Saradindu Mukherjee One must compliment the University Grants Commission for its directive to all Central universities to celebrate the forthcoming 140 birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on 31 October. Let's hope, other neglected ... ABP Live, 4 days ago
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi never misses an opportunity to take pot shots at his secular political rivals, who may not necessarily be practitioners of secularism in the true sense as defined by our Constitution. These people, however, cling on to ...Millennium Post, 1 week ago
Freedom was synonymous with Independence at one time but now, with the passing of time, freedom means different things to the youth. We asked youngsters in the region some questions on India turning 69 on this Independence Day. What freedom meant ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
When you are in CBD and looking for an escape from the rain, an intellectual jaunt or a trip between some new pages, head to these book shops for sheer pleasure of mind Goobe's Book Republic, Church Street It's not the oldest bookstore in the ...Bangalore Mirror, 2 months ago
Gajendra Chauhan to Pahlaj Nihalani: The unstoppable rise of the anti-intellectuals under Modi sarkar
By Rishi Majumder It's a question that's been puzzling many for a while. Why is the government appointing individuals without much standing to the country's leading cultural and educational positions when they have better candidates among those ...Firstpost.com, 2 months ago
'For showing us a shining vision of how even a ceremonial role can be infused with life by a patriot, a scientist and a humble man of the people, representing the best of India's pluralist ethos, we will remember Dr Kalam,' says Sankrant Sanu. I heard Dr A P J Abdul Kalam in person only once. This was in Seattle, a couple of years after he had stepped down as President, in a small gathering arranged by The Indus Entrepreneurs group. What struck me then was his infectious energy, his childlike ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
"Choosing the Greatest Indian After Gandhi is difficult when the present exerts such a strong pull over our view of the past and there is a wide variation between how the greatness of an individual is assessed by the aam aadmi and by the expert, says Ramachandra Guha. Collating the votes, a final list of 10 was arrived at, which, in alphabetical order read: BR Ambedkar; Indira Gandhi; APJ Abdul Kalam; Lata Mangeshkar; Jawaharlal Nehru; Vallabhbhai Patel; JRD Tata; Sachin Tendulkar; Mother ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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