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Oct 08, 2016
Ramayana teaches us how hard it is to be good to the people we love best: Arshia SattarArshia Sattar, whose translation of Valmiki's Ramayana is considered among the most authoritative, is now back with a beautifully illustrated retelling, this time for children
Mar 21, 2016
We can critique Gandhi, but not Mother Teresa’s sainthood? Free speech anyone?In "liberal" English language media's Idea of India (it's more likely the Idea of India International Centre, where these fake "liberals" hang out), the Mahatma can be critiqued but rubbishing "Saint" Teresa is "communal".
Nov 26, 2015
Differentiating between the two dissent: App-wapsi is every bit as legit as award-wapsiIf anything, what the uninstalling of Snapdeal app after Aamir Khan's controversial remarks tell us is that Indian consumers are an informed lot who are ready to exercise their choice (key word in a democracy) and cannot be taken for granted.
Nov 25, 2015
I was misquoted on Gandhi and Partition, says Wendy DonigerAcclaimed American Indologist Wendy Doniger claims she was misquoted on her remarks about Mahatma Gandhi and the 1947 partition of India.
Sep 07, 2015
Wendy Doniger all over again: Hindutva forces targeting scholar MM Basheer is plain wrongThe manner in which a Ramayana scholar MM Basheer from Kerala was targeted for writing a series on Ramayana reflected an intolerant mindset of the fringe.
Jul 20, 2015
Rajiv Malhotra plagiarism row: It's about cultural intimidation, not freedom of speechIt’s no secret there are plenty of those derided as “aadarsh liberals” who are not unhappy about Rajiv Malhotra’s latest tribulations.
Jul 18, 2015
Wendy's revenge: Plagiarism charge against Rajiv Malhotra is a red herringAccusations of plagiarism against Indian American author Rajiv Malhotra are a smoke-screen for a generalised attack on Hindu intellectuals.
Jul 20, 2015
Free speech for plagiarists: Writer Rajiv Malhotra's supporters reveal hypocrisy of bhaktsControversial writer Rajiv Malhotra has succeeded where others failed. He has reminded the Indian right wing of the virtues of free speech. Courtesy Malhotra, the book-burning cabals and poster-tearing hooligans of India are rallying around the very right whose value they once questioned. Writer-activist Madhu Kishwar is currently spearheading a campaign against, well, another campaign demanding that Malhotra's books be pulped for allegedly plagiarising the work of several western scholars.
Jul 18, 2015
Plagiarism charge: Why Rajiv Malhotra is on the gunsights of western IndologistsRajiv Malhotra, a Hindu disapora intellectual who has tried to reverse the gaze from east to west and take on American academicians on their portrayal of Indic culture and Hinduism, is the target of an attack using "plagiarism" charges as the weapon
Jul 16, 2015
The Rajiv Malhotra debate: Sorry, plagiarism is not the vice of only those we dislikeBy that same token, arguments about plagiarism leveled at Rajiv Malhotra should be treated as just that – allegations of plagiarism.