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Making sense of India's response to the Gaza crisis

'Earlier India as part of the Third World fought for the rights of the Palestinians. But oddly the defeat of the Congress and the decline of the Nehruvian imagination has altered such perceptions.......

Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Chinese author Mo Yan has won the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature. Mo Yan is often referred to as the Chinese answer to Franz Kafka or Joseph Heller, according to Wikipedia. He beat perennial......

Are Maoists 'political prisoners'?

Recent court decisions have granted 'political prisoner' status to arrested Maoists. Bibhu Prasad Routray examines how that decision will affect India's battle to control and fight the Maoist......

'The Arab Spring is in great distress'

Former diplomat MK Bhadrakumar delivered a keynote address -- The Arab spring: The region and India -- at an international seminar held in Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi. Here's the complete......

Day 3: Live Oprah at Jaipur, Rushdie ghost haunts fest

As the four authors who read out from The Satanic Verses have been asked to leave Jaipur, yet another speaker steps across the line. Rediff.com's Abhishek Mande takes you through the day in......

Freedom, hurt sentiments and dissent

Can there be a democratic polity without a culture of democratic behaviour? This may seem like a hackneyed question. But it has, once again, been brought into sharp focus in two very different......

Argumentative Amartya

When the Nobel Prize marked its centenary in 2001, the foundation asked a handful of laureates for two mementos each that might be included in an exhibit. "They took away my bicycle, on which I had......

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Q. I HAVE SEEN ONE THING, the males are more beautifull in this Nature's creation. Just see Animals, Birds, Reptiles etc etc. everywhere the MALES are BEAUTIFULL. But when the matter come to the human race, we always praised and exaggurated the FEMALE BEAUTY. \We have given (even our literature, poets etc etc)over importance to the female beauty. Why it is like this? \Is it the tendency of human beings to go against the nature or something else ? Whats your view friends....?
:  A. No, Peekay, it is not that way as we relate it to even the human species. Who said males are not beautiful. You watch National Geographic or...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-have-seen-one-thing-the-males-are-more-beautifull-in-this-//answers/7872368

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Need for a fine line between artistic freedom & insulting beliefs

Playwright and actor Girish Karnad best summed up the danger facing writers: not electronic screens, but the forces that want to destroy books. The... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/jaipur-literature-festival-debating-the-need-for-a-fine-line-between-artistic-freedom-insulting-beliefs/articleshow/46005303.cms
A shrewd force who reshaped Saudi Arabia dies at 90

His death adds yet another element of uncertainty in a region already overwhelmed by crises and as Saudi Arabia is itself in a struggle with Iran... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/king-abdullah-a-shrewd-force-who-reshaped-saudi-arabia-dies-at-90-115012400037_1.html
Modi greets 'young' state

Sports and youth affairs minister Zenith M. Sangma hands over a posthumous award in Tura on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos Shillong/Tura,... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150122/jsp/northeast/story_9599.jsp
Writers come out in support of Perumal Murugan

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu A glimpse of the gathering at the Jaipur Literature Festival at Diggi Palace in Jaipur on... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/jaipur-literature-festival-writers-come-out-in-support-of-perumal-murugan/article6809060.ece
Stop bothering about sentiments

| Karan Bhardwaj Freedom of expression was a widely debated and discussed topic on the opening day of Jaipur Literature Festival. Author... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/vivacity/stop-bothering-about-sentiments.html

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