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Teen's arrest for FB post: 'Azam Khan will forgive my son'
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Teen's arrest for FB post: 'Azam Khan will forgive my son'

'My son did not write the post at all. He just shared it. Somebody else had written it.' A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com speaks to the father of the TEENAGER who was arrested in UP for a Facebook post! Last week, a Class 12 student from Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, was arrested and sent to jail for a Facebook post about senior Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan. The Bareilly police claimed the FB post was objectionable and capable of inciting violence. The teenager was arrested on a complaint filed by ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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'Every waking moment work towards your goal'

Riyaaz Amlani, who owns 40 restaurants, tells A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com what readers need to do to get ahead. At 40, Riyaaz Amlani owns 40 restaurants. Riyaaz began his career selling shoes as a teenager. After graduating from UCLA (the University of California, Los Angeles) with a Master's in entertainment management, he worked as an entertainment consultant before starting Mocha, his first restaurant. Riyaz attributes his success to having a good team whose members are as motivated and ...
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He took on the copying mafia, but...

'Copying does not help students, it damages them.' Anti-copying crusader Surya Pratap Singh tells A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com that the copying mafia's business runs into 'thousands of crores.' Surya Pratap Singh is a senior IAS officer in Uttar Pradesh. Currently principal secretary in the Bureau of Public Enterprise, UP government, Singh has taken upon himself the responsibility of eradicating the 'copying mafia' from the state. Singh -- who has been transferred six times in the last one year ...
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Thanksgiving, family celebrations await priest freed by Taliban

'We want to celebrate my brother's return in a big way,' Father Alexis Prem Kumar's brother tells A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was abducted in the Herat province of Afghanistan on June 2, 2014, by the Taliban, has finally been released. His younger brother, Albert Manoharan, spoke to Rediff.com over the telephone from his home in Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu, in a voice choked with emotion. "We are all very happy and waiting for my brother. I have spoken to him on the phone.
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The government did not allow this lady to travel abroad!

Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai, who was debarred from flying overseas on Sunday, speaks to A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai was not allowed to board a flight to London from Delhi on Sunday, January 11, because, she says, her name figures in a government database of people debarred from travelling abroad. 'I was informed by the immigration bureau that I will not be allowed to travel because my name figures in a database of the government of India and people whose name ...
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Meenakshipuram, 33 years on: Muslims happy, Hindus not

A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com visits the village in Tamil Nadu that shot into national prominence in 1981 when half the Dalits there converted to Islam. He spoke to the Hindus and Muslims and came back with two very different stories. In 1981, Meenakshipuram, a small village near Tenkasi in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district, leapt into the national limelight when half the Dalits there converted from Hinduism to Islam. Now 33 years later, those who converted to Islam say they are happy, but don't ...
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BJP MP: 'Many people who do not smoke also get cancer'

'Have you seen foreign cigarette packets? They only have words warning us about the use of tobacco. While ours have pictures already covering 40 per cent area. I am just saying wait for our study before increasing it.' 'I repeat that I am aware that gutka and tobacco are harmful. Awareness is what we need. We are creating awareness. We are doing it on radio and television.' BJP MP Dilip Gandhi, who says there is no study in India that links tobacco use with cancer and has stayed the increase ...
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'We must understand the plural character of Indian society'

Indian Council of Historical Research Member-Secretary Gopinath Ravindran was heckled last week after he sought to differ from views expressed by David Frawley, an American who stressed on extensive Vedic studies in India at a lecture series in New Delhi. 'We need a much greater debate on this. Everyone should be allowed to have their views,' Ravindran tells A Ganesh Nadar   Image: A Muslim bride is helped with her ornaments before the start of a mass marriage ceremony in Ahmedabad.
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'Post I liked after Thackeray's death wasn't wrong or offensive'

'Victims' who bore the brunt of the controversial section 66A of Information Technology Act for posting allegedly "offensive" content online heaved a sigh of relief as the Supreme Court on Tuesday, in its landmark verdict, scrapped the provision dubbing it "unconstitutional". Rinu Shrinivasan, who was arrested in Palghar in Thane district for liking a comment made by Shaheen Bahda against the shutdown in Mumbai following Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray's death, expressed happiness over the ...
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'We are only saying don't eat what we consider sacred'

'Muslims and Christians should understand that the cow is sacred to us. It is not good for health. They should eat something else.' 'Our mission is cow development. We want to produce rivers of milk. The cow should be sacred among people. It should be the national animal.' The BJP's cow protection crusader Mayankeshwar Singh speaks to A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Mayankeshwar Singh is the national convenor of the Bharatiya Janata Party's cow development cell. Last August he led a delegation to ...
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