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Another students' march in Delhi, but this wasn't just about free speech

A students' march against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad on Saturday featured issues beyond free speech, with "simmering discontent" against the......

Free speech: Don't let them finish off your rights

The right to protest, or to ensure words have consequences, or to deny repugnant ideas a platform you control, are as essential a part of the right to expression as any other, observes Mihir S......

'The times are bad': Ramjas scare threatens free speech

Fearing a Delhi University like violence on its campus, the Ambedkar University in the national capital has postponed an event marking the 26th anniversary of the alleged Kunan-Poshpora mass rape......

Are you free to express your thoughts in your country?

"Threats to freedom of speech, writing and action, though often trivial in isolation, are cumulative in their effect and, unless checked, lead to a general disrespect for the rights of......

Like Nalanda, India must remain a melting pot of civilisations

Universities must be the bastions of free speech and expression. It must be the arena where diverse and conflicting schools of thought contend. There should be no room for intolerance,......

How the I&B minister can clean up the media

The growth of a credible, objective news media business in India requires political will and a belief in free speech, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. On an hour-long Facebook interaction last week,......

How some SC judgements changed the game for corporate India

The 1995 judgment in the Union of India vs Cricket Association of Bengal case emphasised that free speech is essential for a successful democracy and citizens must have a plurality of views and a......

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......

Digital India: Work in progress

While Digital India, a signature initiative of PM Narendra Modi, took off soon after NDA came to power, it peaked after demonetisation in November 2016 Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Even as......

Review: Sachin A Billion Dreams: When God speaks to us in PR-speak

'2 hours and 20 minutes later, I walked out of Sachin: A Billion Dreams learning not one additional thing about Tendulkar: Not one factoid, not one statistic.' 'Maybe it's convenient filmmaking,......

Shah Rukh Khan: The King's Speech

Even as Mumbai's teenybopper population was drowning in Beiber-sized disappointment, my super-filmi week delighted in a breathtaking journey to Amazon, Satyajit Ray's fabulous use of fantasy to......

The Salesman Contest: Win COOL Prizes!

All you have to do is answer a simple question! Asgar Farhadi's well-reviewed film The Salesman has won the Best Foreign Language Film award at the Oscars 2017. Though Farhadi did not......

'I am anxious about Ram Gopal Varma's reaction to Running Shaadi'

'I have been a part of more than a dozen films as a cinematographer but this was the smoothest shoot of my life. There was not a single day, when I wondered how a particular shoot would be done.'......

The Hollywood awards season starring Trump

Meryl Streep: 'When the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose.' Jennifer Lopez: 'There is no time for despair, no place for self pity, no need for silence, and no room for fear.'......

Can you guess which athletes rocked the Time most influential list?

Brady, Kaepernick named to Time most influential list IMAGE: Model Gisele Bundchen and her husband, NFL football player Tom Brady. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters New England Patriots......

Leicester manager Shakespeare denies argument with Ranieri

Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has said that he never had any arguments with predecessor Claudio Ranieri and there was no ill feeling between the pair prior to the Italian's sacking.......
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Section 295A needs to be deleted

'The existence of Section 295A on the Indian statute books sits uneasily with India's ambitions to be seen as a progressive democracy,' says Kanika... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/section-295a-needs-to-be-deleted/20170527.htm
When God speaks to us in PR-speak

'2 hours and 20 minutes later, I walked out of Sachin: A Billion Dreams learning not one additional thing about Tendulkar: Not one factoid, not one... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/review/sachin-a-billion-dreams-when-god-speaks-to-us-in-pr-speak/20170526.htm
How Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook and his purpose in life

A week ago, Mark Zuckerberg shared a video on Instagram, taken by his father, when he was accepted in Harvard. In his address to the Harvard class... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/career-specials-how-mark-zuckerberg-founded-facebook-and-his-purpose-in-life-/20170526.htm
AAP leader moves SC against death threat from right-wing body

After claiming to have received death threats from right-wing organisations, AAP leader Ashish Khetan on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/613359/aap-leader-moves-sc-against.html
China gasps at airy speech by grad student in US

A young Chinese woman has drawn criticism on social media after unfavourably comparing her homeland's air and politics to those in the US during... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/china-gasps-at-airy-speech-by-grad-student-in-us-117052300664_1.html

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