Let India have a nationalist curriculum, do not politicize it, says Chandra Bhushan Sharma.
The Padma Vibhushan awardee was best known for her works including "Hajar Churashir Maa", "Chotti Munda Evam Tar Tir", "Rudali", and "Jhansir Rani".
She was a bit of a Robin Hood who wouldn’t give two hoots about what you thought of her as she unabashedly ensnared the haves into involuntary corporate social responsibility for the have-nots.
While NaMo kept Mamata happy with the "Poriborton" message, he drove it home that as far as the Centre is concerned, it's BJP that Bengal can rely on.
'If the Indian Government deports Taslima Nasrin, or holds her as an illegal alien, it will shame and diminish all of us... We demand that the spurious cases filed against M.F. Husain be dropped and that he be allowed to return to a normal life in In
Response to Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn et al on Nandigram: "At this critical juncture it is crucial to articulate a Left position that is simultaneously against forcible land acquisition in Nandigram and for the right of Taslima Nasreen to live, write
Arundhati Roy refused the Sahitya Akademi award. Mahasweta Devi is 'overwhelmed' by the Padma Vibhushan. One takes pride in being called a writer-activist, the other says the term makes her flinch.
Extracts from Mahasweta Devi's Titu Mir, shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award
The unassuming, committed writer whose book Titu Mir is on the Crossword Book Award shortlist, talks about her writing and her work among the tribals.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.