India  /  Published 07.05.19

More to ‘Jai Shri Ram’ than what PM chanted

Modi: those who chanted jailed in bengal. Youth: picked up for probe but not arrested...
By Anshuman Phadikar and Sandip Chowdhury in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.19

Ahluwalia plotted to divide Bengal: Mamata

The CM said the RSS and the BJP were playing divisive politics in Bengal in the name of religion...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

Books  /  Published 28.03.19

Shamanism is a vanishing tradition

Living Without the Dead: Loss and Redemption in a Jungle Cosmos is deeply tragic in depicting a dying tradition rich in myth, music, expression and imagination...
By Felix Padel

Opinion  /  Published 14.03.19

Religion is anti-rational and repressive

It thrives on human underdevelopment and what Immanuel Kant called ‘immaturity’ — the inclination to be under ‘tutelage’...
By Swami Agnivesh

Culture  /  Published 23.02.19

What's behind the rise of public pujas in Bengal?

Populist politics mean year-round pujas and festivities in Calcutta...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


India  /  Published 28.01.19

Asato ma sadgamaya goes to bench

Supreme Court takes up petitions against compulsory singing of prayers at Kendriya Vidyalayas...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 22.12.18

Myanmar Hindus don't want to be known as Bengali

Excerpt from 'Myanmar In The World -- Journeys Through a Changing Burma'...
By Abhijit Dutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.18

Modernity's procession of wasted lives

Only this time, this would be of a magnitude that is larger than what we have witnessed so far...
By Anup Sinha

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.18

Ayyappa’s devotees are of diverse genders

It is his birth from the union of two well known Hindu gods that makes him popular with the third sex...
By Sankar Ray

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

Sikhs in New Zealand: Light in a dark time

Their offer of space for namaz in gurdwaras is an example in creative mediation for those mediating the Ayodhya matter...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi


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