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POLITICS

 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Imran Khan, Blasphemy, Asia bibi verdict, Pakistan

Asia Bibi verdict: What is happening in Pakistan now is blasphemy

Allah’s Quran does not have a worldly punishment for blasphemy. It teaches forgiveness.

VOICES

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Ranjan gogoi, Blasphemy, Judiciary, SC

Abhijit Iyer Mitra's case merits bail, not jail

There is sufficient precedence for the CJI to reconsider and grant a law-abiding citizen, whose crime is a joke, relief.

VARIETY

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377, Demonitisation, Sashi Tharoor, Paradoxical Prime Minister

The Paradoxical Prime Minister: Shashi Tharoor on PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and liberal politics

The Congress leader opens up on his new book and the paradoxes of Indian politics.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Zahid Hamid, Blasphemy, Ahmadis, Pakistan

Violent religious protests once again prove democracy is truly dead in Pakistan

Law minister Zahid Hamid has been forced to resign while the government accepted the demands of the hardliners.

VARIETY

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Religion, God, Blasphemy, Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry is under police scanner for calling God an 'utter maniac'

The British comedian and actor is being investigated for 'blasphemy'.

POLITICS

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Human Rights, Nawaz Sharif, Blasphemy, Pakistan

'Blasphemy' mob killing: Pakistan needs to stop preaching to India

The killing of journalism student has exposed Islamabad's claims of protecting its minorities.

POLITICS

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Blasphemy, Free Speech, Missing bloggers, Pakistan

India must speak up for missing bloggers in Pakistan

It seems Islamabad too has joined Dhaka and Beijing in silencing voices of dissent.

POLITICS

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Pakistani Hindus, Islam, Blasphemy, Pakistan

Attacks on Hindus for blasphemy show Pakistan doesn't respect human rights

No one can certify or question others' faith; it's a something very personal to the individual.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Pakistan, Free Speech, Charlie Hebdo, Blasphemy

Pakistan's blasphemy laws are akin to Islamist mob justice

Response to Mumtaz Qadri's execution shows that Islamabad's conservative forces are openly backing the repressive law.

POLITICS

 |  Tarar Square  |  6-minute read
Taslima Nasreen, Blasphemy

Who is Taslima Nasreen to attack my freedom?

If even without any provocation, she has a right to insult religious sensibilities of many, who in the world does she think she is that she should escape criticism?