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TM Krishna's The Edict Project is a stunning endeavour that doesn't fully transcend its technical challenges
Arts & Culture

TM Krishna's The Edict Project is a stunning endeavour that doesn't fully transcend its technical challenges

In the stunning Edict Project, TM Krishna has sung the lines that Ashoka engraved in rock and pillar millennia ago.

Watch: TM Krishna's new project sets Ashoka's edicts to Carnatic music ragas
Arts & Culture

Watch: TM Krishna's new project sets Ashoka's edicts to Carnatic music ragas

The edicts are sung in the original Magadhi Prakrit by TM Krishna, in ragas drawn from the Carnatic music tradition.

How cultural-political vision of BJP, RSS for new India is coded in Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget speech
Business

How cultural-political vision of BJP, RSS for new India is coded in Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget speech

While the Opposition was trying to shout down such mentions, the government was using a financial jargon and technicality-packed Budget speech as a code for the cultural agenda of new India.

Narendra Modi govt should revamp education system to instil discipline and nationalism in youth, not focus on military training
India

Narendra Modi govt should revamp education system to instil discipline and nationalism in youth, not focus on military training

According to media reports, the Narendra Modi government is planning to train 10 lakh youth under the National Youth Empowerment Scheme (N-YES) to instil a sense of "discipline and nationalism" and making that an essential qualification for jobs in defence, paramilitary forces and police

'Gautam Buddha walked across India, Japan, Tibet', says Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb
India

'Gautam Buddha walked across India, Japan, Tibet', says Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday said Gautam Buddha walked across India and went to countries like Japan, Myanmar and Tibet to spread the message of peace and harmony

On Amish Tripathi's attempt to connect India's past, present, and the Brahminism of his Ram Chandra series
Life

On Amish Tripathi's attempt to connect India's past, present, and the Brahminism of his Ram Chandra series

If Amish Tripathi’s enormous popularity means that a sizeable part of the educated class shares his attitudes, it could be a cause for alarm | #FirstCulture

If Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor did wrong in naming Taimur, then what about the Ashokas?
Entertainment

If Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor did wrong in naming Taimur, then what about the Ashokas?

The hysteria among some right-wing trolls over Saifeena's choice of the name for their newborn is typical of selective reading of history, deep-seated bigotry and typical rage over the fact that raiders from the West could scythe through this land of incapable warriors and kings.

Wave Theory: Sanjeev Sanyal on how the Indian Ocean shaped human history
Life

Wave Theory: Sanjeev Sanyal on how the Indian Ocean shaped human history

In a new book, Sanjeev Sanyal tells us the story of how the Indian Ocean shaped human history