Bhagat Singh: Voice of Reason or Dissent?

As a literature student when we were studying ‘The Trial of Dedan Kimathi’ by Kenyan writers Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and Micere Mugo at Hansraj College, Delhi University, it was obvious that we discussed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev and their contribution to India’s struggle for Independe

Turkish leader using slander law to stifle dissent

An alarming number of Turks from students to celebrities are facing criminal charges over draconian laws prohibiting insult or disrespect to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, fuelling criticism that they are aimed at stifling dissent.

Malaysian law professor charged in crackdown on dissent

Malaysian prosecutors charged a high-profile law professor with sedition on Tuesday for an opinion he voiced on a political crisis that occurred five years ago, extending a recent crackdown on dissent from opposition politicians to academia.

Ai Weiwei arrest shows end to Chinese dissent: Amnesty

Amnesty said the arrest of
the artist was a "troubling
development".

British govt hit by fresh revelations of dissent

Labour leader Ed Miliband said revelations showed the coalition was "a sham".

Dissenting voice in RJD`s `Chintan Baithak`

Senior RJD leader Akhlaque Ahmed
on Wednesday called for party chief Lalu Prasad`s resignation owning
moral responsibility for the party`s debacle in the state
assembly elections during the RJD`s `Chintan baithak`.

Dissent among BJP, Cong workers ahead of Guj corporation polls

Angry BJP workers from various
wards of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) today
stormed the party`s office in Khanpur, protesting to get
tickets for the corporation elections on October 10.

Dissent in UP Congress comes to fore

Dissent in UP Congress today came to the fore with a UPCC office bearer asking Sonia Gandhi not to appoint Rita Bahuguna Joshi as its president
again.

BJP to issue `whip` in favour of Bill

BJP has decided to crack on the dissenters by issuing a whip to its members to support the Women`s Bill.

Havel nominates Chinese dissent for Nobel Prize

Former Czech President Vaclav Havel
has joined forces with lawmakers and anti-communist dissidents
to nominate a Chinese dissident for the 2010 Nobel Peace
Prize.