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Day February 8, 2023

Maharashtra Scribe Mowed Down by Car; Journalists’ Union Calls It Brazen Murder

Shashikant Warishe used to work for a local Marathi newspaper Mahanagari Times. i Brihanmumbai Union of Journalists (BUJ) released a statement on Tuesday, 7 February, condemning the death of a journalist in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra in a road accident. The BUJ,… Continue Reading →

Indian PhD Students Say Long Australian Visa Delays Have Put Their Lives On Hold

By Neena Bhandari Indian doctoral students are stuck due to Australian visa delays. Credit: Unsplash Sydney, Jan 12 2023 (IPS) – When Megha Jacob, who had been applying for a doctoral degree at various overseas universities, received an offer from… Continue Reading →

How Covid-19 Proved an Opportunity for Youth in Small-Town India

By Rina Mukherji Young people from small towns are now able to work close to home thanks to co-working spaces that opened up during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: Rina Mukherji/IPS PUNE, INDIA, Feb 8 2023 (IPS) – While a 2017… Continue Reading →

How Complicit Governments Support Drug Trade

John P. Ruehl | 08 Feb 2023 Several governments or government entities play a double game of enforcing some drug laws while ignoring others. Their reasons vary, and history proves it will be difficult to stop. Image Courtesy: MaxPixel The modern… Continue Reading →

India – Tribals, Dalits feel budget lacks Amrit

Posted On February 6, 2023 Dalit organisation says budget far from addressing some of the people-centric issues In Amrit Kaal budget there is no Amrit for poor tribals and Dalits. This was felt by the members of the Dalit Arthik… Continue Reading →

Transgender artist Kim Petras makes history by winning Grammy awards

Posted On February 8, 2023 The first transgender singer to go number one in the US, German-born Kim Petras endured long rites of passage in her homeland before finding her voice abroad Deutsche Welle   When Kim Petras teamed up with… Continue Reading →

Madhya Pradesh: Woman’s death triggers massive protest, kin allege medical negligence in Barwani

Posted On February 7, 2023 Barwani (Madhya Pradesh): The death of a woman in Barwani district’s Sanwariyapani village sparked a huge protest by tribals, who claimed gross medical negligence was the cause of her death and demanded a fair investigation… Continue Reading →

Breaking barriers – The story of a dalit chief secretary

Posted On February 8, 2023 The chapters traversing Madhav Rao’s journey as a Collector of Warangal district to becoming the states chief secretary are fascinating and compelling. By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Madhav Rao’s “Breaking Barriers – The story of… Continue Reading →

NGOs Campaign for a Torture-Free UN Trade Treaty

By Thalif Deen Credit: Torture Museum, Amsterdam, via Wikipedia UNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 2023 (IPS) – Hinting at “Western hypocrisy”, a senior UN official once told a group of reporters, perhaps half-jokingly: “When you go on one of those sight-seeing… Continue Reading →

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