Dissidence

  • Delhi: Dissidence in Congress, BJP over tickets 08-11-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: With the Aam Aadmi Party emerging as a strong contender and opinion polls projecting a hung Assembly, the Congress and the BJP are facing one of their toughest challenges in Delhi. The two national parties are also battling with infighting over ticket distribution. A day after the BJP...
  • Watch artist Anish Kapoor's 'Gangnam for Freedom' 23-11-2012 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: British artist of Indian origin, Anish Kapoor, has made his own version of a music video which features the global super hit number 'Gangnam Style' by Korean rap sensation Psy in support of Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei and to promote freedom of speech and expression. Kapoor's version of...
  • Nobel aftermath: Chinese dissidents silenced 11-12-2010 12:26 PM

    China heavy handed tactics to keep news about Liu Xiaobo out of public sight before the ceremony at Oslo is a measure to silence dissidents. ...
  • Liu Xiaobo's wife remains under house arrest 11-12-2010 09:50 AM

    In Beijing, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo's wife Liu Xia remains under house arrest. ...
  • Writers appeal for freedom of Liu Xiaobo 10-12-2010 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: The pitch for the release of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has gathered fresh momentum with more than 500 high-profile literary signatories from around the world joining ranks with the Internationales Literaturfestival-Berlin. The litterateurs who have joined the crusade against Xiaobo's detention include the likes of John...
  • Chinese activist Liu to receive Nobel Peace Prize 10-12-2010 08:58 AM

    The Jailed Chinese activist will be represented by an empty chair at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Norway on Friday. ...
  • Obama calls for release of jailed Liu Xiaobo 09-10-2010 09:58 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has called for the release of this year's Nobel peace prize winner – jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. Obama has praised Xiaobo as an eloquent and courageous supporter of human rights and democracy. A poet and literature professor, Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years in...
  • Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo wins Peace Nobel 08-10-2010 02:38 PM

    Oslo, Norway: Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights" - a prize likely to enrage the Chinese government, which had warned the Nobel committee not to honor him. Thorbjoern Jagland, the Norwegian Nobel Committee...
  • Kulkarni quits BJP for ideological differences 24-08-2009 01:00 AM

    Aide to BJP stalwarts Vajpayee, Advani says he wishes the party well. ...
  • Two men who won't let Modi a helping hand 02-12-2007 10:50 AM

    Port Elizabeth: Having gained a 2-1 lead after registering back-to-back victories in the last two games against the Proteas, India go into the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Friday seeking to clinch their first-ever ODI series triumph on South African soil. The Indians have never won a limited-overs series in...