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Letters to the editor: Far from the truth

This refers to Let's reclaim faith by Jyoti Punwani (IE, December 23) and The fault lies in… by Rafeeq Ahamed (IE, December 23). Both writers claim that religion is the root of all communal riots and terrorist attacks. We apparently kill in the ... Indian Express, 1 month ago
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'Uncle' has educated the poorest of the poor

"I've seen the craze for English education even among the poorest. But that is only for their sons. Parents feel thrilled when they see their sons going to school wearing a tie. They don't mind paying for their sons' private tuitions too."But daughters are sent to municipal schools, madarsas, small schools where teachers with no teaching skills are paid Rs 2,000 or Rs 4,000. That's why more girls come to my class."Syed Feroze Ashraf, who has sent 500-odd girls (and a few boys) -- all first ...
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Indian police do it again: Surat Rural Police dress ...

The Surat Rural Police have created a storm of controversy, after a simulated anti-terrorism drill saw the force getting theirdecoy terrorists to wear skullcaps, indicating a bias against a particular community. According to an Ibnlive report, two ...
 Firstpost.com4 weeks ago

CIC asks Kunte to take action against civic officials for violating RTI Act

Mumbai Mirror Bureau State Chief Information Commissioner Ratnakar Gaekwad has asked Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte to take action against the officials of Building Proposals Department of KWest Ward for their reluctance to provide ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

Are Owaisi Brothers Leading Muslims in the Right Direction?

It is a positive step when Muslims form a secular political party in conjunction with other oppressed minorities and struggle for equal rights, development and justice for the dispossessed, while paying adequate attention to their own community.
 Milli Gazette1 month ago

South Asian journalists, activists call on Bangladesh to reform contempt of court law

This statement was originally published on pen-international.org on 15 December 2014. We, the undersigned journalists, writers, historians and activists from South Asia, are deeply concerned about the use of 'contempt of court' law to curb freedom ...
 Ifex1 month ago SA intellectuals concerned over Bergman conviction  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago
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Why BJP MPs get away with explosive speeches

The BJP has 165 first-time MPs. Are we to expect such utterances from all 165 of them? Or only those from a rural background? Because that is the explanation given by the PM, says Jyoti Punwani. 'You have to decide whether you want a government of Ramzade or haramzadey.' This was what Minister of State for Food Processing Niranajan Jyoti said while exhorting Delhi voters to make a choice in the assembly election. Trying to explain away her language, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Cyber crimes and other things

Described as a dark and edgy cyber thriller, author publisher Amrita Chowdhury's Breach (Hachette) which along with cyber crime expert Vijay Mukhi we had the pleasure of launching on Friday evening at the Crossword Book store appears to be exactly ...
 Mid Day1 month ago
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The manufacturing of 'terrorists'

'Counter terrorism does not appear to be good guys fighting the bad ones; it is about people being picked up, detained and charged with crimes they did not commit.' 'While the Malegaon and Mecca Masjid cases are obvious examples, there are also businessmen from Kashmir accused of being terrorists, a trainee pilot charged with planning a 9/11 type attack, police informers produced at a press conference as operatives of a militant group.' Kafkaland -- Prejudice, Law and Counterterrorism in India ...
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Execution Of Surinder Koli Would Be A Travesty Of Justice

Countercurrents.org To The President of India Rashtrapati Bhavan New Delhi, India. 2 December 2014 Subject: Execution of Surinder Koli Would be a Travesty of Justice: Plea for Mercy from Women's Groups, Lawyers, Academics, Students and ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago
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