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News Dabba for 31 January 2024: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates from Imran Khan being given a second sentence in two days, HC giving three weeks to Chandigarh Municipal Corporation to reply, to ED issuing fresh summons to CM Arvind Kejriwal.
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News Dabba for 25 January 2024: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from former Karnataka CM's resignation from Congress, Israel's attacks on hospitals in Gaza, to the UN Security Council discussing the plane crash that killed 65 Ukrainian PoWs.
Varsova Bandra Transharbour Sea Link, traffic, Mumbai

मुंबई ट्रान्सहार्बर सागरी सेतू नक्की कोणासाठी?

मुंबई ट्रान्सहार्बर लिंक रोड किंवा अटल सेतूवरून जाण्यासाठी सामान्य नागरिकांना एका फेरीसाठी २६५ रुपये, दिवसासाठी ३५० रुपये तर एका महिन्यासाठी तब्बल १२,५०० रुपये मोजावे लागतील. हा नवा पुलदेखील फक्त काही ठराविक लोकांसाठीच बांधण्यात आला आहे का?, असा प्रश्न उपस्थित होत आहे.
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News Dabba for 15 January 2024: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from DGCA's SOPs to handle passenger discomfort amid fog delays, Oxford's first human vaccine trials for the deadly Nipah virus, to Nauru cutting diplomatic ties with Taiwan.
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News Dabba for 10 January 2024: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Thackeray moving SC ahead of Sena MLAs verdict, Manipur denying permission for the launch of Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, to gunmen storming television studio live on air in Ecuador.
Gautam Adani, Adani Group, Stock Manipulation, OCCRP

अदानी समूहानं आपल्याच ऑफशोर कंपन्यांतून आपल्याच शेअर्समध्ये गुंतवणूक केली?

काही महिन्यांपूर्वी समोर आलेल्या काही कागदपत्रांमधून अदानी समूहावर केल्या गेलेल्या स्टॉक मॅनिप्युलेशनच्या आरोपांबद्दल आणखी माहिती समोर आली आहे. स्टॉक मॅनिप्युलेशनच्या आरोपांमुळं अदानी समूहाला काही महिन्यांपूर्वी मोठा आर्थिक धक्का बसला होता.
nagarjunsagar dam, water dispute

घटनाक्रम आत्तापर्यंत: तेलंगणा आणि आंध्र प्रदेशमधील कृष्णा नदी पाणी तंटा

तेलंगणात ३० नोव्हेंबरच्या विधानसभेच्या निवडणुकीची तयारी सुरू असताना गुरुवार, २८ नोव्हेंबरच्या पहाटे आंध्रप्रदेशच्या सुमारे ५०० पोलिसांनी तेलंगणातील नागार्जुनसागर धरणावर ताबा मिळवून धरणाचे दोन दरवाजे उघडले आणि आंध्र प्रदेशसाठी ५०० घनमीटर पाणी सोडलं.
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News Dabba for 01 November 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from an all-party meeting in Maharashtra on the Maratha reservation, Egypt opening the Rafah crossing for a small number of Palestinians, to India-Bangladesh rail link development projects.
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News Dabba for 20 October 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from India slamming Canada's reasons for diplomats' withdrawal, the inauguration of the first train of Delhi-Meerut RRTS service, to Mahua Moitra slams ethics committee head.
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News Dabba for 19 October 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Rahul Gandhi's question to KCR in Telangana, the British PM's visit to Israel soon after the US President, to US easing Venezuela oil sanctions after the election deal.
adani group, coal mines, india's forests

लिलाव अयशस्वी, तरी खाणवाटप: केंद्राचे कंपनीधार्जिणे कायदेबदल

मध्य प्रदेशातील सिंगरौली जंगलात असलेल्या गोंडबहेरा उझेनी पूर्व कोळसा खाणीच्या लिलावात केंद्रीय कोळसा मंत्रालयाने १७ ऑगस्ट २०२२ रोजी अदानी समूहाला यशस्वी बोलीदार म्हणून घोषित केले. लिलाव अयशस्वी होऊनही सरकार मनमानी करत कोळसा खाणी एकमेव बोलीदार असलेल्या कंपन्यांच्या ताब्यात देत आहे.
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News Dabba for 16 October 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the electoral bonds case referred to a 5-judge Constitution Bench, American landlord charged with hate crimes after killing a Muslim boy, to the acquittal of both Nithari accused.
अदानी समूह, खाण प्रकल्प

