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Oct 09, 2017
'Drop 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' from AMU, BHU to reflect secular character': Here are UGC panel's suggestionsIn an effort to reflect their secular characters, a UGC committee has suggested that the words 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' be dropped from the names of AMU and and BHU.
Sep 11, 2017
Ram Rahim's monstrosity survived due to governance crisis: How Dera Sacha Sauda rose and abused powerBy shirking its responsibilities towards the people, the modern State that has allowed babas like Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to rise, and in return, demand blind devotion from their supporters
Aug 19, 2017
Goa's Catholic Church slams BJP, claims democracy under threat from Right-wing fanaticismIndian democracy is under threat from "pseudo-nationalism" and "Right-wing fanaticism masquerading as nationalism", a column published in <em>Renovacao</em>, a Goa Church periodical, has said.
Aug 15, 2017
Independence Day 2017: CJI JS Khehar says be proud of who you are irrespective of faithIndians cutting across faith and ethnicity should feel proud of who they are, this is what the Constitution is all about, Chief Justice of India Justice JS Khehar said on Tuesday.
Aug 15, 2017
Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech: Ten things prime minister can't say at Red Fort, but he mustHere's a list of ten things that Prime Minister Narendra Modi can’t say in his Independence Day speech at Red Fort on 15 August, but which must be the subject of resolutions that he must make for himself
Aug 14, 2017
Doka la standoff: Dalai Lama says spirit of 'Hindi Chini bhai bhai' only way forward for India, ChinaIndia and China have been locked in a standoff in the Dokalam area since 16 June after Chinese troops began constructing a road near the Bhutan trijunction
Aug 14, 2017
In pre-Partition India, Muslims too celebrated Janmashtami: A look back at reverence for Krishna in works of Urdu poetsThis Janmashtami, we hope that we Indians stop branding each other’s icons as Hindus or Muslims. We need to adopt good teachings from our ancestors while also developing modern thought in the process.
Aug 07, 2017
Full text of Hamid Ansari's final speech as vice-president: Why pluralism and secularism are essential for our democracyIn his final speech as vice-president, Hamid Ansari said the challenge today is to reiterate and rejuvenate secularism's basic principles.
Aug 06, 2017
Hamid Ansari says nationalism promotes 'arrogant patriotism,' urges toleranceTolerance has to become an essential national virtue to promote harmony transcending sectional diversities, Vice-President M Hamid Ansari said
Aug 01, 2017
Nitish Kumar allying with BJP improves his image, ends Bihar's long wait for Centre-state cooperationNarendra Modi aligning with Nitish Kumar should be seen as the Centre aligning with Bihar; and a confluence of two strong, well-intentioned political leaders