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Vidhu Vincent backs Kunjila, withdraws movie Viral Debi from Women's International Film Festival

It was taken back by the director herself, extending solidarity to director Kunjila Mascillamani who was arrested on Saturday.

published on : 18th July 2022

The rise of fascism

Fascism combines totalitarianism and authoritarianism; it involves an extreme devotion to one’s nation over all others and a belief in racial purity.

published on : 29th June 2022

Perfume commercial to be pulled down for  anti-women content

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), self-regulatory body of advertisement professionals, has also notified the advertiser to suspend the commercial on an immediate basis.

published on : 5th June 2022

Vembanad Lake fish count indicates decline in backwater salinity: Study

While the two-day-long fish count has spotted 43 fin fishes and five shellfishes in Vembanad Lake, a vast majority of them belonged to the freshwater category.

published on : 29th May 2022

Centre to develop framework to check fake reviews on e-commerce websites 

“E-commerce players must disclose how they choose the 'most relevant reviews' for display in a fair and transparent manner," Consumer Affairs Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said.

published on : 28th May 2022

UGC seeks report from Sharda University on 'objectionable' question about similarities between Hindutva, fascism

The higher education regulator has asked the Greater Noida-based private university to explain in the detailed action-taken report the steps taken by it.

published on : 10th May 2022

Stir at Jamia Millia  against anti-Muslim violence

Students condemn acts of intolerance in JNU and express anger over lawlessness, hate crimes against minorities.

published on : 13th April 2022

14 gaming firms violating advertising code during IPL: ASCI

The ASCI said it screened 35 ads from the online real-money gaming industry between March 26 and April 3, of which 14 were found to be in violation of its code.

published on : 12th April 2022

Advertisers will have to put disclaimers while promoting 'highly risky' cryptos from April 1 

All virtual digital assets (VDAs), which are commonly referred to as crypto or non-fungible tokens (NFTs), will have to put the disclaimer in a "prominent and unmissable" way.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Budget 2022 is for India’s future: NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Tuesday said that the main aim of the Union Budget 2022-23 was not to miss the fourth revolution - the digital revolution.

published on : 9th February 2022

Real-time toilet monitoring system in Telangana's Urban Local Bodies

A mobile app is also available for regular monitoring of cleanliness, infrastructure availability, toilet maintenance, record keeping and Covid-19 response. 

published on : 8th November 2021

Tens of thousands demonstrate in Rome against neo-fascists

Some participants waved flags reading “Si Vax,” a direct retort to the protesters armed with sticks and metal bars who trashed CGIL's Rome headquarters on Oct. 9.

published on : 16th October 2021

BJP’s fascist tendencies need to be stopped right now: CPM chief Sitaram Yechury

In what could be termed as a reply to Prakash Karat, who earlier opined the Modi Government is not fascist, Yechury made it clear why the fascistic tendencies need to be fought immediately.

published on : 24th March 2018