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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......

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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Quality and autonomy in education is the need of the hour, says Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today supported the suggestion of RSS ideologue Dinanath Batra that the new education policy of the NDA government... ...

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Dinanath Batra bats for autonomy, IES

Batra, a former RSS pracharak and responsible for the pulping of American scholar Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' last... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-nda-s-education-policy-dinanath-batra-bats-for-autonomy-ies-2088203
It is Akbar who makes Maharana Pratap great

One of the beauties of Hinduism is its faith in a pantheon of gods, instead of a rigid belief in the supremacy of a single deity. For centuries,... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/politics/dear-mr-rajnath-singh-it-is-akbar-who-makes-maharana-pratap-great-2250044.html
U.S.-based academic body bats for Perumal Murugan

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Modern Language Association (MLA) has condemned censorship and suppression of ideas, with a specific... ...

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