अदानी समूहाच्या मांडवलीनंतर कोळसा मंत्रालयाने दिली घनदाट जंगलात खाणकामाला परवानगी

देशातील सर्वात मोठ्या खाजगी ऊर्जा कंपन्यांच्या गटाच्या मांडवलीनंतर कोळसा मंत्रालयाने पर्यावरण मंत्रालयाला न जुमानता देशातील घनदाट वन क्षेत्रात खाणकाम करण्यास परवानगी दिली, असं द रिपोर्टर्स कलेक्टिव्हने अभ्यासलेल्या कागदपत्रांवरून समोर आलं आहे.
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News Dabba for 06 October 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from jailed Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi winning the Nobel Peace Prize, Philippine airports on high alert, to India crossing the 100 medals mark at the Asian Games 2023.
Elderly persons - International Day of Older Persons

Pathways to active, healthy and protected ageing

The ageing population should not be seen simply as a growing statistic, rather should be approached more sympathetically, focusing on the individual, their health, their minds and their well-being.
इंडी जर्नल

अदानी समूहाच्या लॉबिंगनंतर साठेबाजीविरोधातील कायदे कमकुवत करण्याचा घाट: भाग २

‘द रिपोर्टरस कलेक्टिव्ह’ च्या शोधपत्रकारितेतून समोर आलं की अदानी समूहाने कृषी माल साठवणुकीवरील निर्बंध हटवण्यासाठी एप्रिल २०१८ मध्ये सरकारसमोर अतिशय सावधपणे लॉबिंग केले. दोन वर्षांनंतर लागू झालेल्या केंद्राच्या तीन वादग्रस्त शेती कायद्यांपैकी एका कायद्यामधून तेच साध्य केले गेले.
इंडी जर्नल

सर्वोच्च न्यायालयात सुनावणी पूर्ण झाल्यानंतर जम्मू काश्मीर आता निकालाच्या प्रतीक्षेत

सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाच्या खंडपीठासमोर सुरु असलेली कलम ३७०ची सुनावणी मंगळवारी पूर्ण झाली असून सर्वोच्च न्यायालयानं खटल्याचा निर्णय राखून ठेवला आहे.
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News Dabba for 06 September 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the first meeting of the panel on 'One Nation, One Election', the Editors Guild's plea for protection from arrest, to Russia's Wagner to be declared a terrorist organisation by the UK.
इंडी जर्नल

शेतीच्या कॉर्पोरेटीकरणाची कल्पना एका अनिवासी भारतीयाची उपज: भाग १

वादग्रस्त कृषी कायदे येण्यामागे भाजपशी मैत्रीपूर्ण संबंध असलेल्या एका व्यावसायिकाने नीती आयोगासमोर ठेवलेला प्रस्ताव असल्याचे रिपोर्टर्स कलेक्टिव्हनं केलेल्या शोध पत्रकारितेतून समोर आलं. त्या मूळ बातमीचा हा मराठी अनुवाद.
इंडी जर्नल

कांद्यावर अप्रत्यक्ष निर्यातबंदी

केंद्रीय वाणिज्य मंत्रालयाने १९ ऑगस्टला कांद्याच्या निर्यातीवर ४० टक्के शुल्क आकारण्याचा निर्णय घेतला. दुसऱ्या भाषेत सरकारने कांद्यावर लादलेली ही अप्रत्यक्ष निर्यातबंदी आहे.
इंडी जर्नल

बिगरभाजप शासित राज्यांतील सरकार आणि राज्यपालांमधील सत्तासंघर्ष

पंजाबचे राज्यपाल बनवारीलाल पुरोहित यांनी नुकताच पंजाबचे मुख्यमंत्री भगवंत सिंग मान यांना पत्र लिहीत मुख्यमंत्री सहकार्य करत नसतील तर राज्यात राष्ट्रपती शासन लागू करण्याचा इशारा दिला आहे. बिगर भाजपशासित राज्यांत राज्यपाल आणि राज्य सरकारमधील असा वाद नवीन नाही.
इंडी जर्नल

