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Wendy Doniger and the mythology of the ring

Doniger offers a fascinating insight into the complex relationship between the genders down the ages Business Standard, 1 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 Magazine1 week 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.com3 weeks ago Can't even imagine removing Tagore from text books: Mamata  catchnews.com3 weeks ago 'Rubbish' to talk about removing Tagore from text books: Mamata  DNA3 weeks 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.com3 weeks ago
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Hinduism and its complicated history with cows

Most people seem to assume that no Hindu has ever consumed beef. But is this true?As a scholar, studying Sanskrit and ancient Indian religion for over 50 years, I know of many texts that offer a clear answer to this question.Scholars have known for centuries that the ancient Indians ate beef. After the fourth century BC, when the practice of vegetarianism spread throughout India among Buddhists, Jains and Hindus, many Hindus continued to eat beef.Scholar, author, Indologist Wendy Doniger beefs ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Sex and the Sanghi boys

So what troubles the average Sanghi boy more – the length of Priyanka Chopra’s skirt, or the potency of the peacock’s tears? The celibacy of the peacock was national news in the same week that the actor, who first became famous for being crowned Miss ...
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