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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......

Videshi Dosa

I picked up the hefty Sunday newspaper. Having had my fill of the hardy perennials in American news -- the latest on the Presidential candidates, the continuing agony in Iraq, the previous day's......

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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Stories forever

Tell me an interesting Indian story. These words were uttered many years ago by the American novelist and Nobel laureate Saul Bellow, and he was... ...

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Holidaying in Hindu Kush

The Bamiyan valley in Afghanistan seems an unlikely choice for a family holiday but once there, you will be bowled over by its stunning beauty... ...

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Take a bow

THE PAGE THAT WANTS TO TRY RIVER RAFTING TAKE A BOW Symphony Orchestra of India music director and violinist Marat Bisengaliev (right) leads... ...

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What the Hindu Right knows

By: Rohit Chopra In his inaugural column, the author unveils five conspiracies from the lunatic fringe of the internet, ones that only the... ...

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Knowledge and imperialism

How various aspects of Asian society and religion were studied mainly to enable the expansion of the Portuguese empire and Catholic religion... ...

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