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Ban religious conversion? It is a 'thaka hua' idea that ignores history

Sep 10, 2014

Ban religious conversion? It is a 'thaka hua' idea that ignores history

This is a counter-view to an piece we published on whether a ban on proselytisation makes sense in India #Islam #InMyOpinion #Hinduism #Nehru #BR Ambedkar #Christianity #Constitution #Freedom of Religion #Religion Conversion
Prakash Javadekar says Modi gives his ministers lots of freedom

Sep 02, 2014

Prakash Javadekar says Modi gives his ministers lots of freedom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives his ministerial colleagues all the freedom and encourages them to take decisions, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said today while remarking that "policy paralysis" had come to an end under the new regime. #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Freedom #ministers #Prakash Javadekar #PM Modi
Egypt court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood's political wing

Aug 09, 2014

Egypt court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood's political wing

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday dissolved the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, dealing a crippling blow in the campaign to crush Egypt's oldest Islamist movement. #United States #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Freedom #Entertainment #Mexico #Muslim #political

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Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History
92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Feb 20, 2013

92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

What is deeply troubling is the fact that there has been a consistent slide in rankings over the past few years. #OnOurMind #India #Homosexuality #Government #Freedom

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92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Sep 11, 2014

Seventh Circuit Oral Arguments On Parsonage A Shipwreck For Freedom From Religion Foundation?

Last November Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that exempting cash housing allowances to "ministers of the gospel" (Code Section 107(2)) from federal income tax was unconstitutional under the First Amendment's religious establishment clause.  The Seventh Ci...
92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Sep 09, 2014

Michelle Williams on her 'Journey to Freedom'

As one-third of Destiny’s Child, Michelle Williams' multi-platinum success with one of the biggest girl groups of all time has long overshadowed what she’s done on her own. But that hasn’t stopped her from carving a solo career packed with reinventio...
92nd in the global Freedom Index ratings, how 'free' are Indians really?

Sep 04, 2014

Three Ways Mobile Transforms Productivity

The thing about freedom is, it’s messy. In the context of technological freedom, specifically BYOD and the mobile revolution, that mess is usually reserved for IT to worry about. And between the network, the devices and the data on them, IT has plent...