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Can anyone tell me meaning of saffronisation? says Dinanath Batra
Hindustan Times

Can anyone tell me meaning of saffronisation? says Dinanath Batra

Dinanath Batra, the man who got Wendy Doniger's book on Hinduism pulped on the grounds that it insulted Hindus says he will leave his ideology back in Delhi when he steps into Haryana as head of a proposed committee to advise the state government on ... Hindustan Times, 2 months ago

Books are easy prey

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Karthika V.K. At a time when authors like Perumal Murugan and publishers like Penguin and Aleph have faced objections from groups for certain books, the role of a publisher has come to be seen more as one ...
 The Hindu17 hours ago

Need for a fine line between artistic freedom & insulting beliefs

Playwright and actor Girish Karnad best summed up the danger facing writers: not electronic screens, but the forces that want to destroy books. The issue has such resonance now that a session at the annual Jaipur Literature Festival on whether ...
 Economic Times2 days ago

When Mob Politics Throttles Freedom of Art

Anita Nair In the last few weeks, every literary circle that I have stood on the fringes of has been abuzz with one name that has taken precedence over Dhoni and Sunanda Pushkar. (Perish the thought all ye non-literati that the literati is above ...
 New Indian Express3 days ago
ABP Live

A fifty-fifty democracy: Seven threats to freedom of expression

India, I have long maintained, is a fifty-fifty democracy. In some respects - such as free and fair elections, free movement of people - we are as democratic as any other country in the world. In other respects, we lag noticeably behind. One such ...
 ABP Live3 days ago A fifty-fifty democracy  Calcutta Telegraph3 days ago
Mid Day

Fifty shades of freedom

It is all mixed up. The Hindu right-wing wanted PK banned because they reckon it hurts Hindu sentiments. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) did not think that the film, which mocks god-men does that. It however refused to give Messenger ...
 Mid Day4 days ago

Jaipur LitFest | Amid celebrations, a debate on censorship

Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), inaugurated this morning by Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia, started a five-day celebration of the world of words. Scindia, who had just arrived from a ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago Jaipur LitFest: Amid celebrations, a debate on censorship [Mint, New Delhi]  BusinessWeek5 days ago

Good/Bad/Ugly: What will Obama's visit be like for India?

'The real test will be in defence-related deals, for instance the Javelin anti-tank missile: Is the US willing to co-develop something with India, on terms that will support the 'Make in India' initiative? Is there defence technology transfer? Or will it dump old junk on India?' asks Rajeev Srinivasan. All things considered, it is still self-evident that the United States is the most important nation in the world based on a number of parameters, such as economic, military, technological and ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

These are the ten commandments of Hinduism in the 21st century

The ascent to power of Narendra Modi and his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), means that Hinduism has become an integral part of politics and identity in India. The suddenness of this development has startledmany in the West who had ...
 Quartz6 days ago
New Indian Express

To Read or To Ban, That is the Question

BENGALURU: In the recently concluded Lekhana Literary Weekend, city- based writers and national as well as international authors, playwrights and artists came together to do a relay-reading of Perumal Murugan's One Part Woman, the English ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
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