City joins protests against rape

Angry students, social activists and organizations took to the streets of Bangalore to protest against the inactivity of police and the government in the Unnao and Kathua cases. At least 150 furious protesters gathered at the Mysore Bank Circle in Bangalore to protest the government’s failure to provide justice to the 18-year-old and the 8-year-old […]

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Twitter rages, as angry Tamil Nadu takes to the streets

Protests broke out in parts of Chennai following the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the city Bangalore, March 12, 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Chennai, was welcomed with black balloons and black flags asking him to go back following the Central Government’s inaction to set up the […]

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Ananth Kumar, Javdekar hit out at Congress ‘Chola Bhatura’ fast

The ongoing bandh called by the Bharatiya Janta Party is against the complete washout of the Lok Sabha for 23 days. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar and Union Minister Prakash Javdekar have lashed out at the Indian National Congress, terming their act on April 9 as ‘Chola Bhatura’ fast. The Bharatiya […]

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Talent, not age should be criteria: Aparna Popat

Aparna Popat, former CWG silver medallist in badminton, spoke about Srikanth becoming World No.1 and more during her interview with The Softcopy. Bangalore, April 12 2018: India secured their first ever team Gold medal in Badminton at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, when they defeated Malaysia 3-1. A combined team effort from all players ensured that […]

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Natural farming as an alternative to Organic farming

Farmers in India are sticking to conventional agriculture as costs of transition to organic farming still high. Bangalore, February 2, 2018: Although India is the country with the highest number of organic farmers with 6,50,000 farmers practicing it, most farmers in the country stick to conventional agriculture patterns. Out of the total land under farming, […]

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2017 saw maximum internet shutdowns by GOI

Software Freedom Law Centre (SFLC),an organization that works for internet freedom, has tracked 70 instances of internet shutdowns by the government of India in 2017 Bangalore, February 1, 2018: In its seven years of collecting data on internet shutdowns, SFLC website has tracked a total of 132 cases. The data from the website for shows […]

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