The right actions may help reduce this trust deficit.But what we have today is over-enthusiastic vigilante groups targeting the minorities over beef or 'love jihad,' against whom the government does little apart from meek condemnation, says Utkarsh Mishra. From Modi to Yogi, the leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party have waged a war against the practice of triple talaq. Their 'conviction' to end the 'miseries of Muslim women' and getting them their rights is unprecedented. That the ideological ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Pakistan's Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation has filed a petition in the Lahore High Court seeking security to mark the death anniversary of Indian freedom fighter, citing threats from "religious extremists". The foundation's chairman advocate Imtiaz Rasheed ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
[Switzerland], Mar. 15 (ANI): Raising their concerns over gross human rights violation in Pakistan administered Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, several NGOs at the 34th United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) have brought to light the utter violence and ...Sify, 1 month ago
The leaders of the European Union delivered a withering snub to Poland's right-wing government on Thursday by disregarding its objections and reappointing former Polish premier Donald Tusk to chair their summits. Tusk's successor as prime minister Beata ...DNA, 1 month ago
The Central government brought in the Right to Education (RTE) Act to ensure that every child, irrespective of socio-economic background, could get primary education. However, many educational institutions found loopholes in the Act to avoid admitting ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
The idea of Europe began in the minds of its peoples – its philosophers, scholars, artists, religious and political leaders. And so did its wars. Historically, attempts to unify Europe were made through a series of brutal conflicts, culminating with the ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Shaista Amber, president, Muslim Women Board Law Board, who has been an almost-lone crusader in the fight for the fundamental rights of Muslim women, now has another laurel to her name.In a unique move towards improving Lucknow's air quality, the city's first ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Free Speech, Nationalism and Sedition – M.N. Roy Memorial Lecture, delivered by Hon’ble Justice AP Shah
Former chief justice of Delhi High Court A P Shah on 19 April questioned the "nationalism" that forced people to stand for the national anthem at a movie theatre and talked extensively about free speech, nationalism and sedition delivering the hour-long M N ...catchnews.com, 6 days ago
[India] Apr. 13 (ANI): Disagreeing with the report of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) holding Sri Sri Ravi Sankar's Art of Living (AOL) foundation responsible for destroying the Yamuna floodplain during the 'World Culture Festival' last year, the foundation ...Sify, 1 week ago
'The government that is talking all the time about national security and national interests should be concerned.''When national interests are jeopardised by their own project, they should pause and listen.''Whether it is the BJP or the Congress, they all want control over the people.''They don't give a damn if anything happens to the people of the country; they are only interested in what they can get out of the data.'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Dr Usha Ramanathan, an independent ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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