POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 25, 2014 AT 23:58 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 25, 2014 23:58 IST

Sri Dinanath Batra, the convenor of Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti, is not a stranger to these pages. Be it campaigning against A.K. Ramanujan’s seminal essay on the Ramayana or, more recently having shot into the limelight for ensuring the pulping of Wendy Doniger's book on Hinduism, or for sending off legal notices to various publishers to desist from publishing things that he considers not quite kosher.

It now turns out that while the Lok Sabha election campaigning was still in full swing, on March 4, Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama released a set of nine books by Shri Batra to be introduced in Gujarat schools as part of the curriculum’s “supplementary literature”.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 25, 2014 AT 23:58 IST, Edited At: Jul 25, 2014 23:58 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 25, 2014 AT 02:02 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 25, 2014 02:02 IST

While the whole world is telling you to go watch THE TRAILER, we give you the real thing...s

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 25, 2014 AT 02:02 IST, Edited At: Jul 25, 2014 02:02 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 24, 2014 AT 18:10 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 24, 2014 18:10 IST

First came a shocking statement from a BJP leader in Telangana, K Laxman, who flayed the TRS government's decision to appoint tennis star Sania Mirza as brand ambassador of the newly created state, terming her as a "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan and questioning her credentials for the honour.

Sania was born in Maharashtra and settled in Hyderabad later and, hence, is a "non-local", he told reporters and sought to dub her a "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan, pointing that she was married to cricketer Shoaib Malik.

The tennis star responded on Twitter (we have also added a few of her tweets from earlier):

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 24, 2014 AT 18:10 IST, Edited At: Jul 24, 2014 18:10 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 23, 2014 AT 01:36 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 23, 2014 02:24 IST

While a war rages and the world tries to come to grips with the violence let loose by Israel on Gaza, a photograph of a Lebanese journalist kissing her Jewish boyfriend has gone viral.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 23, 2014 AT 01:36 IST, Edited At: Jul 23, 2014 02:24 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 22, 2014 AT 23:55 IST ,  Edited At: Jul 22, 2014 23:55 IST

Just as at the time of the global financial crisis, the only commentator on mainstream American TV who seems to be able to call it as he sees it on Israel-Palestine seems to be Jon Stewart.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Jul 22, 2014 AT 23:55 IST, Edited At: Jul 22, 2014 23:55 IST
     
 
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