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Villagers file case against 'preacher' IAS officer

'The Constitution allows me the Right to Freedom of Speech and Religious Freedom. But this is not religion... this is spiritual discourse,' says IAS officer C Umashankar, who is being prosecuted in......

Congressmen press Obama to discuss religious freedom with Modi

A group of 11 American lawmakers has written to President Barack Obama to discuss the issue of religious freedom in India with visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during their meetings at the......

'US resolution on India's religious freedom provocative'

An influential Hindu organisation in the United States has slammed a group of lawmakers for introducing a resolution in the House of Representatives on record of India's religious freedom arguing......

'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......

US panel wants Modi included on lookout list besides visa ban

Katrina Lantos Swett, chair, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, tells Rediff.com's Aziz Haniffa that the USCIRF will be uncompromising about denying Gujarat Chief......

Will oil prices continue to decrease?

Pushing a barrel of oil back to around $100 would require a reduction of production of about two million barrels a day - a cut that would fall predominantly on Saudi Arabia, says Claude Smadja. It......

Mukesh Ambani, Adani to join Modi's business meetings in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not taking along an industry delegation to the US but top representatives of India Inc are likely to travel to New York and Washington to be part of the power-packed......

How to make Varanasi fit for the 21st century

If the so-called improvements had actually been made, Varanasi would have been reduced by now to Navi Mumbai or Delhi’s Dwarka, soulless products of a 20th-century ‘modernism’......

Mohanlal: No right to stop you kissing

'If I am uncomfortable, I have to move away. That is culture.' 'Morality depends on individual freedom and it requires some sense to know where to draw the line' Superstar Mohanlal teaches a thing......

'It is time to liberate our minds'

'We have won our political freedom, we have liberalised our economy and now it’s time to liberate our minds also. That is why this film.' Director Ketan Mehta lists his reasons for making......

'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......

'Nargis, Meena Kumari, Madhubala, Suraiya... they all loved me'

'Madhubala told me that of all the addictions, the biggest addiction is make-up; once you put it on, you can never leave the limelight even if you want to,' Tabassum tells Patcy N. The petite......

Review: The World Before Her is a disturbing watch

What makes The World Before Her stand out is that it has the courage to ask what nobody else does: who is the Modern Indian Woman? Paloma Sharma reviews the film. The increasing reporting of......

In Pix: Asia's golden age of sport

SISTAR perform during the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to......

How basketball's hijab ban controversy has escalated

Iran's Aghaei Hajiagha Soraya, right, shakes hands after losing to India's Saina Nehwal in the women's singles badminton match at Gyeyang Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.......

Hijab row fallout: Asian Olympic officials highlight 'rights of athletes'

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international......
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Q. Why can't non-Muslims build their religious shrine and promote their religion in Saudi Arabia when Muslims in other countries are allowed to do it?
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http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-cant-non-muslims-build-their-religious-shrine-and-promot/28032339/answers/

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Q. Why Two-Thirds of 'Worst Violators of Religious Freedom' Are Muslim Countries?
Nemi Chand:  A. Why ask such Qns where answer is so obvious? Saudi Arabia is NOT a secular country, most countries with muslim majority are NOT. It is an Islamic...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-two-thirds-of-worst-violators-of-religious-freedom-are-m/27788261/answers/28032356

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90 dead in riots in 2014;govt claims 19 pc decline in violence

Altogether 90 people were killed and 1,688 others were injured in 561 incidents of communal violence in the country this year so far, a decline of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/90-dead-in-riots-in-2014-govt-claims-19-pc-decline-in-violence-114112600873_1.html
How Pakistani actor Veena Malik became the unlikely poster girl for freedom of expression

Last night at the witching hour, the lights went out on Comedy Central . And darkness shall prevail for 6 days because the Delhi High Court has... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/living/how-pakistani-actor-veena-malik-became-the-unlikely-poster-girl-for-freedom-of-expression-1822805.html
No right to stop you kissing

'If I am uncomfortable, I have to move away. That is culture.' 'Morality depends on individual freedom and it requires some sense to know where to... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/mohanlal-no-right-to-stop-you-kissing/20141126.htm
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Beijing: Seven students of a prominent scholar from China`s Uighur minority have been tried in secret for separatism, a lawyer said Wednesday,... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/students-of-uighur-scholar-in-secret-china-trial-lawyer_1505077.html
Vishwa Hindu Parishad now opposes Santa Claus giving chocolates to schoolkids during Christmas

RAIPUR: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh has objected to several activities of the church and raised questions about use... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/vishwa-hindu-parishad-now-opposes-santa-claus-giving-chocolates-to-schoolkids-during-christmas/articleshow/45280706.cms

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