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Feb 19, 2020
In battle against coronavirus, China continues to sideline its most valuable ally: The Chinese peopleHospitals in Wuhan and the surrounding Hubei province have been making urgent pleas to the Chinese people for three weeks as the new coronavirus ripples through the country: Send more protective gear
Dec 20, 2019
CAA protests: What the government must learn from India's mass movements against citizenship reformsAs India confronts the largest protest movements seen since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, it's important to understand the lessons of the past decades
Oct 09, 2019
Civic laws are flagrantly flouted in India when it comes to religious celebrations of all hues; what explains this?Civic laws are no match for the thymotic urge — the urge for recognition — behind such celebrations, because it is the urge that powers Indian democracy and society.
Oct 08, 2019
'More of us will speak every day': Cultural community deplores FIR against 49 celebs who wrote to Modi condemning 'lynchings'Over 180 members of the cultural community, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, cinematographer Anand Pradhan, historian Romila Thapar and activist Harsh Mander among others, condemned the FIR lodged against 49 celebrities for an open letter they wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Mar 31, 2019
Indian NGOs bridge chasm between middle class, poor and are crucial to the health of democracySome of the brightest Indian minds are attracted to this line of work
Mar 02, 2019
Communities in China and South Asia fight for greater say over river management, but will officials listen?By forming cross border networks, civil society groups in China and South Asia hope to exert greater influence over government decisions, but will officials listen?
Oct 26, 2018
Enforcement Directorate raids Amnesty International's India office in Bengaluru over alleged FEMA violationsAfter coming to power in 2014, the Narendra Modi government had launched clampdown against NGOs, which the opposition had termed as an attempt to stifle the voices of civil society groups.
Jun 17, 2018
Peace talks between Nicaragua govt, civil society groups hindered after armed assailants kill eight people in ManaguaArmed assailants in Nicaragua's capital set fire to a house and started a gunfire at a street barricade, leaving eight people dead and thus hindering the peace talks between the government and civil society groups
Apr 18, 2018
DCW chief Swati Maliwal must act, not fast: Delhi's depleting de-addiction centres put women at risk, fuel drug abuseSwati Maliwal also wants a high-level committee comprising the Union home minister, Delhi’s chief minister, Delhi’s Lt Governor and police commissioner and head of the Delhi Commission for Women to be set up to discuss crimes against women and that these meetings be broadcast publicly.
Jul 27, 2017
Kerala Police under scanner after Dalit boy's autopsy report suggests suicide was abetted by custodial tortureThe Kerala Police find itself in a tight spot but what makes it more precarious is that majority of the victims are young Dalits.