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1 December, 2015 11:25 PM Listen to people who are disturbed over recent incidents: Rahul

NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi strongly attacked the government over its response to "rising intolerance", asking the ruling coalition not to learn "wrong lessons" from Pakistan which failed as its leaders crushed voices of dissent and were intolerant. The comparison was interesting as BJP is usually associated with a tough anti-Pakistan 321 1

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 18

13 November, 2015 1:45 AM Intolerance issue follows Narendra Modi to UK, via 200 authors

Some of the world's best-known writers based in the United Kingdom, including Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie and Ian McEwan, have exhorted British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of freedom of expression in India with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Please speak out on the current state of freedom of expression in his (Modi's) country 52

6 November, 2015 6:36 AM Rising intolerance row: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh slams govt, says suppression of dissent cannot be tolerated

Former PM Manmohan Singh has said that supression of dissent poses great danger to democracy, amid protests by writers, intellectuals and filmmakers against 'growing intolerance' under the Narendra Modi government. "The nation is deeply concerned at the recent tragic incidents of blatant violation of right to freedom of thought, belief, speech and expression 20

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 36

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 31

31 October, 2015 5:22 AM My government will complete term: Devendra Fadnavis on BJP-Shiv Sena bickering

MUMBAI: Amid bitterness in ties with ally Shiv Sena, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has fired a fresh salvo questioning the opposition to his decision to provide security to Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali when Sena Chief's family had hosted cricketer Javed Miandad from that country. The Chief Minister, at the same time, asserted that that the BJP-led 23

31 October, 2015 5:22 AM My govt will complete term: Fadnavis on BJP-Sena bickering

Downplaying the ‘bickering’ with ally Shiv Sena, Fadnavis says it is bound to happen in a ‘coalition’ Mumbai: Amid bitterness in ties with ally Shiv Sena, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has fired a fresh salvo questioning the opposition to his decision to provide security to Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali when Sena chief’s family had hosted cricketer 25

31 October, 2015 5:22 AM My government will complete its term, says CM Devendra Fadnavis on Shiv Sena threats

Amid bitterness in ties with ally Shiv Sena, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has fired a fresh salvo questioning the opposition to his decision to provide security to Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali when Sena Chief's family had hosted cricketer Javed Miandad from that country. The Chief Minister, at the same time, asserted that that the BJP-led Government 21

30 October, 2015 2:52 AM Here is why India's leading scientists are also speaking up against intolerance

Scientists have now joined filmmakers, sociologists, historians, artists and writers in issuing statements and returning their awards in an effort to draw attention to growing intolerance in the country. Some of the country’s foremost scientists, including Ashoke Sen, recipient of the world’s most prestigious award for physics, Pushpa Bhargava who founded 145