Activists concerned for Chinese democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s poor treatment in prison


The crushing treatment meted out to political dissenters by China time and again is known the world over. This time however, Nobel Prize winning democracy activist Liu Xiaobo is at the receiving end of it. The 61-year-old cancer-stricken Chinese activist has been campaigning for enhanced democracy and human rights for decades. In fact, the globalContinue reading “Activists concerned for Chinese democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s poor treatment in prison”

Apologies issued by #Alabama #news site for #sexist comment #globalannal #Women


An Alabama news site has issued an apology after one of it’s editors passed off a particularly sexist comment saying football is confusing “Especially for women”. The controversial statement was passed by food editor David Holloway of AI.com. The said statement was written by the editor in a story called “Girls of Fall: A nightContinue reading “Apologies issued by #Alabama #news site for #sexist comment #globalannal #Women”

Congress leaders defends Planning Commission’s poverty line indices, Opposition parties revolt


The much poor-ridiculing poverty figure debate is back once again. The common man must be reminded of how serious the government is for its suffering, when the two Congress leaders have claimed that they can buy a proper meal at unimaginable costs and that too in two urban cities. First Congress spokesperson Raj Babbar hadContinue reading “Congress leaders defends Planning Commission’s poverty line indices, Opposition parties revolt”