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These Stunning Photos Show How Workers Held Their Own Olympics

BYGABRIEL KUHN GEORG SPITALER TRANSLATION BYLOREN BALHORN The 1931 Workers’ Olympiad in Vienna was an inspiring example of mass-scale sports, free of corporate influence. These photos from the games show how the workers’ movement promoted collective joy and class pride, even… Continue Reading →

Khori Gaon residents: Victims not ‘encroachers’

25-07-2021 by- Concerned Citizens for Khori Gaon Since 14th July, the Haryana Government has been brutally demolishing houses built by Khori Gaon residents who have been living on this land for decades. Along with the bulldozers the residents have also been… Continue Reading →

UIDAI has suggested 28 cuts for ‘Aadhaar’, film already cleared by CBFC

Ghosh said he tried to contact the UIDAI officials, asking for a formal letter with a list of the objections, but there was no response Updated At: Jul 25, 2021 03:03 PM (IST) Mumbai, July 25 The Unique Identification Authority of India… Continue Reading →

Pegasus Hack: How Much Did it Cost to Spy on Citizens?

Offensive cyberware is big business in Israel  Half a million dollars (over 3.5 crore rupees) in installation fees. $650,000 (almost 5 crore rupees) to spy on just 10 Android or iPhone users. And hundreds of thousands dollars more for additional… Continue Reading →

Erotica is not porn. Here’s everything you need to know about the much-misunderstood genre

The genre offers amazing scope for subversion, and for women to reclaim the contested site of their own bodies, writes Rosalyn D’Mello. by- Rosalyn D’Mello Let’s stop mistaking smut for erotica, and let’s stop debating whether erotica is pornography. As… Continue Reading →

‘Bitter struggle’ of Dang tribals working as sugarcane cutters

Friday, July 23, 2021 By Debarun Dutta Nearly two lakh tribal workers migrate every year from districts of Dang and Tapi in Gujarat and Nandurbar and Dhule in Maharashtra to harvest sugarcane in farms of South Gujarat. The workers are… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case: NIA, state oppose Sudha Bharadwaj’s bail plea

The HC has kept the matter for hearing on August 2, when counsels for Bharadwaj and others, Yug Chaudhary and Sudeep Pasbola will argue Mumbai: The Maharashtra government and the Union government have opposed default bail sought by Sudha Bharadwaj and… Continue Reading →

Over 100 Historians to Parliamentary panel against proposed changes to NCERT history textbooks

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTNEW DELHI, JULY 20, 2021 12:00 IST Revisions must be in sync with consensus of existing scholarship, they say Over 100 historians from India and abroad recently endorsed a letter to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education expressing concern over… Continue Reading →

Singer Mangli targeted by Hindutva activists for song, Dalit-Bahujans extend support

POSTED ON JULY 23, 2021 The ‘Bonalu’ song is dedicated to Maisamma, a village deity who doesn’t come under the Brahmininical fold. By Balakrishna Ganeshan Singer Mangli, who has sung popular numbers like ‘Saranga Dariya’ from Love Story and ‘Ramuloo… Continue Reading →

Uttar Pradesh – 17-year-old girl killed by kin for defying ‘no jeans’ diktat

17-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Devariya district was killed by her grandfather and uncles over wearing jeans in the village. The grandfather and an auto driver, who had helped in disposing of the body, were arrested. The incident was reported… Continue Reading →

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