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Books by Dinanth Batra, who opposed Wendy Doniger's book, becomes supplementary read in Gujarat schools
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Books by Dinanth Batra, who opposed Wendy Doniger's book, beco...

Books by Dinanth Batra, who opposed Wendy Doniger's book, becomes supplementary read in Gujarat schools Friday, 25 July 2014 - 9:32pm IST | Place: Gandhingar | Agency: PTI Tweet Facebook Gujarat government is planning to introduce certain books written by ... DNA, 2 months ago

Man who got Wendy Doniger pulped is made must reading in Gujarat schools

-- Don't blow out candles on your birthday. It's "western culture' and needs to be shunned. Instead, wear "swadeshi clothes' this day, do a havan, pray to the ishtadev, feed cows.-- Drawing a map of India? Make sure you include Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. These are part of undivided India or "Akhand Bharat".-- Include August 14, Pakistan's Independence Day, in the list of national holidays. This day should be celebrated as "Akhand Bharat ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Preparing a blueprint to Indianise education: Dinanath Batra (IANS Interview)

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 ...
 Prokerala2 months ago The incurious case of Dinanath Batra  Kashmir Times2 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

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 Post4 days 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 Pioneer6 days 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 India1 week ago Modi's educational reform may promote ideology of Hindu right: NYT  Siasat Daily1 week ago PM Narendra Modi's educational reform may promote ideology of Hindu right: NYT  Siasat Daily1 week ago
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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 India2 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 India3 weeks ago
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