Ashish Nandy, Kamal Haasan rows suggest society becoming intolerant: Tharoor

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.

Banning `Vishwaroopam` against idea of India: Tarun Vijay

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.

MP files complaint against Ashis Nandy

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.

SC prevents Nandy`s arrest, advises him to speak carefully

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.

Dalit remarks row: Ashis Nandy moves SC, hearing Friday

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.

Fresh case against Ashis Nandy in Jodhpur

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.

Ashis Nandy to be questioned over anti-Dalit remarks

The Rajasthan Police will question sociologist Ashis Nandy over his anti-Dalit remarks in Delhi on Wednesday.

Rajasthan Police file FIR, summon Ashis Nandy

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.

Ashis Nandy`s effigy burnt over controversial remarks

Activists of a caste-based non-political organisation staged protest demonstrations against the controversial remarks made by sociologist Ashis Nandy.

BJP demands arrest of Nandy for remarks at JLF

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.

Rajasthan Police probes Ashis Nandy’s controversial remarks

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.

Bahujan Dalit author calls for an end to the controversy over Ashis Nandy’s remarks

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.”

Nandy`s remark example of mental bankruptcy: Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said the controversial comment of author Ashis Nandy about ST, SC and OBC was an example of "mental bankruptcy".

Nandy`s remark indirect attack on Muslims, alleges group

After groups affiliated to OBC, SC and ST communities, a Muslim outfit criticised renowned sociologist Ashis Nandy for his controversial remark at Jaipur ongoing Literature Festival.

Casteist comment: Police seek video of Nandy`s remarks, author leaves Jaipur

Police have sought video of author Ashis Nandy`s controversial comments that people from OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt" made at the Jaipur Literary Festival even as he left the city.

Dalit corruption remark: Ashis Nandy faces political backlash, apologises

Noted author Ashis Nandy on Saturday stoked a major row with his comments that people belonging to OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt", remarks that came under all round attack.

JD(U) leader demands arrest of Nandy

Describing sociologist Ashis Nandy`s remarks on OBC, SC and ST as highly objectionable, senior JD(U) leader Shyam Rajak Saturday demanded his arrest.

Athawale demands Nandy take back his comments

Reacting to social scientist Ashis Nandy`s comments on backward classes being corrupt, Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale Saturday demanded that Nandy take back his comments.

Ashis Nandy should be arrested immediately: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati demanded that Rajasthan govt should jail author Ashis Nandy over controversial remarks at Jaipur Literary Festival that "most corrupt people come from OBC, SC and ST communities".

Ashis Nandy booked for `casteist` comment, BSP demands arrest

Social scientist Ashis Nandy was Saturday booked for linking Dalits, tribals and backward classes to corruption, even as his remarks at the Jaipur Literature Festival drew condemnation from political parties like the BSP and RPI which demanded action against him.