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Aug 26, 2019
Prof Arvind Sharma on how history suggests religious tolerance leads to peace, prosperityProf Arvind Sharma's latest book is a comprehensive and encyclopedic survey of the concept of tolerance in the texts, philosophies and histories of ten major religions.
Jul 22, 2019
Salman Khurshid on threats facing Islam today, why Muslims become invisible to secure their futureFormer Union Minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid talks about his recently released non-fiction book, and the need to understand Islam better today.
Jul 08, 2019
Zaira Wasim’s personal choices should worry us all: Beyond crisis of identity, what teen actor's manifesto revealsThe inexorable consequence of the surrender of agency, of the kind advocated by Zaira Wasim, is the extinguishing of moral accountability. The journey from neo-fundamentalist faith to the world of the jihadist or Hindutva cow-vigilante is a short one
Jul 03, 2019
Zaira Wasim quits Bollywood: An 18-year-old's decision should not be milked to score ideological brownie pointsCan we all take a deep breath and stop terrifying Zaira Wasim by making it seem like the fate of women’s empowerment rests on her young shoulders?
Jul 01, 2019
Zaira Wasim quits acting; reactions pour in on Twitter from Onir, Barkha Dutt, Raveena Tandon, NagmaZaira Wasim's decision to quit acting brought in strong, yet divisive reactions on social media
Jun 30, 2019
Zaira Wasim quits acting: It interfered with my religion and I'm not truly happy with my identityZaira Wasim will next be seen in The Sky is Pink, which also stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar
Jun 24, 2019
Headless body found near Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati points to prevalence of human sacrifices at centre of tantricismThe Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati is steeped in closely-guarded secrets and on 19 June, that mystery got a fresh twist with the discovery of the headless, semi-naked body of a woman, about 40 years of age
May 27, 2019
In Varanasi speech, PM-elect Narendra Modi sets agenda for new India, need to take along modern vision and legacy togetherIn his Varanasi speech, Narendra Modi, while pointing out that he is proud of the Indian tradition and 'not embarrassed about it like others' said that he wants India to take along both its 'great legacy' and'modern vision' together
May 19, 2019
Urdu stories, in translation: Read short fiction by Renu Behl, Ramanand Sagar and Krishan ChandarA round-up of the last four Urdu short stories presented in translation, as part of the eight-part series on Urdu fiction by contemporary Indian writers.
May 17, 2019
Following outrage over his 'Hindu terrorist' remark, Kamal Haasan says every religion has its extremists, can't claim to be 'sanctimonious'Under attack from parties and Hindu groups over his remarks on Nathuram Godse, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Friday said that every religion has its own terrorists and one cannot claim oneself as 'sanctimonious'. The actor-turned-politician maintained that history has shown that all religions have their extremists.