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Dec 21, 2018
Bangladesh's rock 'n' roll scene, which championed liberal values post-independence, now faces a declineIncreased religiosity, which rejects all things Western in favor of a traditional lifestyle, has also hurt Bangladesh’s rock 'n' roll scene
Jun 08, 2016
Modi, Obama discuss extremism challenge; no discussion on human rightsPM Modi discussed religious extremism with US President Obama but human rights issues and religious freedom on India were left out.
Apr 25, 2016
Discrimination, disillusionment: What drives Kashmir youths to militancy?Water cannons are used in other states, live bullets in Kashmir: Here are some of the insights gleaned from students in south Kashmir
Mar 10, 2016
India's top leadership should censure extremist rhetoric: US officialIndia's top leadership should speak more forcefully against "extremist rhetoric", a top official of a US commission on religious freedom said as she termed denial of visa by India to members of the independent body as a "tremendous missed opportunity".
Dec 19, 2015
Mom of Sikh student accused of bomb threat asking cops to drop chargesIn another incident of racial discrimination, Armaan Singh Sarai, a 12-year-old boy from Arlington, US was kept behind the bars for jokinging with a classmate that he has a bomb in his backpack, the boy's cousin wrote on Facebook.
Nov 26, 2015
Firstpost Salon as it happened: Islamic State mentality is already in India, says Tarek FatahTarek Fatah, a straight-shooter and a man who finds no virtue in an Islamic State, will be in conversation with former CEO of Natgrid (National Intelligence Grid), a trained Indian Army Captain and a TEDx India regular.
Nov 20, 2015
Police eliminates 28 terrorists after 56-day-long operation in China's Xinjiang provinceChina says it is fighting terrorists in Xinjiang - hundreds have died in attacks over the past three years.
Sep 17, 2015
Media loves religious extremists as they make for a good copy: 5 key takeaways from Firstpost Salon with AmishAuthor of the Shiva Trilogy and the new Ram Chandra series, Amish, was the featured guest on the third edition of Firstpost Salon on Wednesday. While the author shot to fame with his first book, The Immortals of Meluha in 2010, the book went on to become a huge commercial success. The following books of the trilogy -- The Secret of the Nagas and The Oath of the Vayuputras -- were well-received too.
Jan 08, 2015
Ek Tha Alien: A silly film that bothers irrational people, not surprising Aamir's PK made Rs 300 crPK showed what works better than a stupid film like Dhoom:3 in India - a stupid film which fans an epidemic of irrationality.
Nov 21, 2014
Wave of jihad puts Tunisia's young democracy to a testTunisian newspapers carry death notices of another young man killed in Syria, Iraq and even Libya, a tragic sign of how Tunisia's relatively trouble-free political transition allowed a hardline religious undercurrent to surface.