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Vivekananda

What JNU Can Learn From Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Jul 06, 2021 Suman K Jha

Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.

‘His Ideas Are Our Guiding Light’: Tributes Pour In For Swami Vivekananda On His Death Anniversary

Jul 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Swami Vivekananda passed away on July 4,1902 at Belur Math in West Bengal.


PM Modi Unveils Vivekananda Statue In JNU Campus

Jawaharlal Nehru University has long been considered a citadel of the Left, with student unions affiliated to it calling the shots on the campus.


Vivekananda In Nirvana Land

The Story of a Phenomenon: As India celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the indelible place of his sojourns in the United States in giving shape to the mythographies that have developed around his life becomes all too apparen

06 September, 2013

The Goan In Goa

Amita Kanekar

Arvind Adiga further perpetuates the very narrowness he warns against in his portrayal of Francisco Luis Gomes, published recently in Outlook


26 August, 2008

Home Away From Home

Arif Mohammed Khan

India, with its age-old tradition of religious pluralism and social diversity, became the destination of all those who fled from religious and political persecution. Today while there are very few families in the Arabian Peninsula claiming descent f


29 June, 2007

Invading The Sacred

Aditi Banerjee

The story of why I became involved with co-editing a book that analyzes the representation of Hinduism in American academia and the ensuing and ongoing politics when such representations are challenged both by the Indian diaspora as well as by academ


06 June, 2005

'A Classic Exposition Of A Secular State'

L.K. Advani

'I believe that this [Jinnah's speech to Pakistan's Constituent Assembly on August 11, 1947] is the ideal that India, Pakistan as well as Bangladesh – the three present-day sover


28 January, 2004

The Hyphenated Hindus

Aditi Banerjee

In a world where being Hindu is seen as antithetical to being enlightened, progressive, and modern; where being Hindu is equated with Hindutva, it is not easy addressing the Hindu-American identity.


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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