For several decades, the judiciary has been in a dilemma on an issue that has strong ethical and moral dimensions: whether mercy killing or euthanasia should form part of the statute book. The Supreme Court, which three years ago ruled in favour of ... Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago
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Shops are open and streets are packed through the night as families in the area step out after their evening meal. Itihaas For the past three years, Itihaas, an organisation that deals with Indian traditions, has been conducting sehri walks in ...Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
| Pioneer Hemant Kumar, general manager, Western Railway, released the Hindi book, Itihaas Ke Sansmaran on the occasion of the meeting of Western Railway's Zonal Official Language Implementation Committee held at Western Railway, HQ at ...New Delhi Pioneer, 3 weeks ago
Union home minister Rajnath Singh has unveiled an idea which has a highly fractious and debatable genesis: the projection of Hindi as the ek rajya, ek bhasha policy framework. During the anti-Hindi agitation in Tamil Nadu several decades ago, ...Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
If we didn't realise it earlier, now we can't avoid the truth: the successful use of caste and identity politics to gain power has kept Uttar Pradesh in the grip of feudalism — and has perpetuated a patriarchal order that does not take rape ...Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
Having tasted success earlier this year by forcing Wendy Doniger's publishers to pulp her alternative history of the hindus, Dinanath Batra has targeted academic Megha Kumar's new book, Communalism and Sexual Violence in Ahmedabad. Again, his ...Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
The timing of the salvo could not have been more volatile. Barely 24 hours after the new dispensation took over at the Centre, a relatively junior minister announced that the prime minister's office was in the process of reconsidering the single ...Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
Three and a half decades is a very long time in politics. In 1980 when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced its emergence, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani became its mascots. But for all practical purposes, it was the Rashtriya Swayamsewak ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 weeks ago Itihaas: Goodbye, state satraps Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
India's tryst with representative democracy makes for a fascinating story. When Jawaharlal Nehru moved the Representation of the People's Act in 1950, the eager democrat in him wanted the swiftest possible answer to his call. But the man he had ...Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
What makes history the most abused of disciplines is the manner in which the ruling classes manipulate it. We have had a tradition of holy busybodies tinkering with the way the past is to be perceived to suit contemporary ends. It seems we are destined or ...The Financial Chronicle, 3 days ago
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