In 1940, the British-born anthropologist Verrier Elwin, who spent his working life documenting the customs and defending the rights of tribal communities in India, moved to Bastar in present-day Chhattisgarh. Some of his pioneering studies, such as ... Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
CLAUDE ARPI Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau said once: Nothing is so gentle as man in his primitive state, when placed by nature at an equal distance from the stupidity of brutes and the fatal enlightenment of civil man. Jawaharlal Nehru ...The Statesman, 3 days ago
Villagers attend the funeral of a CRPF jawan who was killed in a Maoist attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh recently. (AFP) Those who live in the safe confines of the metros often forget that large swathes of this country are home to an ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
The death of Jawaharlal Nehru signalled an end to an era of open-mindedness. It remains to be seen if India will ever recover a Nehruvian self-confidence and recreate institutions, which in their heydays brimmed with brilliant ideas On May 28, ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
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