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Sanskrit
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

India  /  Published 13.02.19

Blow to Sanskrit teachers

The government on Monday said there was “no provision under rules” to regularise nearly 250 contractual teachers across the 12 campuses of a centrally funded Sanskrit university, drawing accusatio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Fifth arrow in Cupid’s quiver

Days before Rabindrajayanti, let me share some anecdotes about one of Rabindranath Tagore’s favourite flowers — the Ashok. Ashok (Saraca indica, family Fabaceae) is a tree of undisputed Indian ori...
By Shikul Bhattacharji in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.01.19

Sanskrit prize falls off pedestal

The Union human resource development ministry has replaced the President with “any dignitary” chosen by it as the person who will give away the annual Presidential Award of Certificates to scholar...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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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

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

Swearing in. Swearing out

June 17 was Day 1 of the 17th Lok Sabha. The 320 members who took oath that day looked sober enough. Yes, Meenakshi Lekhi, who otherwise spews ire, spewed Sanskrit, but what of it? And then Pragya Tha...
By Upala Sen in

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.19

The biggest show on earth

I want to earn sabka vishwas. I want to give you swabhiman. I want to give you swatantrata. I will give you desh bhakti.I will give you swachhata. I will give you nari shakti. I will give you employme...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

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

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

Sanskrit varsity gets VC

Soma Bandyopadhyay, the vice-chancellor of the West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, will helm the Sanskrit College and University for the time being.The post of VC at the fledgling Sanskrit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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