POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 16, 2014 AT 04:42 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 16, 2014 04:42 IST

A 42-year-old cartoonist, Megumi Igarashi, aka Rokudenashiko or ‘good-for-nothing kid’,  on a self-proclaimed mission to “demystify” female genitalia, has been arrested under obscenity laws in Tokyo, Japan.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 16, 2014 AT 04:42 IST, Edited At: Jul 16, 2014 04:42 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 11, 2014 AT 23:49 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 11, 2014 23:49 IST

A couple of days back, when BJP announced the appointment of Amit Shah as its new party president, historian Ramachandra Guha had tweeted:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 11, 2014 AT 23:49 IST, Edited At: Jul 11, 2014 23:49 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jun 03, 2014 AT 23:56 IST ,  Edited At: Jun 03, 2014 23:56 IST

Publishers Orient Blackswan (OBS), recently received a notice from Dinanath Batra, the convener of Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti (SBAS), for the textbook, Plassey to Partition: A History of Modern India by Sekhar Bandopadhyay, a history professor at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, was defamatory and derogatory to the RSS.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jun 03, 2014 AT 23:56 IST, Edited At: Jun 03, 2014 23:56 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON May 06, 2014 AT 21:05 IST ,  Edited At: May 06, 2014 21:05 IST

Salman Rushdie spoke on India: Religious Freedom and Personal Safety on April 28, 2014 at the 2014 PEN World Voices Festival.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON May 06, 2014 AT 21:05 IST, Edited At: May 06, 2014 21:05 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Mar 21, 2014 AT 19:26 IST ,  Edited At: Mar 21, 2014 19:26 IST

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Two articles based on interviews with Mehmood Pracha, the lawyer who is defending German Bakery bombing convict Himayat Baig, have resulted in the US-based website TwoCircles.net receiving the above summons from Mumbai police’s Cyber Crime Cell.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Mar 21, 2014 AT 19:26 IST, Edited At: Mar 21, 2014 19:26 IST
     
 
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