ASHIS NANDY

  • People should stand up for a culture of free expression, tolerance: Tharoor February 3, 2013

    While speaking to Karan Thapar on this week's Devil's Advocate, Tharoor said that people are going out of their way to clamp down on cultural freedom in the name of religion....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey February 1, 2013

    The Cabinet, which met at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence on Friday to discuss recommendations given by the Justice Verma Committee, approved an ordinance on tackling sexual harassment against women. Death penalty or life imprisonment for convicts in extreme cases is included in the ordinance, according to sources. ...
  • Unfortunate that courts need to tell artistes what or what not to say: Sanjoy Roy on Ashis Nandy February 1, 2013

    Sanjoy Roy, the organiser of the Jaipur Film Festival also said that it was not enough to provide relief to Ashis Nandy by telling the police to not arrest him. The courts needed to do more, he said. ...
  • Sceptical about protests against 'Vishwaroopam': Ashis Nandy February 1, 2013

    The sociologist, who got a major reprieve on Friday after the SC directed the police not to arrest him over his remarks on Dalits, said that it would be "nice to have some sceptical view on some of these protests". ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 31, 2013

    The CBI will be under the supervision of the Lokpal, while a public servant facing an inquiry by the Lokpal will be given an opportunity to be heard at the stage of the preliminary inquiry. ...
  • The Last Word: Is India weak in defending freedom of speech? January 31, 2013

    Do the Ashis Nandy, Vishwaroopam and Salman Rushdie incidents prove that the Indian state is weak in defending freedom of speech? ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 30, 2013

    Catch the day's stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • News 360: Intelligence reports link ISI to LoC killings January 29, 2013

    CNNIBN has accessed intelligence reports linking Pakistan's ISI to the recent killings of the two Indian soldiers on the Line of Control, resulting in tensions between the two countries. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 28, 2013

    BJP will surge with Modi as PMelect, says Yashwant; too early, says party. Braveheart's family says it will challenge Juvenile Justice Board's ruling on sixth Delhi gangrape accused....
  • Nandy hounded: Is no honest critique of Dalit politics possible in India today? January 28, 2013

    Ashis Nandy faces up to five years in jail after an FIR was filed against him following his remarks on Dalits at the Jaipur Literature Festival. ...
  • The Last Word: How should we respond to Ashis Nandy's statement on SCs, OBCs corruption? January 28, 2013

    Socialist Ashis Nandy kicked up a storm when he said SCs, STs and OBCs are responsible for corruption in the country. ...
  • Ashis Nandy a criminal, should be arrested: PL Punia January 28, 2013

    Condemning sociologist Ashis Nandy's controversial remark against SC, ST and OBC, National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman PL Punia on Monday said that he is disgraced people with his comment and should be arrested. ...