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India is among the top supporters of religious freedom, according to the findings of the Pew Global Attitude Survey 2015, even as the debate on religious intolerance continues to make headlines in the country.
Recruiting more women teachers can help bridge the gender gap in India, since a recent UN report indicates that the gender of teachers in schools can influence the success of girls' education in developing countries.
With seemingly trivial choices, we begin conditioning our children to gender roles before they can even speak in full sentences. We're doing them a huge disfavour. Here's how to protect your kids from gender stereotypes.
It's the ordinary days that matter the most, writes a Chennai resident who survived the recent floods — and found new meaning in the commonplace, everyday things that define "home".
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has sued Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for Rs10 crores and filed a criminal defamation suit against the Aam Aadmi Party chief for levelling allegations of graft within Delhi's cricket body, when he was running it.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition against the release of a convict in the Delhi gang rape case, who was minor when he sexually assaulted a physiotherapy student on a moving bus in the national capital on 16 December, 2012.
Lawmakers in Rajya Sabha will debate the amendments to the Juvenile Bill today that allows 16 to 18-year-olds accused of heinous crime to be treated as adults. Lost in the outrage are voices of dissent that have warned against these amendments, calling them draconian and, in themselves, a crime against children.
The arrival of a fresh shipment of pink sandstone in the premises of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in Ayodhya, after a gap of eight years, purportedly for the construction of a Ram Mandir, has got the temple pot boiling once again.
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Teachers have lured kids from booze to books in this Nashik village, where education had always taken a backseat. The village of 200 families is known for rampant alcoholism, with even children drinking with their parents in the evenings, but three teachers have helped change that trend.
The Prime Minister’s Office has set an ambitious target to shift at least 90% of all government transactions that involve payments or receipts from citizens and businesses to electronic or paperless mode by the end of 2016, replacing the use of cash, demand drafts, cheques and challans in government offices.
Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom has an Indian connection — his mother was born in Kolkata, and grandfather was a doctor In India, the 38-year-old Pirates Of The Caribbean star recently told journalists in Delhi.
Azim Premji writes on how to make India great in The Times of India: "Let me end by saying that all my life, i have learnt that ordinary people are capable of doing extraordinary things. For this they need to be trusted, encouraged and empowered."
The juvenile justice bill, to be debated by the Rajya Sabha today, confuses revenge with justice, writes G Mohan Gopal in The Indian Express: "Our Parliament is on the verge of committing a heinous crime against its youngest citizens as it discusses the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 in the Rajya Sabha today. If it passes this bill, it would be placing a sword of Damocles over every Indian born after 1997, including children yet to be born."
Chhattisgarh’s bonhomie with CBI has promoted a culture of impunity, writes Nandini Sundar in Hindustan Times: "Despite the Supreme Court’s directions in 2011 that the state must register FIRs on complaints against security forces, this is perhaps the first time in a decade that the police have registered an FIR on a complaint by a women’s fact-finding group. But this is only the beginning of a long and hopeless battle in which trying to get justice becomes a means to torture the victims."
Short-sighted positions on climate change will bring the country grief, writes Ashok V. Desai in The Telegraph: "[I]n one international forum, India has argued for the right to burn as much fossil fuel as it likes... in another forum, India insists on taking away any incentive it could give to the rest of the world to grow grains for India. The stance in one forum contradicts the one in the other."
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