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After hijab row, what’s the Bible storm that has rocked Karnataka school?
India

After hijab row, what’s the Bible storm that has rocked Karnataka school?

Bengaluru's Clarence High School received flak after it asked parents to sign an undertaking which said that they would not object to their children carrying a Bible to class every day

How to interpret sacred Hindu texts: Making the case for a Hindu hermeneutic
India

How to interpret sacred Hindu texts: Making the case for a Hindu hermeneutic

The Vedic Saṃhitās are first and foremost a body of spiritual-sacerdotal texts, then they are literary texts due to the high aesthetic and poetic quotient of the mantras

Gita Jayanti 2021: Here are some wishes, messages and greetings to share with your loved ones
India

Gita Jayanti 2021: Here are some wishes, messages and greetings to share with your loved ones

The Bhagavad Gita came into existence on the Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi of the lunar month of Margashirsha, according to the Hindu calendar

Why Indian history textbooks are in absolute and urgent need of revision
World

Why Indian history textbooks are in absolute and urgent need of revision

After seven years of the BJP government, the education that is given to children is basically a British leftover

In time and age of 'Dismantling Global Hindutva', a day in the life of a Hindu on campus abroad
India

In time and age of 'Dismantling Global Hindutva', a day in the life of a Hindu on campus abroad

From being called "dotheads" and "cow piss drinkers" to being force-fed beef under the garb of a joke or by "mistake", on-campus traumatic episodes are aplenty

‘Dismantling Global Hindutva’ Conference in the US dehumanises Hindus everywhere
India

‘Dismantling Global Hindutva’ Conference in the US dehumanises Hindus everywhere

In their defence, the supporters of this conference, as well as many others with a left-liberal worldview, emphasise that their target is the political ideology of Hindutva and not Hindus as a people

'Dismantling Global Hindutva': The malefic rakshasas and their demonic agenda
India

'Dismantling Global Hindutva': The malefic rakshasas and their demonic agenda

Avowedly against a make-believe 'global Hindutva' movement and presence, these activist-academics' goals are clear: allow for the deracination and delegitimisation of Hindus, demonise Hinduism and balkanise India

'Dismantling Global Hindutva' and the American nexus of Hinduphobia
India

'Dismantling Global Hindutva' and the American nexus of Hinduphobia

Hinduism has been portrayed as a human rights nightmare, the cause of every problem in India

Ayodhya bhumi pujan: Would Lord Ram have sanctioned just war that caused mosque to fall by unjust means?
India

Ayodhya bhumi pujan: Would Lord Ram have sanctioned just war that caused mosque to fall by unjust means?

When it is recognised that the breaking of the mosque in Ayodhya was wrong, just restoration as ordered must be made before a temple may be built there; meaning that at the hour of inauguration, the only god there will be the one projecting himself as one

For air rifle shooter Divyansh Singh Panwar, 21-day coronavirus lockdown means tales from Mahabharata, dry firing, and some cooking
Sports

For air rifle shooter Divyansh Singh Panwar, 21-day coronavirus lockdown means tales from Mahabharata, dry firing, and some cooking

Tales from Bhagavad Gita and Mahabharata, dry firing in the living room, and cooking lessons... inside the lockdown bootcamp-cum-reading club of Divyansh Singh Panwar.

DMK, Left slam move to 'impose' Sanskrit in Anna University; no course is compulsory, says varsity
India

DMK, Left slam move to 'impose' Sanskrit in Anna University; no course is compulsory, says varsity

The DMK and the Left on Wednesday opposed a proposal by premier technical varsity, the state-run Anna University, to include philosophy in its syllabus for the engineering students, with MK Stalin saying it amounted to 'imposition' of Sanskrit

Read Bhagavad Gita several times in US prison to cope with solitary confinement punishment: Rajat Gupta
Business

Read Bhagavad Gita several times in US prison to cope with solitary confinement punishment: Rajat Gupta

India-born former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, who served 19 months in US jail for insider trading, on Tuesday said he fell back on Bhagavad Gita during his stint in the prison

Ex-McKinsey chief Rajat Gupta says he was in solitary for weeks in US jail; insists he is innocent of charges
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Ex-McKinsey chief Rajat Gupta says he was in solitary for weeks in US jail; insists he is innocent of charges

Rajat Gupta said the first episode of solitary occurred because he bent down to tie his shoe lace just as the prison officer did one of the daily stand-up counts of prisoners.

Maharashtra stops distributing Bhagavad Gita in Mumbai colleges after Opposition parties raise hue and cry
India

Maharashtra stops distributing Bhagavad Gita in Mumbai colleges after Opposition parties raise hue and cry

Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde made it clear that the government has not ordered purchase of any copies of the Bhagavad Gita, nor was involved in the distribution of the holy book by the AC Bhaktivedanta group.

IIT Kanpur's decade-old website on ancient Indian texts sees sudden surge in traffic due to viral WhatsApp message
India

IIT Kanpur's decade-old website on ancient Indian texts sees sudden surge in traffic due to viral WhatsApp message

IIT Kanpur's faculty was left surprised when its decade-old website containing ancient Indian texts started registering a massive uptick in readership.

Bhagavad Gita row: DMK slams BJP for 'thrusting communalism' on Tamil Nadu
Politics

Bhagavad Gita row: DMK slams BJP for 'thrusting communalism' on Tamil Nadu

The Opposition DMK on Monday said placing of an engraved 'Bhagavad Gita' near the statue of late president APJ Abdul Kalam at his memorial, amounted to the BJP's attempt to "thrust communalism in Tamil Nadu".

APJ Abdul Kalam's family seeks to defuse row over Bhagvad Gita engraving in memorial
India

APJ Abdul Kalam's family seeks to defuse row over Bhagvad Gita engraving in memorial

An engraved 'Bhagavad Gita' near the statue of late president APJ Abdul Kalam has kicked up a row, with his family seeking to put it to rest by placing a copy of the Quran and Bible near it.

International Yoga Day 2017: A brief history of yoga, from Patanjali to the present
Life

International Yoga Day 2017: A brief history of yoga, from Patanjali to the present

1,500 years before the idea for International Yoga Day could be conceived, people practised it as a philosophy for the union of the atman with Brahman.

Bill to make Bhagavad Gita compulsory in schools likely to come up in next Parliament session
India

Bill to make Bhagavad Gita compulsory in schools likely to come up in next Parliament session

A private member's bill that seeks to make the Bhagavad Gita compulsory reading in schools and recommends de-recognising institutes that do not follow the suit may come up for discussion in the next session of Parliament.

ISKCON at 50: How India's bhakti movement manages its finances
Business

ISKCON at 50: How India's bhakti movement manages its finances

In these times of financial irregularities and fake godmen, it is surprising how ISKCON is able to hold on to its age-old tradition across 600 centres across the globe.