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Why is news of Bollywood stars ill-treating domestic helps shocking?

Bollywood stars are simply more preened and richer versions of ourselves. Why do we expect them to behave any differently from the average Indian who can hire help? Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint In December 2015, BookMyBai.com which is a domestic help placement agency, made the news for all the wrong reasons. It had released—and then defended—an advertisement, which essentially commodified the ... Read More »

IIT-Madras websites get hacked, pro-Pak message displayed: Shocking!

IIT-Madras websites get hacked, pro-Pak message displayed: Shocking! The institute’s website was hacked and pro-Pakistan messages were posted on it. IIT-Madras websites get hacked, pro-Pak message displayed: Shocking! RELATED STORIES Delhi records rise in number of students Smriti Irani lays foundation stone of NIFT Panchkula Centre Five new universities to be set up for minorities: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi announces plan ... Read More »

UN releases shocking education report of refugees: Over 3.7 million children have no access to schools

Education is one of the main basic human rights and every individual is entitled to be educated. What is education? “Education transforms lives and is at the heart of UNESCO’s mission to build peace, eradicate poverty and drive sustainable development, ” says the website They also mention that education is a human right for all throughout life and that access ... Read More »