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Delhi's ethos is imperiled amid national exercise of erasing history, constructing homogeneous identity
India

Delhi's ethos is imperiled amid national exercise of erasing history, constructing homogeneous identity

The demand for Dr Romila Thapar's CV is not just a quotidian university procedure. It is a symbol of an entire city and nation at war with its own history, trying to erase particular aspects for constructing a homogeneous narrative

Arnab's one-sided screamathon with Aparna Sen was vicious; it's time he brings decency to nightly gig
India

Arnab's one-sided screamathon with Aparna Sen was vicious; it's time he brings decency to nightly gig

Every moment of Arnab Goswami's one-sided screamathon on his channel with Aparna Sen over 49 celebrities' letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday night was a testament to intolerance

Arnab Goswami trends on Twitter for his 'high-pitched' questioning of Aparna Sen over letter to PM; social media divided over journalist's act
India

Arnab Goswami trends on Twitter for his 'high-pitched' questioning of Aparna Sen over letter to PM; social media divided over journalist's act

Journalist and Republic TV anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday conducted a prime-time debate on his channel on the issue of 49 prominent personalities writing a letter to the prime minister expressing concern over the rising number of hate crimes in the country including lynching.

Award wapsi gang active again to defame Modi govt, says Giriraj Singh after 49 celebrities write to PM on intolerance
India

Award wapsi gang active again to defame Modi govt, says Giriraj Singh after 49 celebrities write to PM on intolerance

Union Minister Giriraj Singh said 'award wapsi' gang has become active again to destabilise the Narendra Modi government after 49 celebrities wrote to the prime minister saying that 'Jai Shri Ram' has become a provocative war cry

Mohammad Akhlaq killing, Rohith Vemula suicide were used as pretexts to 'fix' Hindu right-wing ideology
India

Mohammad Akhlaq killing, Rohith Vemula suicide were used as pretexts to 'fix' Hindu right-wing ideology

A narrative built on half-truths and tainted with ideological blinkers can never help us create an inclusive and plural society.

Delhi Talks: Artistes can't be forced to propagate one idea, suppression of free voices must end, says Kathak dancer Uma Sharma
India

Delhi Talks: Artistes can't be forced to propagate one idea, suppression of free voices must end, says Kathak dancer Uma Sharma

Delhi-based Kathak dancer Uma Sharma says she is filled with regret to see the path India is treading, and how the political landscape has altered in the last five years

Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts
World

Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts

Islamic State's caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s message will give hope to jihadists in many parts of the world, but it’s important to remember that IS has sustained itself, and expanded in new regions without hearing from him

Nitish Kumar praises RSS: By lauding Sangh, JD(U) chief makes his alignment with BJP complete, unquestionable
Politics

Nitish Kumar praises RSS: By lauding Sangh, JD(U) chief makes his alignment with BJP complete, unquestionable

By lauding RSS' work ahead of the Lok Sabha election 2019, JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar has made his alignment with the BJP complete and unquestionable

Days after row over Naseeruddin Shah's remarks, Rajnath Singh says no country in the world as tolerant as India
India

Days after row over Naseeruddin Shah's remarks, Rajnath Singh says no country in the world as tolerant as India

Rajnath Singh made the remarks two days after actor Naseeruddin Shah had expressed concern over "intolerance" in the country.

ABVP targets Ramachandra Guha over AU stint: It's worrying that this government tolerates intolerance
India

ABVP targets Ramachandra Guha over AU stint: It's worrying that this government tolerates intolerance

The worrying thing is that ABVP was allowed to dictate terms surrounding Ramchandra Guha's appointment with no resistance from the government. We can make all the noise we want to about being a tolerant society but the reality is in front of us.

Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race
World

Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race

A group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.

Day after RSS' dogs-and-lions analogy, Venkaiah Naidu stresses on preserving true values of Hinduism to alter 'ill-informed' opinions
India

Day after RSS' dogs-and-lions analogy, Venkaiah Naidu stresses on preserving true values of Hinduism to alter 'ill-informed' opinions

Some people are trying to make the word Hindu 'untouchable' and 'intolerable', Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday at World Hindu Congress in Chicago as he stressed on the need of preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter 'ill-informed' opinions and attitudes

Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'
World

Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'

The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.

Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midterms
World

Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midterms

The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants, who say the Ivy League college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The DOJ also said last year it would investigate a May 2015 complaint filed against Harvard by a coalition of Asian-American groups.

Shashi Tharoor criticises Narendra Modi for 'silence' on cow vigilantism and rising intolerance
Politics

Shashi Tharoor criticises Narendra Modi for 'silence' on cow vigilantism and rising intolerance

Shashi Tharoor said as the prime minister, Narendra Modi should be the "moral conscience" of the country, but there had been no word from him on the rising incidents of violence in India.

New Jersey's Sikh attorney general Gurbir Grewal faces 'turban man' slur before radio show hosts are kicked off air
World

New Jersey's Sikh attorney general Gurbir Grewal faces 'turban man' slur before radio show hosts are kicked off air

The hosts of a popular New Jersey radio show were off the air Thursday after calling the nation's first Sikh attorney general "turban man" — the latest slur against a career prosecutor who says he faces countless "small indignities and humiliations" no matter how far he rises or how important his position.

Pranab Mukherjee in Nagpur: Ahead of speech at RSS event, past statements hint at what ex-president may say
India

Pranab Mukherjee in Nagpur: Ahead of speech at RSS event, past statements hint at what ex-president may say

As the country awaits Pranab's speech at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur later on Thursday, it is pertinent to note that several media reports, especially TV channels, are replaying the former president's earlier speeches (as the President of India) which discussed the themes of 'diversity', 'plurality' and 'tolerance'.

Gauri Lankesh's ex-husband Chidanand Rajghatta's book turns spotlight on increasing illiberalism
India

Gauri Lankesh's ex-husband Chidanand Rajghatta's book turns spotlight on increasing illiberalism

Chidanand Rajghatta's book "Gauri Lankesh and the Age of Unreason" sheds light on why the country appears to have grown more intolerant with time.

'Go to Pakistan': Pravin Togadia joins list of leaders telling someone or the other to go to neighbouring country
India

'Go to Pakistan': Pravin Togadia joins list of leaders telling someone or the other to go to neighbouring country

VHP leader Pravin Togadia is the latest one to embark on the 'mission' to send those considered anti-nationals to Pakistan.

Gauri Lankesh's killers will be nabbed within a few weeks, says Karnataka minister Ramalinga Reddy
India

Gauri Lankesh's killers will be nabbed within a few weeks, says Karnataka minister Ramalinga Reddy

The killers of Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead in an audacious attack here over two months ago, would "100 percent" be nabbed in a few weeks, Ramalinga Reddy said