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Media

Violence at Aligarh Muslim University and the role of Republic TV

Shocking reports emerge of the role played by Republic TV in the events that unfolded at the Aligarh Muslim Universtity campus. Reports from students describe incitement, accusations of “terrorist college” and violence by BJP activists, including a gun fired. Not the first time that TV crews were present and ready to cover BJP affiliated violence.

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Be a part of a group when you are with people

It is a strange need that humans have, to stand out and also belong. Be authentic, and enjoy interactions with people when you are in a group. Resist the urge to tune out, or withdraw socially, particularly when among people you don’t know well. Address the group rather than individuals on the side. Remember, everyone […]

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Women's rights

The blame game and the true game

Every once in a while, you have politicians, police officers, people supposed to prevent sexual harassment make public comments about women provoking rape. Predictably, it unleashes a storm of criticism. Indignant feminists recycle their often repeated words from yet another perspective. Again stunning, because the issue IS so multi-faceted, and the comment about clothes and […]

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Democracy
Media

Media complicity in attacks on Activists

When Prashant Bhushan and Arundhati Roy were attacked by affiliates of BJP, there was news media in place and ready seemingly with prior information.

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