News  /  Published 03.11.21

Diwali is popular in several religions

At this time of the year, in our homes, lamps of various colour, size and beauty are lit to dispel darkness. Also the skies are lit up with fireworks as Deepawali is celebrated around the world among ...
By Rev Fr Dominic Savio in Kolkata

India  /  Published 18.10.21

Buddha circuit skips Kalinga belt

Odisha, which is rich in Buddhist culture and history, has been excluded from the Centre’s “Buddhist circuit” to boost tourism, prompting a minister in the Narendra Modi government t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Books  /  Published 18.06.21

Roots of the poison

Reading the book gives one the impression that Heredia is making a sincere attempt “to bring a moral conscience to the social sciences, and scholarly rigor to social activism”. The author ...
By Anshuman Behera

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.21

Descartes and Ambedkar’s roads to modernity

One decision can sometimes be followed by another. The intervening time between the two can be short or extended, invariant or transformational. How important is this time and can it affect the final ...
By A. Raghuramaraju

India  /  Published 23.10.20

Hathras pain takes Dalits to Buddhism

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


People  /  Published 11.10.20

New German consul general checks in

German consul general Manfred Auster took office on September 28, after spending a fortnight quarantined in Taj Bengal. He met The Telegraph for a socially distanced chat on the consulate lawns. ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

People  /  Published 03.10.20

Zen positive (and the art of staying)

Haemin Sunim, the monk who went online, lives with the singular motto of helping people around the world with answers to their grief. After multiple degrees from Berkeley, Harvard and Princeton and an...
By Shrestha Saha

World  /  Published 30.08.20

Xi calls for building ‘socialist Tibet’

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for building a “new modern socialist” Tibet, constructing an “impregnable wall” against separatism in the Himalayan region and Tibetan B...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 24.08.20

How FB was used to hound govt critic

In just four days, the reputation of a Buddhist monk who had spent decades fighting for the human rights of Cambodians was destroyed. First, grainy videos appeared on a fake Facebook page, claiming t...
By Hannah Beech and Sun Narin in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.19

The civilizational dimension of foreign policy

That Delhi Cantonment has a long road called Ulaanbaatar Marg seems quite intriguing. I don’t know whether, like the Murree Gate, the Kashmiri Gate and the Lahori Gate in the old city, this is an ol...
By Swapan Dasgupta


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