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Why Hinduism never developed a concept of blasphemy

'While India's 'secularism' is a matter of cultural values rooted in Hinduism, the Western concept became one of rights rooted in legal rights.' 'India would be secular with or without Article 25......

Lessons from the Charlie Hebdo episode

'Where does one draw the line? At what point does your right to free speech cross the limit of civilised discourse and provoke me to take offence?' 'And if you have the right to offend, what about......

Catholics need not breed 'like rabbits', says Pope

Good Roman Catholics do not need to breed like “rabbits”, Pope Francis said, but should practice “responsible” parenting instead. Pope Francis spoke as he returned from......

REWIND: BEST images in the last 24 hours

Here's a collection of some of the best photos from around the world shot in the last 24 hours. A man rides a horse with a child through the flames during the 'Luminarias' annual religious......

For an India of blasphemers

Instead of repealing Section 295A of the IPC, which criminalises speech that offends the religious, India intends to further criminalise offence against religion, says Mihir S Sharma Get one thing......

How much diversity is too much?

For French carmaker Renault, diversity -- men and women, young and old, engineers and non-engineers, different nationalities -- means increased creativity, imagination and performance. "Whenever we......

The business of Christmas

Every Christmas is a sharp reminder of Goldsmith's lines in She Stoops to Conquer about the indigent world being clothed out of the trimmings of the vain.Yet, in spite of abhorrent consumerism,......

A United States of Europe?

Last week the political elites of Europe took a momentous decision by converting what had hitherto been a treaty bound association of nation sates into a constitutional political entity, which......

Top 11 Foreign Language Films, 2014

Beautiful movies, from across the world. The year 2014 was big when it came to foreign language films, as many film festival award winners played in theatres in New York City. This year 83......

Class and Crime in India in Zurich's Top 10 Films

Kanu Behl's Titli is one of the best films from India in recent years, says Aseem Chhabra from the Zurich film festival. Ten years ago, two enterprising Swiss nationals decided to bring some films......

A continental fare at the Kerala film fest

It apparently has become a staple of the season in Thiruvanathapuram -- a little winter fog, a much-hyped Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (as though the wall-to-wall, year-round ads on TV for gold......

Just why am I a champion of Slumdog?

As we were planning this weekend's Academy Award-viewing plans, I mentioned them to my 5-year-old twins, Durga and Krishna. "Oscar Award?" asked Krishna, "is that when they give awards for......

Read this before you watch Elizabeth

Before the British Raj, before hill-stations and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, before Gandhi and an empire on which 'the sun never set' -- there was Queen Elizabeth I of England. She ruled for......
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In Haltern, A School-Year Highlight That Ended In Disaster

Haltern Am See, Germany: It had to have been one of the happiest experiences of their lives, people said. Sixteen German students had spent a week... ...

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EU foreign policy chief in Cuba to advance talks

Havana: The European Union`s chief diplomat, Federica Mogherini, visited Cuba Tuesday to give impetus to negotiations on normalizing relations... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/eu-foreign-policy-chief-in-cuba-to-advance-talks_1567099.html
News of a Rape and the Story of a Nun

Web Exclusive Web Exclusive Prajna Desai is an art historian, writer and curator based in Mumbai A hymn to Christian... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/news-of-a-rape-and-the-story-of-a-nun
India and Africa picking up the pace of trade and investment

20 March 2015 The Continent: The third annual meeting of The Growth Net will be held in New Delhi, India from March 25 to 27. Convened by... ...

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Rape by Religion and Fine Missionary Art of Faking Hurt

If terror has no religion how come rape and petty crimes have got a Hindu face, to be precise an RSS/VHP face? I can see the same pattern how... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/rape-by-religion-and-fine-missionary-art-of-faking-hurt/15905204.shtml

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