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Sanskrit
North East  /  Published 02.09.20

Assam to shut govt madrasas, tols in Nov

The Assam government has said that it would close down all government-run Sanskrit tols (schools) and madrasas in November. State education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma made the announcement in the A...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 18.08.20

Caste bias cry in VC choice

A Dalit professor with “sound” academic and administrative credentials at a central university dedicated to Sanskrit education has alleged that he was not considered for the post of its vi...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 03.07.20

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 01.07.20

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

Opinion  /  Published 28.11.19

Sanskrit is exclusive to no religion

The deplorable conduct of a section of students of the Banaras Hindu University agitating against the appointment of Feroze Khan as an assistant professor at the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan comes acr...
By Argha Kr. Banerjee in

Books  /  Published 07.01.19

The battle over the early Indians

Excerpted from Early Indians by Tony Joseph, published by Juggernaut, Rs 531...
By Tony Joseph in

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

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

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

India  /  Published 11.08.19

Nasa, Sanskrit and science: Pokhriyal lecture IITians won't forget

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the HRD minister, told outgoing students of IIT Bombay on Saturday that Nasa has concluded that if in the future the computer is to stay alive, it can do so only with the hel...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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