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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......

The glorious example of the heroes of 1857

The country is celebrating the 150th anniversary of what is variously termed as the First War of Independence, War of Independence of 1857, Indian Mutiny, the Great Indian Mutiny, the Sepoy Mutiny,......

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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Q. who first translated Bhagvad Gita to english?
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Q. Is India really free or is it just transfer of power as lease by Imperial powers ?
Azam Khan:  A. Sir Charles Wilkins, was an English typographer and Orientalist, notable as the first translator of Bhagavad Gita into English, and as the creator,...... more

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Q. Identify the Cartographer who made accurate maps of America even before Columbus set foot there ?
Onlytruth:  A. Raj Chandavarkar offers a powerful revisionist analysis of the relationship between class and politics in India between the Mutiny and...... more

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Dating the divine

The Ramayana and Mahabharata make sense only when the concepts of rebirth and karma are presupposed. But by charting their chronology, the Indian... ...

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Did Winston Churchill consider converting to Islam

A 1907 letter discovered by a University of Cambridge researcher suggests that Winston Churchill — who served in the army in India in the late... ...

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Kabul chronicler comes to town

Nicolas Wild French graphic novelist Nicolas Wild, the author of the Kabul Disco books, an illustrated narrative of his experiences in Afghanistan... ...

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A society novel

Some novels cultivate an air of playful deception about them and can hoodwink the readers into believing what's on the surface is all there is. The... ...

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From a footnote to the forefront

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