Hinduism and its complicated history with cows (and people who eat them)

A deeper look at the beef ban, cow vigilantes, Hinduism, and Hindutva vigilantism. Cows have become in India a lightning rod for human cruelty, in the name of religion.

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Driverless cars could be better or worse for our health – it’s up to us

The main criteria for success should deal with how to use driverless car technology (autonomous vehicles) to make people’s lives better & make cities healthier

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From internet blackouts to violent attacks, India & South Asia saw new threats to free speech & expression online in 2017

In 2017, India and other South Asian countries faced growing challenges in the field of internet freedom, censorship, and freedom of speech & expression.

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Triple Talaq Bill: Rushing to Judgement (A Lawyer’s Lament)

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights On Marriage) Bill, 2017, is no doubt a piece of progressive social legislation, well

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IAS Officer Pens Open Letter Over Student’s Suicide, FIR Registered Against Jaipur School

An FIR has been registered in Jaipur by Mukesh Kumar, father of student Aaditya Bharti who committed suicide, against JVP International School & Bansal Classes

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Khodu Irani Meets Mundhwa Police, Victims Seek Legal Counsel Even As More Artists Boycott High Spirits

The Mundhwa Police initiated a suo motu inquiry last week into the allegations of sexual harassment against Irani.

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Aditi Mittal, Tanmay Bhat, Sky Harbor Speak Out About Khodu Irani, Cancel Events at High Spirits

Skeletons keep spilling out of the High Spirits closet, even as artists continue to cancel performances at the venue in light of recent allegations.

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