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Hyderabad: no place to hide from facial recognition technology

by An_Indian

Hyderabad is “on the brink of becoming a total surveillance city”, according to a new report by Amnesty International.

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Lawyers and journalists in Tripura arrested for revealing government complicity in communal violence

by An_Indian

After an outbreak of communal violence, the police have invoked the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act to block further investigations.

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Why we need a “Right to be Forgotten” online

by An_Indian

As more and more of our private records become digitised, we need to ensure that Indian legislation addresses our right to privacy – including the right to be “forgotten.”

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Postnatal depression in India: why so many women are suffering without support

by An_Indian

One in five Indian women experiences postnatal depression. It’s time to break the taboo on discussing mental health.

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Why are COVID cases in India decreasing, despite the low double vaccination rate?

by Sanjana_18

The fourth national survey in July reported 67.6% of people across India had COVID antibodies present, providing them with a level of immunity against the virus.

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Could oral antiviral pills be a game-changer for COVID-19? An infectious disease physician explains why these options are badly needed

by Sanjana_18

If these drugs get authorized in the coming weeks, they could be an important new treatment option for people with COVID-19, especially for those at high risk in the early stages of infection.

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Profile: Kriti Bharti, defender of children’s rights

by An_Indian

Kriti Bharti secured the first annulment of a child marriage in India. Nearly ten years later, she’s still fighting for the rights of girls who are married too young.

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Victory for the farmers: Modi repeals the agricultural laws

by An_Indian

After over a year of protests, India’s farmers have finally been heard.

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Are you kidding, India? Your last-minute Glasgow intervention won’t relieve pressure to ditch coal

by Sanjana_18

India should not consider itself off the hook. Rather than slow the decline in coal use, India has ensured it and other coal-intensive nations, including Australia, will be under even greater global pressure to ditch coal.

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Tense decision-making as CDC joins FDA in recommending Pfizer booster shot for 65 & up, people at high risk and those with occupational exposure to COVID-19

by Sanjana_18

The FDA’s Sept. 22, 2021, decision to not extend boosters to the general population – at least not yet – was a direct rebuke to the Biden administration’s announcement in August that booster shots would be rolled out to all eligible Americans beginning in late September.