Won't call India intolerant because of few incidents: Taslima Nasreen

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen on Saturday said "some bad incidents" did not amount to India being called "intolerant" and those indulging in them should be "educated" to be more inclusive.

Narendra Dabholkar's son unhappy over no headway in probe

 Hamid Dabholkar, son of slain anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, on Sunday expressed unhappiness over investigators' failure to zero in on the murderers of his father, CPI leader Govind Pansare and Kannada scholar MM Kalburgi.

HC asks Maharashtra govt to expedite probe in Pansare murder case

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked Maharashtra government to expedite further investigations by the state CID into the murder of rationalist Govind Pansare.

Shani Shingnapur temple row escalates, police detains activist Trupti Desai

Shani Shingnapur temple row escalates, police detains activist Trupti Desai

Desai is the chief of Bhumata Ranragini Brigade, the women's outfit spearheading the campaign against a centuries-old ban on female devotees entering the sacred platform at Shani Shingnapur temple.

My protest against intolerance continues: Nayantara Sahgal

My protest against intolerance continues: Nayantara Sahgal

Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal , who has refused to accept her literary award back, on Sunday wrote to the Sahitya Akademi saying her protest against intolerance continues.

Pansare murder: Charge sheet filed against right-wing activist

Gaikwad, an activist of Sanata Sanstha, was arrested on September 16 from Sangli and is currently under judicial custody till December 18.

The bullet gives a new twist: Were Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi killed by same group?

The bullet gives a new twist: Were Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi killed by same group?

In a new twist to murders of MM Kalburgi, Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar, forensic analysis of bullet cartridges suggests the probable involvement of a common group.

Modi govt most anti-intellectual: Ramachandra Guha

Ramchandra Guha on Sunday said he believes that the government at the Centre led by Narendra Modi is the most "anti-intellectual"

No link between murders of Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi: Kiren Rijiju

No link between murders of Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi: Kiren Rijiju

The government on Wednesday said there is no report to suggest any link between the murders of rationalists Govind Pansare, Narendra Dabholkar and MM Kalburgi.

No progress in Narendra Dabholkar murder probe: Family tells HC

Family members of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar on Monday questioned CBI's "lack" of progress in the case related to his murder, pointing out how quickly the agency had moved in the high-profile Sheena Bora murder case.

No difference between RSS, Islamic State; Modi worse than Vajpayee: Historian Irfan Habib

No difference between RSS, Islamic State; Modi worse than Vajpayee: Historian Irfan Habib

'RSS in some way or the other has been connected to these riots in every major report of such instances.'

Fadnavis calls for constructive criticism: Writers' rebellion

Taking a dim view of the increasing number of artistes and writers returning their awards citing a "climate of intolerance" in the country, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday urged those leading this revolt to help the government with "constructive criticism."

Two suspects in Dabholkar murder put under surveillance, Bombay HC told

CBI has put two suspects under surveillance for their alleged involvement in the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.

Gujarat cops knock at writer Ganesh Devy's doors after he returns Sahitya Akademi Award

Gujarat cops knock at writer Ganesh Devy's doors after he returns Sahitya Akademi Award

Gujarat-based writer Ganesh Devy, who last week returned his Sahitya Akademi Award, has claimed that he is now being hounded by police.

Don't politicise Sahitya Akademi: Chairperson

Following announcements by writer Nayantara Sehgal and poet Ashok Vajpeyi to return their Sahitya Akademi awards, the literary body's president said authors should "adopt a different way to protest" and not politicise the autonomous body.

Hypnotism main weapon of Sanatan Sanstha, says rationalist

Hypnotism is the chief weapon of Sanatan Sanstha and if its activities are not checked in time, India will become Afghanistan, rationalist Shyam Manav said here on Thursday.

CBI has accepted request to probe Sheena Bora murder case: Devendra Fadnavis

CBI has accepted request to probe Sheena Bora murder case: Devendra Fadnavis

The CBI has accepted Maharashtra government's request to take over the probe into the Sheena Bora murder case which involved "many financial transactions", Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday.

Kalburgi murder: Four probe teams formed by police

Four teams have been formed by police as part of its probe into the murder of noted Kannada progressive thinker and scholar MM Kalburgi, who was shot dead at his residence at Dharwad in north Karnataka on Sunday.

Is Anna Hazare's life under threat?

Is Anna Hazare's life under threat?

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday approved Z+ security for social activist Anna Hazare, who has received a threat letter.