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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......

The man fighting for Americans to learn the truth about Hinduism

'In the last 10, 20 years American academia has used the concerns about Hindutva in India to almost completely trash the concept of Hinduism.' 'In the American debate, Wendy Doniger's point of......

The Wendy Doniger controversy: An Alternative View

In any controversy, the participants cannot decide who is right or wrong. A democracy has a process in place to settle these disputes: the judiciary. Dinanath Batra in true democratic fashion......

ASI is the handmaiden of Hindutva

The ASI's role in marshalling dubious evidence in support of the existence of a Ram temple at Ayodhya is the right occasion to assess its activities as a handmaiden of Hindutva, says Omar KhalidiAs......

Vaihayasi P Daniel speaks to William Dalrymple

India has probably just one Punjabi Scotsman. Writer and historian William Dalrymple lives in eccentric, oddball-style outside Delhi in a rambling bungalow in Mehrauli. He shares his home with......

A future with Hindi in English script?

Are we likely to see a future India where newspapers, magazines and literature in Hindi are printed using the English script, instead of the current Devnagiri? Similarly, will Tamil, Telugu, and......

Is Shekhar Kapur losing his touch?

Take a world-renowned director, a popular child actor, an Academy Award winning actress, a studly Bollywood hero and one of the world's most luxurious hotels. Now, mix them all together. What do......
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Prof Laleh Khalili on Iran, ISIS, and the future of the Middle East

Iranian-American professor Laleh Khalili teaches international studies with a specific focus on Iran and the Middle East, at the School of Oriental... ...

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A journalist discovers the secrets of ISIS

The dark, shadowy cover reflects the tenor of the book. As the scourge of ISIS speads across the Fertile Crescent, a journalist goes undercover... ...

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The India-Oxford cultural bond

Indian Institute at Oxford is an enduring cultural icon and boasts of illustrious alumni as well. The University of Oxford is known world over... ...

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Najma Heptulla

Union Minister Najma Heptulla (Photo: PTI) Heptulla rued that Sanskrit, despite being oldest Indian language, was not taken care of in country,... ...

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Indo-Europeans' origins

Sir William Jones was a famous Calcuttan. Born in 1746, he went to Harrow and Oxford. While still an undergraduate, he earned repute as an... ...

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