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Forget the Cynics, the Odd-Even Scheme is a Big Step in the Fight Against Pollution
Given
the chronic lack of political will, only citizens can eventually force changes
in government policies by adopting saner and healthier lifestyles . The poisonous
smog that has enveloped Delhi and the NCR for days on end seems to have temporarily
jolted...

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Forget the Cynics, the Odd-Even Scheme is a Big Step in the Fight Against Pollution
Given
the chronic lack of political will, only citizens can eventually force changes
in government policies by adopting saner and healthier lifestyles . A street cleaner works in heavy smog in Delhi, India, November 10, 2017. Credit: Reuters The poisonous s...

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Fetishizing Gender Equality to Destroy Diversity & Freedom of Faith
Taking the
Sabarimala temple to court for restricting the entry of women of a certain age
group is akin to meat-eaters suing vegetarian restaurants for discriminating
against non-vegetarians by refusing to serve meat. Common sense response would
be to say—‘...

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Gender Justice Versus Gender War : Why “Marital Rape” Law Would Add to “Legal Terrorism”
This article was first published in slightly edited form as cover story in The Week, 24th September, 2017 The world over, sexual violence and abuse in
marriage is a common phenomenon.  Those
who say that acknowledging the reality of marital rape is against ...

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Appeal to Govt. of India to Stop Funding Pro Pakistan Media Houses & Journalists in Kashmir
Petitioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi "The Pakistani flag is a symbol of freedom and
independence for the Kashmiris while protesting against the Indian forces,
however, New Delhi gives the perception to the international community that the
demonstrators ...

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Gender Justice Versus Gender War : Why “Marital Rape” Law Would Add to “Legal Terrorism”
The great war of Mahabharata was fought by the Pandavas with Lord Krishna in the lead, not so much to recover their lost kingdom fraudulently taken away from them by their evil cousins but to avenge the disrobing of Draupadi. Much before western feminists d...

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Can A Kashmir CJM Defy SC? The Curious Case Of Criminal Defamation Against Madhu Kishwar
First posted at  https://swarajyamag.com   on 2nd September, 2017    https://swarajyamag.com/ politics/can-a-kashmir-cjm-def y-sc-the-curious-case-of-crimi nal-defamation-against-madhu- kishwar A pro-separatist editor, Shujaat Bukhari, targets Madhu Kishwar...

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Judge Jyotsna Yagnik’s Legal Acrobatics In The Maya Kodnani Case - Part 2
The determination of criminal liability
requires precise evaluation of testimonies and careful analysis of each piece
of evidence. To conclude
the guilt of an accused, there must be concrete evidence “beyond reasonable
doubt”.   But one can
hardly accuse Ju...

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Case Against Maya Kodnani, Convicted In 2002 Riots, Has Gaping Holes
Dr Maya Kodnani was sentenced to 28 years in
prison by a special trial judge for “masterminding” the riots in Naroda Patiya
and Naroda Gam areas in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, in 2002. It is highly likely that Kodnani, and others,
may have been framed for political...

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When Journalists Serve ISI Agenda
My Complaint to Press Council of India against
Sagarika Ghose, Consulting Editor Times of India for her false and inflammatory
statements on Twitter To                                                                                                          ...
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