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20.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Canada: Uranium deals with India weakens NNPT

Canada: Uranium deals with India weakens NNPT

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, expressed serious concern over Stephen Harper’s failure to engage India President Narendra Modi in a discussion on how to gain India’s support for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NNPT).   “Canada’s … »

23.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

East-West Dialogues

East-West Dialogues

The international meeting “East-West Dialogues – Siloism, Universalist Humanism and New Spirituality in the worldwide social context” took place in Varkala, India on February 16th – 22nd 2015. The meeting was attended by humanists from: Asia: Nepal, Bangladesh, India (Tamil Nadu, Maharastra, Kerala) Europe: Italy, Spain, France … »

11.02.2015 Tony Henderson

BJP trounced by Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi

BJP trounced by Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi

The anti-corruption political organisation of Arvind Kejriwal, of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has won a slamming victory in Delhi state elections hitting a sizeable setback for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to date considered ‘invincible’. The BJP could do no less than admit the huge defeat given that the … »

10.02.2015 Nava J. Thakuria

India: Advocating laws to safeguard journalists

India: Advocating laws to safeguard journalists

Guwahati: An untoward incident of physically assaulting a lady television reporter by the police personnel in northeast India recently, brought back the old debate of having a special law for protection of journalists on duty. The incident that took place at Latashil police station in the heart of Guwahati city … »

28.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

I am sure that a new India will arise from within us

I am sure that a new India will arise from within us

New Delhi, India: Sudhir Gandotra, active member of New Universalistic Humanism in New Delhi, spoke out about his beloved India yesterday: “For the 66th year in a row, with more than 60% of the farming population under serious stress, which is causing daily suicides; increasing unemployment, which means increasing crimes … »

17.08.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement

Scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement

Scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement : an international appeal to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi From: No Nukes Asia Forum Japan Please endorse the following appeal to scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement, by emailing us with your name/organization name and country at sdaisuke@rice.ocn.ne.jp The Indian Prime … »

06.07.2014 Inter Press Service

Lack of Toilets Keeps Women Out of Politics

Lack of Toilets Keeps Women Out of Politics

By Stella Paul MALLAMPETA, India, Jul 4 2014 (IPS) – Nine months after she was elected head of her village council, 36-year-old Krupa Shanti has overseen some significant changes in this rural outpost of Mallampeta, 570 km away from Hyderabad, capital of the southeastern … »

04.05.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Marichjhapi and the Revenge of Bengali Bhadralok

Marichjhapi and the Revenge of Bengali Bhadralok

Exactly 30 years ago, Dalits, in West Bengal, came to realize the true nature of Indian state that is being dominated, in every sense, by a tiny section of population but at a great personal cost. It was in 1979, when thousands of Dalits, refugees from East Bengal (now Bangladesh) … »

21.04.2014 Inter Press Service

India’s Women Lose the Election

India’s Women Lose the Election

By Manipadma Jena for IPS NEW DELHI, Apr 21 2014 (IPS) – “Men just do not want to give up their seats, it’s as simple as that,” says 67-year-old candidate in the Indian election Subhhasini Ali, voicing a gloomy view across women’s groups in … »

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