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Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups
India

Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups

Under the Constitution, reservation is an aspect of substantive equality which imposes a duty on states to provide it for those groups who are disadvantaged in different terms

YouTube terminates more than 400 channels over child exploitation controversy
News & Analysis

YouTube terminates more than 400 channels over child exploitation controversy

This comes as a response to the concerns that have been raised by creators, users and advertisers.

AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over row involving content showing child exploitation
News & Analysis

AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over row involving content showing child exploitation

AT&T Inc pulled all its advertising from Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for the second time in two years.

SC lifts ban on women in dance bars: Questions about consent, protection from exploitation remain
India

SC lifts ban on women in dance bars: Questions about consent, protection from exploitation remain

While the State may now take measures to protect women in dance bars, are alternative livelihoods available to these women, especially as they grow older and can no longer work at bars?

Amit Shah claims 52 Dalits and tribals, including women and children, 'enslaved' in Karnataka, but govt busy with cabinet expansion
Politics

Amit Shah claims 52 Dalits and tribals, including women and children, 'enslaved' in Karnataka, but govt busy with cabinet expansion

According to the media report that Amit Shah was referring to, 52 people from the two communities, including 16 women and four children, were enslaved in Karnataka and forced to work for 19 hours a day without wages.

Lok Sabha passes 'historic' bill which bans commercial surrogacy; single parents, same-sex couples not entitled
India

Lok Sabha passes 'historic' bill which bans commercial surrogacy; single parents, same-sex couples not entitled

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 that prohibits commercial surrogacy and allows close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons.

Cabinet gives nod to moving official amendments in 2016 Surrogacy Bill in bid to ban commercialisation of practice
India

Cabinet gives nod to moving official amendments in 2016 Surrogacy Bill in bid to ban commercialisation of practice

The Cabinet, on Wednesday, gave its approval for moving official amendments in a bill which aims at banning commercial surrogacy, allowing altruistic surrogacy to needy infertile couples and its effective regulation in the country.

Allow surrogacy to live-in couples, widows: Parliamentary panel tells govt
India

Allow surrogacy to live-in couples, widows: Parliamentary panel tells govt

Live-in couples and widows should be allowed to avail surrogacy service in addition to legally married Indian couples, a parliamentary panel said on Thursday.

NCST tells YouTube to remove all Jarawa videos; govt body wants no content on Andaman tribe on social media
India

NCST tells YouTube to remove all Jarawa videos; govt body wants no content on Andaman tribe on social media

The NCST has asked YouTube to remove all videos related to the Jarawas. The Commission also wants that no content about the Jarawas is posted in the future.

Gujarat HC criminalises visiting brothels: Ruling could lead to harassment of voluntary sex workers, affect livelihood
India

Gujarat HC criminalises visiting brothels: Ruling could lead to harassment of voluntary sex workers, affect livelihood

Although Indian law does not criminalise prostitution, by holding the customers/clients of sex workers liable to punishment under Section 370 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956, the Gujarat High Court has threatened the livelihood of sex workers in brothels

Barack Obama and Joe Biden accuse Donald Trump of 'fomenting division' and 'exploiting fear'
World

Barack Obama and Joe Biden accuse Donald Trump of 'fomenting division' and 'exploiting fear'

In remarks aimed at presidential candidate Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have cautioned against those "fomenting division" by exploiting fear among people in the wake of the recent terror attacks around the world.

Made in Bangladesh: American ad with topless model causes outrage
Life

Made in Bangladesh: American ad with topless model causes outrage

However, given the religious leanings and traditions of Bangladesh, the ad definitely crosses the territory from bold into just plan offensive.

Whether BJP or Cong, Indian Muslims need more than an apology
Politics

Whether BJP or Cong, Indian Muslims need more than an apology

It is only when Indian Muslims take the initiative to be equal and dynamic partners with the state and other communities in India that they can hope to redeem themselves.

Thane couple booked for torturing, starving 11-year-old domestic
Mumbai

Thane couple booked for torturing, starving 11-year-old domestic

Accused Sarjil Ansari (36) was booked along with his wife Farhat (32) on Sunday after the minor girl approached police with the help of her neighbours in the housing complex at Ghodbunder Road