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Dr. Subramanian Swamy, burning books won't fix problems with our history texts

Updated : Oct 10, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : Politics

Dr. Subramanian Swamy, burning books won't fix problems with our history texts

When Dr. Subramanian Swamy says books by Nehruvian historians should be burned he forgets that burning and banning books can never be the answer. You have to attack not people but their intellectual claims and you do that by argument and scholarship not a matchstick. #ChangeTheNow #Subramanian Swamy #InMyOpinion #Hinduism #history #Wendy Doniger #Romila Thapar #Bipan Chandra
Dear Railway Minister, I don't want to die on a Mumbai local

Updated : Feb 25, 2013

By : Akshaya Mishra

Category : Mumbai

Dear Railway Minister, I don't want to die on a Mumbai local

The city is fortunate in many ways. So many things could go worse, but they haven’t. Here's a letter to the Railway Minister from a Mumbaikar. #ChangeTheNow #Mumbai #Railway Minister #Mumbai Local #Railway #Railway Budget 2013 #RailBudget2013
UNHRC resolution on SL: Why India should finally stand up

Updated : Feb 05, 2013

By : G Pramod Kumar

Category : World

UNHRC resolution on SL: Why India should finally stand up

The US resolution will be yet another opportunity for India to call Sri Lanka’s bluff and take action on its blatant dismissal of the demands of human rights groups and international community. #India #China #Manmohan Singh #Tamil Nadu #ChangeTheNow #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #UNHCR
Anger against the pandemic of corruption is legitimate: Pranab

Updated : Aug 15, 2012

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Anger against the pandemic of corruption is legitimate: Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee hopes to see a medals' spring in the next Olympics in 2016. #India #ChangeTheNow #Pranab Mukherjee #Independence Day
In video: Happy 94th birthday, Nelson Mandela

Updated : Jul 18, 2012

By : FP Staff

Category : World

In video: Happy 94th birthday, Nelson Mandela

A series of videos highlighting the magnitude of who Nelson Mandela was, and how the various milestones in his life as well were also milestones in modern history #ChangeTheNow #Nelson Mandela #Robben Island #Long Walk to Freedom
If Obama has his way, $1bn for science, math teachers in US

Updated : Jul 18, 2012

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

If Obama has his way, $1bn for science, math teachers in US

The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion (€810 million) effort to boost US students' achievement in science, technology, engineering and math. #Barack Obama #ChangeTheNow #Education #American teachers
Shame: Why won't Mumbai support World Autism Day?

Updated : Apr 02, 2012

By : FP Staff

Category : Mumbai

Shame: Why won't Mumbai support World Autism Day?

Over 300 iconic landmarks around the world will be bathed in blue light, to show support for 'Light It Up Blue', a worldwide initiative to help raise awareness about autism. Mumbai has refused to follow suit. #Salman Khan #India #ChangeTheNow #Autism #cerebral palsy #BMC Service #disorder
Supreme Court takes on sex, sex and more sex

Updated : Feb 17, 2012

By : Sandip Roy

Category : Life

Supreme Court takes on sex, sex and more sex

The Supreme Court is wading into some unnatural waters. They are talking about sex. Gay sex. Animal sex. Sex by imitating an orifice. The hearings on Sec 377 are getting quite graphic as the court ponders what is the 'order of nature' in 2012. #ChangeTheNow #Supreme Court #MediaRoundUp #SexMatters #Homosexuality #Surrogacy #Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code #Sexual orientation
No gay jokes at the office: The next frontier in political correctness?

Updated : Feb 13, 2012

By : Sandip Roy

Category : Life

No gay jokes at the office: The next frontier in political correctness?

A new survey says 80 percent of gay employees have encountered anti-gay jibes at work. So what's the fine line between a gay joke and harassment? Anyway isn't being gay your private business? Why bring it to work at all? #ChangeTheNow #LGBT #Gay Rights #Parmesh Shahani #MINGLE
Hopeful, excited Egyptians vote for democracy

Updated : Nov 28, 2011

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Hopeful, excited Egyptians vote for democracy

A voter, a middle-aged man, said this was the first time that he felt there was any positive outcome of the revolution that toppled Mubarak after a 30-year rule. #ChangeTheNow #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak #Muslim Brotherhood