I disagree with letter-writer Sharada Schaffter (July 23) on how old Sanskrit is. An encyclopedia on Indology says: "It is a well-known fact that the Vedas are in Sanskrit language. It is generally accepted that Lord Buddha appeared about 2,500 ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
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Juned Shaikh: "Indology and Marxism: Caste in the Time of a Vibrant Labor Movement in Bombay, 1928-1974"
. 12:00 PM. Location: Encina Hall West, Room 208 Some of the important 20th century social movements in western India the communist led labor movements and the anti-caste movement turned to ancient Indian history to articulate a politics for ...Events At Stanford, 2 weeks ago
In January 2014, Indian newspapers reported the return of three stolen sculptures — two amorous couples (known as Mithunas in Indian art), and a stone sculpture of a male deity from the US Immigration Custom's Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security ...Mid Day, 14 hours ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu An inscription, dating back to 8th Century carved out on a piece of rock found in West Bengal's Purulia district. Photo: Special Arrangement TOPICS The short epigraph is carved in Siddhamatrka ...The Hindu, 6 days ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Archaeologists from the University of Calcutta have found an 8th Century inscription in a village in West Bengal's Purulia district. The inscription running into four lines was found from Dhuluri ...The Hindu, 6 days ago
There's a little known story about Sir C P Ramaswami Aiyar, corroborated by a piece of furniture. It stands plain and tall, so tall in fact that it keeps the writer on his feet and denies him the luxury of a chair. "So he wouldn't nap," explains ...Times of India, 1 week ago
An article in the Hindu on July 30 revealed that Dina Nath Batra, head of the Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti, had formed a Non-Governmental Education Commission (NGEC) to recommend ways to Indianise education. I had encountered Batra's notions about ...The Gulf Today, 1 week ago
Sanskrit must be taken back from the clutches of Hindu supremacists, bigots, believers in brahmin exclusivity, misogynists, Islamophobes and a variety of other wrong-headed characters on the right, whose colossal ambition to control India's vast ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
He loves India and has been there over six times. Ask him what he misses most and his answer is quick "The spirit of India - the way even the poor smile at you all the time". Soft spoken but aggressive on building a strong cultural connection with ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Recently the ancient culture of India was presented in Bulgaria through the program of the International Folklore Festival in Veliko Tarnovo and several other forums held under the auspices of CIOFF (Council of Organizations of International ...BNR, 2 weeks ago
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