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Veer Savarkar birth anniversary: Legacy of man who popularised term 'Hinduvta' repeatedly dragged into political discourse
India

Veer Savarkar birth anniversary: Legacy of man who popularised term 'Hinduvta' repeatedly dragged into political discourse

One of the debates that were dragged back into political discourse was that around the "actual" braveness of Vinayak 'Veer' Damodar Savarkar. Savarkar was the founder of the 'Hindutva' ideology, which gained recognition in the period before India's Independence.

Amartya Sen is right about India's education system
Economy

Amartya Sen is right about India's education system

There is nothing wrong with the points that Sen makes on the Indian education system and its weaknesses, in his new book An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions, which he has co-authored with his long time collaborator Jean Drze.