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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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Where were the lesbians on Independence Day?

This week saw the Kashish LGBTQ film festival in Mumbai. Just a few days earlier, a journalist asked me why is it important to have LGBT film... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/where-were-the-lesbians-on-independence-day/16252179
IS considers heritage to be heresy

he recent violence and carnage on historic sites in the Middle East perpetrated by the Islamic State (IS) and its affiliate Nusra has paradoxically... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/analysis/is-considers-heritage-to-be-heresy
Blaming India where it is due

ByHussain Nadim A recently published article in Foreign Policy, Why Is Pakistan such a mess? Blame India by Nisid Hajari, lives up to... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=12058
Faith & business are separated in the West, but not so in India

The Lord rested on the Seventh Day. So says Abrahamic mythology. That was on Friday say the Muslims, Saturday say the Jewish folk, Sunday say the... ...

http://www.speakingtree.in/spiritual-articles/new-age/faith-business-are-separated-in-the-west-but-not-so-in-india
Contributions of scholars recalled

NORTH GUWAHATI, May 26 In the arena of academic brilliance, two Assamese had created unprecedented landmarks. These two Assamese scholars were... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=may2715/city053

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