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When Iranian men wore hijab for their wives!

In a display of solitary with their wives, men in Iran are wearing hijabs across the country. Answering a campaign, ‘My Stealthy Freedom’ by Masih Alinejad, an Iranian activist and journalist living in New York the men are protesting against the ‘moral policing’ imposed in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.[Read More…]

Congress, BJP, NC react to J&K CM’s remarks on Burhan Wani

The Congress has criticised Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statements on Hizbul Mujahideen chief Burhan Wani, calling for an explanation for the same. Mehbooba on Thursday said Wani would have been given “a chance” if forces had known about his presence during the encounter. Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary[Read More…]

Acclaimed writer and activist, Mahasweta Devi passes away

“I have always believed that the real history is made by ordinary people. I constantly come across the reappearance, in various forms, of folklore, ballads, myths and legends, carried by ordinary people across generations. The reason and inspiration for my writing are those people who are exploited and used, and[Read More…]

#NewsdExclusive: Dalits atrocities on rise since BJP came to power: Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

In the wake of Dalit youth getting beaten up in Una, Gujarat, by self-proclaimed cow vigilantes, the ‘Hindutva’ bastion and India saw an unprecedented protest campaign from the Dalit activists across the country. Activists began throwing carcasses in front of municipal and administrative offices, challenging the caste hierarchy that has[Read More…]

People chant Arhar Modi, not har har Modi: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi attacked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government on Thursday in the Lok Sabha saying it has forgotten its promises, none of which have been fulfilled in the last two years. On the issue of rising prices of pulses, potatoes and tomatoes, he challenged the government to[Read More…]

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