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Sexist Maharashtra minister defies SC order, dance bars will remain closed #WTFnews

Mumbai: Maharashtra‘s Home Minister R R Patil continues his crusade against the opening of dance bars in the state, in defiance of last week’s Supreme Court order, which lifted the 2005 ban imposed by the state government, calling it unconstitutional.Notwithstanding the Supreme… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Ruling – Mumbai dance bars are all set to rock again #Womenrights

Over thousands of bar girls protest in Mumbai on May 3, 2005 against the State Government on decision to shut down all dance bars in Mumbai city. File Photo: Paul Noronha Rediff.com With the Supreme Court quashing the ban on… Continue Reading →

My Scream at #Tatadocomo- KNOCK KNOCK-KOI HAI ?

   EMAIL SENT TO –[email protected] To   Complaint Dept   Tata Docmo   Dated- 27th August 2012   Sub- Inaccessibility of  my blog for last five days      This is to inform you that for the last 5 days,… Continue Reading →

I India- s the govt caught in the ‘censorship’ web?

We have seen a raging controversy around the government decision over the last week to ten days to block a few hundred web pages and some Twitter handles. After many protests, the government insisted that it had only clamped down… Continue Reading →

Tribal weapons ban in Indian state of #Chhattisgarh

  By Salman RaviBBC News, Raipur Chhattisgarh is a hotbed of India’s Maoist insurrection Tribal or indigenous people in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh are to be banned from carrying traditional weapons such as sickles, axes and bows and… Continue Reading →

Fizzy tizzy: Bolivia walks back talk of Coca-Cola ban #Coke

Published: 03 August, 2012, 15:27 Coca-Cola sign in downtown La Paz, Bolivia (Reuters / Claudia Daut) TAGS: Health, South America, Politics, Drugs,Agriculture, Economy   Bolivian officials played down a recent pledge to ban Coca-Cola, saying the words were taken out of context. Their aim was to… Continue Reading →

Danish Journalist Tom Heinemann Denied Visa To India

By Neha Dixit 03 February, 2012 Countercurrents.org Embarrassment and Outrage are the two tags that explain freedom of expression in this country. We were still recuperating from the treatment doled out to Salman Rushdie, who was denied an entry in… Continue Reading →

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