Archive for November, 2014

The ‘missing’ scientific temper

The ‘missing’ scientific temper

  NEW DELHI, November 21, 2014 The ‘missing’ scientific temper PHEROZE L. VINCENT ‘Politicians encourage godmen as they will lose influential vote banks if they act against them’ An absence of scientific temper in government has facilitated the mushrooming of opportunistic preachers who have attained cult-like status among the lower castes and the poor, say India’s […]

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Red light ahead — legalising prostitution imposes cataclysmic social costs

November 6, 2014, 12:02 AM  Rami Chhabra (The writer is a feminist columnist and activist.) in TOI Edit Page NCW chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam has declared NCW’s intent to endorse legalisation of prostitution at the forthcoming consultation of the Supreme Court appointed committee reviewing government schemes, in order to achieve more effective rehabilitation and basic citizen rights for ‘sex […]

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