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8 October, 2017 3:16 AM Mumbai: Brain dead engineer saves lives of four

The family of a Mumbai-based engineer, who was declared brain dead after he was grievously injured in a bike accident during a visit to his hometown in Pune, has given a new lease of life to four people by donating the victim's organs. On October 2, two unidentified bikers rammed into Govind Kulkarni (46), while he was taking a stroll on the service 147

13 November, 2015 1:45 AM Press Modi on India's growing intolerance: Authors to David Cameron

Over 200 prominent authors including Salman Rushdie have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of "rising climate of fear" and "growing intolerance" in India with counterpart Narendra Modi, in second letter from the PEN International in less than a month. Booker Prize winner Rushdie, recent Booker prize shortlisted British-Indian 14

1 November, 2015 3:35 PM Writers hit back over charge of 'manufactured rebellion'

NEW DELHI: Vehemently rejecting the charge that Congress and Leftists were behind their protest against "growing intolerance", writers and artistes on Sunday alleged that ruling BJP was unable to "control its mobs", with one of them even comparing RSS to Islamic militant group ISIS. They also took umbrage to Union minister Arun Jaitley's remarks dubbing 32

1 November, 2015 1:29 AM Tolerance the best bet for growth, says Raghuram Rajan

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday became the latest votary of tolerance and mutual respect. Progress and growth are linked to the environment of tolerance and mutual respect, he said. Addressing a convocation at IIT, Delhi, Rajan said excessive political correctness stifles progress. He said that protection of the right 22

28 October, 2015 9:35 PM Filmmakers return National Award in support of FTII students

MUMBAI: On a day when the FTII students announced that they were ending their stir 12 Film Makers who have won National awards announced their decision to give back their awards in solidarity with the FTII students and also against the 'rising intolerance' in the country. Filmmakers Dibakar Banerjee, Anand Patwardhan, Paresh Kamdar, Nishtha Jain, Kirti 28

28 October, 2015 5:28 PM Anupam Kher slams Dibakar Banerjee, other filmmakers for returning awards

Hours after a group of filmmakers announced their decision to return their awards, actor and former chairman of Central Board of Film Certification, Anupam Kher on Wednesday slammed the filmmakers for their decision. Kher said the filmmakers have insulted the Censor Board jury and the audience who watched their films by returning the awards. In a series 26

28 October, 2015 3:24 PM Full text: Dibakar Banerjee, nine others write to President and PM Modi over FTII row

Bollywood filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, Anand Patwardhan and 8 others returned their National Awards on Wednesday to show solidarity with the protesting FTII students. The awardees are also protesting against the murders of rationalist author MM Kalburgi and activist Govind Pansare. Speaking to ANI, Dibakar Banerjee said "We could not think of any better 26

22 October, 2015 6:17 PM Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP on Pak, Ayodhya, beef; rules out break-up

Mumbai: Breaking his silence over his party's strained ties with BJP, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday attacked the coalition partner on issues like Pakistan, beef, Ram temple and inflation but ruled out walking out of the Maharashtra government any time soon. He also said that the Dadri lynching incident brought shame to the country 33

19 October, 2015 7:40 PM Is tolerance, acceptance of dissent on the wane? asks President

He said humanism and pluralism should not be abandoned under any circumstances At a time when the issue of free speech has dominated public discourse in India, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed a fear on whether tolerance and acceptance of dissent were on the wane. The President made the remarks while addressing a gathering in Birbhum district 25

19 October, 2015 12:10 AM Writer to return award

Writer Akshatha K. Humchadakatte has decided to return Karnataka Sahitya Academy award in protest against the efforts to suppress freedom of expression. She was conferred the award in 2012 for her book Kaadu toreya jaadu, a biography on social activist Kadidal Shamanna. In a letter to academy chairperson Malathi Pattanashetty, Ms. Humchadakatte said the killing 11