Ban on BBC film wrong: Lee Bollinger

The Indian government’s decision to ban the BBC documentary on the December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi, India’s Daughter, was “a mistake that must be corrected,” says one of the world’s foremost free speech experts. “I think that is a mistake. Under international norms, Article 19 of the Universal Human Rights declaration [is very clear] More...

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It may be the last time I vote: India’s first voter

RECKONG PEO/SHIMLA: The first voter of independent India, 97-year-old Shyam Saran Negi, kept his date with the ballot once again when he exercised his franchise at Kalpa polling station, located 10,500 feet above More...

By On Monday, March 10th, 2014

I want to retain the middle class in me: Kangana Ranaut

MUMBAI : Kangana Ranaut came with almost zero chances of making it in Bollywood. Hailing from Himachal Pradesh, this actor did not belong to the uppity, class-conscious industry that largely relies on nepotism. More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Ishrat Jahan case: UPA would’ve been glad had we charged Amit Shah, says Ranjit Sinha

NEW DELHI : Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha has stoked a controversy with his comment that the UPA government would “have been very happy” if former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah had More...