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Jun 11, 2017
Shanghai residents stage protest in China against property law, rare show of dissent curbed by policeIn a rare show of public dissent, hundreds of people came out in to protest in Shanghai to protest against the changes in housing regulations by the govt
Jun 08, 2017
Ram Madhav visits Nagaland to contain dissent in BJP's state unit; Amit Shah to follow suit in AugustDissidence within BJP's Nagaland unit came to the forefront on 31 May when hundreds of the party's office-bearers and workers took to the streets demanding the ouster of state chief Visasolie Lhongou for his anti-party activities and dictatorial functioning
Jun 06, 2017
Narendra Modi government is crushing voices of dissent: Ghulam Nabi AzadCongress' Ghulam Nabi Azad attacked BJP over its performance in last three years, calling it a "hero on TV and zero on the ground".
May 26, 2017
President Pranab Mukherjee stresses on the need for tolerance in speech: Full textThe president said India's pluralism and its social, cultural, linguistic and racial diversity have been the bedrock of Indian civilisation.
May 10, 2017
Dissent in AAP: Arvind Kejriwal following trajectory of Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, but will he get a second chance?This is what seems to have happened with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, after a Cabinet colleague and a close aide since the days of India Against Corruption movement, Kapil Mishra, accused him of bribery and forgery.
Mar 16, 2017
Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra receives death threats for his sketch on patriotismComedian Kunal Kamra was at the receiving end of death threats for speaking about politics and the government.
Mar 03, 2017
Ramjas College row: Pranab Mukherjee calls for 'space for legitimate criticism and dissent'As campuses are in the midst of a debate on sedition, freedom of speech and expression, president Pranab Mukherjee made a few references to the importance of tolerance.
Mar 01, 2017
Ramjas clash: Letting loose 'break India' forces in campuses would Balkanise IndiaIndia needs to work towards strengthening its democracy rather than weakening it, which could well be the case if these "break India forces — the tukde gang" of few campuses have their way
Feb 28, 2017
Gurmehar Kaur and Ramjas College row: As an LSR alumnus, her courage is inspiring but not surprisingBut as an alumnus of Lady Shri Ram College for Women under Delhi University, I can’t just sit still, and be truthful to the nature of what we are taught at LSR – words are your best weapon.
Feb 02, 2017
Donald Trump's presidency: Dissent and defiance gather steam, signal turbulent times aheadMany commentators in recent days have, for instance, drawn an analogy between Trump’s sacking of US attorney-general Sally Yates for refusing to execute the travel ban, and an event known as the "Saturday night massacre" which occurred during Richard Nixon’s presidency in 1973.