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Caught between worship and blame

200 years on, the legacy of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan -- the man behind the Aligarh Muslim University -- hangs between two extremes.Mohammad Sajjad brings much needed perspective to the debate. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: 1817 to 1898.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   As the birth bicentenary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan (1817-1898) -- a realist-pragmatist of 19th century India, a distinguished reformer, and founder of the MAO College (now the Aligarh Muslim University) -- is being celebrated, one ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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Book celebrating life and legacy of poet Rahim launched

A recently launched book, celebrating the life and legacy of Mughal-era poet Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, brings to light his contributions to Indian literature, art, architecture, and culture. "Celebrating Rahim" was launched by InterGlobe Foundation, in ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

The First Bharat Mata

IN TIME FOR the 150th anniversary of her birth arrives this excellent and frustrating biography of Margaret Noble, better known as Sister Nivedita of Vivekananda. Nivedita (or ‘dedicated’) was one of the ‘Hindu revivalist’ thinker and Vedanta ...
 Open Magazine2 days ago
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Sweet success for Bengal as Rosogolla wins a GI tag

West Bengal won a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the iconic Rosogolla after a protracted legal battle with neighbouring Odisha. GI is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to ...
 catchnews.com4 days ago
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After 15 years, Ranjit Shahani steps down as Novartis' India chief

The face of MNC drug firms in India and champion of IPR protection, he oversaw the Swiss giant's India expansion, its forays into new therapies and setting up of its global service centre in Hyderabad Ranjit Shahani is stepping down as managing director of Novartis India after 15 years at the helm. Shahani has been the face of multinational drug firms in India and a champion of causes such as protection of intellectual property rights.   He oversaw the Swiss pharmaceutical giant’s ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago
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Address by the Honble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the valedictory ceremony of the World Food India 2017

Address by the Honble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the valedictory ceremony of the World Food India 2017  1.   I am happy to be here at the concluding function of World Food India 2017 and would like to congratulate every one of the ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Gurudakshina

The first lot of IIT students who travelled West in the 1960s, saw what students there did for their alma mater. Inspired, over the decades they have done the same at Kharagpur, Bombay, Delhi and Madras, making a huge difference Those were the days It’s no ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago

Democracy becomes reality when there is decency in legislature: Prez

Democracy becomes a reality if there is decency in the legislature along with three other Ds -- "debate, dissent and decide", President Ram Nath Kovind said here today. He was addressing the joint session of the Karnataka Legislature to commemorate the ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

The Great Leap Forward

THE SCALE OF analysis is wide, the insights penetrating, the writing lucid. Prasenjit K Basu’s investigation of the world’s largest continent is as incisive as it is expansive. In this 680-page dumbbell- like tome, Basu has captured the unity as well as ...
 Open Magazine4 weeks ago

Can the master spy writer still captivate modern readers?

Can the masters of yesteryear, a Wodehouse, an RK Narayan, a Scott Fitzgerald and yes, a Le Carre, with the sensibilities of a bygone era still captivate a modern reader’s attention? Difficult for me to say. But le Carre is making a brave and hitherto successful effort, says B S Prakash. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. What makes a celebrated writer go back to his novel penned over 50 years ago and recreate its back-story in another novel, now, in a contemporary setting? The ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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