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Threat to freedom of expression a threat to media: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the media to accept the challenges of threat to freedom of expression posed by certain quarters. "In a democracy, we realise the importance of freedom......

'Modi a poster boy of India's failure to punish the violent'

Two top members of a US Congress-constituted commission on religious freedom have expressed sadness over nomination of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime......

Jaipur Lit Fest begins with call for freedom of expression

After a raging row that forced Salman Rushdie to keep away last year, this year's Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off to a peaceful start amidst tight security with overriding sentiments......

Is freedom of speech a principle worth defending?

Freedom of expression cannot be constrained when it comes to books and encouraged when it comes to violence, says Mitali Saran. The drama about cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, tossed in the clink by......

Aseem Trivedi and the guardians of good taste

The problem with the debate on freedom of speech and expression in India is that we don't debate what is "reasonable restriction" and what is censorship. We examine every cartoon, painting, film......

Why Internet freedom is under threat

As the people of Egypt are finding out, the Net is about freedom -- to share creative ideas, to express dissent and oppose repression, says Rajni Bakshi. President Hosni Mubarak cut off the......

Bureaucrats to boardrooms: Murthy on India's remarkable journey

Image: Students wave national flags in Chandigarh. Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters India has made a remarkable journey from a top-down system of economic decision-making to one that unleashed our......

Rajan bats for more freedom to state-run banks

Batting for greater autonomy to state-run lenders, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday said the government should look at them as truly ‘independent entities’ that take their own......

Retail trade in derivatives: Is there really a problem?

Before considering reducing the freedom of private investors in the derivatives market, we need to check if the maladies in markets elsewhere exist in India, says Susan Thomas. In a recent......

Will persuade the WTO membership issue: Govt

Asserting its sovereign duty to protect the fundamental right of citizens to life and livelihood, India on Tuesday expressed confidence that it will be able to persuade the WTO membership to......

'I am comfortable with the level of nudity in Rang Rasiya'

'I have always had a rather unconventional approach to my work. The films I have chosen don’t always fit into the conventional Bollywood graph,' Nandana Sen tells Rajul Hegde. We don't see......

Raqesh Vashisth: I express myself better with my brush

The television actor lets us in on his stint as a painter and a sculptor.Raqesh Vashisth has been a part of many successful television shows like Saat Phere, Qubool Hai and Hongey Judaa Na Hum. But......

Why films give me hope in these times of war

What happens when two teenagers -- one Israeli and one Palestinian -- discover that they were accidentally switched at birth? The Other Son is a wonderful vision of Israel and Palestine. There is......

'Sex exists. Dear India, deal with it'

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Several Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to express their disagreement over Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's statement that......

Cannes 2014: Of winners, Indian presence and the fest's rich history

All the buzz from the recently-concluded French Film Festival. As near a consensus as ever possible in Cannes was reached last night when a remote part of Anatolia, Turkey, hit centre stage in......

'Ishant has performed at the most important time'

'Everyone takes their own time to discover themselves, everyone's way of feeling that expression of freedom on the field comes at a different time. The important thing is he is stepping up.' India......

From easy-going to intense, pieces are falling in place for Srikanth

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Lin Dan suffered a shock defeat at the hands of unheralded Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth in the final of the China Open Super Series From a laidback boy with poor......

India hockey coach Walsh stays; to be given fresh contract

Terry Walsh during training with the Indian men’s hockey team. Photograph: Getty Images A day after his dramatic announcement to quit, Terry Walsh decided to continue as India's chief hockey......

'Indian cricket's colourful story is still being written'

'What is true khadoos? Stubborn? Dogged? Unyielding? Relentless? Or something in between that? Or all of it together?' 'Just like you can't translate it, you can't teach a kid to be khadoos either.......

'I stand vindicated,' says Lalit Modi, after passport restoration order

Former Indian Premier League Commissioner Lalit Modi took to Twitter on Wednesday after the Delhi high court ordered restoration of his passport, thanking the people who stood by him. "I want to......
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amitava duttamajumdar
Q. Do you feel freedom of expression is less here?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-feel-freedom-of-expression-is-less-here/28071699/answers/

Shunmugham
Q. "Those RELIGIONS that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression".--Taslima NasrinHow is WOMEN related to human rights, and freedom of expression?
Shunmugham:  A. may be yes just for the reason that if some one else does not like what u say it can always be reportted abused here on this forum and almost ninty percent reports ARE accepted more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/those-religions-that-are-oppressive-to-women-are-also-agains/28067609/answers/28071700

dhanpal
Q. do you know this is BJP true face, "While chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was receiving grand felicitation from his hometown in Nagpur, his senior colleague in the cabinet Eknath Khadse delivered a blow by saying that someone from the Bahujan Samaj (non-Brahmin) should have become a chief minister? they say all indians are one? is his not a joke?. Now RSS will understand?
Dhanpal:  A. Oppression is prevalent all over the world in different forms. But as a religion, it is totally wrong to preach it !! Religion should show us the right path and not the wrong ! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-this-is-bjp-true-face-while-chief-minister-deven/28009163/answers/28067612

daven
Q. does your grown up married children stay with you or just you and your spouse stay together?
Daven:  A. So you think that this kind of freedom of expression, within BJP, is a bad thing?Unfortunately there is no dynasty rule in BJP. Otherwise he would...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-your-grown-up-married-children-stay-with-you-or-just-yo/27750672/answers/28009287

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Clooney slams skittish Hollywood after Sony hack

Film star George Clooney slammed the Hollywood movie industry for failing to stand up against the cyber threats that prompted Sony Pictures to... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/entertainment/entertainment-news/george-clooney-slams-skittish-hollywood-after-sony-hack.html
PM, Swaraj and Iranis statements bolster Sangh's view of glorious Hindu past

It's tempting to laugh off the fringe's view of the world and Hinduism. Nathuram Godse was a great patriot and his statue must be put up in public... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/comment/namitabhandare/pm-swaraj-and-irani-s-statements-bolster-sangh-s-view-of-glorious-hindu-past/article1-1298396.aspx
Satyarthi asks Nepalese lawmakers to protect children

Press Trust of India | Kathmandu December 19, 2014 Last Updated at 21:30 IST Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi today pressed Nepalese... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/satyarthi-asks-nepalese-lawmakers-to-protect-children-114121901282_1.html
Love us or leave us

The other day, a good friend of mine sent me a satirical piece published in The Onion, which I loved, that stated the not-so-palatable facts on... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/love-us-or-leave-us-662
Fait(h) accompli?

In an already deeply divided society, religious conversion becomes yet another tool to polarise people. RH Tawney in his masterly tome Religion and... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/faith-accompli-658

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