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What the FAQ: Why are we talking about actor Will Smith again after the 2022 Oscars night?

Will Smith has accepted a punishment and the news is everywhere! This comes as a result of his actions on the night he won the Oscar for Best Actor. Let us delve into the drama of what took place

Published on 9th April 2022
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When the trauma of corporal punishment stays with you, many years later

Following a few viral incidents of corporal punishments recently, a few adults recount their experiences

Published on 19th November 2021
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UP school principal arrested for dangling 'mischievous' child from balcony of school building

The Principal had meted out the 'punishment' to a child studying in Class II, photographs of the incident went viral on social media 

Published on 30th October 2021
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Likes, shares on social media platforms amplify moral outrage over time, finds new study

According to the researcher, moral outrage can be a strong force for societal good, motivating punishment for moral transgressions, promoting social cooperation and spurring social change

Published on 14th August 2021
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Youth Akali Dal to 'gherao' Delhi Police for singling out Punjabi youth for arrests

Youth Akali Dal President Parambans Singh Romana said the wing had received reports of Punjabi youths being unfairly targeted for punishment by Delhi Police and the central government

Published on 25th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Everything you need to know about defamation after the MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani case

What do we understand by defamation, what is the punishment for defamation, and more — we try to answer some of the most asked questions around this subject

Published on 19th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: 11 years ago today, corporal punishment allegedly pushed a student to suicide. But did it change anything?

In today's #TBT, we bring up the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, a student from Kolkata who died by suicide after being caned by his principal. Indeed, corporal punishment is a reality of our country...

Published on 12th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Bombay HC's groping without 'skin-to-skin contact isn't sexual assault' order, what does the POCSO Act say?

Since the high court's ruling on January 19, there have been questions about what the POCSO Act entails, what is the punishment for children's sexual assault, and a lot more. We find out more

Published on 28th January 2021
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Failure affects us more than victory: Israeli researchers decode brain mechanism of taking risks

It was found that the human brain is affected more by a prior experience of failure or punishment than a positive experience of success and reward, something that encourages future avoidance of risk

Published on 31st August 2020
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Government must strengthen laws to protect animals: PETA India

As per the current laws set out against animal cruelty, the perpetrator would only be charged Rs 50,000 as a fine. That is equivalent to no punishment at all

Published on 7th June 2020
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How inhumane ways of ensuring exam discipline may not be setting the right precedent

Such drastic punishment methods come at a time when there are news reports of widespread fraud in medical seat allotment that involves impersonation as well as the support of politicians

Published on 18th November 2019
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These 5 Indian states account for 50% of crimes committed against women. Shocked yet?

Women in these five states are still grappling with abuse from their families and kidnapping  — is the lack of a stronger punishment the reason?

Published on 22nd October 2019
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One teacher sacked, another suspended for caning students at a school in Uttar Pradesh

A video of the incident had gone viral on social media prompting authorities to take action

Published on 24th August 2019
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WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets protesting doctors, assures new security measures

The representatives of the joint forum of junior doctors also sought exemplary punishment for those involved in assault on doctors at NRS Medical College and Hospital on June 11

Published on 17th June 2019
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Punjab Shocker: School bus conductor accused of raping four-year-old girl, locals protest against school and administration

As the news spread, protests erupted in Dhuri and residents gathered outside the local police station, demanding that the accused be arrested and handed over to them for punishment

Published on 27th May 2019

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