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AMU's Kashmiri students protest against sedition charges, alleged harassment

Aligarh (UP), Oct 15: Kashmiri students studying at the Aligarh Muslim University organised a protest march on the campus Monday against slapping of sedition charges on their three peers and alleged harassment by local authorities......

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Joint statement issued on behalf of journalist organisations

New Delhi, October 15 : We the undersigned journalist organisations have been deeply concerned over the overwhelming complaints of sexual harassment in the media. We recognize that sexual harassment at the workplace is a worrisome reality and that media organisations and managements have been unable to put the systems in place which would have ordinarily addressed complaints of sexual harassment......

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Merkel coalition faces post mortem on Bavaria poll debacle

Berlin, Oct 15: The three parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's fragile coalition government on Monday were facing up to an election debacle in the southern state of Bavaria.
The Christian Social Union (CSU) from Merkel's conservative camp took a 10-point dive in Sunday's vote to lose its absolute majority in the Alpine state it has ruled since the 1960s......

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COMMENT

There is No Legitimate Reason
to Impose Sanctions on Iran


VIJAY PRASHAD

A friend in Tehran tells me that he marvels at the attitude of the United States ruling establishment towards Iran. ‘Why do they hate us so much’, he asks? It is a fair question. His country, he says, is not perfect, but it is certainly not a threat to the world. The current government – led by Hassan Rouhani (Iran’s seventh...

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Indias Pension Scandal

Prabhat Patnaik

Incredible as it may seem, the union government of India provides a pension to the elderly which amounts to an absurd sum of Rs 200 each per month, and even for accessing this the beneficiary must belong to the BPL population which, as is well-known, is notoriously underestimated. True, the state governments add something to this amount, but, their...

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27th December, 2015 towards Red Brigade

Huge rally by CPIM in Kolkata at Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday on 27th December, 2015.

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