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Taslima Nasreen

Cricketers Defend Chennai Super Kings' Moeen Ali After Author Taslima Nasreen’s Distasteful Tweet

Apr 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Nasreen, who is living in India in asylum, tweeted that had Ali not been playing cricket he would have joined ISIS

Interfaith Harmony, Tolerance And The Virus

Nov 28, 2020 Priyadarshini Sen

Among other things, an inclusive and accessible interfaith ecosystem could help us check the pandemic’s surge.

COVID-19 Reminds Me Of My Doctor Days During Cholera Outbreak In Bangladesh: Taslima Nasreen

The cholera epidemic in Bangladesh in 1991 affected around 2,25,000 people and claimed over 8,000 lives.

People Wearing Face-Masks Or Burqas Could Pose A Threat To National Security, Says Shiv Sena

May 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Religious Minorities Better In India Than In Pakistan And Bangladesh: Taslima Nasreen

The exiled Bangaldeshi author alleged that atrocities are committed against Hindus and Buddhists in Bangladesh.

03 October, 2017

Why Many Jumped To Assume That Las Vegas Shooter Was A Muslim?

Yamini Kalra

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.

19 September, 2017

Exiled Author Taslima Nasreen Likens Mamata Banerjee With A 'Muslim Fanatic'

Outlook Web Bureau

"Mamata Banerjee criticized everything of the Left government but she did the same thing what Left Front government did to me,"

15 September, 2017

If Taslima Nasreen Can Be PM's Sister, Can't Rohingyas Be His Brothers, Asks Owaisi

Outlook Web Bureau

"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?"

23 December, 2013

Muzzling Expression

Garga Chatterjee

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

23 November, 2012

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

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.

07 September, 2012

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

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.

18 January, 2012

Satanic Versus Moronic

Shuddhabrata Sengupta

How Salman Rushdie lost the UP Election

25 March, 2010

Veils Of Ignorance

Arshad Alam

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

18 March, 2010

Moderate, Meek Or Muted?

Sugata Srinivasaraju

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

08 January, 2010

Rethink The Politics Of Blasphemy

Arshad Alam

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.

Photo Gallery

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

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz