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Supreme Court recognizes transgenders as 'third gender' PDF Print E-mail

15 February 2014

NEW DELHI: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court on Tuesday created the "third gender" status for hijras or transgenders. Earlier, they were forced to write male or female against their gender. The SC asked the Centre to treat transgender as socially and economically backward.

Kashmir capital gunfight: reporter’s diary PDF Print E-mail

15 February 2014

It was a cloudy evening. The sun and the clouds had played hide and seek throughout the day. I waited for my friends in Old City as we after a long gap had decide to group and explore a relatively quitter place. Since we left school, we make it a point to meet once in a while and travel places in Srinagar mostly. But most of the times, I along with other reporter friend who is also the part of the gang, find ourselves in awkward positions. The others never find much interest in politics.

Kabir Kala Manch activists denied bail PDF Print E-mail

12 february 2014

On April 11, Justice A.R. Joshi of the High Court of Bombay delivered a verbal order in the matter relating to the bail application of three cultural activists (poets and singers) of the Kabir Kala Manch(KKM). Shockingly Justice Joshi rejected the bail appeal of Sachin Mali, SagarGorkhe and Ramesh Gaichor.

Hoot report says 52 censorship cases in India during Jan-Mar PDF Print E-mail
12 February 2014

New Delhi:
“Saffron intolerance” and acts of censorship across media platforms—including films, books, news telecasts and social media—continued to rise in India in 2014, with 52 instances recorded in the first three months of the year as opposed to 48 in the same period a year ago, according to media affairs website
Operation Janmabhoomi: Press Release PDF Print E-mail

4 April 2014

Operation Janmabhoomi: Cobrapost Revisits the Conspiracy and the People behind Babri Masjid Demolition on December 1992 to Find it to be an Act of Planned Sabotage

Cobrapost brings to light how certain leaders of Ram Janmaboomi movement conspired to and succeeded in razing the sixteenth century disputed structure to dust on December 6, 1992, a conspiracy even an apex investigation agency like CBI has not been able to conclusively establish after years of investigation.

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