SOCIAL ISSUES

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY DECEMBER 10 2012

Human Rights Day Message – 2012

 
On Human Rights Day, 10 December, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights proffers to the international community the message of Inclusion and the right to participate in public life. The highlights of the message are: everybody has the right to have their voice heard and to have a role in making the decisions that shape their communities; fulfillment of the right to participate in public life is fundamental to the functioning of a democratic society and an effective human rights protection system; participation and inclusion are critical in the development and implementation of durable, workable policy solutions.

ANTIGRAFT AND CAG INDIA

Corruption in India

In Vinod Rai we trust

India’s unlikely anti-graft tsar speaks his mind
Aug 11th 2012

 

 
He is Vinod Rai, and unlike Mr Hazare he is not famous. His title evokes merely tedium—the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).
Mr Rai gamely details the many good works of his organisation, which employs 45,000 folk, most of them checking the book-keeping and compliance processes of the public sector. But in truth that is no longer the main event.

MEANING OF GRAFT

DEFINITION OF CORRUPTION

‘Shudra The Rising’

‘Shudra The Rising’

 

Uttar Pradesh, October 13, 2012:
Slated to be released on October 19, Shudra The Rising is gathering huge controversy prior to its release.
Pro Hindutva organizations, VHP and its youth outfit Bajrang Dal have announced that they would not let the film release in Uttar Pradesh. The organizations have demanded both from the State Government and the Censor Board that the release of ‘Shudra The Rising’ should be stopped with immediate effect.
‘Shudra The Rising’, a film directed and produced by Sanjiv Jaisawal has become the latest target of Hindutva organizations who say that the sole purpose of the film is to divide the Hindu Society on caste lines. Speaking to reporters in the state capital, the state coordinator of Bajrang Dal, Rakesh Verma said that the film aims to divide the Hindu society on caste lines.

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