The family and friends of the slain Kannada scholar, Prof M M Kalburgi, reminisce his prolific research and academic pursuits.
However, the probe agencies have not been able to establish the group's link with the killing of rationalist and communist leader Govind Pansare.
This is the first official confirmation of the link between the two killings which happened after a gap of two years of each other.
The governmnet told the court that it was not keen on the NIA probe into the murder case as it is not a scheduled offence -- an offence doesn't come under the ambit of NIA Act.
Kalburgi's wife claimed in her plea that there was a similarity in pattern in murders of her husband, Govind Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar.
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.