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, 2 weeks ago
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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, 3 weeks 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 1 month ago
In a fresh round of litigation, Raam Dhuri, president of an atomic energy employees association, has approached the Bombay high court again, seeking a direction to the Centre to declare Mehrangir the residence of Dr. Homi Bhabha a national ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
Ways in which the crusader of corruption free India, Anna Hazare, gradually lost popularity. Indian social activist Anna Hazare. Photo : PTI Kisan Baburao Hazare, popularly known as Anna Hazare, took the country by storm when he launched ...India Today, 1 month ago
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