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Turkey's ban on teaching the theory of evolution and its paral...

Evolution is both a scientific fact and a theory - that species change and evolve over a period of time forms the very bedrock of biology. Over the years, there have been repeated attempts to tear down the real science behind Darwin's hypothesis, but those ... catchnews.com, 4 weeks ago
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Ramdev wants a ban; will he succeed?

'The wonderful thing about being a journalist is that when someone tries to muzzle your work, it's a badge of honour.''You know you've done something right,' Priyanka Pathak-Narain, the author of Godman To Tycoon: The Untold Story Of Baba Ramdev, tells Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: The bushy-bearded, saffron-clad yogi's grinning visage is writ above glow signs announcing 'Baba Ramdev ka Mega Store' everywhere, but his life story is the subject of a legal writ. Photograph: Kind courtesy Baba ...
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'Dharmashastras are the most vocal defenders of caste'

'Hindus are proud of what the Dharmashastras symbolise, but they don't want to do any work to preserve it!,' Sanskrit scholar Donald Davis tells Kanika Dutta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The 114-year-old Maidens Hotel has an engagingly eccentric ambiance about it, suggestive of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Overstuffed upholstery or the clutter of Raj memorabilia are not the only elements that reinforce this image. A 12.30 pm table reservation for this lunch with Donald Davis, a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Devdutt Pattanaik: Mythomaniac

EARLY IN HIS new book My Hanuman Chalisa (Rupa; Rs 295; 170 pages)—a verse-by-verse discussion of one of Hinduism’s most popular devotional hymns—mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik offers an insight about the ‘north’ and the ‘south’ in the Ramayana.
 Open Magazine2 months ago
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JNU tank row: War is no cause for pride

In yet another move to establish themselves as the custodians of patriotism, the powers that be have decided to install a symbol of the nation in an institution that they believe is breeding sedition – Jawaharlal Nehru University. The problem with this move ...
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Mamata: Removing Tagore from textbooks is rubbish!

After RSS ideologue Dinanath Batra recommended a host of changes to the National Council of Educational Research and Training in its textbooks, including removal of Rabindranath Tagore, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked as to how can someone talk about removing a person who is the "pride of the nation"."I think very soon they will remove everyone from the country. How can one even talk of removing Tagore from school text books? This is just rubbish. He is the pride of the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Can't even imagine removing Tagore from text books: Mamata  catchnews.com2 months ago 'Rubbish' to talk about removing Tagore from text books: Mamata  DNA2 months ago
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BJP must act against RSS idealogue Dinanath Batra: Congress

After Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Dinanath Batra sent recommendations to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to remove Urdu and Arabic words from school text books, the Congress Party on 24 July called on the ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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