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Why Narendra Modi Was Banned From the U.S.#NaMo #Feku

Narendra Modi is the only person ever denied a U.S. visa based on a little-known law on religious freedom. By JAMES MANN Updated May 2, 2014 4:26 p.m. ET Enlarge Image Narendra Modi, pictured on Jan. 18, was barred from… Continue Reading →

Ramdev’s meetings banned in Lucknow till May 16 after ‘honeymoon’ remark row

Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Updated: April 27, 2014 16:34 IST Yoga guru Baba Ramdev addressing a gathering in Lucknow on Friday Lucknow: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev today faced more heat following his controversial “honeymoon” remark against Congress Vice… Continue Reading →

The Hindu bans non-veg food from its dining halls #WTFnews

Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes C. Sreetharan, Vice-President – HR, issued a notice dated April 10, 2014 stating that non-veg. food is banned (‘not permitted’) in all canteens and dining halls of The Hindu offices. He cited complaints from employees of The Hindu…. Continue Reading →

Press Release- Conference on Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons, underway in Nayarit, Mexico

  URGENT RELEASE: for publication and circulation.  Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico—The Second International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, which opens today, should be a turning point in the global effort to ban and eliminate the most destructive… Continue Reading →

6 Drugs Whose Dangerous Risks Were Buried So Big Pharma Could Make Money

New meds are rushed to the market so industry can start making money even before safety has been determined. January 15, 2014  |  Editor’s note: The following article is a follow up to a previous AlterNet piece about drugs whose dangerous… Continue Reading →

#India – Bihar panchayat bans cell phones for unwed girls #WTFnews

Representational image  IANS | Dec 25, 2013, PATNA: A village council in Bihar has banned the use of mobile phones by unmarried girls, said a council member on Wednesday. The decision was taken on Tuesday evening at a meeting of Somgarh panchayat… Continue Reading →

#India – Self-styled sanyasi ‘bans’ Dalits from entering temple in HP #WTFnews

  Dailybhaskar.com   |  Dec 11, 2013, 12:29PM IST Shimla: A self-styled sanyasi based in Bilaspur town, 199 km in from Shimla, barred the Dalits from entering a temple. He put up a sign on the wall of Markandeya Temple which… Continue Reading →

#India – Legalise unbanked direct blood transfusion (UDBT) – Bloodless ban

Bloodless ban, kundan pandey, downto earth Nov 15, 2013 |  Over 30 per cent maternal deaths in the country happen due to the unavailability of blood in emergency cases. A high percentage of road accident deaths also happen for the… Continue Reading →

U.S Supreme Court Appears Likely to Uphold Racial-Preference Bans #WTFnews

By Peter Schmidt Washington The U.S. Supreme Court appeared Tuesday to be leaning toward upholding state prohibitions on race-conscious admissions at public colleges as the justices heard arguments in a lawsuit challenging a ban passed by voters in Michigan. Justice… Continue Reading →

Pakistan – Women banned from shopping alone in Karak #Vaw #WTFnews

Peshawar: Islamic clerics on Friday barred women who are not accompanied by a close male relative from entering markets of Karak area in Pakistan’s restive northwest. A committee of “ulema” (clerics) in Karak district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province said only women… Continue Reading →

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