४ वर्षं, ५ न्यायाधीशांचं खंडपीठ आणि जम्मू-काश्मीरचं भवितव्य

केंद्र सरकारनं संविधानातील कलम ३७० हटवून आणि जम्मू-काश्मीरचं २ केंद्रशासित प्रदेशांमध्ये विभाजन करून तब्बल चार वर्ष झाल्यानंतर सर्वोच्च न्यायालयानं या महिन्यात या निर्णयाला आव्हान देणाऱ्या याचिकांवर सुनावणी सुरु केली आहे.
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News Dabba for 21 August 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from ISRO releasing images of the far side of the Moon, the Supreme Court calling out the Gujrat HC, to report on Saudi Arabia's alleged killing of migrants on the border.
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News Dabba for 17 August 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Indie Journal brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the hearing on abrogation of Article 370, Chandrayan's moon approach to South Korea's plan to attract foreign students.
इंडी जर्नल

मणिपूरच्या भाषणात मोदींच इंडियावर लक्ष

सुमारे दोन तासांहून अधिक काळ चाललेल्या भाषणात ते बराच वेळ त्यांच्या सरकारच्या कामगिरीवर बोलले, विरोधी पक्षांवर टीका केली, आणि त्यात नंतर मणिपूरचा उल्लेख केला.
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Play Review | Godhadi: India as a Quilt

Godhadi is stitched in lines with colourful patterns and of heterogeneous clothes. It figuratively symbolises the diversity and well-stitched unity of a nation.
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News Dabba for 28 July 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the passing of three bills in Lok Sabha amid chaos, Supreme Court relief for 2 activists in the Bhima Koregaon case, to Macron seeking a bigger French say in the Pacific.
Indie Journal

The 'Time-Poverty' deception

The condition of workers being overworked and underpaid is interrelated. Terms like ‘time-poverty’ when undisguised reveal themselves as nothing but plain, old poverty.
इंडी जर्नल

सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाचा शिवसेनेबाबतचा निर्णय राष्ट्रवादीचा तिढा सोडवेल?

राष्ट्रवादी काँग्रेसच्या प्रश्नाबाबत निवडणूक आयोग काय निर्णय घेतो याकडं सर्वांचं लक्ष तर आहेच पण सर्वोच्च न्यायालयानं शिवसेनेच्या वेळी घेतलेल्या निर्णयाचा विचार करता शरद पवार गटाची बाजू भक्कम आहे. तरीही अजित पवारांचा हा दावा कितपत योग्य आहे, याचा उहापोह.
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News Dabba for 7 July 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from a train catching fire in Telangana, a setback for Rahul Gandhi in the Modi surname case, to Israeli forces killing two Palestinians in occupied West Bank raid.
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पेन्शनच्या मागणीमागची खरी निकड

गेली बरीच वर्षं तुटपुंज्या निवृत्ती वेतनावर जगणारे खासगी क्षेत्रातील निवृत्ती वेतनधारक कर्मचारी या वेतनात वाढ करण्याच्या मागणीसाठी अनेक आंदोलनं करत आहेत. मात्र त्यांच्या मागण्यांकडे दुर्लक्षच होताना दिसतंय. सरकारी नोकरदारांना आणि खासगी कर्मचाऱ्यांना मिळणाऱ्या निवृत्ती वेतनातील तफावत पाहता, भारतात सार्वत्रिक सामाजिक सुरक्षेच्या धोरणाची शक्यता पडताळून पाहणं आवश्यक ठरतं.
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News Dabba for 26 June 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from traffic jam due to the Himachal landslide, conservatives winning the Greek Parliament, to the arrest of 11 in Nashik for beating to death man carrying meat.
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News Dabba for 6 June 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates over 100 bodies from the Odisha Train Crash unidentified, the attack on a critical dam in southern Ukraine, to the development of a cyclone in the Arabian Sea.
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News Dabba for 31 May 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from mahapanchayat in Muzaffarnagar on June 1, the beginning of the salvage operation to stop a catastrophic oil spill off Yemen, to Filipinos demanding the right to divorce.
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News Dabba for 25 May 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the Supreme Court plea President not inaugurating the new Parliament, Stalin writing to Amit Shah on a new milk row, to over 8,500 suspected heat-related illness reported in India this summer.
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News Dabba for 24 May 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Opposition parties boycotting the inauguration of the new Parliament building, Kejriwal meeting leaders seeking support, to the Belgorod incursion stretching Russia's defences.
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News Dabba for 22 May 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Jayant Patil appearing before ED in Mumbai, three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in raid, to RBI Governor tackling questions on Rs 2,000 notes.
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पाकिस्तानच्या सैन्याविरोधात सामान्य जनतेचा प्रक्षोभ

