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#NotInMyName protests spring up across India to oppose lynching of Muslims, Dalits

#NotInMyName protests spring up across India to oppose lynchin...

New Delhi: The #NotInMyName protests against incidents of lynching of Muslims and Dalits sprung up around Delhi and several other cities across the country on Wednesday. The latest case to hit the headlines was the killing of 15-year-old Junaid Khan stabbed ... Sify, 20 hours ago

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The boy who ate everything: Only eating people is wrong

What is the right thing to do? What isn’t the right thing to do? These questions lie at the heart of a branch of philosophy called Ethics. But let me not bore you with sermons from the Gita, or passages from GE Moore’s big yawn, the Principia ...
 catchnews.com4 days ago

In the name of the cow

The central government on Friday announced rules to prohibit sale of animals for slaughter or religious sacrifice t livestock markets and animal fairs. These are mainly common in rural areas. The animals that come under this purview are cows, bulls, bullocks, ...
 Sify4 weeks ago

Who is a liberal?

'Is he one who defends individual liberty at all costs, or is he one who allows some give and take that recognises the primacy of the social contract, our coming together to live in a society?' asks Vikram Johri.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Many writers I admire, such as Ali A Rizvi, maintain that in these fraught times we should be clear about the difference between religion and those who practise a faith. It's right, for example, to criticise Islam, but wrong to demonise Muslims, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The Hindu nationalist tradition is not alien to West Bengal

In the long and acrimonious run-up to the 2014 general election, there were political analysts who discounted the possibility of the Bharatiya Janata Party ever forming a viable government at the Centre. Their scepticism was based on two considerations.First, it was felt that Narendra Modi was too 'polarizing' a figure to be acceptable to the Indian electorate. Secondly, and much more significant, it was believed that the social and geographical spread of the BJP was too narrow to permit any ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Audience divide will always remain in Bengali films: Prosenjit

Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, whose action thriller "One" is up against Kaushika Ganguly's National Award-winner "Bisorjon", is confident that both the movies will do well at the box office. While "One" has a commercial setting, Ganguly's drama is a ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

'I want to give media back to India'

Times Now, the English news channel Arnab Goswami headed until recently, had an average daily reach of 1.7 million people.That may be a fraction of the 48 million Aaj Tak reached every day in 2016, but Goswami had no trouble getting investors for his new venture.The television anchor tells Vanita Kohli-Khandekar what the nation -- well, at least the Indians who once watched his nightly show -- wants to know about Republic TV.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/   "I will do the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Three years of Modi govt: Each ministry asked to highlight their achievements

The Modi government, ahead of its third anniversary in power, has asked all ministers to submit their five major achievements that have benefited people, including key reforms and comparative data reflecting the progress made since the BJP took office. In a ...
 DNA2 months ago Ahead of 3rd anniversary of Modi govt, ministers asked to list top achievement  Rediff.com2 months ago

The debate on electoral reforms has reached an important stage

For as long as we can remember, the discussion on electoral reforms has centred on the removal of two perceived evils: muscle power and money power. The fight against intimidation and harassment of voters has been an ongoing venture. In staggering elections over multiple phases and deploying Central forces - insulated from local pressures - in large numbers at 'sensitive' booths, the Election Commission has helped ensure that the will of the people is expressed in the vote. At the same ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

There is no celebrity, non-celebrity in Parliament: Govt.

[India], Mar. 31 (ANI): Asserting that Parliament is the highest forum for discussion, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Friday said there is no celebrity or non-celebrity when a person is a nominated MP. "Parliament is the highest forum ...
 Sify2 months ago
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