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Fashion brand Fred Perry withdraws shirts adopted by US far-right group

September 29, 2020 2:36 pm

In a statement, Fred Perry said it "does not support and is in no way affiliated with the Proud Boys", and that it is "incredibly frustrating that this group has appropriated" the "Black/Yellow/Yellow twin tipped shirt and subverted our Laurel Wreath to their own ends"

Who is Mahua Moitra?

July 01, 2019 3:46 pm

“In a country where ministers cannot produce degrees to show they graduated from college, you expect dispossessed poor people to show papers to show that they belong to this country,” Mahua Moitra said in the Lok Sabha Tuesday in an apparent reference to the NRC debate.

We need to make a choice between freedom and fascism now: Nayantara Sahgal

March 03, 2019 9:11 pm

Writer and activist Nayantara Sahgal, 91, on writing about the ‘unmaking of India’, the role of fiction in politically turbulent times and why there’s no destroying hope.

The F-word

September 01, 2018 12:07 am

Pune police have radical hyperbolists excited — is fascism finally here? Sadly, the word seems to have lost meaning.

Democracy is dead across Eastern Europe. Why it could happen in the US as well

August 29, 2018 3:35 pm

Now it’s clear that there are no limits for the Republicans: They’ll do whatever it takes to defend Trump and consolidate power.

Italy celebrates 70-year anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

April 25, 2015 9:27 pm

Italy celebrated the 70th anniversary of an uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II.

From the discomfort Zone: Speaking Art

November 03, 2013 3:29 am

I came from Paris to meet the art lover on the last day of the exhibition.

Nitish Kumar draws Hitler parallel with Narendra Modi

March 12, 2014 4:52 pm

The Bihar CM said Modi's brand of politics will not carry him to victory in next year's elections.

Lack of chances can hit free enterprise: Rajan

April 02, 2013 2:54 am

Rajan cited the example of Russia where property rights have not received popular support

NRI woman to skydive from 14k ft to fight against racism

October 19, 2009 4:38 pm

A 22-year-old wheelchair-bound Indian-origin woman plans to skydive from more than 14,000 feet to raise funds to fight against racism and fascism in the UK.