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Think tank to BJP's rescue on issues of 'beef' and identity po...

The India Foundation, a think tank associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), will discuss contentious issues such as links between beef consumption and identity politics, as well as the motivation of writers who have returned their awards to ... Business Standard India, 4 weeks ago
Indian Express

Will India Survive?: Reasons to believe she may

The current protest action by droves of writers associated with the Sahitya Academy is explicitly against a milieu of a murderous intolerance of difference and dissent, and of the failure of the apex institution of writers, the Academy, to register ...
 Kashmir Times3 weeks ago Why Tamil writers don't sync up  Times of India4 weeks ago Don't want to interfere with writers' choice: Mark Tully  The Statesman1 month ago Writers' action matter of individual choice: Tully  Press Trust of India1 month ago

Fatal Speech

More Secretary of the Bangladesh Science and Rationalist Association (BSRA), a group of about a thousand like-minded young men and women who used a Dhaka shop as their office and library. Inside, members often met to read and discuss books by ...
 Time1 month ago
Before It's News

Indian rationalists use Facebook to fight intolerance

This post was originally published on this site Image copyright Sanal Image caption Sanal Edamaruku lives in Finland in self-imposed exile More than 40 Indian writers have returned their literary awards to protest against the growing ...
 Before It's News1 month ago
Mid Day

They declared me a shaitan, says ex-student of Sanatan Sanstha founder

Dr Jayant Balaji Athavale was a brilliant doctor, says rationalist Shyam Manav, president of the All Indian Andhshradha Nirmulan Samiti (ANS), in the same breath that he says that Athavale used the Ericksonian hypnosis technique as a tool to ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

Modi Faces Protests during UK Visit

THERE has been growing unease and apprehension among the 1.7 million Indian diaspora in Britain ever since it became known in July that Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi would be visiting the UK. The visit has evoked mixed emotions and polarised ...
 Peoples Democracy.in4 days ago

Secular India and the fight within

The title of this column may lead a few to believe that I am going to draw happiness and contentment by suggesting that India is equally bad. Let me declare that this is not the case as it is rather about sharing concerns over the way things are ...
 Daily Times2 weeks ago
Al Jazeera

Indian scholars return awards to demand free speech

Dozens of writers warn freedom of expression is under threat and intolerance on the rise under the BJP government. An eminent Indian scientist announced he would return a prestigious government award to protest the "growing climate of intolerance" ...
 Al Jazeera3 weeks ago Writers Rise in Protest against Growing Intolerance And Attack on Freedom of Expression  Peoples Democracy.in4 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Growing Intolerance Worries All

MANGALURU/MYSURU: There were only token protests by the literary community in the coastal region against the murder of rationalist-writer Kalburgi, but the rationalists have scaled up protests. On October 30, when it will be two months since the ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

Filmmakers join protest against intolerance; …

By | The Indian Express Students at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Wednesday ended their 140-day-old strike — but the protest was taken forward by 12 filmmakers, who announced that they would return their National Awards over ...
 Yahoo! India3 weeks ago
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