Former Nike executives sue over discrimination, sexual harassment
The 40-page court document filed in Nike's home state of Oregon details the experiences of several senior executives who worked for the sporting goods manufacturer for many years, and are asking other women to join the class action suit.
Muslim women permitted to enter mosques to offer namaz, AIMPLB tells SC
Muslim women like men are permitted to enter mosques for offering 'na...
SC notice on plea against Transgender Act
The petition, filed by Assam’s first transgender judge Swati Bidhan Baruah, through advocate-on-rec...
Govt to hire communications agency to spread word on Census-NPR
The Centre has decided to hire a professional communications agency for creating a buzz around Census 2021 and National Population Register (NPR) 2020 and bring about a behaviour change in the mindset of people across states and religions so they give enumerators accurate information.
Thousands form human chain in city against CAA, NRC on 71st Republic Day
On the occasion of 71st Republic Day, people assembled around 15 junctions in the city from Shyambazar to Golpark to form the human chain for 10 minutes at noon. Organised by United Interfaith Foundation India (UIFI), an inter-faith group comprising leaders of different religious communities in the state, the event witnessed an "overwhelming response" as people from all walks of life participated in it.
Misinformation being spread on CAA, atmosphere vitiated: RSS general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi
"Till date, the followers of Islam have never been subjected to any kind of discrimination in this country. If any citizen from there, be it a Muslim, come to India, then they can also get citizenship as per the law which is already in place. What is the problem in that?" Bhaiyyaji Joshi said in response to a question on the CAA.
View: All eyes on courts for CAA but they have been known to falter before
Labelling dissidents as anti-national is not how democracies work. Instead, our political leadership and its followers should introspect as to who really is creating this divisiveness and hatred in society.
Rajasthan Assembly passes resolution against CAA, BJP members oppose
The Rajasthan Assembly passed by voice vote the resolution which also asked the Centre to withdraw the new fields of information proposed to be included in National Population Register (NPR), 2020.
Some voters do not realise importance of right to exercise franchise: President Kovind
Addressing the National Voters' Day event here to mark the establishment of the Election Commission in 1950, the President said from the first general election to the 17th Lok Sabha polls held last year, the voters have increased the credibility of Indian democracy all over the world.
Some voters don't realise importance of right to exercise franchise: President Kovind
Addressing an event on National Voters' Day marking the establishment of the Election Commission in 1950, the President said from the very first general election to the 17th Lok Sabha polls held last year, voters have increased the credibility of Indian democracy all over the world.
Republic's Children: Recalling aspirations for the nation
Seven Indian who were born in 1950, along with the republic, recall their aspirations for the nation, and their journey.
Anti-CAA protests: People hold up Constitution as the only document that matters
Seventy years after the Constitution came into effect, that word 'samvidhan' has travelled from distant swearing-in ceremonies to the streets where it is uttered in rage and defiance, despair and hope.
BJP discriminating against poor, Dalits: Mayawati
"These signs do not augur well for democracy, and it is very necessary for people to remain alert and organised," she said.
Centre peddling lies on CAA, NPR, NRC: Chandrashekhar Azad
Azad, addressing a rally in this north Bihar town, called upon the people to carry on "sustained and peaceful protests", urging them to draw inspiration from the agitation by women at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh. "I want to tell people across the country that they are not alone in their fight. The Bhim Army is by their side," he said.
J&K's accession to India "total, final and irrevocable": Venkaiah Naidu
Delivering the Sardar Patel lecture on governance, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all Indians to work together to usher in the 'Ram Rajya' envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi in which, he said, there is all-round inclusive growth without poverty, discrimination, inequality, illiteracy and hunger, according to an official statement.
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