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Jul 12, 2018
AIMPLB's Sharia courts announcement is an attempt to subvert rule of law to establish Islamic lawThe attempt to establish Sharia courts in India is an attempt to establish a private parallel judicial system which cannot be permitted by law
Jun 28, 2018
Jamil Urfi on Biswin Sadi Memoirs, the status of Urdu today and growing up in a different IndiaIn his memoir, Jamil Urfi reflects on the changing nature of Indian society and the status of Urdu
Jun 07, 2018
Speech will be forgotten, visuals will remain: Pranab Mukherjee's daughter tells ex-president on appearing for RSS event todayA day before Pranab Mukherjee addresses an RSS event in Nagpur, the former president's daughter and Congress leader Sharmishta Mukherjee said she disapproved of his decision, and said he was giving the BJP and the Sangh a handle to plant false stories as his "speech will be forgotten" but "visuals will remain".
Mar 02, 2018
On Holi, a look at how Urdu poet Nazeer Banarasi wove the festival of colours into his versesNazeer Banarasi was one of the many Muslim Urdu poets from the 20th century who celebrated Indian festivals like Holi | #FirstCulture
Mar 01, 2018
Yogi Adityanath's state-sponsored Holi celebrations undermine Constitution, dent idea of syncretic IndiaThough Yogi Adityanath is free to celebrate any festival as a private citizen, sponsoring a festival as CM dents the secular fabric of the Constitution.
Feb 14, 2018
Shashi Tharoor on his book Why I am a Hindu, and why he believes Hinduism is inherently liberalIn a conversation with Firstpost, Shashi Tharoor said that in India, secularism is intended to mean respect for all faiths, where the government doesn't privilege any one of them. | #FirstCulture
Feb 12, 2018
Congress releases manifesto for Nagaland Assembly polls, promises to work on solving political problem in stateThe Congress released its manifesto for Nagaland Assembly elections promising that it would make an endeavour to solve the political problem of the state if voted to power
Feb 09, 2018
AIADMK lashes out at Rajinikanth's 'system is rotten' jibe, says actor should clarify his stand on Cauvery issueRuling AIADMK took exception to top actor Rajinikanth's remark that the "system" in Tamil Nadu needs to be changed, saying such generalised statements are not acceptable
Jan 25, 2018
Indian govt does not discriminate on the basis of religion: Suresh Prabhu at World Economic Forum summitThe Indian government does not discriminate on the basis of religion and believes that all citizens should enjoy equal rights, Suresh Prabhu said.
Jan 06, 2018
CM Siddaramaiah calls upcoming Assembly elections in Karnataka a fight between communalism and secularismKarnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said the "fight" in the upcoming Assembly polls in the state would be between between two ideologies - communalism and secularism