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Revisiting Dombivali Fast, Nishikant Kamat's critically acclaimed film on battling a crooked system
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Revisiting Dombivali Fast, Nishikant Kamat's critically acclaimed film on battling a crooked system

In Nishikant Kamat’s Dombivali Fast, middle-class bank employee Madhav Apte slowly erupts from a complacent existence filled with peripheral examples of injustice in nearly every corner of society.

As demonstrations escalate across US, peaceful protesters sympathise with aggressive tactics
World

As demonstrations escalate across US, peaceful protesters sympathise with aggressive tactics

In recent weeks, protesters in Portland have pointed laser beams, lobbed water bottles and trash bags and, in one case, according to the Portland Police Bureau, hurled an open pocketknife at the officers guarding the courthouse

China passes stringent National Security Law; Beijing now armed with sweeping powers over Hong Kong
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China passes stringent National Security Law; Beijing now armed with sweeping powers over Hong Kong

China has also drawn criticism from other governments, including the G-7 countries. Foreign ministers from the bloc said this month that the law was a threat to Hong Kong’s autonomy and called on China to abandon it

'Get your knee off our necks': Al Sharpton says George Floyd's death marks reckoning for US on race and justice
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'Get your knee off our necks': Al Sharpton says George Floyd's death marks reckoning for US on race and justice

Delivering the eulogy at a memorial service inside a university chapel in Minneapolis, Al Sharpton said George Floyd’s fate, dying at the hands of police, pinned to the ground under the knee of a white officer, symbolised a universal experience of African-Americans.

George Floyd death: After Derek Chauvin, 3 other Minneapolis cops charged, face punishment of up to 40 years in prison
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George Floyd death: After Derek Chauvin, 3 other Minneapolis cops charged, face punishment of up to 40 years in prison

Prosecutors on Wednesday leveled new criminal charges against four Minneapolis police officers implicated in the death of an unarmed black man who was pinned by his neck to the street during an arrest caught on video, sparking nine days of nationwide protest and civil turmoil.

Call of Duty postpones new seasons and updates to make way for protesters 'to be seen and heard'
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Call of Duty postpones new seasons and updates to make way for protesters 'to be seen and heard'

While Modern Warfare season 4 was set to release today, Call of Duty: Mobile season 7 would have been released sometime later in the week.

Spike Lee releases short film 3 Brothers, connecting deaths of Radio Raheem, George Floyd, and Eric Garner
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Spike Lee releases short film 3 Brothers, connecting deaths of Radio Raheem, George Floyd, and Eric Garner

“I’ve been very encouraged by the diversity of the protesters," said Spike Lee of the recent outcry over George Floyd's death

Protests over killing of George Floyd: Burning police vehicle becomes symbol of unrest in New York City
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Protests over killing of George Floyd: Burning police vehicle becomes symbol of unrest in New York City

On Friday night in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn, protesters descended on an unoccupied New York Police Department van, which quickly became the target of all their anger and angst

As protests and violence following the killing of George Floyd spill over, Donald Trump shrinks back
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As protests and violence following the killing of George Floyd spill over, Donald Trump shrinks back

Inside the White House, the mood was bristling with tension. Hundreds of protesters were gathering outside the gates, shouting curses at President Donald Trump and in some cases throwing bricks and bottles

Trade unions stage protests against suspension, tweaking of labour laws by some states during lockdown
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Trade unions stage protests against suspension, tweaking of labour laws by some states during lockdown

Ten central trade unions on Friday held protests across the country to oppose suspension and tweaking of labour laws by states

Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension by some states during the lockdown
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Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension by some states during the lockdown

Ten central trade unions on Friday gave a call for a nationwide strike on 22 May to protest against the suspension of labour laws by some states during the lockdown period, and also decided to take the matter to International Labour Organization (ILO)

Bengaluru’s Bilal Bagh shows new protest culture — one that replaces angry men with women of quiet strength
India

Bengaluru’s Bilal Bagh shows new protest culture — one that replaces angry men with women of quiet strength

Sites like Bengaluru's Bilal Bagh are offering women a safe and inclusive place to sit together and be united in their disagreements with the state.

Protests, riots hit businesses in varying degrees, India needs to solve problems in democratic manner: Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey
Business

Protests, riots hit businesses in varying degrees, India needs to solve problems in democratic manner: Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey

Protests and riots impact businesses in a society in varying degrees, and India needs to solve problems it is grappling with in a "democratic" manner, global beverages major Coca-Cola's Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James Quincey said on Monday

Decoding India's engagement with CAA, NRC: What impels or deters a citizen from partaking in the dialogue
India

Decoding India's engagement with CAA, NRC: What impels or deters a citizen from partaking in the dialogue

Civic Studios carried out a survey exploring ways in which people are engaging with the CAA and NRC, the factors that drive people to take a stand on the issue or participate in pro or anti CAA and/or NRC protests, obstacles keeping them from partaking in the dialogue, and further information/action citizens seek from the state, police or movement organisers.

From Italy to Hong Kong, today’s youth may have found a way to confront nationalist dictatorships
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From Italy to Hong Kong, today’s youth may have found a way to confront nationalist dictatorships

Billionaire investor George Soros, known for his outspoken liberal views, condemns the rise of nationalist dictators, says survival of open societies is endangered as the world faces an even greater crisis: climate change

How does India protest? A look at trends in demonstrations across the country over the past three decades
India

How does India protest? A look at trends in demonstrations across the country over the past three decades

Article 19 of the Indian Constitution states that citizens of this country have the fundamental right to express themselves, in adherence to the law. A typical way in which citizens have historically expressed displeasure with a law or policy is via protest

Amid protests over CAA-NRC across India, childhood buddies wrangle on social media, exit from WhatsApp groups
India

Amid protests over CAA-NRC across India, childhood buddies wrangle on social media, exit from WhatsApp groups

Relationships among childhood friends are turning sour, students are disagreeing with their teachers and alumnus of prestigious institutions are exiting WhatsApp groups, all because of arguments on social media over the CAA and NRC

CAA-NRC has acted as trigger for Muslims lacking political representation, fuelling community's animus against Centre
India

CAA-NRC has acted as trigger for Muslims lacking political representation, fuelling community's animus against Centre

As protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) reach a state of suspended animation, it gives us an opportunity to take a closer look at and attempt to understand the nature and trigger of the relentless demonstrations, marches and the violence that shook India for two weeks and have resulted in 20 deaths so far

Kangana Ranaut faces Twitter backlash for criticising Citizenship Amendment Act protests
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Kangana Ranaut faces Twitter backlash for criticising Citizenship Amendment Act protests

Kangana Ranaut on Monday condemned the CAA protests, and said people should not instigate violence in the name of democracy.

Rajasthan Tourism Minister demands ban on Arjun Kapoor's Panipat, claims movie presents 'distorted facts'
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Rajasthan Tourism Minister demands ban on Arjun Kapoor's Panipat, claims movie presents 'distorted facts'

Rajasthan minister Vishvendra Singh has alleged Panipat shows his ancestor, Maharaja Surajmal of Bharatpur, as not helping the Maratha army