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Strengthening the National Green Tribunal is in our interest

Strengthening the National Green Tribunal is in our interest

The strength of a democracy lies in the robustness of its institutions and people’s trust in them. The NGT orders may not have been palatable to governments, past and present, but if we have to face the environmental crisis head-on, the NGT’s continuation and independence should be non-negotiable. In a social media interaction last week, […]

21 tiger deaths reported in 2017: It’s Maharashtra’s highest toll in a decade

21 tiger deaths reported in 2017: It’s Maharashtra’s highest toll in a decade

Maharashtra recorded 21 tiger deaths this year, highest in a decade. The state also ranked second highest in tiger deaths in India in 2017 after Madhya Pradesh, which recorded 25 deaths, revealed a year-end report by New Delhi based non-profit Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI). India recorded 109 tiger deaths in 2017 according to […]

Hindu activists ‘disrupt’ X-Mas celebrations in Rajasthan, allege religious conversions

Hindu activists ‘disrupt’ X-Mas celebrations in Rajasthan, allege religious conversions

Hindu activists on Tuesday allegedly disrupted a Christmas celebration in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh town under the pretext that the organisers were carrying out religious conversions. A video clipping of the incident showed a number of Hindu activists raising a ruckus at the event, organised by the Pratapgarh branch of the ‘Masih Shakti Samiti’ for tribals, and […]

Quetta Church Attack: Is Pak Army Serious In Battling The Radical Islamist Militancy In The Country?

Quetta Church Attack: Is Pak Army Serious In Battling The Radical Islamist Militancy In The Country?

On Sunday, suicide bombers stormed a Christian church in south-western Pakistan, killing at least 10 people and wounding up to 50 others. Notably, the terrorists attacked the church in Quetta city when the Church’s Sunday services had just opened. Hundreds of worshippers were attending the church ahead of Christmas. But suddenly and quite tragically, two […]

Why Does Hindu Diaspora In Developed Multicultural Countries Hate Minorities Back Home In India?

Why Does Hindu Diaspora In Developed Multicultural Countries Hate Minorities Back Home In India?

India has the largest migrant population living abroad. With its increasing size, the influence of Hindu diaspora has taken a leap in the last two decades. Hindu migrants have not only become economically powerful but also politically influential in the West. In recent years, they have been in the forefront of fighting legal battles against McDonald […]