At around 3pm on Monday afternoon the Delhi traffic police issued an unlikely-sounding message by means of social media.
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Monday 11 July 2011
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Wednesday 20 April 2011
Friday 01 April 2011
India suddenly seems keen on banning books. The Justice Minister, Moodbidri Veerappa Moily, is considering legislation to protect Mahatma Gandhi from "insults". This has been prompted by a new biography of the Indian independence leader that suggests Gandhi might have been bisexual. Gujarat, the state where the Mahatma was born, has already banned the book.
Friday 01 April 2011
The authorities in India are considering making it a criminal offence to insult Mahatma Gandhi after a new biography sparked fresh speculation about his sexual preferences and suggested he once made racist comments.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
The recent civil uprisings against tyranny in countries such as Syria and Egypt has brought into question the ethics of certain companies operating in countries run by dictatorships.
Friday 25 February 2011
Ben Elton has bombed in Australia: cue mocking laughter and smug chortles. Australians, chippy at the best of times about Pom entertainers trying to make it in their country, will feel vindicated that the sketch show Ben Elton: Live From Planet Earth has been pulled after three episodes. Over here, there will be joy among the various groups of people who are happy to see Elton fail – those who feel he betrayed his lefty, alternative roots, those who found it unforgiveable that he worked with Andrew Lloyd-Webber, those simply irritated by his cheery grin and mockney accent.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Saturday 01 January 2011
Tuesday 14 December 2010
From the most controversial films ever to the most scandalous book bannings, your tastes this year have tended heavily towards the contentious and the profane.
Friday 08 October 2010
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Monday 31 May 2010
Saturday 29 May 2010
In a career spanning radio, television and film, as an actor, script editor, documentary-maker and producer, Rani Dubé will be remembered as an innovator, a pioneer and a force of nature. As a young girl Dubé would attend prayer meetings at Gandhi's ashram and the man she called "Bapu" would go on to have a profound impact on her spiritual, political and professional life.
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