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Preparing a blueprint to Indianise education: Dinanath Batra
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Preparing a blueprint to Indianise education: Dinanath Batra (...

After getting American scholar Wendy Doniger's book on Hinduism pulped, retired 85-year-old teacher and educationist Dinanath Batra, an admirer of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has a new mission: preparing a "blueprint" for "Indianising" the country's ... Prokerala, 2 months ago
The incurious case of Dinanath Batra Kashmir Times, 2 months ago

Terry Lectures to explore manipulation of religion in ancient India

September 29, 2014 Wendy Doniger, the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School, will deliver this year's Dwight H. Terry Lectures at Yale. Doniger, who ...
 Yale University3 weeks ago Terry Lectures to explore 'manipulation of religion' in ancient India  BusinessWeek3 weeks ago

The Ren Girard Lectures - "The Last Superstition" with Roberto Calasso

. 7:00 PM. Location: Cubberley Auditorium Until recently, humans lived with gods. Every society in historydefined itself in relation to an invisible world. Only modern society is secular: it doesn't believe in anything but itself. Why? And are ...
 Events At Stanford1 day ago

Discussing the 'Death of Klinghoffer' or Stepping in It

Getting involved in the current debate about the John Adams opera The Death of Klinghoffer ( "With New "Death of Klinghoffer," Furor Only Grows," NYT 10/14/14) is like intentionally stepping in dog shit. However, particularly if you haven't seen ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

HRD cover-up spills UPA goof-up!

parent cover-up bid, the HRD Ministry had asked Professor Virginius Xaxa, the then member of the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), to resign following an RTI query by education activist and RSS member Dinanath Batra seeking details about ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago
Kathmandu Post

False Teachings in India

Hindu right wing seeks, ominously, to rewrite a nation's history OCT 14 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised India's youth a bright future. As he is well aware, realizing that promise will depend on dramatically ...
 Kathmandu Post1 week ago PM Narendra Modi's educational policies may promote Hindu right-wing ideology, says New York Times  DNA India2 weeks ago Modi's educational reform may promote ideology of Hindu right: NYT  Siasat Daily2 weeks ago PM Narendra Modi's educational reform may promote ideology of Hindu right: NYT  Siasat Daily2 weeks ago

Burning books: What gives us the right to be offended?

Amidst all the ongoing drama surrounding former Tamil Nadu chief ministerJayalalithaa's bail petition, a remark made by Subramanian Swamya few days ago sparked off massive public comment. To first report what happened without any colour, Swamy, ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago

In the goddess' lair

ave spent the past nine days worshipping the goddess in various forms; with the devout engaging in a battery of rituals and prayers and some rigorous dietary discipline. Her omniscient presence in our lives has been suitably reinforced. In India, ...
 Business Standard India3 weeks ago
Business Standard India

Mihir S Sharma: Unbanning books

This is Banned Books Week. It's a week-long celebration of books and those who write them, and, in particular, of viewpoints that are challenged or banned, and individuals who are attacked or persecuted for holding them. And it's a reasonable point ...
 Business Standard India4 weeks ago

Memoirs, mysteries & bestsellers

And then one day, he told it all It’s raining memoirs and actor Naseeruddin Shah will be in Delhi this week to talk about his — And Then One Day: A Memoir — which documents his life’s journeys from “zero to thirty-two”. He writes with panache and ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
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