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Why the battle for Sanskrit needs to be joined

'It is a great misfortune that the Nehruvian Stalinists of India have colluded with the grand project of demeaning and destroying Sanskrit.' 'Today, the number of Sanskritists in India is low, and......

What are the RSS/BJP after? Global change made Nehru, Indira irrelevant

'One big problem for the RSS is, while they spread their ideology of hard, Hindu-ised Indian nationalism, the absence of their own pantheon of modern nationalist giants. They missed out on the......

What was the resolution on Kashmir? India is entitled to know: Jaitley to PM

I have always believed that the Nehruvian vision of giving a separate status to Jammu and Kashmir was a flawed one. De-militarisation of the Valley without dismantling the terror infrastructure by......

Nehru responsible for India's success? Or failure?

In the preface to Nehru: The Invention of India, Shashi Tharoor describes his book as a reinterpretation of an extraordinary life and a career and of the inheritance it left behind for every......

'She was Amma to all of us'

'Mrinalini Sarabhai was gracious, well-read, liberal, very secular, and very well informed,' recalls film historian S Theodore Baskaran of the celebrated dancer who passed into the ages last week.......

It's the start-up season

  It is widely but wrongly believed that the more inactive the Indian state, the better the chances of a start-up culture flowering, notes Ajit BalakrishnanIt is the start-up season. It looks......

Can Modi government defy global challenges?

Indian exporters now face challenge from the relative appreciation in the rupee against competing currency, rues Krishna Kant The April 2015 trade data and the fourth quarter results of information......

Air India continues to sink, when will the govt wake up?

The Union government has no 'Buy India' policy, but has a 'Buy Air India' policy, notes Rathin Roy. Image: AI has me of the highest paid employees in the public sector, with the lowest......

Modi's search for an economic ideology

On key issues of privatisation and subsidy reform, the government missed the opportunity to articulate a position that would mark a significant departure from the past, says Ishan Kumar Bakshi .......

Bata's amazing journey on Indian roads

The shoemaker has proved to be resilient, despite being bogged down by labour issues, dated product designs and rude retail staff over the years. Image: Bata Shoes had a tough time and it devised......

'A woman of her times and yet someone belonging to Gandhiji's era'

'Asked which Dilip Kumar films were among her favourites, she said she had seen not a single movie of his until that time. This became a sensational issue. She did not mean to offend Dilip Kumar.'......

Cinema: The Voice of the People

Bollywood, along with regional commercial cinema, has reflected the ideology of its time, writes Malavika Sangghvi.A social anthropologist eager to understand Indian society would do well to look......
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Trai's socialism kills innovation

By ruling against Facebook's Free Basics type of innovation, which offers, hitherto undreamed of, free but limited access to data services, Telecom... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/opinion/op-ed/100216/trai-s-socialism-kills-innovation.html
Poor scholarship, bias and politicisation of history

By Saswati Sarkar, Shanmukh and Dikgaj Editor's note: In its weekend edition that appeared on 30 January, Firstpost carried a lengthy... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/india/the-why-of-myths-on-subhas-chandra-bose-poor-scholarship-bias-and-politicisation-of-history-2615490.html
There is a kind of deep state in India

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll on how India has changed since the 1990s and its way forward with its neighbours Steve Coll, one... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/interview/steve-coll-talks-about-india-and-its-way-forward-with-its-neighbours/article8203531.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Left losing middle class in India

The Indian comrades are in a bind. As the CPI-M's former general secretary, Prakash Karat, has conceded in a recent article, the two groups which... ...

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low-key to high-pitch

Feb. 2: Anupam Kher's brushes with controversy and his vocal support of the Prime Minister have brought into focus the belligerence of a section of... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160204/jsp/nation/story_67420.jsp

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