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Book excerpt: Pluralism and Democracy in India- Debating the Hindu Right

Book excerpt: Pluralism and Democracy in India- Debating the H...

An excerpt from the book, edited by Wendy Doniger and Martha C. Nussbaum DNA, 1 week ago

What's Wrong With Yoga?

Scholar Wendy Doniger has written that the modern practice of yoga (meaning physical poses) is not ancient but a recent phenomenon. Patanjali's Yoga Sutra does not prescribe any poses and modern yoga came to India in the 18th and 19th centuries with ...
 Outlook India2 weeks ago

NDA's education policy: Dinanath Batra bats for autonomy, IES

Batra, a former RSS pracharak and responsible for the pulping of American scholar Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' last year, is present in the city to attend a three-day national workshop on 'Educational Reforms and Achievements', ...
 DNA1 month ago NDA's edu policy: RSS ideologue bats for autonomy, IES  MetroVaartha.com1 month ago NDA's education policy: RSS' Dinanath Batra bats for autonomy, IES  Economic Times1 month ago

Marathi Film Screening: Shobhaa De welcomes relaxation of norms

De also got Ram Jethmalani to defend the scholar Wendy Doniger, whose book on Hinduism was taken off shelves last year after protests and a lawsuit.
 DNA2 months ago
Bangalore Mirror

Discuss freeing the word

At the Litmus Festival — powered by Bangalore Mirror — the panel discussion with Anand Patwardhan, Manu Joseph and Wendy Doniger is worth waiting for Litmus Festival, powered by Bangalore Mirror, the event that celebrates the 'word' in all its ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 months ago

The Delusions of Left-Wing Identity Politics

In my column yesterday I noted that we now live in a world where Bobby Jindal is a fake Indian, but it's racist to say Elizabeth Warren isn't a real Indian. It's okay for the press to mock Ted Cruz for boasting Cuban heritage, but it's outrageous ...
 National Review2 days ago

They can't censor Manto

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, June 27 -- When a literary text is banned in an educational set up, people react and protest in different ways. For a professor and theatre/film ...
 HT Syndication3 days ago

Saffronisation of Education!Modi govt to replace NCERT history textbooks

Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry and NCERT has thus decided to fix flaws in history textbooks after several Right-wing leaders, RSS and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy advocated replacing history books written by Britishers in ...
 Samaylive5 days ago

India's lack of respect for liberty could pave the way to another Emergency

Manoj Joshi 22 June 2015 Allusions are not new in politics. In 1975 - the year of our own Emergency - Chairman Mao's views of the Water Margin, a Song dynasty (960-1279 AD) novel, were used to corner Zhou Enlai and ...
 Observer India1 week ago Emergency fear still looms large  Yahoo! India1 week ago

So what if Indians have a 56-inch waist. At least, yoga comes naturally to us

By Aakar Patel Today, as you doubtless know, is International Yoga Day. The Prime Minister has already finished his morning routine (comprising energetic and vigorous rounds of his favourite exercise: 'Address to the nation'). And here you are, ...
 Economic Times1 week ago What yoga challenge says about India  BBC1 week ago
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