India  /  Published 28.08.21

Gujarat minister's secularism fear

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has said that talks about India's Constitution, laws and secularism will last only as long as Hindus are in majority in the country, and none of the count...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 02.07.21

Protection after conversion ire

Delhi High Court on Thursday granted interim protection till July 5 to a woman who has claimed that she and her family were facing life threats and being subjected to a witch-hunt by Uttar Pradesh pol...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.06.21

Time of blind faith in the age of reason

In the time of Covid, we all live in a state of heightened uncertainty and anguish. There are problems relating to our health that each of us must take care of. There are fears about the health of our...
By Anup Sinha

Books  /  Published 09.04.21

Selective enlightenment

“Manusmrti, and its precepts, have remained a central iconic text in the sanctioning of caste and gender hierarchies, repression, and political subjugation (p.31).” “Normative Brahma...
By Bibek Debroy

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 23.03.21

UGC: what drives 'Idea of Bharat'

The University Grants Commission has come out with a draft undergraduate history syllabus that some teachers and students said attempted “saffronisation and distortion” by playing up the V...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 06.11.20

Hinduism through an ulcerous eye

Ignoring the contemporary scene (Introduction), the PhD student on historical origins (other nine chapters) also fails the course in research methodology. The seven oceans of Hindu cosmology had salt-...
By Bibek Debroy

World  /  Published 02.10.20

Funerals are not for showing off: Outfit

The South African Hindu Maha Sabha (SAHMS) has said funeral is a time to honour the departed with “sanskaar and discipline” and should not be used as “an opportunity to flaunt wealth...
By PTI in Johannesburg

India  /  Published 29.08.20

‘Minority’ plea on Hindus in 9 states

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Union ministries of law and minority welfare on a petition seeking the declaration of Hindus as minorities in nine states to enable them to run and man...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.07.20

Rao proves why he’s Modi govt’s darling

M. Nageswara Rao tweeted on Saturday: “Story of Project Abrahamisation of Hindu Civilization 1. Deny Hindus their knowledge 2. Vilify Hinduism as collection of superstitions 3. Abrahamise Educat...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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