Posts Tagged ‘ News ’

Love, commando style : How a new bunch of reformers are determined to set things right in India

Jun 6th, 2012 | By
Hindu Marriages (Source : Wikimedia Commons)

A new group called ‘The Love Commandos’ have attracted recent media attention by launching a crusade against traditionalists who try to oppose marriage across caste and religious borders in India.



The Norway tragedy : A chilling reminder of the dark side of ideologies

Jul 24th, 2011 | By
bullets

The gruesome tragedy in Norway, leaving 93 (as of writing) dead, is being compared to the Oklahoma bombing, is a chilling reminder of the dark side of ideologies – when it comes to mixing politics of hate with personal beliefs. As details about the gunman and arsonist Anders Behring Breivik emerges, it is becoming increasingly

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Comments : Amnesty Names Vatican in hard-hitting report

May 15th, 2011 | By
vatican abuse

The recently published Amnesty International 400-page report, “Amnesty International Report 2011: The State of the World’s Human Rights” squarely blames the Holy See, the political arm of the Vatican for turning a blind eye over the past decades for widespread sexual abuse of children in various countries. Amongst the list of failures, it includes “not

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