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Sea Of Trash: Why Oceanic Landfills Need Our Attention

Garbage patches in the ocean pose a huge environmental threat.

posted by Avni Agarwal|May 19, 2015   in Cheat Sheet|no comments

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On The Glory Of Mad Men And the Banality of Indian Television

Ram Kapoor kissing Sakshi Tanwar over many episodes cannot be our answer to Don Draper and Mad Men.

posted by Rajyasree Sen|May 19, 2015   in Life|11 comments


Aruna Shanbaug – The Woman who triggered the Euthanasia Debate in India

A summary of the historic judgement by the Supreme Court, that granted Passive Euthanasia to Aruna Shanbaug.

posted by Factly|May 19, 2015   in Articles|one comment

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The Case Against Trying Minors As Adults

The Lok Sabha has passed a new Juvenile Justice Bill that will allow 16 to 18-year-olds accused of heinous crimes to be tried as adults. Experts make the scientific, social and legal case against this move.

posted by Boom Live|May 18, 2015   in Governance|5 comments


Selfie Pe Selfie: One Year Of Acche Din With Modi

It’s been a year since Narendra Modi got elected as PM and he hasn’t stopped taking selfies.

posted by NL Team|May 16, 2015   in Articles|45 comments


The many threats faced by journalists in the online sphere

There is enough evidence to suggest that online harassment of journalists, including threats of violence, has a serious psychological impact that may result in self-censorship.

posted by International Press Institute|May 8, 2015   in Articles|9 comments


The rise and rise of drones in the media

From environmental investigations to movies, the use of drone technology is changing the way we see the world, so how are the drone journalists of the future being trained for their work?

posted by IFEX|May 7, 2015   in Articles|one comment


Why Prannoy Roy’s Lifetime Achievement Award Matters

Even as NDTV & Prannoy are criticised for much, he got many more things very right.

posted by Abhinandan Sekhri|May 6, 2015   in Articles|27 comments

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Smartphone Use Soars, So Do Smut-Sharing Crimes

In relation to India’s smartphone proliferation, cases related to the transmission of “obscene material” jumped 104% in a year. Indiaspend breaks down the numbers.

posted by IndiaSpend|May 1, 2015   in Articles|2 comments



Being a woman is challenging business. Being an Indian woman doubly so. Where natural survival can’t be taken for granted what place does feminism have? Filmmaker and columnist Paromita Vohra puts nuance into India’s gender debate.

posted by Boom Live|May 1, 2015   in Life|one comment

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