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Jan 21, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Shivakumara Swami passes away, Opposition's rally and Ravi Shastri's legacy; today's must-read storiesShivakumara Swami passes away, Opposition's rally and Ravi Shastri's legacy; today's must-read stories
Jun 17, 2018
Portugal's +Accesso app allows differently abled people to fight for accessibility rights+Acesso allows users to file official complaints against public buildings that do not meet accessibility laws.
Jul 11, 2017
UK employers working in ‘gig economy’ for companies like Uber deserve more rightsBritons working in the "gig economy" for firms such as Uber and takeaway food courier Deliveroo deserve more rights said a government-commissioned report.
Oct 15, 2016
Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, shows Census 2011 dataIn India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, an IndiaSpend analysis of Census 2011 data shows. Across religious communities, except Sikhs, there are more divorced women than men. But the gender skew is particularly sharp among Muslims
Oct 08, 2016
Triple talaq: Govt, courts doing their bit but why have 'liberals' abandoned Muslim women?It is disheartening to find India's liberals, who should have been at the vanguard of banning triple talaq and led the charge against institutionalised subjugation, go AWOL on this subject
Sep 22, 2016
Drone usage is gradually pushing the conversation towards ownership of the skyWhen a small town American roofer took legal action against a neighbour for shooting down his drone, the local dispute sparked a case that could help shape the newest frontier of property rights law – who owns the air.
Jun 26, 2015
Significant human rights abuses by Indian police security forces in the last year: US reportAbuses by police and security forces were among the most significant human rights problems in India last year.
Oct 30, 2014
Why liberals should stop chasing the utopia of univeralism and full equalityClassical liberalism of the Enlightenment was a reaction to authoritarianism, arbitrary laws, overbearing communities, and rigid dogma; but communitarians today are reacting to the undue emphasis on the rights of the egocentric individual.
Apr 16, 2014
Hope centre will act on SC judgement, say transgendersVaishnavi said that states must construct special public toilets and departments to look into special medical issues faced by transgenders.
Apr 15, 2014
SC officially recognises transgenders as third sexThe apex court said that centre and state governments should provide all facilities to the community.