Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Watchman on the waterfront

As a young boy growing up in his uncle’s house in Behrampore in Murshidabad district in the sixties and seventies, Debashis Chaudhury could not help getting caught in a cross-current of ideas. His u...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

World  /  Published 13.10.19

Hong Kong protesters enter malls, trash shops

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and riot police clashed in chaotic scenes around the city on Sunday with police in full riot gear chasing protesters through crowds of horrified lunchtime shoppers.Se...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 27.03.19

Saudi women's rights activists tell judges of abuse

By AP in Dubai

India  /  Published 05.03.19

Appeal to SC not to gag lawyers

A group of civil liberties activists and four senior journalists have urged the Supreme Court not to gag lawyers and litigants from speaking to the media about sub judice matters, pleading that this w...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.11.19

Huge win for Hong Kong democracy backers

Pro-democracy candidates buoyed by months of street protests in Hong Kong won a stunning victory in local elections on Sunday, as record numbers voted in a vivid expression of the city’s aspirations...
By Keith Bradsher, Austin Ramzy and Tiffany May/New York Times News Service in Hong Kong


World  /  Published 22.11.19

Hong Kong court reinstates mask ban

A Hong Kong court on Friday temporarily reinstated a ban on wearing face masks that targeted anti-government protesters, after an earlier ruling found the law unconstitutional in what had been a rare ...
By Elaine Yu/New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

North East  /  Published 02.07.19

AIDS activist slams airline over HIV bias

A leading private airline’s alleged refusal to transport the body of a three-year-old HIV-positive child from Chennai to Guwahati has once again exposed HIV/AIDS apartheid on the part of a few, AIDS...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

Feel safest in NE, say women activists

Women’s rights activists and working ones on Saturday said the Northeast, Assam in particular, is the safest working zone for women.Nita Paul, retired professor and head of department (political sci...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 20.08.19

Uphold our dignity: Shehla Rashid Shora

Three years ago, JNU students’ union vice-president Shehla Rashid Shora became the face of a campaign demanding the release of three students arrested for sedition.Since Monday, however, she has fac...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.09.18

Bhima-Koregaon case: No relief for activists

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the arrest by Maharashtra Police of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and declined to appoint a Special Investiga...
By PTI in New Delhi


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