पाकिस्तानचे माजी पंतप्रधान इम्रान खान यांना ९ मे रोजी अटक झाल्यानंतर त्यांच्या समर्थकांनी रस्त्यावर उतरून जोरदार आंदोलन करत पाकिस्तानमध्ये सध्या सत्तेत असलेल्या सरकार आणि पाकिस्तानी सैन्याविरोधात घोषणाबाजी केली आणि अनेक सैन्य ठिकाणं आणि राजकीय नेत्यांच्या आवासांची तोडफोड केली.
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News Dabba for 16 May 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from new Parliament opening likely this month, Cyclone Mocha's aftermath in Myanmar, to an ED search in offices of ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ makers in Chennai.
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महाराष्ट्रातील सत्तासंघर्ष: सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाच्या निर्णयाचा ऊहापोह

जवळपास एक वर्ष चाललेल्या महाराष्ट्राच्या सत्ता संघर्षाचा निकाल गुरुवारी सर्वोच्च न्यायालयानं दिला. न्यायालयानं दिलेला निर्णय अतिशय सरळ असला तरी याची अंमलबजावणी होताना महाराष्ट्रात पुन्हा नवं राजकीय वादळ निर्माण होण्याची शक्यता निर्माण झाली आहे.
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News Dabba for 4 May 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from UP Gangster Anil Dujana killed in an encounter, China urging ‘high vigilance’ over Nato expansion in Asia, to Go First cancelling all flights till May 9.
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News Dabba for 27 April 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from high alert in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar division, court ordering NIA probe into Bengal violence, to Mann Ki Baat listenership analysis ahead of the 100th episode.
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News Dabba for 20 April 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from dozens killed in crush at Ramzan charity event in Yemen, Surat court dismissing Rahul Gandhi's plea, to Khartoum residents facing food and water shortages in Khartoum.
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News Dabba for 17 April 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the Supreme Court allowing Mumbai Metro to remove 177 trees from Aarey, RSF and army clashing in Khartoum for the third day, to the Indian government's views on same-sex marriage.
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Indian Rail @170, a retrospective

From Mark Twain and Charles Dickens to Satyajit Ray and P.L Deshpande…Railways have always had a deep connect with the mind of the man.What I am going to explore is the result of this fascination. As India's lifeline completes 170 years of service, this a brief overview of the fascinating journey of the railways.
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सत्यशोधकी लिखाणातून दिसणारे छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराज

महात्मा जोतीराव फुले आणि त्यांच्या सहकाऱ्यांनी ‘सदुपदेश व विद्या यांच्या द्वारे आपले वास्तविक अधिकार माणसांना समजावून सांगावेत’ या हेतूने सत्यशोधक समाजाची स्थापना दीडशे वर्षांपूर्वी केली. हे खरे अधिकार कसे मिळवता येतात याचं भूतकाळातलं उदाहरण म्हणून छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराजांबाबत सत्यशोधकांनी विविध प्रकारचं लेखन केलं.
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News Dabba for 10 April 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the Tamil Nadu Assembly passing a resolution against the Governor again, London-bound Air India returning due to an unruly passenger, to IMA's concern over increasing COVID cases.
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News Dabba for 4 April 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from India rejecting China's renaming of places in Arunachal Pradesh, New York City bracing for Trump court appearance, to the withdrawal of Rajasthan private doctors' strike.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 3 April 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Finland’s right-wing National Coalition Party victorious in elections, 3,641 new daily COVID-19 cases in India, to Malaysia scrapping mandatory death penalty.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 29 March 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the EC declaring the Karnataka Assembly polls schedule, 2,151 new Covid cases logged in the last 24 hours, to ILO initiating probe over the exploitation of Palestinian workers in Israel.
इंडी जर्नल

फ्रान्स आणि भारताच्या पेन्शन संघर्षांची तुलना

भारतात पेन्शन प्रश्नावर आंदोलनं सुरु असतानाच त्याचवेळी जगाच्या दुसऱ्या कोपऱ्यात फ्रान्सच्या इमॅन्युएल मॅक्रॉन सरकारला पेन्शन योजनेत झालेल्या बदलांमुळं विरोधी पक्ष आणि नागरिकांकडून मोठ्या प्रमाणात विरोध झाला. सोमवारी फ्रेंच संसदेत विरोधी पक्षांकडून मांडलेल्या अविश्वास प्रस्तावापासून मॅक्रॉन सरकार थोडक्यात बचावलं आणि नवा पेन्शन कायदा एक प्रकारे संमत झाला.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 21 March 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Punjab and Haryana High Court slamming the state over Amritpal Singh, Mehul Choksi removed from Interpol's 'Red Notice' list, to the importance of Thai elections for Myanmar.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 20 March 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from SC directing the Centre to clear all OROP dues, the Indian Tricolour adorning the Indian High Commission building in London, to the French government defiant on pensions.
Indie Journal

