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When Siva's flame lit up Bombay: Revisiting the remarkable story of England's 1984 tour of India
Sports

When Siva's flame lit up Bombay: Revisiting the remarkable story of England's 1984 tour of India

As if the two assassinations at the start of the tour were not enough to get along with, between the second and third Tests, the Bhopal gas tragedy happened

Eddie Van Halen dies at 65: Virtuoso completely rewrote the book on playing the guitar
Entertainment

Eddie Van Halen dies at 65: Virtuoso completely rewrote the book on playing the guitar

Eddie Van Halen was most widely revered by his peers for perfecting the technique of two-handed tapping on the guitar neck

Ex-SC judge BN Srikrishna calls for strong personal data protection law, warns of Orwellian situation if bill is passed
India

Ex-SC judge BN Srikrishna calls for strong personal data protection law, warns of Orwellian situation if bill is passed

Justice BN Srikrishna said a strong personal data protection law is necessary to protect the public and that unless it is put in place "there's no knowing for what purpose data will be used, for what purpose it will be subjected to analytics."

Dystopian fiction offers lessons in fighting injustice, but genre's proliferation can encourage violent rhetoric, action
Lifestyle

Dystopian fiction offers lessons in fighting injustice, but genre's proliferation can encourage violent rhetoric, action

Responses to dystopian fiction suggest that people might be more inclined to draw ‘political life lessons’ from a narrative about an imaginary political world than from fact-based reporting about the real world.

Alwar lynching: Human lives important but cows important too, says Yogi Adityanath days after SC judgment
India

Alwar lynching: Human lives important but cows important too, says Yogi Adityanath days after SC judgment

Yogi Adityanath said that his govt will provide protection to everyone but every individual, community and religion should respect each other's sentiments.

Teenaa Kaur Pasricha on the making of her National Award-winning film 1984 - When the Sun Didn't Rise
Entertainment

Teenaa Kaur Pasricha on the making of her National Award-winning film 1984 - When the Sun Didn't Rise

Mumbai-based film-maker Teenaa Kaur Pasricha spoke to Firstpost about 1984- When the Sun Didn’t Rise.

US Supreme Court signals possible limits on location tracking from cell phone records, noting most Americans want to avoid
News & Analysis

US Supreme Court signals possible limits on location tracking from cell phone records, noting most Americans want to avoid "Big Brother"

The legal fight has raised questions about the degree to which companies protect customers’ privacy rights.

Manmohan Singh shares stage with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar, sparks outrage
India

Manmohan Singh shares stage with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar, sparks outrage

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh finds himself at the centre of another controversy after he shared the dais on Saturday with Sajjan Kumar

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi High Court cancels bail granted to convict Bhagmal Singh on medical grounds
India

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi High Court cancels bail granted to convict Bhagmal Singh on medical grounds

The Delhi High Court on Thursday cancelled the bail granted on medical grounds to an 89-year-old convict serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi High Court grants bail to convict Bhagmal Singh on medical grounds
India

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi High Court grants bail to convict Bhagmal Singh on medical grounds

The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail on medical grounds to an 89-year-old convict serving a life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Operation Blue Star: Sikh rights group seeks United Nations probe into alleged 1984 crimes
India

Operation Blue Star: Sikh rights group seeks United Nations probe into alleged 1984 crimes

A Sikh rights group has asked United Nations to set up a tribunal to investigate alleged crimes against the community during the 1984 Operation Blue Star.

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex
India

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex

On the 33rd anniversary of Operation Bluestar, Pro-Khalistan slogans were raised by Sikh hardliners in the premises of the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar on Tuesday

George Orwell in Burma: Graphic designer vows to make Myanmar town a tourist hub
Life

George Orwell in Burma: Graphic designer vows to make Myanmar town a tourist hub

"We're collecting materials for the museum right now, such as photos, data and other heritage of Katha. And we're also renovating George Orwell's house by maintaining its own original style.

31st October review: A hollow, sloppy film on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Entertainment

31st October review: A hollow, sloppy film on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots

31st October subjects us to mediocre production quality, third-rate dialogue writing and bad acting.

Centre's SIT on 1984 anti-Sikh riots an eyewash, says Kejriwal
India

Centre's SIT on 1984 anti-Sikh riots an eyewash, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday termed the central government's Special Investigation Team (SIT) on 1984 anti-Sikh riots an "eyewash".

Edward Snowden is live on Reddit, ask him anything!
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Edward Snowden is live on Reddit, ask him anything!

Edward Snowden, whistleblower extraordinaire is live on Reddit, right now, this minute. Head over to the AMA and ask him anything you want.