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Rationalists pledge to promote scientific temper

o-day long 9th national conference of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Association (FIRA) organised by the Odisha Rationalist Society (ORS) and the city-based Humanist Rationalist Organisation (HRO) in the city concluded on Thursday. The ... New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
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From France to India, Charlie Hebdo Reminds Us of the Real Promise of Free Speech

It took less than a day after the massacre of staffers, policemen , a visitor and a security guard at the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris for the discussion in India to swing back towards the need for "responsibility." Kiran Bedi, former senior ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Nilanjana Roy Blogs For WorldPost  Huffington Post2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

No moral policing, no communal violence, please: We are Indians

In a scene from the recently-released film, PK, Aamir Khan is left clutching a single shoe belonging to his friend Sanjay Dutt, after a blast caused by religious fanatics kills him. An alien, unused to religious diversity and the accompanying ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago No moral policing no communal violence please We are Indians  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Rationalists Cvhallenge Babu's Claim

QUEEN'S ROAD : Rationalists in the city have challenged astrologer Sachidananda Babu after he predicted on television how and when individuals of certain sun signs might be raped. M Sreedhara Murthy, who is a part of Indian Sceptics, a group ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Predatory gurus exploit trust of India's desperate and sick poor

Almost two decades ago, while working as a journalist in Kolkata, the eastern Indian city where Nobel laureate Mother Teresa made her home, I was asked by rationalists to write an exposé on "Egg Baba," a man they claimed was a fraud from ...
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Hindustan Times

Myths made reality bizarre claims made for ancient Indias achievements

India conducted a nuclear test centuries ago; cow urine can cure diabetes and ancient India was adept at genetics and plastic surgery. These and more such incredible achievements datelined ancient India have come from votaries of Hindu culture. ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Edit: Sanskrit's revival

There is a bigger design at work in aggressively promoting the ancient Indian language and luring youth with the bait that it will help them achieve status On the face of it the Sanskrit Shikshak Sangh (SSS), a teachers association, seems to ...
 DNA India2 months ago
Bangalore Mirror

Charlie Hebdo had featured Mluru rationalist Nayak

Prof Narendra Nayak says magazine attack a direct assault on freedom of expression Prof Narendra Nayak, president of Federation of Rationalist Association of India in Mangaluru, who was featured in the Sept 2013 issue of French magazine 'Charlie ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 weeks ago
Chronicle of Higher Education

Weekly Book List, January 30, 2015

AMERICAN STUDIES Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left, and the Fight against Fascism in the United States by Christopher Vials (University of Massachusetts Press; 296 pages; $80 hardcover, $26.95 paperback). Explores works of art, journalism, ...
 Chronicle of Higher Education1 day ago

Globalisation and the two holy worlds

In the European world, freedom of expression and creativity is holier than any religious symbolism while in the Muslim world religious symbols are considered sacred to such an extent that blasphemy is still a question of life and death Dr Haider ...
 Daily Times3 days ago Freedom Long War in the Arab World (3)  Sudan Vision Daily1 month ago
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