Kobad Ghandy: A Fractured Life

Recently, Kobad Ghandy was in the news for his book ‘Fractured Freedom’. The book is a prison memoir. It is a story of passion, love, commitment and a search for justice and freedom. Although, freedom was denied to him and justice was delayed for a decade.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 7 March 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from undernutrition in mothers rising, unseasonal rains affecting crops in Maharashtra, to successful test-fires of the indigenous surface-to-air missile in India.
नितीन वाघमारे

भटक्या कुत्र्यांच्या नियोजनाचा तिढा कसा सुटेल?

हैदराबाद इथं झालेल्या कुत्र्यांच्या कळपाच्या हल्ल्यात पाच वर्षीय प्रदीपचा मृत्यू झाल्यानंतर भटक्या कुत्र्यांचा प्रश्न पुन्हा चर्चेत आला आहे. भारतातील अनेक शहरांमध्ये प्रचंड प्रमाणात भटक्या कुत्रे असून त्यांच्या नियंत्रणासाठी सरकार काय करत आहे, हा प्रश्न नागरिक विचारत आहेत.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 21 February 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from a new 6.3 magnitude quake in Turkiye and Syria, urgent hearing in SC on Thackeray’s plea to stay EC order on Shiv Sena, to Japan aiming to raise age of consent from 13 to 16.
इंडी जर्नल

शिवसेना वाद: निवडणूक आयोगाचा निर्णय समजून घेताना

उद्धव ठाकरे विरुद्ध एकनाथ शिंदे गटात सुरु असलेल्या 'खरी शिवसेना कोणाची' वादावर भारतीय निवडणूक आयोगानं शुक्रवारी त्यांचा निर्णय सुनावला आणि मुख्यमंत्री एकनाथ शिंदे यांच्या गटाला शिवसेना पक्षाचं नाव आणि धनुष्यबाणाचं चिन्ह देण्यात आलं आहे. उद्धव ठाकरेंनी २०१८ साली शिवसेनेच्या मूळ घटनेत केलेले बदल आणि शिंदे गटाकडचं प्रातिनिधिक बहुमत या मुद्द्यांच्या आधारावर हा निर्णय घेतल्याचं आयोगानं याविषयी जारी केलेल्या आदेशातून समजतं. काय सांगतो हा आदेश?
इंडी जर्नल

घटनाक्रम आत्तापर्यंत: आयआयटी मुंबईच्या विद्यार्थ्यांची जातीय छळातून आत्महत्या

आयआयटी मुंबईमध्ये गेल्या आठवड्यात दर्शन सोलंकी या विद्यार्थ्याच्या आत्महत्येनंतर देशातील अग्रगण्य शैक्षणिक संस्थांमधील जातीयवादी भेदभावाचा विषय पुन्हा एकदा समोर आला आहे. दर्शननं आत्महत्या त्याच्याबरोबर जातीय भेदभाव झाल्यामुळं केल्याचा आरोप त्याच्या घरच्यांनी केला आहे. मात्र दर्शनच्या आत्महत्येचं कारण जातीयभेदभाव असण्याशी शक्यता संस्थेनं नाकारली आहे.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 13 February 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Hindenburg spotlights an offshore Adani-related entity, Thousands left without power as Cyclone Gabrielle lashes New Zealand, to why Nagaland has never elected a woman MLA.
Indie Journal

COEP Tech prepares for 'ZEST'23, 21st annual sports event

COEP Tech is preparing for its 21st annual sports event -'ZEST'23 - Unleash The Infinity' - which is scheduled to be held from February 11 to 13, 2023. The registration deadline for the fest has now been extended.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 2 February 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from uproar in the Parliament Budget session over the Hindernberg report, the US black history syllabus changed, to Siddique Kappan walking out of UP jail after 28 months.
Indie Journal

मुघल गार्डन, अमृत गार्डन, लोकशाही

तर मुद्दा आहे, मुघल गार्डनच्या नामांतराचा. राष्ट्रपती भवनातील मुघल गार्डन अर्थातच उद्यानाचं नामांतर अमृत उद्यान करण्याचा निर्णय केंद्र सरकारने घेतला. मुघल गार्डन ही वास्तविक पर्शियन साम्राज्याची.
इंडी जर्नल

