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Summary

11 Mar 2020

Stiff Hindu rightwing resistance to the codification of Hindu personal law had led India’s first law minister, Dr. B.R.Ambedkar to resign. In 1955-56 the exercise was pushed through by India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. But how far has Hindu law really gone towards a more just framework for women?
 

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Hashimpura Massacre

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Summer Culture

Our first summer culture bouquet features fiction from Syria and Iraq and poetry and art from Palestine.
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Report of the CABE Committee on 'Regulatory Mechanisms for Textbooks and Parallel Textbooks Taught in Schools Outside the Government System
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Hidden apartheid, 2001

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13

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Nationwide

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04

Jan

Karve Statue, Kothrud, Pune

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Stranded in Iran without essentials, Tamil fishermen’s desperate cry for help

More than 800 Tamil fishermen are trapped in Iran following the Corona virus outbreak. The fishermen have sent over 20 SOS videos, imploring the Indian government to rescue them. It has been 25 days since their plea, the Indian authorities are yet to respond. Even as their basic resources including water and food dwindle each day, the fishermen continue to survive despite all odds. Now, the families of the fishermen have also joined in the appeal to demand help from authorities, hoping someone takes notice of their cries before it is too late.

India

Stranded in Iran without essentials, Tamil fishermen’s desperate cry for help

More than 800 Tamil fishermen are trapped in Iran following the Corona virus outbreak. The fishermen have sent over 20 SOS videos, imploring the Indian government to rescue them. It has been 25 days since their plea, the Indian authorities are yet to respond. Even as their basic resources including water and food dwindle each day, the fishermen continue to survive despite all odds. Now, the families of the fishermen have also joined in the appeal to demand help from authorities, hoping someone takes notice of their cries before it is too late.

Analysis

hashimpura

Hashimpura Massacre

The Lemmings of Hashimpura
summer

Summer Culture

Our first summer culture bouquet features fiction from Syria and Iraq and poetry and art from Palestine.
khoj

Teaching Without Prejudice

Report of the CABE Committee on 'Regulatory Mechanisms for Textbooks and Parallel Textbooks Taught in Schools Outside the Government System
dalits

Hidden apartheid, 2001

The continuance of manual scavenging, untouchability and other obnoxious practices do not seem to bother the Indian establishment....

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