Nasreen, who is living in India in asylum, tweeted that had Ali not been playing cricket he would have joined ISIS
Among other things, an inclusive and accessible interfaith ecosystem could help us check the pandemic’s surge.
The cholera epidemic in Bangladesh in 1991 affected around 2,25,000 people and claimed over 8,000 lives.
Shiv Sena alleged that many Muslims have not understood the true meaning of their religion (Islam), and have confused it with traditions and customs like burqa, polygamy, triple talaq and resistance to family planning.
The exiled Bangaldeshi author alleged that atrocities are committed against Hindus and Buddhists in Bangladesh.
Despite the fact that mass shooting by white, non-Muslim, males being a common American phenomenon, many jumped to assume that the Las Vegas shooter was a Muslim.
"Mamata Banerjee criticized everything of the Left government but she did the same thing what Left Front government did to me,"
"If Taslima Nasreen can stay here, why can't Rohingyas? If Taslima can be the prime minister's sister, can't Rohingyas become his brothers?"
The indefinite 'postponing' of a TV serial scripted by Taslima Nasreen in Calcutta, and the refusal of the intelligentsia to speak out for her, yet again underlines the culture of intolerance
I wonder if Mamata Banerjee was remembering Ekla Cholo from Tagore while taking the decision to go ahead and call for a no-confidence motion against the UPA II government.
So how many seats would the Trinamool get if Lok Sabha elections were to be held now? 27 or 41, depending on which media outfit you go by.
How Salman Rushdie lost the UP Election
Why must the onus to defend freedom of expression lie with the 'moderate Muslims'? Why not ask the so called secular parties to come out in Taslima N
Even while they kept their freedom to disagree with the 'shallow barbs' of Taslima on the burqa, moderate Muslim intellectuals in Karnataka could have perhaps been a little more daring and direct
The failed attempt on the life of the Danish cartoonist, Kurt Westergaard, once again raises issues of intellectual dissent and the nature of blasphemy in Islam.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.