हिंडेनबर्ग नावामागचा स्फोटक इतिहास

काही दिवसांपूर्वीच हिंडेनबर्ग रिसर्च नावाच्या गुंतवणूक क्षेत्रात संशोधन कंपनींनं प्रसिद्ध केलेल्या अहवालात अदानी समूह अनेक दशकांपासून शेअर्स मार्केट आणि अकाउंटिंग रीपोर्टसची फेरफार करत असल्याचा दावा केल्यापासून भारतात या संस्थेचं नाव चर्चेत आहे. मात्र ज्या घटनेवरून हे नाव या संस्थेनं घेतलं आहे, ती घटनादेखील यानिमित्तानं चर्चेत आली आहे. काय आहे या नावामागचा इतिहास?
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 28 January 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates from Sukhoi, Mirage Fighter Jets Crash Near Gwalior, Israel arresting 42 after the deadly synagogue shooting, to US police releasing video that shows Memphis cops kicking, beating Tyre Nichols.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 24 January 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from another mass shooting in the US state of California, Rahul Gandhi disagreeing with Digvijaya Singh's surgical strikes remark, to record freezing weather in Northeast Asia.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 23 January 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Thackeray, Ambedkar announcing alliance ahead of Mumbai civic polls, Pakistan cities suffering power cuts, to Poland asking Germany for go-ahead to send tanks to Ukraine.
Indie Journal

Story So Far: #MeToo moment of India's wrestling world

India's wrestlers, who were protesting in Delhi since Wednesday against the alleged sexual harassment of wrestlers by the Wrestling federation India’s (WFI's) chief Brijbhushan Sharan Singh and several coaches, called off their protest late on Friday night. The decision came following assurances from the Sports Ministry that their grievances would be addressed.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 13 January 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from SC examining if girls aged 15 can be married based on Personal Law, the death of the Black Lives Matter founder's cousin after police arrest, to Uttarakhand probing NTPC's in Joshimath sinking.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 12 January 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from over 18,000 toys seized over BIS quality mark, Twitter's work-from-home order to Singapore HQ staff, to Kejriwal asked to pay Rs 163 crore ‘mis-spent’ on ads within 10 days.
Indie Journal

COEP Zest Cyclothon: Pedalling for a sustainable tomorrow

Leaving behind luxury cars and opting for cycling seems to be a popular fitness mantra in the post-Covid world. The rising sun of the 31st December, 2022 witnessed the COEP Technological University’s Zest’23 CYCLOTHON.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 5 January 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Amazon planning to cut over 18,000 jobs, SC staying HC directions on removal of encroachments in Haldwani, to 11 Covid variants found in 124 international passengers in 11 days.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 4 January 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Karnataka HC quashing gender discriminatory defence welfare norm, US House in chaos after no speaker elected, to Russia blaming its soldiers' mobile phone use for the deadly missile strike.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 3 January 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the Supreme Court ruling on State responsibility in hurtful statements of Ministers, Beijing critisising on Covid entry restrictions on Chinese travellers, to Ukrainian rocket strike killing 63 Russians.
Indie Journal

'जॉयलँड': दुःखाच्या असीम महाकाव्याचं परिपूर्ण दृश्यरूप

१८ नोव्हेंबर, २०२२ रोजी प्रदर्शित झालेला 'जॉयलँड' हा पाकिस्तानी चित्रपट या वर्षीच्या सर्वोत्कृष्ट चित्रपटांपैकी एक म्हणावा लागेल. एका कुटुंबाची, त्यातल्या लहान मुलाची आणि त्याच्या नाजूक भावबंधांची चर्चा करताना हा चित्रपट इतक्या विषयांना स्पर्श करत जातो, की एखाद्या कादंबरीच्या अवकाशाइतकं प्रतल व्यापून टाकतो.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 16 December 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Minister Smriti Irani calling global hunger index indicators flawed, the Wire's report on cancellation of pre-Matric scholarship, to 18 Months in prison for Peru's former president.
Indie Journal

