Wrong Estimation of Gross Domestic Product

According to Ajcon Global, the average growth rate of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of India is 7.3 percent. By Praveena P. Bangalore, March 7, 2019. The calculation of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in India, or even the world, is not fully accurate, since there are numerous factors involved that result in the wrong estimation […]

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Biases Hurt Gender Nonconforming People

Discrimination against gender nonconforming, non-binary, and transgender people prevails Taking into account how the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights Bill of 2018), and Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation Bill of 2018) saw a huge backlash by the transgender/gender non-conforming community, it can very easily be deduced that no matter how many amendments are […]

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Is Citizen Journalism the Future?

Citizen Journalism platforms like Youth Ki Aawaz and Citizen Matters are changing the course of journalism in India today Platforms like the ‘Youth Ki Aawaz’, which report on LGBTQ issues, politics and pop culture and ‘Citizen Matters’ are changing the way we consume news today and are coming out as a viable option. “Citizen Journalism […]

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Gender Stereotyping in Places of Worship

Although some temples try breaking the discrimination against women. Indian women have been on the receiving end of gender stereotyping and discrimination since ages. Last year, the media talked a lot about the Sabarimala temple and how the women were banned from entering the temple. This has led to wide-scale protests and violence near the […]

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Asexuality Still Invisible in the LGBT Community

Ace-discrimination amongst the community still evident in the country By Priyanka Dhaundiyal Bangalore, Jan. 31, 2019: While the ‘A’ in LGBTQIAPH (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersexual, Asexual, Pansexual, Hijra) acronym stands for ‘Asexual’ and not ‘Ally’, the prevalence of asexual discrimination within the community is still quite prominent. Problems faced by asexual people range […]

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Backward Communities Demand Equal Rights

The Dalit Organisations are demanding equal rights from the government. By Rudrankar Raha Bengaluru, Jan. 29, 2019 In the wake of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the political debate is heating up. An event was held recently by the Dalit Labour Welfare Organisation to celebrate 100 years of the Backward Communities getting equal rights, which […]

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