Kritika Pandey wins 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize; discusses writing, language and her craft with Firstpost
2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize winner Kritika Pandey on her relationship with writing, and the role of fiction in a world divided by hate.
Rajasthan govt's move to 'roll back BJP's changes' in history textbooks has academicians displeased, students resigned, parents worried
The Congress government in Rajasthan has decided to change the biography of freedom fighter Veer Sarvarkar in the history textbooks of the state curriculum.
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How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 1: Hedgewar sends emissary to Mangalore, an RSS shakha is born
It is the locus of origin for Hindutva in South Kanara, and describes one end of a long and ragged timeline that has scribbled its way to present day coastal Karnataka, which has transformed into a bastion of the Sangh.
After years of anti-Dravidianism, PMK joins hands with AIADMK, sheds spotlight on caste math in Tamil politics
AIADMK, PMK and BJP have announced a pre-poll alliance in Tamil Nadu for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. DMK and Congress are expected to announce their alliance today.
SC verdict on Section 377 won't end fight against inequality; love is as much about caste, class and religious struggle
The years-long fight against Section 377 talks deeply about caste-class networking among lawyers, who while choosing to be in opposition to Hadiya, or rape law reforms, still get to claim their solidarity for queer love
Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday opposed "saffronisation," saying all sections of people should be given their space and respect.
After Uttar Pradesh Haj office and Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan, police station in Lucknow gets painted saffron
The colour saffron appears to be gradually spreading across Uttar Pradesh, with parts of a nearly 80-year-old police station in the state capital being given a splash of the colour, days after the Haj office here was painted saffron
Facing flak for giving a bright saffron coat of paint to the boundary wall of the UP Haj Committee office in Lucknow, the BJP-led state government on Saturday went into damage control mode and admitted "laxity" on part of the contractor tasked with the job
In invoking Tagore and Vivekananda as 'Bengal's children', Narendra Modi lands twin blows on Mamata Banerjee
Mamata's move to deny university students in Bengal the chance to watch prime minister's speech was in particularly bad taste.
A senior office-bearer of the IIMC Alumni Association resigned from the body, alleging "systematic saffronisation" of the institute
Munne Bharti, a journalist for NDTV, was stopped by Bajrang Dal activists and told to chant Jai Shri Ram or else his car would be set on fire.
Kanhaiya Kumar claims that an "atmosphere of violence" has been on the rise in India. Kumar and others opine that various issues of lesser importance have gained importance over other pressing issues.
With saffron flags gaining ground in Uttar Pradesh, the last thing Akhilesh Yadav need is the educated liberal youth turning away from him and the party — all for Gayatri Prajapati, a minister with a tainted history.
The government is projecting the armed forces in Hindutva terms and this "should be a matter of serious concern for every citizen of our country", the CPI-M has said.
As a kid, the Ramayana was often read to us as a bed-time story. The victory of good over evil was the valuable lesson that grandparents neatly packaged in an hour-long narration of the lives of fictitious characters Rama and Ravana — the protagonist and the antagonist.
NCP on Tuesday accused the BJP-led NDA governments at the Centre and Maharashtra of failing to fulfil the promises made in run up to the Lok Sabha elections
Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria on Saturday said that '<em>bhagwakaran</em>' (saffronisation) of education will definitely take place in India.
If through the Gita and Mahabharata we can teach values of truth, peace and righteous conduct, is it still an 'attempt' at the saffronisation of education?
Students of class VIII in Rajasthan's schools will no longer study the contributions of Jawaharlal Nehru to the freedom struggle or post-independence India after references to the first prime minister was dropped from a text book