personal note on the man who escaped a violent mob in Jharkhand's Pakur

Swami Agnivesh is back home. "Alive," he points out when Archbishop of Delhi Anil Couto calls on him at the Arya Samaj offices he is staying at after his return from Ranchi and a brief stay at the Trauma Centre at Safdarjung Hospital

Oscars' history of politics: From Brando’s no-show, Vietnam to #OscarsSoWhite and Time’s Up
Entertainment

Oscars' history of politics: From Brando’s no-show, Vietnam to #OscarsSoWhite and Time’s Up

2018’s ceremony might just be the most political Oscars we’ve ever seen, with movements like #MeToo, #TimesUp, and #NeverAgain bringing really serious and important issues such as assault, abuse, and gun control to the center of our sociocultural conversation

How Radio in a Purse is helping women across colleges talk about sexual harassment
Life

How Radio in a Purse is helping women across colleges talk about sexual harassment

Radio in a Purse, comprised of basic equipment such as audio recorders and headphones, is empowering students to have larger discussions about sexual harassment with anonymity | #FirstCulture

Sujatha Gidla's 'Ants Among Elephants' is a searing indictment of caste, untouchability in India
Life

Sujatha Gidla's 'Ants Among Elephants' is a searing indictment of caste, untouchability in India

Sujatha Gidla talks about her memoir, Ants Among Elephants, caste-based discrimination and why she refused to participate in an event alongside Smriti Irani

Gurugram student murder: Heartless NGOs lend no support to parents; prefer silence against 'mighty' private schools
India

Gurugram student murder: Heartless NGOs lend no support to parents; prefer silence against 'mighty' private schools

Schools in India are growing insensitive towards children largely because parents have no support in their fight against mighty institutes like Gurugram's Ryan International School

Sardar Sarovar dam: Medha Patkar to go on indefinite fast on banks of river Narmada from 27 July
India

Sardar Sarovar dam: Medha Patkar to go on indefinite fast on banks of river Narmada from 27 July

Medha Patkar, along with those affected by the Sardar Sarovar Project, will launch an indefinite fast to protest against alleged forced eviction of the affected families

First Lady: Gul Panag on donning many hats, breaking norms and empowering women
Entertainment

First Lady: Gul Panag on donning many hats, breaking norms and empowering women

“It is unfair to say that only politics is male-dominated,” Gul Panag says in this week’s edition of First Lady with Meghna Pant.

Yogi Adityanath toughens up against miscreants, tells cops to act irrespective of political leanings
India

Yogi Adityanath toughens up against miscreants, tells cops to act irrespective of political leanings

Don't spare those who create nuisance irrespective of their political leanings as law and order is a top priority, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has told police officials.

Zara outlet in Mumbai's Lower Parel attracts MNS ire for selling 'Pakistani brands'
Mumbai

Zara outlet in Mumbai's Lower Parel attracts MNS ire for selling 'Pakistani brands'

At least 10 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists were arrested for allegedly creating a ruckus in a showroom of apparel brand Zara at Lower Parel area in Mumbai to oppose the sale of "Pakistani brands" of clothes.

It’s not a turban, it’s a crown
long-reads

It’s not a turban, it’s a crown

Waking up and choosing to wear a turban every morning is a tremendous act of faith and political courage.

Ramjas College clash: Students' protests at colleges are inevitable whether govts like them or not
India

Ramjas College clash: Students' protests at colleges are inevitable whether govts like them or not

Ramjas College clash was just a spark since students across Delhi have been waging small and big battles for months now be it against the changed rules for UGC fellowships, discriminatory hostel rules for women or the JNU incident in 2016

Tata Tea's new ‘Jaago Re’ campaign says don’t wait for tragedy to strike, act before it happens
Business

Tata Tea's new ‘Jaago Re’ campaign says don’t wait for tragedy to strike, act before it happens

The new message is simple- why wait for trategy to strike. Instead Alarm bajne se pehle Jaago Re!

Goa Election 2017: Rejecting handouts, activists give political parties their own grassroots manifesto
Politics

Goa Election 2017: Rejecting handouts, activists give political parties their own grassroots manifesto

Responding to sops in various manifestos, Sabina Martins, convenor of the Goa Bachao Abhiyan, observed that 'politics has become a business'

Watch: Kodaikanal Won't rapper Sofia Ashraf serves some facts to Unilever's Paul Polman
India

Watch: Kodaikanal Won't rapper Sofia Ashraf serves some facts to Unilever's Paul Polman

After the Kodaikanal Won't song went viral, Unilever's CEO tweeted that he wanted 'facts, not false emotions'. Sofia Ashraf serves him the facts in response

Facebook faces $1 billion lawsuit for allegedly aiding Hamas
News & Analysis

Facebook faces $1 billion lawsuit for allegedly aiding Hamas

Facebook is facing a $1 billion lawsuit for willingly providing “material resources” to Hamas. The lawsuit was filed in New York by families of 5 Americans who were killed or hurt in the recent wave of attacks in Israel.

Elliott's newly developed buyout muscle flexed by Dell Software deal
News & Analysis

Elliott's newly developed buyout muscle flexed by Dell Software deal

Elliott Management Corp's deal to acquire Dell Inc's software assets shows how the U.S. hedge fund and a prominent activist investor is stepping up its private equity practice, and positioning itself for more takeovers in the tech sector.