Reservation is a weapon of social justice, not poverty alleviation

When the discussion of casteism, communal violence and caste discrimination starts in our country, it reaches reservation and finally, the historical oppression of such a large deprived section of the people disappears from the discussion. An attempt is made to prove that all are equal by giving examples of some Dalits occupying high positions. A big discussion is being deliberately spread in society that the basis of the reservation should be financial so that all the needy can get its benefit.
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News Dabba for 13 December 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from government statement on the India-China clash in Arunachal, Justice Bela M Trivedi recusing from hearing Bilkis Bano’s plea, to the European Commission dispatching generators to Ukraine.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 1 December 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from China signaling ease in Covid policy, Gujarat going to polls for assembly elections in the first phase, to the launch of facial recognition-based entry at three Indian airports.
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The extreme personality cult in Indian democracy

Recently, during the election campaign in Himachal Pradesh, PM Narendra Modi said voters should think about 'him' instead of the 'local candidate'. The Prime Minister has played the role of the party's star campaigner for the past few decades and without him, it is becoming difficult to hold elections for the ruling party.
Prathmesh Patil

Lost in discussion - War against climate change

While there were certainly more expectations from COP27 in terms of setting better environmental goals and ensuring climate assistance, many have been left disappointed. What happened at the discussions, who was part of these discussions and what was or was not their outcome has a huge part to play in this disappointment.
Indie Journal

पुस्तक परिचय: ते पन्नास दिवस

जर प्रवास लादला गेलेला असेल. अनिच्छेने करावा लागत असेल. कोणत्याही साधनाशिवाय करावा लागत असेल. अन्न, पाणी या मूलभूत गरजांपासून वंचित राहून करावा लागत असेल, तर काय घडते? मैत्री प्रकाशनाने प्रकाशित केलेली पवन भगत यांची ‘ते पन्नास दिवस’ ही कादंबरी अशाच एका महाप्रवासाची कथा मांडते.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 11 November 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Beijing easing some COVID curbs despite rising cases, SC ordering the release of all six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, to Aaditya Thackeray joining Rahul Gandhi in Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 1 November 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Indie Journal brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Chennai's record rainfall in a day to Russia announcing wider evacuation of southern Ukraine.
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Story So Far: Morbi Bridge Collapse

A century-old suspension bridge in Gujarat's Morbi, Jhulto Pool, collapsed on October 30 at around 6:30 pm. By the time this report was published, the death toll had reached 141, while around 100 have been reported to be injured. What went wrong and what has happened since the collapse, read the story so far.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 27 October 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from BCCI’s revolutionary announcement for equal pay for men and women cricketers, the world facing the first global energy crisis, to the retirement age being raised to 65 in France.
Rohit Pradhan

India's ranking in global hunger index needs 'serious' attention

Our country, which aspires to be a global leader, is currently suffering from hunger in such a way that even in the 2022 Global Hunger Index, it ranks worse than neighboring countries Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. The 2022 index ranked India at 107.
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News Dabba for 18 October 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Liz Truss apologising for mistakes made in the tax plan, the Gujarat government's affidavit on the release of Bilikis Bano case convicts, to Iran breaching UN sanctions.
शुभम पाटील

अ‍ॅनी अर्नो: शिक्षिका, स्त्रीवादी लेखिका ते साहित्यातील नोबेल पारितोषिक विजेती

२०२२ या वर्षाचे साहित्यातील नोबेल पारितोषिक अर्नो यांना प्रदान करण्यात आले आहे. त्यांचा हा सन्मान म्हणजे जीवनातील अनुभव शब्दात मांडून आणि त्यांच्या हृदयाचा आवाज बनून पिढ्यांना प्रेरणा देणाऱ्या महिलांचा सन्मान आहे.
Indie Journal

Story So Far: Gyanvapi Mosque Dispute

A Varanasi court on Friday rejected the plea for carbon dating of the Shivling that is said to be found with the Gyanvapi Mosque property. The Gyanvapi Masjid is located next to the Kashi Vishwanath temple and the mosque management has maintained that the structure in question is a fountain. How did the dispute start, read the story so far.
Shubham Patil

कोव्हीडनं शिकवलं हात धुण्याचं महत्त्व

दोन वर्षांपूर्वी कोरोनानं जगभर हाहाकार माजविला होता. कोरोनाच्या काळात प्रामुख्यानं गरम पाण्यानं हात धुणं असा उपाय तज्ञ डॉक्टरांच्या मार्फत सुचवण्यात आला कारण सॅनिटायझर, हँडवॉश याच्या वापराला एक सहजसोपा पर्याय म्हणून कोरोना काळात याची अंमलबजावणीही काटेकोरप्रमाणे होताना दिसली. अलिकडच्या काही महिन्यांत कोरोना व्हायरसचा संसर्ग कमी झाल्याने लोकांमधील 'हात धुणं' या गोष्टीची सवय कमी झाल्याचं दिसुन येत आहे. मात्र हात धुण्याचं महत्त्व हे कोव्हीडच्याही पलीकडे आहे, असं वैद्यकीय क्षेत्रातील तज्ञ सांगतात.
Shubham Patil

How is TV news impacting your mental health?

