Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 12:32
The events over the last week which also saw writer Salman Rushdie being denied entry into Kolkata "do not speak well of us", Tharoor regretted.
Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 14:06
The ban on Kamal Haasan`s film ‘Vishwaroopam’ and the controversy over social analyst Ashis Nandy`s comments on caste and corruption in Jaipur reflected the intolerance of Indian policy makers and went against the "very grain of India", BJP MP Tarun Vijay has said.
Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 13:24
An MP from Karimnagar district in Andhra Pradesh Friday filed a complaint against eminent scholar Ashis Nandy, for making remarks alleged to be anti-Dalit at the Jaipur Literature Festival, police said.
Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 08:55
The Supreme Court stayed the arrest of eminent scholar and sociologist Ashis Nandy for making remarks alleged to be anti-Dalit at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 10:14
Sociologist Ashis Nandy, who has landed in a soup over his controversial remarks on Dalits, moved the Supreme Court on Thursday requesting it to quash all FIRs filed against him.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 16:12
Renowned sociologist Ashis Nandy found himself in fresh trouble Wednesday as another police case was registered against him in Rajasthan`s Jodhpur city under the SC/ST Act.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 11:02
The Rajasthan Police will question sociologist Ashis Nandy over his anti-Dalit remarks in Delhi on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 09:39
Rajasthan Police have lodged an FIR under the SC/ST Act against eminent writer and Professor Ashis Nandy, whose statement regarding corruption among the SC/ST and OBC class fuelled a massive controversy during the recently held Jaipur Literature Festival 2013.
Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 22:31
Activists of a caste-based non-political organisation staged protest demonstrations against the controversial remarks made by sociologist Ashis Nandy.
Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 21:53
Condemning the controversial remarks made by sociologist Ashish Nandy over SC and ST communities, BJP Anusuchit(SC) Jaati Morcha demanded that the author be immediately booked and put behind bars.
Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 15:14
Ashis Nandy had said that the people belonging to OBC (Other Backward Class), Scheduled Caste (SC) and ST (Scheduled Tribe) are more corrupt during a discussion at the JLF on January 26.
Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 12:16
Bahujan Dalit author Prof Kancha Ilaiah said, Prof Ashis Nandy made a bad statement with good intentions, however as far as I know he was never against reservation. The controversy should end here.”
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