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7 types of prejudice children face at home

Studies have discovered that discrimination may cause severe mental and physical health disturbances.

Hijab-clad Australian schoolgirls forced to leave expo as people felt threatened post Manchester bombing

Some people complained that the school children's hijabs were "making them feel uncomfortable after what happened in Manchester" and asked staff to have them removed from the venue. PCEC confirmed the centre was contacted about an alleged incident involving discrimination against patrons.


Temple ‘purification’: Village unites against ‘breach of tradition’, security up

Meetings were held among the villagers and temple trustees, during which it was decided to ensure that “such things” do not happen again.

6 tea shop owners held for keeping separate tumblers for Dalits

A senior police officer said the arrests were made following raids they conducted at tea shops.

Opposition cries bias in funds allocation

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan promised Tuesday to remove discrimination in allocation of budget to constituencies of ruling and opposition MLAs.

BJP to move court against ‘budget bias’

The opposition will drag the Congress-NCP government to court for alleged discrimination in allocation of budget for development works.


Supreme Court raps J&K for ‘discriminatory’ compensation scheme for victims of riots

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Jammu and Kashmir government for adopting a “discriminatory” policy while deciding compensation for “state subjects” and “non-state subjects” who are victims of riots or other incidents. “It is the same calamity,affecting all of them equally. You want to give more to certain persons and less to others,is that justified? […]

Bill to give fair treatment to HIV-affected hits roadblock

Health Ministry opposes any punishment clause,Law says without it aim will be defeated

Workplace biases still rampant in India: Survey

'1 in every 2 employee experienced discrimination during process of recruitment and at work'

Why is Centre discriminating against state: Dhumal to Cong

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal,on Wednesday,posed nine questions to the Congress for its continued discrimination against the state,which he claimed had been denied its rightful share and support that otherwise could have changed the fortunes of the state.

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‘On the Basis of Sex’ Review: How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became ‘Notorious’

“On the Basis of Sex” does a brisk, coherent job of articulating what Ginsburg accomplished and why it mattered, dramatizing both her personal stake in feminist legal activism and the intellectual discipline with which she approached it.

Irani slams Rahul Gandhi over Rohith Vemula case

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Accusing the main opposition of practicing "political opportunism" Union Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday sought to know as to where was Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi when more than 600 students died during the Telangana movement. Irani said "Today I am being accused of discrimination. One student dies and there is political battle over it. In my 20 months as minister, I have served my country, people without any prejudice. I did my duty, and I won't apologise for it," said Irani in response to Vemula's suicide in Parliament's Budget Session. She added "I have been accused that with which authority, do I to write letters Universities? Just because I contested from Amethi, you would crucify me."