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Election 2014: Modi versus Macaulay's ghost

The post-mandate comments that ‘darkness has descended on India’ show the kind of opposition Narendra Modi has to overcome. It is this aspirational India that is attempting to throw......

Why Indian nationalism must win over Macaulayan ideas

In the first part of this column Colonel (retd) Anil Athale spoke of an aspirational India that is attempting to throw away shackles of Macualayism and the challenges that Narendra Modi faces. Part......

Zareer Masani on Thomas Macaulay's legacy in India

'English has become the most aspirational language for India's poor and disadvantaged. Anyone who has any desire to improve their prospects and wants upward mobility, the first thing they do is......

Thomas Macaulay biographer: I don't think Rahul Gandhi has a vision for India...

'Sonia Gandhi is constantly playing to the gallery...' 'The BJP does not offer any credible alternative to the Congress. The Congress is the lesser evil if you had to choose...' Thomas......

Wendy Doniger is now under attack for 'On Hinduism'

Another book on Hinduism by American indologist Wendy Doniger has come under attack from the same Delhi-based group which had compelled the publishers of an earlier work by her to withdraw the......

COLUMN: Defending the Internet, loudly

Governments in India have used a clause (known in the legal trade as Section 292 of the Indian Penal Code) to curb various attempts to titillate the Indian mind, writes Ajit Balakrishnan. No sooner......

How TCS became a global company

In an extract from the book Brand Building Advertising, authors MG Parameswaran and Kinjal Medh tell how IT major Tata Consultancy Services - once a publicity-shy company - communicated its......

Hyderabad Metro to be ready in 5 years

The foundation stone for the prestigious Hyderabad Metro Rail Project will be laid in January 2011. Union Minister for Urban Development S Jaipal Reddy said in Hyderabad on Wednesday that for the......

Here's the winner of the world's best job!

Ben Southall, a British charity worker has won the 'best job in the world'. He bags a $150,000 deal to work as caretaker of a tropical Australian island. The 34-year-old beat over 34,000......

Business schools adopt gaming technology

Gaming, traditionally the prerogative of the spotty youth, is coming of age. More than 30 universities and business schools have so far signed up with IBM to incorporate the computer giant's Innov8......

Home Alone with Michael Jackson

In a new twist to the Michael Jackson case, Macaulay Culkin has confessed to sleeping with Jackson.Not in the tabloid-friendly sense of the phrase, however.According to Femalefirst.co.uk, Culkin......

When actresses cried foul over fake pix

It's not all roses being in the limelight. Showbiz comes with its share of hazards as well. Like fake pictures of stars in various stages of undress floating in the internet. The latest actress to......

Imran Khan weds Avantika Malik

Imran Khan finally tied the knot with long time girlfriend Avantika Malik on Monday. The couple had a registered marriage at Imran's uncle Aamir Khan's house in Pali Hill,...

Why the Oscars weren't worth waking up for

All us critics love making digs at the Oscars. They're the most watched awards show on the planet, and while they usually end up ruffling our feathers by handing out trophies for several dozen......

Review: Veer is a disaster, period

The son of a legendary hero grows up and attempts to follow in his father's footsteps, however bloodthirsty this road may be. It is standard Bollywood cliche, but Salim Khan, one of our most iconic......

Golden ice dancers banish Canadian blues

A young pair of ice dancers lifted the host country out of its Winter Olympic gloom with a golden performance on Monday just as Canadians were questioning their team's medal-winning capability.......

Two Kashmiri footballers to undergo coaching in Spain

Mir Abdul Hanan and Mudasir Mehraj, two budding footballers from Kashmir are all set to fly to Spain to polish their skills in soccer. This was announced by J&K chief Omar......
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Prasoon Prasoon
Q. Why Indians are no longer interested in Yoga, Vedas, Mahabharat, Ramayana, Shiva when Europeans, Americans and other Asians are increasingly fascinated by them ?
Prasoon Prasoon:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-indians-are-no-longer-interested-in-yoga-vedas-mahabhara/27689830/answers/

Amit Aggarwal
Q. Lord Macaulays 1835 address to the British Parliament : I have not seen one person who is a beggar, who is a thief. Such wealth I have seen in this country, such high moral values, people of such calibre, that I do not think we would ever conquer this country, unless we break the very backbone of this nation, I propose that we replace her old and ancient education system, her culture, for if the Indians think that all that is foreign and English is good and greater than their own, they will lose their self-esteem. Free Indians are still British slaves. Why ??
Amit Aggarwal:  A. each one following good things in others. The western trends are alluring people here. But, our own culture, taken for granted, is forgotten by the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/lord-macaulays-1835-address-to-the-british-parliament--i-hav/27022235/answers/27689839

Rajesh Kumar
Q. who played a major role in introducing english and western conecepts to education in india
Rajesh Kumar:  A. you r absolutely correct , but how needs to be seen . more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-played-a-major-role-in-introducing-english-and-western-c/26985157/answers/27022237

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Q. Who was the boy star in the movie Home Alone?
Abcd:  A. Thomas Babington Macaulay more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-the-boy-star-in-the-movie-home-alone/26755930/answers/26985170

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Happy Birthday Chennai

Comment · print · T T T+· T- August 22 is celebrated as Madras Day. Photo: V. Ganesan TOPICS August 22. This day in 1639 was... ...

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MacAulay-Brown, Inc. Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead Business Development for its National Security Group

Custom Search MacAulay-Brown, Inc. Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead Business Development for its National Security Group... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=40419
Replace 'ghulami bhasha', says SC lawyer

A Supreme Court advocate on Tuesday invoked Lord Macaulay to tell the court that English was a relic of Raj days so an amendment must be brought in... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/426477/replace-039ghulami-bhasha039-says-sc.html
(Following Advance for Use Tuesday, August 26)

Today is Tuesday, August 26, the 238th day of 2014. There are 127 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On August 26, 1964,... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/following-advance-for-use-tuesday-august-26-news-others-oisupohhefajj.html
Of Colonial Minds and Other Demons

The Freedom Murali Balaji is with the Hindu American Foundation. A Fulbright Specialist and former journalist, he had previously... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/of-colonial-minds-and-other-demons

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