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Why did cops in Karnataka embrace death?

The month of July was one of the worst for the police of Karnataka as four of their men and women took their lives...
Chew on This!

Chew on This!

The government has taken steps to rein in irresponsible food ads, but what about misleading media reports on nutrition? Do we need a law...
The Madras High Court’s stand on the case is a blessing for journalists in Tamil Nadu.

Judge Bats for Media Freedom

Even as conspiracy theories swirled regarding this sensational case, a judge upheld the rights of the media and stood up for democratic norms  ...
GUWAHATI, AUG 20 (UNI)- A wild elephant crosses the NH-37 at Beharbari in Guwahati on Thursday. UNI PHOTO-23U

Stopped in Its Jumbo Tracks

All too often, environmental laws are breached with impunity. A National Green Tribunal ruling has put paid to Numaligarh Refinery’s encroachment into reserve forests...
(L-R) The Taj Hotel up in flames after the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks; Soldiers guard near the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot in January this year, after an attack on it. Photo: UNI

Isolating the “Mother Ship” of Terrorism

In a move to tighten the screws on Pakistan, a private member’s bill wants our neighbor to be declared a terrorist state in the...
Chhattisgarh journalists protest atrocities on their brethren

Safety of reporters: Death on the Beat

  Journalists who report from conflict zones and cover politics and corruption often pay with their lives, as underpinned in a recent report by an...
BSP activists protesting against the derogatory remarks made by BJP leader Dayashankar Singh. Photo: UNI

Dalits fighting for rights

While Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel was the first casualty of their anger, the next year’s polls in Uttar Pradesh will prove the final clincher By...
Girls married early are denied the right to proper education, health and other privileges. Photo: UNI

Dangerous Liaisons

Retaining the minimum age of marriage for a girl at 15 under the amended law has made many child brides vulnerable to abuse. The...
AHMEDABAD, APR 23 (UNI)- An ambulance taking the bodies of Nepal bus accident victims in Ahmedabad on Thursday. 17 pilgrims died in as a bus of Gujarti pilgrims fell off road near Kathmandu on their way back to home after prayers in vrious temple in Nepal on Wednesday morning. UNI PHOTO-104u

Good Samaritan: Please save the savior

Bystanders who rush to help accident victims are often harassed by the police and hospitals. A new set of guidelines announced following a Supreme...
(L-R) Delhi High Court; Rameshwari Photocopy Shop in the Delhi School of Economics which was at the center of the publishing storm (Photo: Anil Shakya) - 1

Photocopying isn’t copyright violation: Delhi High Court

While dismissing a plea by international publishers, a recent judgment from the Delhi High Court holds that photocopying portions of text books is a...

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