Indian gays couple kiss during rally to raise awareness about the rights of gays and other sexual minorities in Calcutta.  An Indian gays couple kiss during a rally to raise awareness about the rights of gays and other sexual minorities in the eastern city of Calcutta on June 26, 2005. Dozens of gays and lesbians braved jeering crowds and walked through the streets of Calcutta on Sunday demanding legal rights for India's sexual minorities. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw - RTRFJRA

Couples who are in 'unorthodox' relationships find it difficult to survive in the society due to fear and oppression.
A chimney is reflected in a puddle polluted with chemicals at an industrial area of the western Indian city of Surat November 25, 2009. Just next to India's west coast, Surat is learning to live with big upheavals and now wants to become a front-runner in preparing for the impact of climate change in a country with fast-rising emissions but generally low environmental awareness. The picture was rotated 180 degrees. Picture taken November 25, 2009. To match feature INDIA-CLIMATE/ADAPTATION  REUTERS/Arko Datta/Files (INDIA ENVIRONMENT POLITICS BUSINESS) - RTXRLAS

On Earth Day,  India will go ahead with ratifying and formally signing the Paris Climate Change Agreement along with 100 other countries.
A woman carries empty containers to fetch water from a municipal water tap in New Delhi, India, February 21, 2016. India deployed thousands of troops in a northern state on Sunday to quell protests that have severely hit water supplies to Delhi, a city of more than 20 million people, forced factories to close and killed 10 people. Rioting and looting in Haryana by the Jats, a rural caste, is symptomatic of increasingly fierce competition for government jobs and educational openings in India, whose growing population is set to overtake China's within a decade. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee  - RTX27W7D

By the estimates of the WHO and UNICEF joint monitoring programme, around 1.8 billion people consume water which is 'faecally contaminated'.

In the face of India’s growing water crisis, rural women are being the change by spearheading the solution.

Let me make it clear to you that the common Kashmiri youth considers the Pandit exodus an unfortunate blot on the otherwise harmonious history of Kashmir.

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy tea and that’s kind of the same thing.”

The BJP and Congress have the highest income among the national parties of the country, a recent report by Association for Democratic Reforms says.
Head in Hands

If you take a moment to comprehend how fundamentally flawed your movement is, you will realize who the real monster is.

It describes the travails of Soni Sori, an Adivasi activist, who has been active in highlighting the misuse of the law by the security forces.
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This order is nevertheless reminiscent of the fact that someone does care!
Confessions Of A 'Dentist-Activist'

A long overdue teenage rebellion had finally surfaced in my twenties – an extremely disorienting experience.
bhumi pednekar

Children grow up with the burden of living up to a 'perfect' body image, some even starving themselves.
An Indian police officer walks past an injured youth after police chased away Kashmiri Shi'ite mourners who tried to defy a curfew and take out a Muharram procession, in Srinagar December 15, 2010. Authorities on Wednesday imposed a curfew in parts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir to thwart planned Muharram processions, local media reported. Muslims all over the world mourn the slaying of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, during the first ten days of the Islamic month of Muharram. Imam Hussein was killed by his political rivals along with 72 companions in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. The injured boy said that he was beaten by Indian police after he took refuge inside a shop.  REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli     (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION CRIME LAW) - RTXVQLW

Such incidents like the recent gruesome Handwara carnage are not new to Kashmir. But, that is not the question.

Producers are more interested in making money by exploiting the unthinking nouveau riche of India

The event was organised by Jamia Collective as part of the fortnightly lecture series being conducted under the banner 'Guftugu'
Teaching Underprivileged Students - Internship With NGO

It was not about a transaction but selfless teaching; it was not centered around a stipend but on inner happiness. 
Discrimination Against Differently Abled People

The term disability is perpetually up against the benchmark of ‘normal’.
A boy who is a cancer patient rests inside the children's ward at the Cancer Centre Welfare Home and Research Institute in Kolkata March 16, 2012. A ruling this week that for the first time allowed an Indian drugmaker to make and sell a blockbuster cancer drug at a fraction of the market price has been hailed as a breakthrough by campaigners for cheaper medicine in the emerging economy. To match Insight INDIA-DRUGS/CANCER Photo taken March 16, 2012.    REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: HEALTH DRUGS SOCIETY POVERTY BUSINESS) - RTR2ZIRJ

These brave souls have managed to fight back this lethal disease with their strong will to live.

"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them."

Mr. Bhagat's knowledge on the subject of Kashmir is unparalleled, in that it doesn't parallel that of anyone who has knowledge of the subject.

A responsible tourist is one who likes to see things as they are and can derive pleasure and enjoyment without damaging.

The UK Government's foreign travel guidelines instruct tourists to be cautious in Goa and mention that British women have been sexually assaulted there.

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