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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......

'We alert people in India to be careful about such books'

A group of Indian-American businessmen initiated the action against Wendy Doniger's controversial book which Penguin India agreed to pulp recently.'s Arthur J Pais finds out more. The......

'Hindus will suffer most from the withdrawal of Doniger's book'

'For over a decade, the United States has been shaping the contours of Hinduism. It has been doing this from the perspective of upper caste and conservative interests,' Professor Shefali Chandra......

'Withdrawing Doniger's book gives her the martyr's mantle'

The preferred course of action to challenge Wendy Doniger's many published works and polemical Hinduphobic statements is to debate it, Aseem Shukla tells's Arthur J Pais. He has attacked......

What they don't want us to read

What is there in Wendy Doniger's book that has raised the hackles of the Hindu right wing? A K Bhattacharya explains On the face of it, there appears to be no reason why Wendy Doniger's books on......

Shiv Nadar biography shelved before publication

Another Penguin book, a biography of HCL’s billionaire founder Shiv Nadar, has been put in cold storage, even as the intelligentsia has spoken up for freedom of expression following the......

Why is Amazon betting big on self publishing in India?

US e-commerce company Amazon says it is betting highly on self-publishing in India. This was a medium termed ‘vanity publishing’ till now. However, says Amazon’s New York-based......

Can the Kamasutra be patented?

Love, as the saying goes, knows no boundaries. And neither do books on love, as we are about to find out.Kamasutra, the fourth century ancient Indian work, compiled by sage Vatsyayana, is an......

A new Sanskrit wave

A cow that speaks, a question on patriarchy and the story of a 17th-century poet -- Sanskrit filmmakers are finding new ways to revive the 'dying' language. IMAGE: Rajesh Hebbar and Pratheeksha......

All India Banality: The republic of taking offence

'A few people have begun to dictate what the country should wear, think, see, go about its lives. That is the real Indian bak***di, says Mango Indian. I haven't watched the roast that's put its......

'Hinduism is much bigger than a book'

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Following a court-backed settlement with a Delhi-based Hindutva group, publisher Penguin Books India has withdrawn American author......

Untimely misadventure!

Several of Michael Crichton's books have been made into thrilling films, particularly Jurassic Park, but there have been severe disappointments too like Sphere. That the briskly staged time-travel......
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India wrests longer time frame than China for phasing out HFC in climate deal

India has succeeded in extracting a longer time frame for phasing out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) gases to allow the transition of its refrigeration... ...
Kigali climate pact hailed as historic

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