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  • Two arrested over rape at Indian IT giant Infosys

    MUMBAI: Indian police said Tuesday they had arrested two contract workers accused of raping a woman at the premises of technology giant Infosys, in the latest incident of sexual violence to rock the country...

    Infosys, India's second largest IT services exporter, said in a statement emailed to AFP that it was investigating the "alleged incident at our Pune campus involving our partners' contractual staff...

  • Two held over rape at Indian IT giant Infosys

    MUMBAI: Indian police said on Tuesday they had arrested two contract workers accused of raping a woman at the premises of technology giant Infosys, in the latest incident of sexual violence to rock the country...

    Infosys, India’s second largest IT services exporter, said in a statement that it was investigating the “alleged incident at our Pune campus involving our partners’ contractual staff”...

  • SC seeks legal assistance over LHC ban on Altaf’s speech

    Petitioners before the high court had sought the ban on the grounds that Mr Hussain’s objectionable speeches and anti-state slogans did not fall within the ambit of the freedom of speech...

    In his appeal filed in the Supreme Court, the MQM chief, who lives in London, had sought the suspension of the operation of the high court order because it was without any jurisdiction and lawful authority and violated the right of freedom of...

  • Saudi blogger’s wife pleads for free speech

    STRASBOURG: The wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi on Wednesday accepted the European Parliament’sprestigious Sakharov human rights prize on his behalf, urging Arab countries to abandon theocratic diktats and embrace free speech...

    He co-founded the Saudi Liberal Network Internet discussion group which promoted free speech and sought an end to the influence of religious leaders on public life in the country...

  • Red tape may affect speech, essay writing contests

    LAHORE: Red-tapism within the Punjab School Education Department may have an effect on the speech and essay writing competitions 2015, launched by the chief minister with the aim to empower both male and female students to combat the menace of terrorism in the country...

    “It has come to the notice of the competent authority that the instructions regarding speech and essay writing competitions are not being conveyed to lower formation…...

  • Speaker of House of Lords briefed on Altaf’s speech

    The interior ministry had sent to the British authorities Mr Hussain’s Aug 22 speech and evidence proving that he provoked people to violence...

    Talking to reporters at his Parliament House chamber, PPP’s Khurshid Shah said that there was no need to impose a ban on the MQM after its leaders’ categorical announcements that they had nothing to do with Altaf Hussain after his Aug 22 speech...

  • UK seeks Pakistan’s help in Altaf hate speech probe

    British authorities focus on violence associated with MQM-London leader’s remarksA British document sent to Pakistan on Aug 8 this year recounts how, after the Aug 22, 2016 speech, some of Mr Hussain’s supporters went on the rampage in Karachi...

    “Towards the end of the speech, he seemed to be encouraging the audience to go and attack local media stations,” the document says...

  • Court dismisses application requesting filing of case against Safdar over anti-Ahmadi speech

    An additional district and sessions court in Lahore on Thursday dismissed an application requesting the filing of a case against the PML-N's Muhammad Safdar for his virulent tirade against Pakistan's persecuted Ahmadi community...

    On Oct 10, the son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, while addressing the National Assembly, had launched a tirade against the minority community, accusing the faith group of acting against the...
  • Macron dreams big in major EU speech

    The 39-year-old leader spoke for more than an hour and half in front of students at the Sorbonne university in Paris in a passionate speech that contained a raft of proposals for the 28-member European Union...

  • What qualifies as anti-judiciary speech?

    ’In the wake of the Panama Papers decision, justice was thought hurtful to many: we now face a flood of what’s being called ‘anti-judiciary speech’...

    Whatever the opposition may say, such speech is nothing new — our elected representatives have railed against the Court ever since we’ve had elected representatives...

  • Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech

    A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests against United States President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after a protester apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers...

    Trump, in his speech on Tuesday, mounted an aggressive defense of his response to a deadly far right march in Charlottesville, using the rally speech to condemn “dishonest” media coverage of his widely...

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