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Small wonders: Girl-speakers steal show at Maratha rally

One of the highlights of the Maratha morcha organised here today was the fiery speeches given by a group of girls on a range of issues, from quota in government jobs and education to the Kopardi gangrape case. More than a dozen girls addressed the rally after ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
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Textbooks have been redesigned keeping focus on Maratha history

Following the controversy over Maharashtra education board reducing Mughal emperor's reign, chairperson of the history subject committee of Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research, Dr Sadanand More, has defended the decision ...
 DNA2 months ago
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The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of Indian saints is unmatched.'Bill Aitken came to India nearly 60 years ago. He never returned.An Indian citizen since 1972, he speaks to Rediff.com's Archana Masih about finding a religion, a country and discovering India on steam engines and motorbikes.   IMAGE: Writer and scholar of Hinduism, Bill Aitken arrived in India in 1959 and took ...
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Sudha Murty: India's treasures

Halebidu and Amruthapura in Karnatka; Mumbai's CST station and more...   IMAGE: The Amrutesvara temple in Amruthapura, Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka, built in 1196 CE. Photograph: Kind courtesy Dinesh Kannambadi/Wikimedia Commons Sudha Murty has a deep respect for India's history and heritage. As well as a deep sense of sorrow at how this extensive heritage is being neglected to the point of destruction. India, she believes, has a glorious legacy and she had found something to admire ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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BJP & the new caste commissions: Is something more sinister afoot?

With the cabinet approval for the institution of a commission to introduce sub-quota within the category OBC, the plank of social justice now appears to be having many contenders, the BJP too making its bid. For a while, politics of caste and its assertion ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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Super Filmi Week: Kajol is the boss

Christopher Nolan's next, Gulzar's gussa, Shyam Benegal's Shivaji and RD's Lawrence of Arabia connection, catch all this and more in Sukanya Verma's Super Filmi Week. Monday IMAGE: Christopher Nolan delivers an inspiring keynote address at Princeton University's Class Day ceremony.Photograph: Kind courtesy: www.princeton.edu What should Christopher Nolan direct next? My question on The New Yorker Movie Club's Facebook page attracts unique responses -- porn, zombies, anime, something without ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Rewriting history: Madhya Pradesh textbooks claim India won 1962 war with China

What is being taught in school curricula has been in a constant flux ever since the BJP government came to power in the Centre and many states. After Rajasthan schools introduced books claiming that Maharana Pratap won the 1567 Battle of Haldighati against ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Freedom Files: Offensive & Defensive

Despite the expressed intentions of the Treaties, the Paramount Power had always claimed and exercised powers independently with an inherent right to intervene in the affairs of the State Out of a total of 565 States, there were actually only about 40, which ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
India Glitz

Ajay Devgn to essay Taanaji Malusare in upcoming film

Actor Ajay Devgn is all set to play the role of Subedar Taanaji Malusare, a military leader in the army of Shivaji and also the founder of the Maratha Empire in 17th century India, in the upcoming period-action film titled "Taanaji - The Unsung Warrior".Ajay ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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