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 Omar Ali ON May 23, 2014 AT 23:54 IST ,  Edited At: May 23, 2014 23:54 IST

Pankaj Mishra and Arundhati Roy have both spoken by now about the election results in India and if you are a Modi voter, you are likely not too happy with their views. I would like to suggest that if you are not a Modi voter, you should also be a bit unhappy at how much attention these particular writers get as “the voice of the Left/Liberal/Secular side of India”. I really think that far too many highly educated South Asian people read Pankaj Mishra, Arundhati Roy and their ilk.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON May 06, 2014 AT 21:16 IST ,  Edited At: May 06, 2014 21:16 IST

Via Pavan Jha on YouTube and Facebook:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 17, 2014 AT 23:59 IST ,  Edited At: Apr 17, 2014 23:58 IST

Do you have a favourite Marquez quote? Share it with us in the comments section.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 17, 2014 AT 23:59 IST, Edited At: Apr 17, 2014 23:58 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 17, 2014 AT 23:58 IST ,  Edited At: Apr 17, 2014 23:58 IST

Persistent rumours about Gabriel Garcia Marquez's failing health.had been around ever since he was treated for lymphatic cancer in the summer of 1999.

These rumours were seemingly confirmed when a "poem" titled "La Marioneta" or "The Puppet" bearing his name appeared in the Peruvian daily La Republica on May 29, 2000. 

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 17, 2014 AT 23:58 IST, Edited At: Apr 17, 2014 23:58 IST
     
 
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