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Hearing the silence
Indian Express

Hearing the silence

Inevitably, the key question is: what will bury the ghosts of the 2002 Gujarat riots? Modi has not been found legally culpable, but political responsibility is another matter. PTI Modi has not fully addressed anxieties on minority rights, freedom ... Indian Express, 6 days ago
Business Standard India

Mihir S Sharma: The annihilation of Ambedkar

Why has Arundhati Roy written an introduction to a glossy new edition of 's Annihilation of Caste? Ambedkar's angry masterpiece, something that could not be written today for fear of outraging religious sentiments, requires very little introduction ...
 Sify3 weeks ago The annihilation of Ambedkar  Business Standard India3 weeks ago
InToday

India braces for Wendy Doniger's latest book

Rezaul H. Laskar New Delhi,March 20, 2014| UPDATED14:11 IST Publisher ignores pulp fiasco to bring Indologist's 'The Bedtrick' in May Braving pressure that has already forced the withdrawal of Wendy Doniger's The Hindus: An Alternative ...
 InToday1 month ago
Time

Dark Moment for Indian Free Speech After Prominent Journalist Gets Threatened

Siddharth Varadarajan, speaking at a literature festival in Janipur, India, Jan. 20 2012. Ramesh Sharma—India Today/ Late on Feb. 23, the caretaker of the South Delhi apartment occupied by Siddharth Varadarajan, a journalist, and Varadarajan's ...
 Time1 month ago

Ban, Ban, Our Own Taliban

Indian governments, irrespective of political affiliations, are quick to ban books, especially those that "hurt religious sentiments of a community." Thus India was the first country to proscribe Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses -- even before Saudi ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
Los Angeles Times

India's tough defamation laws seek to silence critics

Wendy Doniger: criticised Indian laws. By Shashank Bengali/Los Angeles Times/MCT The Hindu epic Ramayana features a 10-headed villain, a magical golden deer and the flying monkey hero Hanuman. But when an American religion scholar described ...
 Gulf Times1 month ago India's tough defamation, public order laws fell another book  Los Angeles Times1 month ago

A Book Censor's Paradise

Two of the biggest impacts of the fatwa that Ayatollah Khomeini declared on Salman Rushdie for writing the novel The Satanic Verses, 25 years ago this Friday, were the chill it cast on authors who might wish to take on controversial subjects in ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 month ago
Indian Express

Dishonesty on Doniger

Trench soldiers of liberalism are threatening and condemning the publishers of the book. Blame it on the Indian Penal Code, says Penguin, publishers of the American scholar Wendy Doniger's book The Hindus: An Alternative History, for their decision ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Pulp friction

16 February 2014, New Delhi, Angshukanta Chakraborty Silencing of alternative voices goes on with Wendy Doniger's illustrious study of Hinduism's margins joining the long line of books now facing the axe, says Angshukanta Chakraborty The imminent ...
 Millennium Post2 months ago
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