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Taslima Nasreen

Cricketers Defend Chennai Super Kings' Moeen Ali After Author Taslima Nasreen’s Distasteful Tweet

Apr 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Nasreen, who is living in India in asylum, tweeted that had Ali not been playing cricket he would have joined ISIS

Interfaith Harmony, Tolerance And The Virus

Nov 28, 2020 Priyadarshini Sen

Among other things, an inclusive and accessible interfaith ecosystem could help us check the pandemic’s surge.

COVID-19 Reminds Me Of My Doctor Days During Cholera Outbreak In Bangladesh: Taslima Nasreen

The cholera epidemic in Bangladesh in 1991 affected around 2,25,000 people and claimed over 8,000 lives.

People Wearing Face-Masks Or Burqas Could Pose A Threat To National Security, Says Shiv Sena

May 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Shiv Sena alleged that many Muslims have not understood the true meaning of their religion (Islam), and have confused it with traditions and customs like burqa, polygamy, triple talaq and resistance to family planning.

Religious Minorities Better In India Than In Pakistan And Bangladesh: Taslima Nasreen

The exiled Bangaldeshi author alleged that atrocities are committed against Hindus and Buddhists in Bangladesh.

03 October, 2017

Why Many Jumped To Assume That Las Vegas Shooter Was A Muslim?

Yamini Kalra

Despite the fact that mass shooting by white, non-Muslim, males being a common American phenomenon, many jumped to assume that the Las Vegas shooter was a Muslim.

19 September, 2017

Exiled Author Taslima Nasreen Likens Mamata Banerjee With A 'Muslim Fanatic'

Outlook Web Bureau

"Mamata Banerjee criticized everything of the Left government but she did the same thing what Left Front government did to me,"

15 September, 2017

If Taslima Nasreen Can Be PM's Sister, Can't Rohingyas Be His Brothers, Asks Owaisi

Outlook Web Bureau

"If Taslima Nasreen can stay here, why can't Rohingyas? If Taslima can be the prime minister's sister, can't Rohingyas become his brothers?"

23 December, 2013

Muzzling Expression

Garga Chatterjee

The indefinite 'postponing' of a TV serial scripted by Taslima Nasreen in Calcutta, and the refusal of the intelligentsia to speak out for her, yet again underlines the culture of intolerance

23 November, 2012

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

I wonder if Mamata Banerjee was remembering Ekla Cholo from Tagore while taking the decision to go ahead and call for a no-confidence motion against the UPA II government.

07 September, 2012

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

So how many seats would the Trinamool get if Lok Sabha elections were to be held now? 27 or 41, depending on which media outfit you go by.

18 January, 2012

Satanic Versus Moronic

Shuddhabrata Sengupta

How Salman Rushdie lost the UP Election

25 March, 2010

Veils Of Ignorance

Arshad Alam

Why must the onus to defend freedom of expression lie with the 'moderate Muslims'? Why not ask the so called secular parties to come out in Taslima N

18 March, 2010

Moderate, Meek Or Muted?

Sugata Srinivasaraju

Even while they kept their freedom to disagree with the 'shallow barbs' of Taslima on the burqa, moderate Muslim intellectuals in Karnataka could have perhaps been a little more daring and direct

08 January, 2010

Rethink The Politics Of Blasphemy

Arshad Alam

The failed attempt on the life of the Danish cartoonist, Kurt Westergaard, once again raises issues of intellectual dissent and the nature of blasphemy in Islam.

Photo Gallery

International Route Number 8, which connects Haiti with the Dominican Republic, is empty of large trucks as a result of a transportation strike in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. Workers angry about the nation’s lack of...

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Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their side's third goal of the game during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Manchester United and Atalanta at Old Trafford, Manchester, England.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group E soccer match between F.C. Barcelona and Dinamo Kyiv at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Juventus' Dejan Kulusevski, bottom, celebrates with Juventus' Moise Kean after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Zenit St. Petersburg and Juventus at the Gazprom...

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Chelsea's Andreas Christensen, center, scores his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Chelsea and Malmo at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu