B R Ambedkar
Books  /  Published 11.03.22

An interpreter of faith

Book: Elusive Non-violence: The Making and Unmaking of Gandhi’s Religion of Ahimsa Author: Jyotirmaya Sharma Publisher: Context Price: Rs 699 In recent decades, a number of writers have stud...
By Venu Madhav Govindu

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.22

Too tall: Personality cult

Has the shadow of a colossal ruler fallen upon the republic? Narendra Modi’s government is unlikely to answer this question. It seldom answers queries. But voices in the Opposition seem to be ap...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 05.02.22

RJD MP cautions against 'hero worship' in politics

Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Manoj Jha on Friday invoked Bhimrao Ambedkar to caution against “hero worship” in politics and warned of a growing personality “cult” at the Centre that...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.22

No rule of law in Bengal: Governor

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday came down heavily on the state government saying there was no rule of law in Bengal and went after chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.22

In solidarity

Today, the 23rd of January, 2022, is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary. And a special one at that — the 125th. For some two years now, his birthday has been officially incorp...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi


News  /  Published 26.11.21

PM Modi to inaugurate new building for Bengaluru’s BASE University

The inaugural ceremony will be held on December 6, B R Ambedkar’s death anniversary...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 10.11.21

Naveen, Jagan discuss border issues

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday discussed issues pertaining to the inter-state border, water disputes between the two states, e...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.21

The importance of having been pluralist

The ascendancy of majoritarianism in several parts of the world calls into question the historical significance of India’s experiment with pluralism. This broad popularity of majoritarian partie...
By Mukul Kesavan

India  /  Published 29.08.21

ICHR: Other poster to feature Nehru

Facing flak from opposition parties for excluding Jawaharlal Nehru from a poster celebrating the 75th year of independence, the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) said the controversy over t...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.21

Ambedkar tribute to 'glorify peace'

A school in the city observed the birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar, the father of the Constitution of India, because it felt it was important to “glorify peace, love and unity” in the mi...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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