India has failed Taslima Nasreen yet again: Freedom of speech is still a victim as govt, police pass the buck
It is bad enough that Taslima Nasreen, now a Swedish citizen, has to apply for an Indian visa every year. Now it appears that we are unable to ensure even her basic safety when she is in the country on a low-key, private visit.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday gave approval for Taslima Nasreen's visa extension.
Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on Wednesday said she supports the poets who were vilified for their criticism of Yogi Adityanath, but questioned their silence when she was "bundled out" of West Bengal in 2007.
Just days after a Muslim girl, Nahid Afrin, was trolled for singing Hindu devotional songs, a fatwa has reportedly been issued against the 16-year-old.
Apart from needless confusion created within India's security establishment on Islamic State's role in India, Digvijaya Singh is now justifying terrorism.
Noted Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen on Wednesday slammed those who are boycotting Pakistani artistes, saying terrorists should be banned not artistes, and cautioned that such actions were similar to Hitler's idea of 'blood purity'.
Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti's application seeking political asylum in India was on Thursday received by the Home Ministry which is examining it. "We have received Bugti's application for political asylum and it is under examination," a Home Ministry official said.
Coming down heavily on the recent attacks in Dhaka, renowned author Taslima Nasreen said that Islam is no longer a religion of peace.
This transformation from a tolerant, all embracing Mateen to an intolerant infuriated person is possibly a result of online radicalisation as some reports suggest.
If anything, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has carried forward the Left's legacy of intolerance and has even improved on it.
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking deportation of controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen and cancellation of her visa
A few bad incidents don't make India intolerant: Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen calls for education
Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen on Saturday said "some bad incidents" did not amount to India being called "intolerant" and those indulging in them should be "educated" to be more inclusive.
Uniform civil code necessary to change religious laws curbing gender equality: Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen
Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has batted for adopting a uniform civil code based on equality, asserting that it was imperative to do away with religious laws in order to achieve gender parity.
Renowned Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen feels killing people for eating beef is not intolerance but a 'heinous crime' and it should be stopped.
Irrfan, the latest star to join the ongoing intolerance debate, said shutting up one's mouth is not a healthy sign for a growing society.
While Modi has spoken out briefly on Dadri and other acts of intolerance by fringe groups, he needs to take a higher moral ground to become truly credible. He must take the fight into his opponents' camp, but it needs bold action too.
Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's visa was extended by a year on Friday, a home ministry official said.
Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has been relocated to the US from India after death threats by Islamist radicals from her country where three secular bloggers were hacked to death since February.
A Muslim woman journalist, writer and activist, Seyyid is being hounded by fundamentalist groups –not in one but two countries--because of her outspoken criticism of certain “Islamic” practices
Last week, Taslima Nasreen was her shrill self again—going out of her way to broadcast her atheism and renounce her Muslim identity. Rudely interrupting an interviewer mid-way, she admonished him for inadvertently referring to her as a Muslim writer.