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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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What the decline of the West means for the world?

What the decline of the West means for the wor Here's the bald but axiomatic truth. The West has shaped the modern world. Be it through... ...

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Norse mythology is weirdly the most diverse part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

(/Jerod Harris/Marvel) Tessa Thompson will be playing the Marvel Comics heroine in the new "Thor" movie Marvel Studiosannounced a host of... ...

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Emperor Ashoka was the first to grant right to information

COLOMBO: Indian Emperor Ashoka was the first to conjure up and grant his subjects the Right To Information (RTI), says Indian RTI activist... ...

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Who let the dogs out?

Some months ago in Delhi, I was early for an appointment, so I wandered around Connaught Place, window-shopping. On the pavement outside a fancy... ...

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An academic advocate for the humanities

Special Arrangement Srinivas Aravamudan The professor, who taught at Duke University in Durham in North Carolina, changed the idea of... ...

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