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Are we scared to talk about the real India in textbooks?

Jul 07, 2014

Are we scared to talk about the real India in textbooks?

The secular vs communal anxiety around history textbooks sidesteps a bigger question. Do our textbooks answer the basic question India, especially a younger India, is asking - who are we? #India #BJP #Education #RSS #Indian schools #Textbooks #schools in India #Saffronisation of Education #Saffronisation. Rewriting History #Saffronisation of textbooks
Rewriting history: Modi critics calling it 'saffronisation' shows their guilt

Jul 05, 2014

Rewriting history: Modi critics calling it 'saffronisation' shows their guilt

Modi's critics are essentially admitting their own guilt by crying "saffronisation." You can rewrite history only if you admit there is one right version. There isn't one. The version before alleged "saffronisation" was also a rewritten one #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #history #Smriti Irani #RSS #school #Modi Govt #Sangh #Saffronisation. Rewriting History #ICHR
Forget about Brazil history, coach Jose Pekerman tells Colombia

Jul 04, 2014

Forget about Brazil history, coach Jose Pekerman tells Colombia

Colombia will not dwell on their dismal record against Brazil when they face the five-times champions in their World Cup quarter-final, coach Jose Pekerman said on Thursday. #Sports #Brazil #football #history #Coach #Colombia #FIFA World Cup 2014 #quarter-final #WC 2014 News #Jose Pekerman
Why Humshakals made Rs 40 cr: India is offended by everything but stupidity

Jun 24, 2014

Why Humshakals made Rs 40 cr: India is offended by everything but stupidity

If Humshakals's brand of humour is acceptable to the defenders of Hindu culture and desi pride, then they have absolutely no grounds to attack any of the books against which complaints have been filed #OnOurMind #Riteish Deshmukh #Sajid Khan #The Hindus: An Alternative History #Humshakals #Dina Nath Batra
Did the Big Bang theory scientists get the history of universe wrong?

Jun 20, 2014

Did the Big Bang theory scientists get the history of universe wrong?

American astrophysicists who announced just months ago what they deemed a breakthrough in confirming how the universe was born now admit they may have got it wrong. #science #Earth #universe #Big bang theory #History of universe

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FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History

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Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Jul 09, 2014

Brazilians try to cope with lopsided loss to Germany

Brazil was still in mourning Wednesday, the day after its World Cup team suffered the most one-sided semifinal defeat in tournament history...
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Jul 09, 2014

Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic

The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche...
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Jul 09, 2014

Biggest semifinal blowouts in sports history

Biggest semifinal blowouts in sports histor...