Rationalist judgment by the SC: No voter ID for Purdah-Nashin

Lift veil for voter ID, SC tells burqa-clad women NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has said that burqa-clad women cannot be issued voter identity cards, rejecting the argument that religion prohibits them from lifting their veils. Counsel for petitioner M Ajam Khan had contended that asking ‘purdah-nashin’ women to lift their veil for being photographed ...

No religion please for our baby, we’re liberals, says couple

Fights With Municipality, Refuses To Give Their Child A Religious Identity Mumbai: At an airy, spacious flat overlooking a verdant green patch in Versova, a three-week-old baby boy sleeps in his little cot. His mother, Aditi Shedde, glowing with newly acquired motherhood, is on her toes; she flits in and out of the room, asking ...

Prove him wrong and win Rs10 lakh

President of the Indian Rationalist Associations is willing to give his life savings to the astrologer who can take him on Are you ready for a celestial battle on a truly cosmic scale? In the left corner stands the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations, and in the right, are the nation’s astrologers. Narendra Nayak, president ...

What about moderate/liberal theists/theism?

Many people argue that atheists pick on all theists when the fundamentalist/extremist ones are mostly at fault and the majority of theists are more benign and beneficial to society. This is wrong. ALL theists and ALL forms of theism are harmful and destructive. The points outlined above are not specific to fundamentalist extremists; They are ...

Freethinker slogans

Here’s a nifty list of funny bumper stickers, aphorisms or atheist slogans about religion Darwin loves you! Blasphemy is a victimless crime. Abstinence Makes the Church Grow Fondlers Honk If Your Religious Beliefs Make You An Asshole Don’t pray in my school, and I won’t think in your church. Intelligent Design Makes My Monkey Cry ...