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Crime

Child in Jamia cries ‘āzādi’; Salman Khurshid joins chorus

The Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act 2005 (and 4 of 2006) states that the exploitation of children for activism is a crime

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India

JNU activists, communist politicians target Rashtrapati Bhavan

Sitaram Yechury, Prakash Karat, Brinda Karat, D Raja and Sharad Yadav accompanied JNU students in the march but were detained on the way

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Crime

CBI sues 51 companies for hiding ₹ 1,038 cr in Hong Kong

The CBI alleges 24 accounts have been used to send money abroad as advance payments for imports and 27 were used to send money for tourists

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Editorial

Activism: A Decade Lost To Misadventure

But if a phase of complete indifference among the youth gave way to one of undue indulgence in politics, unfounded activism shall pass too

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Crime

महिला ने की बेटी को जलाने की कोशिश—किस हद तक जाते हैं एक्टिविस्ट्स

राजीव गोस्वामी का नाम आपने सुना होगा, जिसने मंडल कमीशन के विरोध में ख़ुद को आग लगा ली थी, पर इस महिला एक्टिविस्ट ने उस हद को भी पार कर लिया

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India

Sabarimala reopens to find a jittery communist govt in Kerala

Kadakampally Surendran, Kerala Minister for Cooperation, Tourism and Devaswom, has made it clear Sabarimala is no place for a revolution

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India

Garga Chatterjee leads hate non-Bengali campaign in Bengal

“Are you the Shiv Sena of Bengal?” Garga Chatterjee goes livid when pluralist Bengalis liken his ‘movement’ to the anti-Madrasi and then anti-Bhaiya movement by the Shiv Sena followed by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. Launching a counter-offensive, he says, “This is a sign Bengalis are cornered. A Bengali organisation is being identified as a non-Bengali […]

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India

Joshua Wong walks free as Hong Kong protests continue

Wong was sent to prison in May; she was eligible for early release for good behaviour. That arrest was not linked to the current protests.

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India

World Oceans Day: Activists neglected the seas until 1992

The 1987 Brundtland Report had noted that very few among the sensitised section of the world population were raising their voices for the conservation of oceans whereas there were activists galore for other sectors

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Business

Poultry maintenance: New rules worry animal rights activists

The activists say the new poultry rules would not allow the hens to walk, perch, dust bathe, nesting or even fully stretching their wings