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South Asians welcome US Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriages

Indian-American elected officials, civil rights organisations and queers welcome the United States Supreme Court historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide for all Americans on......

Indira Gandhi: Goddess and her terror turn

Forty years after the declaration of Emergency by Indira Gandhi, Sunanda K Datta-Ray recalls life when civil rights were suspended and press censorship was in force Silver-haired and baby-faced,......

'Hinduism has been failed by seculars and the right-wing'

'The real danger in India right now is that identity politics is being stoked in extremely dangerous ways.' 'The narrative you get about churches in the mainstream Indian media and the narrative......

Assam: BJP out to saffronise volatile Bodo heartland

Twenty odd important political figures and civil society leaders from Assam’s conflicts-ridden Bodo heartland have joined Bharatiya Janata Party that has started its 'Mission Bodoland' with......

In Vanita, US trusts: Desi picked as acting attorney general

'Vanita Gupta is the greatest civil rights lawyer of her generation.' Praise came flying in from all corners after Vanita Gupta is appointed as the acting US Assistant Attorney General for Civil......

Binayak Sen named on Plan panel board

The Plan panel on Wednesday said it has appointed civil rights activist Binayak Sen, convicted for sedition, on the board of one of its steering committees to give input for 12th Plan (2012-17) on......

Australians: World's most prosperous people

Australians are the most prosperous people in the world, enjoying good health, freedom of choice, political liberty, civil rights and high income, a new study has revealed.Ranking countries on the......

Not a single scandal, is this not Achche Din, asks Modi

'Our future focus will be on women, farmers, the urban poor and on employment.' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed confidence that reforms measures like the Goods and Services Tax......

Civil servants should be fearless, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said civil servants need to be fearless in decision making and understand government policies, while keeping distance from ‘political thicket’.......

'Passage of the land bill is essential'

'The land bill has been drafted very carefully and is fair to all sides.' 'Whatever the finance ministry is doing isn't bad.' 'Industrialisation is very important for the growth of any country and......

The Indian and Pakistani behind one of 2015's most important films

Hemal Trivedi, a Hindu filmmaker originally from India, and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, a Muslim from Pakistan, made one of this year's most talked about films. One of the most talked about films at this......

'People know me for my films; nobody knows me beyond that'

'Ajay Devgn is a very good person. It was rumoured that he was upset with me because of his role in Raajneeti. That is not true.' 'My marriage to Deepti (Naval) did not work out. I have no idea......

Heysel 1985: Football's forgotten tragedy remembered

On May 29, 1985, an hour before the start of the European Cup (now Champions League) final between Juventus and Liverpool at the Heysel Stadium, in Brussels (Belgium), a large group of fans of the......
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7/7 spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too far

LONDON: After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/7/7-spurred-tough-anti-terror-measures-some-say-went-too-far/articleshow/47946165.cms
Emotions run high ahead of Greek vote

ATHENS: Dimitris is voting "yes'' because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/a-family-divided-emotions-run-high-ahead-of-greek-vote/articleshow/47944696.cms
Greeks' Future No Longer in The Hands of The Gods But Their Own Dispatch

NICKNAMED the "Neighbourhood of the Gods" because of the nearby Acropolis, the Plaka district of downtown Athens shows ancient and modern Greece... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Greeks-Future-No-Longer-in-The-Hands-of-The-Gods-But-Their-Own-Dispatch/2015/07/05/article2903457.ece
How artists and individuals creatively resisted Emergency

Anant Patwardhan's film Prisoners of Conscience on political prisoners of the Emergency The dawn of the Seventies. The promise of Independence,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/the-morning-after-how-artists-and-individuals-creatively-resisted-emergency/
The Algebra of Namaste

At 3.30 pm Eastern Time yesterday (1.00 am IST, July 3), US President Barack Obama was online on Twitter, taking questions on his new health care... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/the-algebra-of-namaste/73680.html

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