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Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti has given an ultimatum to Aleph Book Company »
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
This refers to the article, “In defence of the offensive” (Feb.21). Alternative histories and narratives are prerequisites to a vibrant democracy. The medieval Christian Church in Europe and Stali...
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, controversial books
Saturday, February 15, 2014
The surrender of a major publishing firm (Penguin India) over Professor Wendy Doniger’s book The Hindus: an Alternative History, in a recent out-of-court settlement that involves the withdr...
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January 31, 2014
Former community officer of the Wikimedia Foundation Zack Exley tells Yunus Y. Lasania that being the world’s largest democracy, India has great moral legitimacy in speaking out against control and abuse of the Internet by the United States
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia,
October 25, 2013
The warning widens the possible fallout from the expected campaign by Saudi women to get behind the wheel on Saturday in defiance of Saudi traditions.
September 27, 2013
Protests in different forms were organised by working journalists across the State on Thursday against foisting of a police case against The Hindu Resident Editor S. Nagesh Kumar and the vi...
September 10, 2013
Internet users in China can face up to three years in jail if messages posted by them are deemed “slanderous” by the authorities and found to have been “retweeted” or forwarded more than 500 time...
July 23, 2013
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday faced the ire of the Bombay High Court which sought to know if the state plans to initiate criminal action against police officers responsible for the illegal...
July 2, 2013
Sri Lanka has seized copies of the latest issue of Time International magazine on the pretext that its cover story on Myanmar’s clashes could hurt religious sentiment in the country....
April 27, 2013
Google Transparency Report accounts for a 90 per cent rise »
March 10, 2013
Days after taking centre stage at a key BJP meet where he received a hero’s welcome and days after the prestigious Wharton India Economic Forum cancelled his keynote address, Gujarat Chief Ministe...
February 23, 2013
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, co-director of the Kuwait programme at the London School of Economics, said on Saturday he was denied entry in Dubai and returned to London. »
February 19, 2013
The government will appeal against Gwalior district court order asking it to block we...
December 17, 2013
Petition had sought investigation into political activities of AIMIM »
October 23, 2013
Draft Cinematographic Bill, posted on I&B website, invites comments »
September 17, 2013
The joy of Iran’s Facebook and Twitter fans was short-lived as authorities on Tuesday restored blocks on social networks after filters were lifted for several hours overnight. The brief acc...
August 30, 2013
Kashmir’s top notch music composers and singers have lent their unqualified support to western classical music maestro Zubin Mehta’s concert Ehsaas-e-Kashmir, which is being organised by th...
July 8, 2013
Riyas Komu picks out installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei which speaks about torture »
June 16, 2013
A worried father who had not heard from his son for three days sends him an SMS: “How are you?” However, he never received a reply. Shanmugam Manjunath, young marketing manager of the India...
March 13, 2013
The public prosecutor’s office in Bahrain says six people have been detained for allegedly defaming the country’s ruler on Twitter. The six, who were not identified, join a growing list...
March 8, 2013
Reflecting on the future of the media, entertainment, telecom and social media, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has urged the stakeholders to find the right balance, the ‘golden...
February 22, 2013
Chaudhuri on IIPM and J&K Police on Afzal Guru approached courts seeking takedown of online material
February 5, 2013
Kuwait says three former opposition lawmakers have been charged with insulting the country’s ruler in the latest crackdown on perceived political dissent in the Gulf nation. The arrests...
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