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TopicGauri Lankesh

Topic: Gauri Lankesh

The man who brings Karnataka to a halt with donkeys and commodes: Vatal Nagaraj

Nagaraj is often criticised and laughed at for his theatrics, but he’ll remain relevant till the question of Kannadiga pride remains relevant, say observers.

Gauri Lankesh on when the Bajrang Dal wanted an Ayodhya in the south

In 2003, Hindu groups laid siege to a dargah in Karnataka, calling it the Ayodhya of South. Here is what Gauri Lankesh wrote about it on 3 December 2003 in Lankesh Patrike.

How we’re keeping my sister Gauri Lankesh’s legacy alive

Gauri Memorial Trust aims to foster a safe environment conducive to critical debate in a country that is becoming increasingly intolerant, says Gauri Lankesh’s sister.

Bangalore LitFest – Less about lit, more about fest

The Bangalore Literary Festival doesn't appear to have an organic literary agenda, it seems more like a publisher driven event.

There’s a sense of fear among writers after Gauri Lankesh’s murder: Perumal Murugan

Tamil author, who was hounded by Right-wing groups over his controversial novel, says freedom of expression must be upheld and all types of books should be given space in society.

Political correctness has morphed into an undemocratic censor in India

The mob as censor is a convenient clamp-down weapon for democratic governments

Editors’ Guild demands justice in Tripura journalist murder case

Senior journalists condemn killing of Santanu Bhowmik, urge central government to take note of the string of recent attacks on mediapersons

Gauri Lankesh protest shows liberalism can’t be confined to classroom, TV or Twitter

The revival of a new form of constitutional liberalism can be the political glue that binds diverse social forces.

Last Laughs (Best of political cartoons from 3 – 8 September)

The best political cartoons of the week picked by ThePrint's editors.

Our critics just want us to keep quiet – Gauri Lankesh’s fellow travellers

With Gauri Lankesh's murder the room for dialogue and debate is shrinking say Kannada rationalists and thinkers targeted in the past.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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