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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. Rediff.com'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 Rediff.com'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......

'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 Following a court-backed settlement with a Delhi-based Hindutva group, publisher Penguin Books India has withdrawn American author......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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Q. "The Hindus: An Alternative History "a book by Wendy Doniger created controversy and is withdrawn by its Publishes Penguin Books and agreed to shred the unsold copies in IndiaWhat is the controversy in it ! Any Idea ?
RANGBARSE:  A.  more

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Q. do you realized ever, time is finish...?
Ronak Zabi:  A. alleging inaccuracies and bias in the book. The book has been widely criticized by Hindu community for several factual errors. As part of a...... more

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Aatish Taseer on politics of past & present

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