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'Move to pulp my book foretells worsening free speech in India'

American Indologist Wendy Doniger, the author of “The Hindus: An Alternative History”, whose copies will now be withdrawn by the Penguin Books India following a court-backed settlement......

'Banning opinion polls a mindless, evidence-less attempt to curb free speech'

"Let us assume that opinion polls do affect voting behaviour in some way or the other. What is wrong with that? Don't political speeches affect voting behaviour? Don't editorials affect voting......

The programmer who came in from the cold

Whether history will remember Edward Snowden as a traitor to his country or as a champion for free speech and less intrusive government is hard to tell, but the issues he has brought into focus......

Modi backers stage 'funeral of free speech' near Wharton

A group of Indian Americans, appalled by Wharton India Economic Forum's withdrawal of invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, staged a demonstration near the Wharton School where the......

China envoys trying to limit free speech in US: Lawmakers

Accusing Chinese diplomats stationed in the United States of attempting to limit free speech, US lawmakers have said that a recent move to push a little known American city to remove a mural on......

Why Modi can no longer remain silent on India's economy

Since Narendra Modi is now free of campaign speeches for at least two months, he needs to speak his mind on macroeconomic policy. The just-concluded Assembly elections in five states reinforced a......

Hungry or not, BPL families to get a free phone!

There had been speculation that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would announce, in his Independence Day speech, a new scheme called "Har Hath Mein Phone" (a phone in every hand) to give a handset......

Why govt must NOT focus on slum-free India

In his recent Budget speech, the finance minister reiterated the government's plans to make India "slum-free" within five years. This mantra is now being chanted in many urban-related conferences.......

PM on how to build a poverty-free India

This is the text of the speech ofPrime Minister Manmohan Singh at 92nd annual conference of the Indian Economic Association, Bhubaneshwar: I have also personally known many of the stalwarts who......

US court limits defamation scope in Internet case

In what was hailed as a victory for free speech on the Internet, a US appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a person who distributes another's e-mail cannot be sued for libel based on its content.The......

US radio flags down Jethro Tull

Free speech in the Land Of The Free comes with a big price tag, and it is Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson turn to pay. WCHR-FM, a New Jersey radio station, announced it would sing along to an......

Box Office boost for Oscar-winning movies?

Arthur J Pais analyses Oscar 2014 big wins and losses.  For months now, audiences have been watching the riveting 12 Years a Slave with palpitating hearts and seething emotions at......

Review: Satyamev Jayate continues to probe our conscience

Aamir Khan’s unsettling revelations on rape contradict the gleaming lines of his introduction speech -- Hindustan badal raha hai, ek laher si chal rahi hai, says Sukanya Verma as the actor......

Why Salman Khan's Muslim fans are angry

Salman Khan’s latest, Jai Ho, didn’t set the cash registers ringing, and one reason could be that his diehard Muslim fans were put off by his support for Narendra Modi, says Syed......

Protest in press room not podium, IOC tells athletes at Sochi Olympics

Athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi may be punished for making statements on the podium against Russia's anti-gay laws or human rights record but can do so at news conferences without fear of......
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aam aadmi
Q. AK could travel peacefully in lawless state of UP , but was detained for no reason in Shinning peaceful Gujarat ?
Aam Aadmi:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/ak-could-travel-peacefully-in-lawless-state-of-up--but-was-d/27178413/answers/

prabirb
Q. What is your defination of a happy life ?
Prabirb:  A. I have visited Gujarat earlier n found the people to be very co operative.But the attack on Kejriwal proved that BJP can not tolerate any...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-your-defination-of-a-happy-life-/27161510/answers/27178426

online politics
Q. free food, free tea, free rail bus bare for rallies , is this masses want ,are they so cheap?
Online Politics:  A. Happy', full of colorjoyfulThe term g@y e was originally used, until well into the mid-twentyth century, primarily to refer to feelings of being...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/free-food-free-tea-free-rail-bus-bare-for-rallies--is-this-m/27094705/answers/27161520

ankit chauhan
Q. those parties used to give alcohol and take votes , today asking votes for chais/tea , good to see the change ?
Ankit Chauhan:  A. Lollllzzzzzz probably u should ask Kejariwal this Q. Ppl. pay money to attend Modi's speech :P more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/those-parties-used-to-give-alcohol-and-take-votes--today-ask/27093588/answers/27094717

fakeastrologer
Q. Mayawati, Mulayam is cleared by CBI, Varun Gandi was cleared by cort against hate speech as no one came forward, Modi is cleared of gujarat pogrom, Ashok Chavan will soon be cleared of Adarsh, Raja of 2G, Kalmadi of CWG, PM on Coal ...hope you understand ?
Fakeastrologer:  A. If there is a politician who dares to charge Rs. 5 to listen to his speech and still attract lakh of ppl., itz Modi. He ask note along with vote,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mayawati-mulayam-is-cleared-by-cbi-varun-gandi-was-cleared-b/27017670/answers/27093598

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Bengal cop injured in clash dies, opposition blames Mamata

: Political rivals attacked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after a policeman, grievously injured during a political clash, died... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a476989.html
Civil Rights and Censored Groups Support Whistleblowers on Capitol Hill

PRWeb 2014-07-28 USDA Coalition of Minority Employees, Coalition for Change, and Federally Employed Women Legal Education Fund (FEW/LEF) join... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=263584
Are we heading to a world where only humans, not corporates, pay taxes?

By Paul Krugman In recent decisions, the conservative majority on the Supreme Court has made clear its view that corporations are people, with... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/comments-analysis/are-we-heading-to-a-world-where-only-humans-not-corporates-pay-taxes/articleshow/39160391.cms
China's handling of Hong Kong and Macau spells trouble

Hong Kong and Macau media and universities have been increasingly intimidated by pro-Beijing influences. China: When Cardinal Joseph Zen, a... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/chinas-handling-of-hong-kong-and-macau-spells-trouble/25664/daily
Nicaragua's 'first comrade'

In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/rosario-murillo-nicaraguas-first-comrade-news-others-oh2jJjhcajbhc.html

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