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When social activists become politicians

Is politics gaining at the expense of civil society? Mayank Mishra analysesThe choice before social activist Medha Patkar and her National Alliance of People's Movements was not easy. She and other......

'Kejriwal is not wrong, but is this the right method of realising that objective?'

'Indian politics has had three-and-a-half master narratives -- secular nationalism, Hindu nationalism, justice for lower castes and regionalism. The AAP seeks to go beyond that. Therein lies its......

Anarchy cannot be alternate politics: Arun Jaitley

AAP has displayed scant regard for the Rule of Law… … the utterances of its leaders lack in civility. Its conduct is a challenge to constitutionalism. Arun Jaitley states that it......

Aam Admi Party: Politics cannot ask for more hope

There is a leader in every man waiting for the right moment. The Aam Admi Party has found it and is already ready with its list for the Lok Sabha. The challenge is enormous, but the future beckons......

Don't turn Commonwealth into a judgmental body: Lanka

With some countries like Britain and Canada seeking to bring alleged human rights violations in the Sri Lankan civil war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam under the scanner during the......

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......

Reliance pilot dismissed as DGCA gets strict with private airlines

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Friday refused to allow a private aircraft to take off from Delhi for violating safety norms. It also dismissed a Reliance Industries’ pilot for......

China's Baidu defeats US lawsuit over censored search results

Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc won the dismissal of a US lawsuit by pro-democracy activists who complained that Baidu illegally suppressed political speech on China's most widely used Internet......

US and India should solve biz concerns more directly: Experts

US business and industry sources, representing some of the biggest companies that have been doing business in India for decades and have done very well for themselves, have told rediff.com in......

High stakes for Putin at costly Sochi Games

The Sochi Winter Olympics are meant to be Vladimir Putin's crowning achievement as Russian leader but are in danger of becoming a symbol of his country's problems. When the Games open with great......

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soumyen sarkar
Q. I feel proud for Government of India giving tough treatment to the Americans in reply to their inhuman treatment of our lady diplomat. The US Administration should be regularly taught what is civility and human right. What is your view. Those Indian who treat the Americans as Gods please don't respond.
Soumyen Sarkar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-feel-proud-for-government-of-india-giving-tough-treatment-/26882753/answers/

Sharmila Bose
Q. SC verdict on legality of homosexualityThis is a debate between Individual rights vs Group Rights. India being a nation of culture and social fabric and civility.. it will certainly confront the individual invading the community fabric.In my view.. it is a topic of Legislation where people from the community represent.It is not Human Rights.. but Individual Rights. Your views
Sharmila Bose:  A. In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sc-verdict-on-legality-of-homosexualitythis-is-a-debate-betw/26855215/answers/26882764

harish chandra
Q. What if a religion says that SOME ONE ALREADY DIES FOR YOUR SINSSO they may do any Sin as they have no accountability to GOD as SOME ONE GOT KILLED TO PAY FOR THEIR SINS ,who can stop such bunch of power driven people from crimes against humanity ?
Harish Chandra:  A. they will reverse it more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-if-a-religion-says-that-some-one-already-dies-for-your-/26780054/answers/26855236

History Sheeter
Q. Why women are not given the equal right of triple talaq?
History Sheeter:  A. WHY SHOULD THEY WORRY IF JESUS DIED FOR THEM FOR ALL THEIR SINS , THEIR SALVATION IS GUARANTEED AS CHURCH AND ONE MR FOUND TRUTH SAYS The key...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-women-are-not-given-the-equal-right-of-triple-talaq/26746073/answers/26780063

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We need Ambedkar now

Title: Annihilation of Caste (The annotated critical edition) Author: B R Ambedkar Publisher: Navayana For millions of year, the primary... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/arundhati-roy-is-right-we-need-ambedkar-now-news-columns-oepqkpjcifh.html
Designs of the deep state

Three diplomats sat in the French consulate in Beirut in May 1916 and agreed on a secret plan to divide West Asia. They represented Britain, France... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-designs-of-the-deep-state-1978662
Sindh is not East Pakistan

Recent protests by Sindhis in Pakistan have revived rumours of a full-scale insurgency. This is unlikely. There are some separatist parties, but... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/sindh-is-not-east-pakistan.html
"Parties have overlooked critical issues affecting the public"

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Bhubaneswar, 15 April People's Manifesto Committee (PMC), a civil society organization highlighting different... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/49695--parties-have-overlooked-critical-issues-affecting-the-public.html
Hijras celebrate new 'weapon'

NEW DELHI: "We have been given a weapon to defend ourselves," Simran Shaikh, a hijra activist of India HIV/AIDS Alliance, said about the SC... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/No-more-invisible-Hijras-celebrate-new-weapon/articleshow/33795225.cms

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