Despite the apex court’s statement, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said the film will not be released in his state until the director issues a clarification.
The UN standards of conduct to help tackle discrimination against LGBTI persons at the workplace can lead to a change in the arena of global LGBTI rights.
The panel had been set up on July 31 following the government’s decision to make Aadhaar compulsory for all its services.
Though she insisted her marriage to Shafin Jahan was voluntary, the court directed she be sent to Salem to study.
At the official press briefing, Bangladeshi foreign minister A.H. Mahmood Ali couldn’t come up with a proper justification about the MoU.
The recent workers’ protest in the capital demanding critical reforms, especially in the informal sector, has been largely ignored by the mainstream media.
The foreign enemy has already been overdone. We need to invent new enemies. History or a certain version of it is to be flaunted to graze up our sore spot.
“They gave me electric shocks to extort a confession. They also used to give me an injection saying it will help me bear the pain and sleep.”
Bhowmick was shot dead on Tuesday by a Tripura State Rifles trooper during an altercation.
In an interview with Karan Thapar for The Wire, former finance minister P. Chidambaram talks about the Padmavati controversy, Rahul Gandhi’s leadership and the upcoming Gujarat elections.
It is not as though people don’t know that septic tanks and manholes are deathtraps, yet manual scavenging continues.
The Dhaka Lit Fest said the purpose of its statement was “to keep the news of this unfolding situation at the forefront of global consciousness”.
Through the campaign, survivors are making five demands to Prime Minister Modi and Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Adityanath claimed the filmmaker was in the habit of “playing with public sentiments”.
The information broadcasting ministry had earlier removed S Durga, as well as Nude, from the festival’s line up despite the jury choosing them.
The Delhi high court asked the state government to reveal the reason behind denying open and semi-open jail facilities to women prisoners.
Massive anger witnessed in several places after NSA was imposed on Bhim Army’s founder Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ on November 3.
The exercise runs counter to the spirit of the SC’s directions where it had advised the government to ensure there are “no contingencies” while the case was pending.
The delay comes after the CBFC sent the film back because the forms were ‘incomplete’ and the makers and actors of the film faced numerous threats of violence.
“While the general numbers for child labour dwindled from 162 million to 152 million since 2013, in rural areas the number grew: from 98 to 108 million.”
The films were “removed without any intimation, discussion or recourse to the jury which has the final say according to the Indian Panorama regulations”, they said.
For how long can the middle class in India take the servitude of others for granted?
The Cambodian government has launched a fierce crackdown on the opposition. For a few months now, politicians, journalist and activists have been harassed to make their work impossible.
On this World Toilet Day, let’s turn the spotlight behind the scenes of the sanitation chain, on those who clean out latrines where there are no sewers to carry away the waste.
Gogoi has been in jail since September 13 and has been charged under the National Security Act.
The actor criticised the government for not condemning those making open threats of violence.
Politicians and ‘Senas’ threatening violence need to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
Flood and drought often drive the rural poor to cities. Those who are landless often stay on. Risking lives under the open sky, they hope a city’s many work opportunities will help them survive somehow.
The blank editorial, published on National Press Day, highlights the grave threat posed by state government’s ‘black law’ to journalism.
In addition to the increased risk of disease, the lack of sanitation facilities also makes women and girls susceptible to harassment and illiteracy.
The farmers had buried themselves in the land to protest against the acquisition of 1,350 bighas of land for a housing project without fair compensation.
Political and media responses to the death of an 11-year-old girl in Jharkhand highlighted how people are only moved to action by extreme examples, rather than a system that is perpetually broken.
Will the ‘Hindu’ rulers use their newfound status to display a spirit of generosity or to demand total submission?
There are many flaws in Delhi University’s opposition to revealing information in the Modi degree case, say RTI activists ahead of crucial court hearing.
Her husband was allegedly denied ration because she could not go along with him to provide her biometrics at the ration shop.
Disregarding appeals for implementing reservation quotas, other IIMs have issued admission notices not in compliance with the law.
“I want the ministry to go by the rule and not overlook the jury’s decision. They should behave like a democracy, not a dictatorship,” Sasidharan said.
The director of ‘Dashkriya’ – which has won several national awards and has secured the approval of the CBFC – claims the film is about social discrimination and inequality and not caste or religion.
Based on a militarised notion of ‘targeting’, such welfare policies deny citizens the right to basic services.
The Dalit Shoshan Mukti Manch has urged the rights body to address the ‘grave injustice and human rights violation’ against the Bhim Army chief, in custody since June 8.