Journalism has and shall always mean providing authentic information to society but lately, electronic media that is TV news channels have redefined the way it is provided. TRPs, commercialisation and controversial remarks that catch the eye of viewers and listeners have started creating a psychological impact on society, especially in the post-Covid world.
Shubham Patil

Story So Far: Elon Musk's Twitter takeover bid

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has declared that he has decided to move forward with the acquisition of buying the microblogging platform Twitter for $44 billion as of October 4, just prior to the Twitter lawsuit trial set to begin on October 17 in the Delaware Court of Chancery. What has happened since the richest man in the world declared his intention to take over Twitter, find out the story so far.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 7 October 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Indie Journal brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize to Mohammad Akhalaq's family's fight for justice.
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News Dabba for 6 October 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Indie Journal brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the service sector's six-month low growth, acute food insecurity in Yemen, to Sydney bracing for the wettest year in 164 years.
Indie Journal

News Dabba for 5 October 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the Home Ministry designating individuals as terrorists, the Yemen government slamming Houthi as threats to attack oil ships, to the US funding Ukraine with $625m in the war against Russia.
Indie Journal

News Dabba 3 October 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the bomb threat onboard a China-bound Iranian passenger jet, Britain's PM dropping tax cut for the highest earners, to increasing dengue cases post monsoon.
Shubham Patil

Story So Far: Recognition of marital rape in India

The Supreme Court on Thursday, for the first time, recognised marital rape for the purpose of unwanted pregnancy for abortion and held that rape under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act includes a husband's act of sexual assault or rape committed on his wife. The first petition to criminalise marital rape in India was filed at the Delhi High Court in 2015.
Shubham Patil

Are vaccines affecting your heart? No, say experts

While a widely spread discussion regarding COVID booster vaccine, even amid the medical fraternity, pointed towards cardiovascular side effects, cardiologists have debunked these as rumours, calling such possibilities very rare.
Indie Journal

News Dabba 28 September: Five stories across the web for a balanced news diet

Indie Journal brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from PFI being banned under the unlawful association act to Explosions in Nord stream 1 claimed to a result of sabotage.
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News Dabba 27 September: Five stories across the web for a balanced news diet

Anushka Vani brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from Bombay HC Collegium's recommendation of Justice Datta, Japan biding final farewell to Abe, to more than 100 PFI members being arrested.
Indie Journal

Story So Far: Iran's anti-hijab protests

Protests against the Hijab in Iran, which started over the death of a young woman arrested by the infamous morality police, have continued across the country for nine straight days. As of Friday night, at least 50 are known to have been killed in the protests. Read the story so far.
Indie Journal

सत्योत्तर जगात सत्यशोधकांची प्रासंगिकता

आजपासून सत्यशोधक समाजाच्या शतकोत्तर सुवर्ण महोत्सवाला सुरुवात होत आहे. त्यानिमित्ताने पुढील वर्षभर महाराष्ट्रात ठिकठिकाणी कार्यक्रम घेण्याचे नियोजन अनेकांनी केले आहेत. महात्मा जोतीराव फुले आणि त्यांच्या सत्यशोधक समाजाची व विचारांची या निमित्ताने अनेक ठिकाणी उजळणी होईल याची मला खात्री आहे.
Shubham Patil

Story so far: Karnataka Hijab Row

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on the pleas that were challenging the Karnataka High Court’s judgment which is banning the hijab as a part of the uniform in Educational Institutions. The hearing that lasted for two long weeks concluded on Thursday.
Shubham Patil

Indian Sign Language in search of inclusive gestures

While the Indian Government said that it would begin standardisation of the Indian Sign Language (ISL) under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, activists say that the ISL needs to be made official for more inclusivity and accessibility in public spaces.
Shubham Patil

Story so far: Russia's renewed war effort

In a major move since the Russia-Ukraine war began, Russia has begun implementing plans to call up reservists to fight in Ukraine after suffering setbacks there. Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Wednesday, had announced a partial mobilisation of troupes, warning the West that if it continued what he called its “nuclear blackmail”.