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Writer to move court against ‘Satanic Verses’ ban


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Editor and writer Nilanjana Roy plans to move court against the ban on Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses", said a source in the committee that petitioned ... Read more...

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Writers seek revoking ban on ‘The Satanic Verses’


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) A group of independent writers and artists Sunday presented a petition supporting the right of all artists and writers to freedom of expression and revoking of ... Read more...

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Box-office business - a bleak streak for Tamil filmdom (2011 In Retrospect)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) The Tamil film industry, true to its prolific image, has churned out as many as 135 films this year. But the disappointing news: despite the spiralling ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh warmly welcomed in Chennai


December 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Sunday evening on a two-day visit during which he will meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her ... Read more...

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DMDK to hold black flag demonstrations during PM’s visit


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) Condemning what he called the "biased and step-motherly" treatment meted out to Tamil Nadu by the central government on various issues, DMDK founder-chief A.Vijayakant Thursday ... Read more...

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Ramayana controversy: India’s pluralism under threat again (Comment)


October 29th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
As Delhi University's pusillanimous decision to scrap A.K. Ramanujan's essay on 300 versions of the epic Ramayana shows, vice chancellors and professors easily choose the discretion of trashing a book ... Read more...

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Knowledge should not be banned: Kabir Bedi


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Kabir bedi has started a protest opposing Delhi University's decision to remove late poet and translator A.K. Ramanujan's essay 'Three Hundred Ramayanas: Five Examples ... Read more...

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Maths or memory, much depends on how you learn: Indian whiz


February 11th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Meerut-based Vats, who can solve the multiplication table of a 100-digit number faster than a computer, has been studying the human brain for the past three years now."When I was 12 years ... Read more...

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Court refuses to intervene in Ramayana book row


May 19th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday refused to intervene in a controversy over contents of a history textbook of Delhi University relating to Hindu epic Ramayana. A division ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to Delhi University on Ramayana row


April 9th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi High court Wednesday issued a notice to Delhi University (DU) following a public interest litigation (PIL) that has alleged objectionable references to the Hindu epic ... Read more...

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Dikshit accuses BJP of misusing religion


March 27th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday accused the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of "misusing the name of Lord Ram to derive political mileage." Replying to ... Read more...

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History book controversy rocks Delhi assembly


March 26th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A controversy over a Delhi University graduation course book containing allegedly objectionable remarks on Lord Ram, Sita and Laxman rocked the Delhi assembly Tuesday. The main opposition ... Read more...

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ABVP protest against derogatory remarks over Hindu gods in DU course


February 28th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Thursday went on a hunger strike to protest extracts from an essay recommended for reading in a history course ... Read more...

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Court rejects bail to three ABVP members


February 27th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A city court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s youth wing arrested in Delhi University for vandalism over "objectionable ... Read more...

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Three students in judicial custody for vandalism


February 26th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A city court Tuesday sent three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s youth wing to judicial custody for a fortnight for alleged vandalism in Delhi University ... Read more...

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