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16 October, 2018 7:20 AM Somy Ali, Survivor Of Rape, Writes Powerful #MeToo Post; Tanushree Dutta Gets Special Mention

"I would like to salute all those that have spoken up and plan on doing so," wrote Somy Ali Three years before India's #MeToo movement, former actress Somy Ali revealed she had been sexually assaulted as a child. Now, she has written a powerful Instagram post as a 'salute' to survivors who are speaking up and urging them not to be discouraged by 'non-believers 33

16 October, 2018 4:59 AM Harvard Discriminates Against Asian-Americans, Lawyer Says At Trial

Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to illegally limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group suing the school said on Monday at the start of a closely watched trial. The trial in federal court in Boston pits the Ivy League school against Students for Fair Admissions, whose 2014 lawsuit challenges the use of race as a factor 32

15 October, 2018 11:42 PM Plea in Delhi HC to regulate Netflix, Amazon Prime Video content

New Delhi: A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking framing of guidelines to regulate the functioning of online media streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime video, alleging that they show "uncertified, sexually explicit and vulgar" content. The petition was listed for hearing on Monday before a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon 23

15 October, 2018 12:10 PM PIL in HC to regulate Netflix, Amazon Prime Video content

A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking framing of guidelines to regulate the functioning of online media streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime video, alleging that they show "uncertified, sexually explicit and vulgar" content. The petition was listed for hearing on October 15 before a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice 19

13 October, 2018 12:03 PM Deep devotion to Lord Ayyappa: Kerala actor Kollam Thulasi clarifies 'rip women who enter Sabarimala' remark

Thiruvananthapuram: A day after his controversial remark on women's entry in Sabarimala Temple, South Indian actor Kollam Thulasi on Saturday defended him stand saying that he made the statement out of deep devotion to Lord Ayyappa. He, however, sought an apology adding that after making the statement he realised that as a celebrity he should not have said it. "It is due to my deep devotion 38

12 October, 2018 12:44 PM Pakistani judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, who had spoken against ISI, sacked

Months after alleging that Pakistan’s ISI influenced judicial proceedings in the country, Islamabad High Court judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui has reportedly been sacked. According to reports in Pakistani media, the Supreme Judicial Council of Pakistan had recommended his removal as the high court judge. A report in The Express Tribune said that the council 34

12 October, 2018 11:36 AM Pakistan Suprme Court unhappy with accountability court's delay in concluding graft cases against Sharif family

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday rapped the accountability court for its delay to complete the trial of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in corruption cases and gave a final extension to it to conclude the hearings by November 17. Three cases were launched against the Sharif family in September 2017 following his disqualification on July 28 the same year. The Supreme 255

12 October, 2018 10:49 AM Minimum wages in unorganised sector: SC dismisses Swami Agnivesh's plea

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed social activist  Swami Agnivesh's plea seeking minimum wages for around 50 crore workers in the unorganised sector. New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday dismissed social activist Swami Agnivesh's plea seeking minimum wages for around 50 crore workers in the unorganised sector. Refusing to entertain the petition, a two-bench 44

12 October, 2018 8:16 AM Cannot pass order on everyone to become vegetarian, says Supreme Court

Supreme Court on Thursday said that an order forcing everyone to become a vegetarian cannot be passed in the country. NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on Friday said that an order forcing everyone to become a vegetarian cannot be passed in the country. The top court was listening to a public interest litigation seeking ban the export of meat for consumption 406

11 October, 2018 5:31 PM AAP Legislator HS Phoolka To Quit Punjab Assembly

Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and legislator HS Phoolka has said he will resign from the Punjab assembly on Friday. Mr Phoolka is AAP legislator from the Dakha constituency in Ludhiana district and is a Delhi-based lawyer and activist. He had recently said that he would resign from the Assembly if the Congress government in Punjab did not act against 51