POSTED BY Buzz ON Jan 07, 2015 AT 21:43 IST ,  Edited At: Jan 07, 2015 21:43 IST

"Religion, a medieaeval form of unreason, when combined with modern weaponry becomes a threat to our freedom.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jan 07, 2015 AT 21:43 IST, Edited At: Jan 07, 2015 21:43 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 30, 2014 AT 20:06 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 30, 2014 20:06 IST

Boobli George Verghese, as Inder Malhotra pointed out, while reviewing the former's memoirs, First Draft, wrote "more books than many of his fellow-professionals might have read":

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 27, 2014 AT 15:33 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 27, 2014 15:33 IST
Some of the tweets and short-takes that made us smile
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POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 27, 2014 AT 15:33 IST, Edited At: Dec 27, 2014 15:33 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 27, 2014 AT 03:05 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 27, 2014 03:05 IST

The retired SC judge and former Press Council of India chairman came out with a startling post which was not just homophobic but also sexist, misogynist and patriarchal, saying, 'a woman has to get hold of a man, not merely to make her pregnant, but also to look after her and provide for her financially while she is performing this role'

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 27, 2014 AT 03:05 IST, Edited At: Dec 27, 2014 03:05 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 24, 2014 AT 23:55 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 24, 2014 23:55 IST

While the award of a Bharat Ratna to former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee was expected, and while a consensus by and large agreed with the choice, serious questions deserve to be—and were— asked about the choice of a posthumous Bharat Ratna to Madan Mohan Malviya (see the tweets from historian Ramachandra Guha and journalist Shekhar Gupta below, for example).

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