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When Chiranjeevi cannot sanitise ‘Aaj ka Goonda Raaj’

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  Amarnath Sandipamu In 1991, Chiranjeevi acted in a film called Gang Leader. The summer release was a box office sensation in Telugu cinema. Within a year, it got remade in Hindi as Aaj ka Goonda Raaj. Almost three decades later, in 2020, the film and its star seem more relevant than ever before. Despite …

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Zambian farmers win against Vedanta in UK

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  Foil Vedanta Victory for Polluted Zambian Farmers Suing Vedanta in UK Judges today threw out Vedanta’s appeal to the May 2016 High Court judgment allowing Zambian farmers to have their case against the company heard in the UK. The judgment adds further weight to precedents holding UK companies legally responsible for the actions of …

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Why are the Debates on Menstrual Taboo One-sided?

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   T. Sowjanya In a nutshell, the answer is, the views expressed in the online protests are of women belonging to a particular set of social groups! This is a response to the recent online protest against the taboos on menstruation in Indian society launched by some students and middle class, educated men, and women. …

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Global Day of Action against Vedanta at their AGM

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  * Protests to be held by communities affected by British miner Vedanta Resources in India and Africa. * Activist shareholders to again disrupt London AGM on 14th August. * Vedanta battles international arbitration and UK compensation case over Zambian pollution. Foil Vedanta Loud and theatrical protests will again be held outside the AGM of …

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Foil Vedanta: Convict the Mining Firm for Gross Pollution in Zambia

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  Statement by Foil Vedanta 28th June 2017 British Mining Firm to Deny Culpability for Gross Pollution in Zambia  UK miner Vedanta Resources’ will try to prevent major pollution case being tried in UK in its appeal hearing on 4th/5th July in London. The hearing will be met with solidarity protests at the Royal Courts …