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Rushdie to attend 'India Today' meet, Imran won't

Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Wednesday refused to attend the upcoming India Today Conclave in New Delhi after learning that controversial author Salman Rushdie was......

Six complaints against JLF organisers, authors

Kavita Srivastava, national secretary of People's Union for Civil Liberties, has revealed that six complaints have been registered against four authors: Amitava Kumar, Hari Kunzru, Jeet Thayil and......

Tribute: Sujatha will live with us

Sujatha'sdemise is an irreparable loss to the Tamil literary world. A prolific writer who covered everything under the sun ranging from social character to metaphysics, Sujatha was aware of all......

America: Guns and Losses

When I was still new in the US and sorting out my first impressions, I had a somewhat unpleasant and unsettling encounter. Asked at a very congenial get together by a charming American lady as to......

What's Indian State's fault in cartoon row?

There have been rows and rows over insults to religious sentiments of the many groups that make up the Indian mosaic. Off the top of my mind I can easily rattle off a few: A company in the United......

Review: Tasher Desh is bizarre, brave and brilliant

Tasher Desh is staggeringly-original film, writes Raja Sen.The thing about building a house of cards -- indeed, a country of cards -- is that its very existence is rooted in caprice. With Tasher......

Should RGV have tampered national anthem in Rann?

Controversy seems to love Ram Gopal Varma. The latest is about his film Rann, the promo of which has just been released. The well-shot trailer has the Indian national anthem in the background, with......

'I wanted to make a Don triology'

His unconventional film about a girls' hockey team and a disgraced coach was a hit withcritics and audiences alike. And this was evident from the outpour of complimentsshowered onShimit Amin, the......

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Q. Hypothetical situation: There is no love lost between the husband and wife. The wife is staying on in the marriage for the sake of the children as cxhildren from broken homes suffer. Is she right in taking a decision to continue with the marriage?
:  A. In order to establish the relationship between wife and husband on a sound and explicit base in accordance with a clear and defined religious...... more

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Q. What do you say about the three poets - Shelley, Keats and Byron ?
Mitali Choudhury:  A. Richness of English literature mostly depends upon the Poetry and the delight in reading, studying and experiencing various aspects of poetry is...... more

Q. How can these two sayings be explained: 'Ignorance is bliss' and 'Little knowledge is dangerous'
T A RAMESH:  A. These are some proverbs that were invented in praise of ignorance. And I suppose there are a fewoccasions in which they hold true. You may not want...... more

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Q. What is the status of a widow in our societies?
Gem Mina:  A. In Islam: Narrated Ibn Abbas: "Regarding the Divine Verse: "O you who believe! You are forbidden to inherit women against their will,...... more

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The ruling of the Supreme Court ("Fatwas not legal, says SC," July 8) should end the controversies generated after pronouncements by certain Sharia... ...
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