RATIONALIST

  • Rationalist Govind Pansare said to be stable though still on ventilator support February 17, 2015

    Well known rationalist, Govind Pansare who was shot at along with his wife is said to be stable though still on ventilator support. The incident took place in Kolhapur. The police are yet to make any arrests. His family claims that threats to his life had become more frequent off...
  • Maharashtra: Sena condemns attack on Govind Pansare, slams BJP for poor law and order situation February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Condemning the attack on communist leader Govind Pansare, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Maharashtra over the "deteriorating" law and order situation. "Pansare was shot when Sun's rays were illuminating Kolhapur. All this is happening in our own Maharashtra, despite change in...
  • Five detained for probe into attack on Govind Pansare, 20 police teams deployed February 17, 2015

    Kolhapur: Five people have been detained by the Maharashtra police for investigation into the attack on rationalist and veteran Communist party leader Govind Pansare. Twenty teams along with a forensic team have been deployed to probe the case headed by an additional superintendent of police. The probe teams have been...
  • Sack ISRO chief for taking Mars mission replica to Tirupati: Rationalists November 6, 2013

    Mangalore: The Federation of Rationalist Associations has strongly criticised ISRO Chairman Dr K Radhakrishnan for offering special prayers and performing pooja with the replica of Mars Orbiter Mission at the Lord Venkateshwara temple in Tirupati, a day before the successful launch of the spacecraft from Sriharikota. In a statement the federation...
  • Support pours in for Indian rationalist forced to live in Finland December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Support has started pouring in for Indian rationalist Sanal Edamaruku, has been forced to live outside India as he fears an arrest back home. He has been accused of hurting religious sentiments and an FIR has been registered against him in Mumbai. Edamaruku spoke to CNNIBN Deputy Editor...
  • FTN: Are blasphemy laws out of place in a secular state? December 4, 2012

    Sanal Edamaruku has been forced to live outside India as he fears arrest after proving that a 'weeping crucifix' was caused by faulty plumbing, not divine intervention. ...
  • Rationalist fears arrest if he returns to India from Finland December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Rationalist Sanal Edamaruku has been forced to live outside India as he fears an arrest back home. He has been accused of hurting religious sentiments and an FIR has been registered against him in Mumbai. But Edamaruku says he will never apologise for something that he has scientific...