Books  /  Published 02.07.20

Krishnakamal Bhattacharya: Rebellions that still resonate

In Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar’s bicentennial year, perhaps it is also important to remember some other extraordinary individuals around him. Krishnakamal Bhattacharya (1840-1932) was one of them: ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Sacked teachers to get back jobs

The Sikkim government on Tuesday said it would reappoint the “discharged” 124 ad hoc Sankskrit school teachers from August under different pay slabs. While those with BEd degrees would be...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

North East  /  Published 12.03.20

August 15 deadline for tol, madarsas

The Assam government on Thursday announced August 15 deadline to close down all government-run Sanskrit tols and madarsas. Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told the Assembly that while the madar...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.02.20

Himanta's mother bats for Sanskrit

Mother of state education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and vice-president of Asam Sahitya Sabha Mrinalini Devi on Tuesday said the government should continue to promote Sanskrit education though it ha...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.20

'Secularism' as a handy weapon

The word, ‘secularism’, is having an exciting time in today’s India. It twists and flips, turns somersaults, is turned upside down and inside out as a handy little verbal weapon in the rhetoric ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 12.02.20

Govt-run madarsas, tols to be shut down

Dispur on Wednesday said it would close down government madarsas, high madarsas and Sanskrit tols because it was not the duty of the state government to impart religious education.“We will close dow...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.01.20

UGC nod to varsity status

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted 12-B status to Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University at Nalbari in lower Assam. The UGC provides financial assistance to eligib...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 19.01.20

Sanskrit to replace Urdu from Uttarakhand railway signboards

Names of railway stations written in Urdu on platform signboards in Uttarakhand will now be written in Sanskrit, the second official language of the hill state.The move is in keeping with the Railway ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.12.19

‘Medieval’ tag on BHU bullies

Senior academics have condemned as “medieval” the way a group of students from Banaras Hindu University’s main Sanskrit faculty have succeeded in bullying the campus administration into removing...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.19

BHU professor Feroze Khan quits SVDV dept

BHU professor Feroze Khan has resigned from his post at the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan (SVDV) department and joined the Arts faculty where he will teach Sanskrit, BHU sources said.Sanskrit Vidya Dha...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Varanasi


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