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Poignant Open Letter to Indian Parliament Rep. - Do Not Censor This Protest Film

Poignant Open Letter to Indian Parliament Rep. - Do Not Censor This Protest Film
Now I believe the government has banned the broadcast of these interviews, which are part of a documentary, India’s Daughter, made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, herself a victim, who has said, “My integrity and my objective in making this film is totally honest. I myself have been raped. There is no shame for me; the shame is for the rapists. The film tries to show the disease is not the rapists, the disease is in society.”
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India: Obama Speaks to Students - Full Speech at Siri Fort

India: Obama Speaks to Students - Full Speech at Siri Fort
In New Delhi, India, President Obama addresses a gathering of about 2,000 students at the Siri Fort auditorium.
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Uptake Video: Obama Speaks at India-US Business Summit

Uptake Video: Obama Speaks at India-US Business Summit
President Obama speaks at the India-US Business Summit in New Delhi, India
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Did Privatization Cause the Turkey Mine Disaster?

Did Privatization Cause the Turkey Mine Disaster?
Professor Juan Cole of Informed Comment explains what led to Turkey's mining disaster that killed over 300 people, as well as the Turkish integration of religious right politics and neo-liberalism and what comes next in India and Turkey.
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In Sign of Improving Women's Civil Rights, Indian Court Sentences Four Men to Life For Textile Mill Gang Rape

In Sign of Improving Women's Civil Rights, Indian Court Sentences Four Men to Life For Textile Mill Gang Rape
An Indian court sentenced four men to life in prison on Friday for raping a call-center operator last year inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai.
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Google India's Managing Director Promises to Only Invest in Women-Owned Start-Ups

Google India's Managing Director Promises to Only Invest in Women-Owned Start-Ups
In 2013, Rajan Anandan, MD of Google India, made a promise to Ring The Bell in order to help Indian women pursue their entrepreneurial dreams by only investing in startups that have women co-founders. He's since invested in two such companies and promises to expand the venture.
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