Stories that create impact, drive change – contributed by you.


Stories that create impact, drive change – contributed by you.

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The idea of attacking poverty by increasing mobile connectivity in a country that ranks 55 in the Global Hunger Index is just fantasy.
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The JDU-Congress-RJD grand alliance is in a tizzy because of the 'Owaisi factor' that has the potential to polarize the electorate on communal lines.
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The initial aim of the website was to publish detailed reports of all the events taking place on campus.
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Gandhi was not a leader and never asked anyone to follow him. He was an alchemist. An alchemist who could take an ordinary man and turn him into a Gandhi.
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Malala's brush with death, makes her more fearless, like director Davis Guggenheim puts it.
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Cows are holy to a certain population in the same way pork is profane to another. The problem arises when one forces their opinions over another.
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The documentary shows several members associated with Sangh parivar confessing to several crimes.
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Posted by Kanika Sori

The 'holy cow' myth is just food fascism. This culinary politics is nothing but an attempt to wipe out cultural identities.
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The human trafficking problem in the country is so huge that an organisation along the lines of Narcotics Control Bureau is being created to deal with its victims.
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Men are not usually "allowed" to be victims.
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Saathi is a group of students of IIT Bombay, who are trying to create an atmosphere of tolerance and acceptance of LGBTQ people on the campus.
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Someday, you might hear about a mob of straight people lynching a person because, say, he is ‘rumored’ to be a homosexual.
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With the success of Sujoy Ghosh’s Ahalya, a tectonic revolution has happened concerning online platforms as well as short films.
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Thinking about college? Get an idea about all the kinds of undergraduate degrees that are being offered to you.
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India has changed in myriad ways after Independence, but not in the way Gandhi envisioned it. The problems of the past have now escalated.
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Reports suggest that 63.4% of greenhouse gas emissions in India are due to the livestock industry.
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On the first anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission, we can only see a city struggling to pick up the pieces after the Prime Minister.
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A mob lynched Mohammad Akhlaq following rumours of beef consumption. Akhlaq was brutally murdered, his son critically injured and family scarred for life.
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Nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was in Kunduz trauma hospital when the facility was struck by a series of aerial bombing raids on Saturday morning.
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Posted by Riad Azam

Identity politics is permeating colleges in India and the targeting of minority institutions is part of a larger 'saffronizing' project of the RSS.
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How is it that these two states that are amongst the relative better-developed regions fare so differently when it comes to gender-based discrimination?
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