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'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......

'Railways is not the property of a person or party'

If a minister does not have the freedom of expression, it is anything but democracy. It is a sad day for the very foundations of Indian democracy, former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi tells......

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......

What Reliance's takeover of Network 18 means for media

With Mukesh Ambani taking over Network 18, the space for disseminating a diverse range of views could shrink, feels Paranjoy Guha Thakurta. Now that India's richest man Mukesh D Ambani is formally......

Shiv Nadar biography shelved before publication

Another Penguin book, a biography of HCL’s billionaire founder Shiv Nadar, has been put in cold storage, even as the intelligentsia has spoken up for freedom of expression following the......

Freedom of press should not be ruled by politicians, corporates: Trai

Raising concerns about freedom of the press in India, Rahul Khullar, chairman of TRAI believes, big corporates and heavyweight politicians who own media firms are calling the shots in newsrooms.......

America Inc cheers Satya Nadella's victory

"Satya Nadella is a perfect example of how appropriate, thoughtful immigration reform can benefit both our free-market democracies, says Ron Somers, president of the US-India Business Council.......

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......

Japan PM may attend Sochi Games, China says no plans to meet Xi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may attend the opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympics, but China has ruled out any formal meeting with President Xi Jinping whose attendance at the Games......
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Nauty
Q. Generally, why do people we need the most in our lives always leave ??
Nauty:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/generally-why-do-people-we-need-the-most-in-our-lives-always/27275857/answers/

new moon
Q. what does freedom mean to you ?
New Moon:  A. The philosophical question "What is the meaning of life?" means different things to different people. The vagueness of the query is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-freedom-mean-to-you-/27218606/answers/27275864

nasiruddin ahmed
Q. It is true that Indian Media has sold itself to political parties and Corrupted Capitalist???It is also true all ownes of media are either political leaders or corrupt Capitalist, whose main intention is to flourish their Politics and Business.
Nasiruddin Ahmed:  A. Freedom of thought and expression more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/it-is-true-that-indian-media-has-sold-itself-to-political-pa/27211036/answers/27218616

tragedy king
Q. He just disconnected my call.. the president. Has he gone insane?
Tragedy King:  A. Is it Q or on more brainwashing slogan.Anyway, itz to be called Democratic & freedom of expression if I do it and if itz u, then u hv been...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/he-just-disconnected-my-call..-the-president.-has-he-gone-in/27185720/answers/27211051

tragedy king
Q. He just disconnected my call.. the president. Has he gone insane?
Tragedy King:  A. First let me say the election was very much about race. It was also about gender. This was about breaking away from the old business as usual...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/he-just-disconnected-my-call..-the-president.-has-he-gone-in/27185721/answers/27185763

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Fears mount amid escalating political violence and government crackdown

Burundi's ruling party is perpetrating a relentless campaign of intimidation against government critics and its youth wing is carrying out crimes... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/burundi-fears-mount-amid-escalating-political-violence-and-government-crackdown
Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders. The Human Rights Campaign, a... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/activists-want-gay-rights-on-africa-summit-agenda-news-others-oh4cLmfiajahf.html
Branding the babu

What prompted the government to disallow any officer who had worked with a Central minister at any point over the last 10 years to join the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/branding-the-babu/
House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl,... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/house-panel-condemns-obama-for-prisoner-swap-news-others-oh4bJihbefibj.html
Added responsibility has helped Ishant to come into his own

Summary Zaheer Khan, currently on the second phase of his recovery from injury, has been following the ongoing Test series closely on television.... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/added-responsibility-has-helped-ishant-to-come-into-his-own/

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