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Ashis Nandy links caste, corruption

All-round wrath raged against noted author and sociologist Ashis Nandy for his remarks that people belonging to the OBCs, SCs and STs are the “most corrupt”.

Nandy flip-flop on caste remark

Noted author and sociologist Ashis Nandy’s comments at Jaiupr Literatire Festival Saturday triggered a political storm with BSP chief Mayawati and LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan demanding the registratio

Ashis Nandy says OBC, SC, ST most corrupt; triggers storm

Noted author Ashis Nandy today 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.

Ravishankar courts controversy on remarks on govt schools


Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar courted controversy by claiming that government schools are breeding grounds for Naxalism and his comments were condemned by educationists and a ministers on Wedn

Outrage over Rushdie cancellation

British playwright Tom Stoppard (left) and festival director William Dalrymple during a session at the litfest in Jaipur on Tues

Several authors and artists on Monday voiced their outrage over the cancellation of a video address by Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature Festival, accusing the Rajasthan government of “abject su

Cleric wants Rushdie to apologise for hurting Muslim sentiments

Controversial writer Salman Rushdie may not attend the Jaipur Literature Festival beginning on Friday, informed sources said on Tuesday, as a leading Muslim scholar asked him to apologise for hurting

Bhanwari is dead, CBI tells court

The CBI, probing Bhanwari Devi case, for the first time on Tuesday informed the Rajasthan high court that the 36-year-old auxiliary nurse-cum-folk singer “is no more”.

Pension, insurance for workers abroad

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lights a lamp to inaugurate the 10th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas conclave in Jaipur on Sunday.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday announced a new pension and life insurance scheme for overseas Indian workers, while conceding that the country was passing through “difficult times”.

PM: We’re facing difficult times

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the 10th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Jaipur said, “Our country is going through difficult times ...

Bhanwari case: divers search canal

The CBI on Friday intensified its search operation to trace the watch of the 36-year-old auxiliary nurse-cum-folk singer, Bhanwari Devi, which was thrown into a canal near Jodhpur by her alleged kille

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