Culture  /  Published 14.12.19

Bringing about a cultural intervention for unity

The time: six in the evening of December 6, 2019. The venue: the chaupal or open-air space of Khandrawali village in western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district. Men, women and children of the village h...
By Sonia Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.20

Love lost

Sir — Many had hoped that the Covid-19 induced lockdown would bring families closer, but in reality it seems to have put a strain on relationships. Reports indicate that divorce rates are expected t...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.18

Sardar Patel and the BJP’s selective blindness

Imagine for a second you are the head of a political party that has just swept the polls. What do you do next? Form the government, right? Well, it is not that simple. To form that government you need...
By in

World  /  Published 05.02.19

Temple ravaged, faith in religious unity restored

Many in India might find this piece of news incredible, but a Hindu temple in the United States has turned into a site of religious unity. Thousands of miles away from Ayodhya, hundreds of people of d...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

Unity message at sports

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.12.18

Statue of Unity replicas in Gujarat schools, colleges

The Gujarat government has decided to install replicas of the Statue of Unity in several schools and colleges on December 15 to mark the death anniversary of Sardar Valabhbhai's Patel.In a directive i...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

A civilizational code that lingers

As an ‘OCI card-holder’, to speak the language of immigration counters of the international airport in Delhi, I could perhaps say that my life is an instance of the realization of the slogan, ‘M...
By Dipesh Chakrabarty in

North East  /  Published 26.10.19

Where Kali Puja, Id overcome religious divide

Rising above religious constraints, members of the Muslim community have organised Kali puja at Durgapur village in Sonamura sub-division along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura’s Sephaijala dis...
By Tanmoy Chakroborty in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.18

US women's election wins make all women proud

Sir — It is a matter of pride for the United States of America and, indeed, women all over the world that a record number of women have entered the US Congress after the midterm elections (“March ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 07.11.18

Ads peddling hocus pocus must be stopped

Sir — Hypnosis seems to be a panacea for all bad habits. Newspapers are full of advertisements of psychics who claim to be able to cure everything with hypnosis, from sexual problems to unsuccessful...
By The Telegraph in


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