social commentators

Tory chief Baroness Warsi attacks ‘bigotry’ against Muslims

January 20th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): British Minister without Portfolio and Conservative Party chairman Baroness Warsi will on Thursday warn against trying to divide Muslims into 'moderates' and 'extremists', saying that it simply fosters ... Read more...

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Zimbabwean women raping men for rituals: British report

October 9th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Zimbabwean women are abducting and raping men for ritual purposes, media reports here said Saturday.Six men have been gang-raped by women in the last 11 months in ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe women are raping men for ritual purposes

October 9th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Women in Zimbabwe are said to be abducting and raping men for ritual purposes.In the past 11 months six men have been gang-raped by women, and as per ... Read more...

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Fiction writers aren’t social commentators: Novelist (With Image)

August 4th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian contemporary literature is benefiting from the growing tribe of journalists who are writing books of late, points out award-winning poet, dancer and novelist Tishani ... Read more...

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Chinese sociologists say jailing of sex-party hosting Prof an infringement of his rights

May 21st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The decision to jail a Chinese Professor convicted of organizing swinging parties at his home, has met with wide-spread criticism from China's social scientists as they believe ... Read more...

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Clean up IPL, but remember it reflects young, emerging India (Comment)

April 24th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The intervention of a section of politicians and social commentators has added a new, mainly retrogressive, dimension to the continuing controversy over the Indian Premier League (IPL).Even as the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to Gujarat on social scientist’s plea

June 30th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Gujarat government whether it was ready to pledge before it that it would not arrest social scientist Ashis Nandy for an ... Read more...

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