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Feb 03, 2020
How cultural-political vision of BJP, RSS for new India is coded in Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget speechWhile 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.
Jul 17, 2018
Narendra Modi govt should revamp education system to instil discipline and nationalism in youth, not focus on military trainingAccording 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
May 01, 2018
'Gautam Buddha walked across India, Japan, Tibet', says Tripura CM Biplab Kumar DebBiplab 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
Feb 11, 2018
On Amish Tripathi's attempt to connect India's past, present, and the Brahminism of his Ram Chandra seriesIf 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
Dec 24, 2016
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.
Aug 28, 2016
Wave Theory: Sanjeev Sanyal on how the Indian Ocean shaped human historyIn a new book, Sanjeev Sanyal tells us the story of how the Indian Ocean shaped human history