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Is there an alimony scam in India?

Rajesh Vakharia There are 500,000 marriages are breaking every year. This number may look small compared to a total population of 125 crores. However when we compared this number with 85 lakh marriages per year, the marriage breakdown rate is almost 7%. One time alimony payments have become a nightmare for separated young men in […]

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Silent violence against women

Rene Wadlow How many victims of silence there are, and at what cost! Silence has its laws and its demands… Silence demands that its enemies disappear suddenly and without a trace.  Silence prefers that no voice of complaint or protest or indignation disturb its calm. And when such a voice is heard, silence strikes with […]

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US Congress takes first steps for a negotiated end to Saudi-led conflict in Yemen

Rene Wadlow   On 13 November, the US House of Representatives passed a resolution, 366 to 30 opposed, on the armed conflict in Yemen expressing the urgent need for a political solution and denouncing “ the conduct of activities in Yemen and areas affected by the conflict that are, directly or indirectly inconsistent with the law […]

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Three crore men are facing domestic violence: We need laws to protect them

Rajesh Vakharia In most countries in the world, the laws against domestic violence provide protection to both men and women. Men can also seek restraining orders from courts, which restrain the abusive partner or wife from perpetrating abuse and even contacting the victim. However, in India family violence against men is almost legal as there […]

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Why are Police in the USA so Terrified?

Robert J. BurrowesIn a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man was shot dead by police after opening his front door in response to their knock. The police were going to serve an arrest warrant on a domestic violence suspect – the man’s neighbour – but went to the wrong address. See […]

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Inviting you for an education project towards Social Harmony and Sustainability

Vivek Umrao Glendenning “Samajik Yayavar” I believe, we need to think about the contents and the goal of the education at each level, primary to higher to research education. We need to redesign our universities, their purpose and the content of the education. At every level, the education must lead towards actual sustainability, peace and […]

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HISTORY’S GREATEST AND MOST DANGEROUS HEGEMON

Chaitanya Davé Now a days, one hears so much noise in American media about Russia spying on and trying to influence US elections of November, 2016. American politicians of both the parties are vociferously complaining about it and condemning Russia for her nefarious behavior of meddling in America’s elections. President Obama even kicked out several […]

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Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

Robert J. Burrowes For those of us committed to systematically reducing and, one day, ending human violence, it is vital to understand what is causing and driving it so that effective strategies can be developed for dealing with violence in its myriad contexts. For an understanding of the fundamental cause of violence, see ‘Why Violence?’ […]

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FROM DEMOCRACY TO AN OLIGARCHY

Majority of Americans want “Single Payer Healthcare System” or free healthcare but our elected representatives won’t go for it. Most Americans want stricter gun control laws. But our politicians controlled by The National Rifle Association and other die-hard gun lovers, won’t allow it to happen. Fair minded and decent, most Americans prefer minimum wages raised […]

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As South Sudan Disintegrates, People Move

Rene Wadlow In a 17 August 2017 call for urgent support, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) stated “Over the past 12 months, an average of 1,800 South Sudanese have been arriving in Uganda every day.  In addition to the million in Uganda, a million or more South Sudanese are being hosted […]

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Launch of "Sabka Bharat" Campaign

A press conference was held to announce the Sabka Bharat campaign. It was addressed by Mohan Philip, Annie Raja, Apoorvanand, Sunaina Singh, Shabnam Hashmi and Arun Philip. An increasing number of us are very concerned about the direction this nation is being thrust into. The threat is clear and imminent. It’s destroying the fundamental idea of […]

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Duty to Warn- Ignaz Semmelweis, Galileo Galilei, Andrew Wakefield and the Semmelweis Reflex: Iatrogenesis and Big Pharma’s Lucrative Overvaccination Agendas

Gary G. Kohls, MD “It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.”  – Voltaire “If you offend the powers that be; if you offend the public health establishments; if you offend the pharmaceutical industry and threaten their bottom line (as we did by calling into question the safety […]

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Why are all those Racists so Terrified?’

Robert J Burrowes Racism is not a new phenomenon and while it is an ongoing daily reality for vast numbers of people, it also often bursts from the shadows to remind us that just because we can keep ignoring the endless sequence of ‘minor’ racist incidents, racism has not gone away despite supposedly significant efforts […]

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How to Revive the spirit of Quit India Movement?

Ram Puniyani [themify_hr color=”red”] The ‘Quit India’ movement 1942, whose 75th anniversary is currently being celebrated, was the major landmark in the struggle for India’s Independence. On 8th August the Indian National Congress Working Committee Meeting at Gowalia Tank Maidan (now August Kranti Maidan) decided to launch the movement against British rule. This was the […]

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Custodial death in 2013. After 4 years, victim family is going to be paid meager amount as compensation. No one is guilty, No one is accountable. Hence no justice was provided

[themify_hr color=”red”] To The Chairman National Human Rights Commission Manav Adhikar Bhawan Block-C, GPO Complex, INA New Delhi – 110023 13 January 2014 District Magistrate, Murshidabad (Ref No. MASUM/DM/MSD/483/3731/14) Superintendent of Police, Murshidabad (Ref No. MASUM/SP/MSD/483/3732/14) Respected Sir, I want to draw you kind attention regarding one incident of custodial death of Mr. Rafikul Seikh […]

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World Humanitarian Day

Rene Wadlow   In memory of Sergio Vieira de Mello (1948-2003) [themify_quote]The United Nations General Assembly has designated 19 August as “World Humanitarian Day” but celebrated this Monday 21 August to pay tribute to aid workers in humanitarian service in difficult and often dangerous conditions.  19 August was designated in memory of the 19 August […]

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Duty to Warn: Donald Trump and America’s Moral Crises – Will Scientific and Theological Ignorance, Moral Blindness and Historical Illiteracy Triumph?

Gary G. Kohls, MD [themify_hr color=”red”] Q: If Donald Trump, the Commander of Chief of the US Military, is Historically, Theologically and Morally Blind and Also Scientifically Illiterate, Should He be Making Life and Death Decisions for the Planet? [themify_quote] “We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. […]

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