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UPSC 2014 topper faces online trolling over disability
India

UPSC 2014 topper faces online trolling over disability

In a shameful incident, Deputy Commissioner (Keshavpuram), North Delhi Municipal Corporation, Ira Singhal was recently trolled on social media over her disability.
What exactly is Article 15 of the Indian Constitution about?
India

What exactly is Article 15 of the Indian Constitution about?

Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Article 15, an Anubhav Sinha directorial which hit the theatres on June 28, has created a huge buzz and has shifted the focus to the actual Article 15 of the Indian Constitution.
Five iconic transgenders of 'firsts' in India to know about
India

Five iconic transgenders of 'firsts' in India to know about

In India, transgender persons face discrimination, injustice, abuse, rejection, and isolation from society in almost every aspect of their lives.
UNDP appoints Indo-American TV personality Padma Lakshmi as Goodwill Ambassador
World

UNDP appoints Indo-American TV personality Padma Lakshmi as Goodwill Ambassador

Indian-American television personality and food expert Padma Lakshmi has been appointed by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as its newest Goodwill Ambassador, supporting the agency's fight against inequality and discrimination around the world.
Long live Bengali-Bihari unity: WB CM Mamata Banerjee
India

Long live Bengali-Bihari unity: WB CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said around two lakh Biharis were left out of the complete draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC), touted to be proof of Assamese identity.
Why are women paid less than men? Here we decode
India

Why are women paid less than men? Here we decode

It is common knowledge that women, in India and elsewhere, are paid substantially lesser than men. This disparity has persisted since antiquity, across sectors and geographies. Unfortunately, this pay parity exists even today.
American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit
World

American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit

An American firm will pay $100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.
NCERT recommends opening schools in minority populated areas
India

NCERT recommends opening schools in minority populated areas

The NCERT has recommended opening schools in minority populated areas and giving their culture the due representation in the curriculum to address various problems like discrimination and harassment of minority community children.
Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations
World

Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations

Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, among the world's top authorities on cancer and gene therapy, has been placed on leave from California's prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

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