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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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ICHR to map ancient Indian scientific achievements

The ICHR will draft historians to study ancient literature. In what could define the thrust of historical research under the NDA government, the... ...
The neo-orientalist agenda

In spite of being shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 and getting high praises from novelists like Amitav Ghosh, AS Byatt, Anita Desai,... ...
When India chose to rise toe to toe and go head-to-head with China on US soil

President Xi arrived in the US via Seattle, a Pacific city so orientalist that its airport has signs in Mandarin and Japanese. Prime Minister Modi... ...
Ansari releases study of 18th century British woman's Turkish travels

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday released "Feminist and Orientalist Perspectives - A Study of Lady Mary Montagu's Turkish Embassy Letters"... ...
Vice President Releases the Book ‘Feminist and Orientalist Perspectives – A Study of Lady Mary Montagu’s Turkish Embassy Letters’

The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari released a book entitled “Feminist and Orientalist Perspectives – A Study of Lady Mary... ...

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