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Kritika Pandey wins 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize; discusses writing, language and her craft with Firstpost
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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
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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.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Congress' Mission 2024, saffronisation of coastal Karnataka, Roger Federer wins Miami Open 2019; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Congress' Mission 2024, saffronisation of coastal Karnataka, Roger Federer wins Miami Open 2019; today's must-read stories

Congress favouring slow structural revival over immediate lunge at power, saffronisation of coastal Karnataka, Roger Federer winning the Miami Open 2019, today's must-read stories

How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 1: Hedgewar sends emissary to Mangalore, an RSS shakha is born
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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
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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
India

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

Kamal Haasan says he opposes 'saffronisation', all sections of people should be given respect
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Kamal Haasan says he opposes 'saffronisation', all sections of people should be given respect

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
India

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

Uttar Pradesh govt blames contractor for saffron paint on UP Haj Committee office in Lucknow
India

Uttar Pradesh govt blames contractor for saffron paint on UP Haj Committee office in Lucknow

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
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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.

IIMC Alumni Association vice-president resigns citing 'systematic saffronisation' of institute
India

IIMC Alumni Association vice-president resigns citing 'systematic saffronisation' of institute

A senior office-bearer of the IIMC Alumni Association resigned from the body, alleging "systematic saffronisation" of the institute

Bajrang Dal activists threaten journalist to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' or have his car set on fire
India

Bajrang Dal activists threaten journalist to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' or have his car set on fire

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, Shehla Rashid condemn Centre; allege 'atmosphere of violence' in India
India

Kanhaiya Kumar, Shehla Rashid condemn Centre; allege 'atmosphere of violence' in India

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.

UP Election 2017: Akhilesh Yadav must act swift on Gayatri Prajapati case, reaffirm his clean image
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UP Election 2017: Akhilesh Yadav must act swift on Gayatri Prajapati case, reaffirm his clean image

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.

BJP projecting armed forces in Hindutva terms should be grave concern for country: CPI-M
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BJP projecting armed forces in Hindutva terms should be grave concern for country: CPI-M

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.

This Dussehra, India tries to balance two versions of Ravana, a great scholar and the demon king
India

This Dussehra, India tries to balance two versions of Ravana, a great scholar and the demon king

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.

'No relief to common people': NCP accuses BJP of failing to keep promises
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'No relief to common people': NCP accuses BJP of failing to keep promises

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

Saffronisation and sanghwad are inevitable, says Union Minister RS Katheria
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Saffronisation and sanghwad are inevitable, says Union Minister RS Katheria

Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria on Saturday said that '<em>bhagwakaran</em>' (saffronisation) of education will definitely take place in India.

Imparting 'core values' through Gita, Mahabharata is no saffronisation of education
India

Imparting 'core values' through Gita, Mahabharata is no saffronisation of education

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?

Reference to Nehru dropped from Rajasthan textbook, Congress left fuming
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Reference to Nehru dropped from Rajasthan textbook, Congress left fuming

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