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What Stories Should We Share With Our Children?

What Stories Should We Share With Our Children?

11 October, 2021 Devdutt Pattanaik

In the battle over curricula, the Left tells stories that focus only on making the elite squirm in guilt, while the Right prefers glory by distorting history, but the victims remain voiceless

Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

04 October, 2021 Amandeep Sandhu

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.


Smoke And Mirrors: Smog Towers To Clean Up Dirty Air Is A Polluted Idea

The concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution to combat air pollution.

Policymakers Must Consider The Many Upsides Of Caste Census

Policymakers Must Consider The Many Upsides Of Caste Census

04 October, 2021 Khalid Anis Ansari

A comprehensive count can be helpful in deciding categorical revisions and inclusion/exclusion of castes/communities in deciding reservations and redistributive policies on a scientific basis.


There Is A Method To The Madness In Opposition’s Demand For A Caste Census

Non-BJP parties hoping to stall the massive shift of OBCs towards the Hindutva brigade. But there are gains too for the BJP if it plays its cards well.

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04 October, 2021

Police Reforms In India Are Long Overdue But No Government Has Made It A Priority

Prakash Singh

Recommendations by several commissions gather dust as successive regimes decide to play it safe.


04 October, 2021

A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

Chinki Sinha

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.


27 September, 2021

Always The ‘Second Best’, What Is The Future Of Humanities?

G. Arunima

Humanities has been the second or third choice for a huge percentage of students in Indian colleges and universities


27 September, 2021

Read Between The University Rankings

Saikat Majumdar

Rankings largely reinforce the dominant impressions about institutions’ reputations, says little about students’ needs


20 September, 2021

Remembering Fahim, The Kabul Journalist The Taliban Killed in Panjshir

Jayant Prasad

Fahim Dashty resisted, till death, the Taliban’s sectarianism. His heart beat only for a modern, democratic Afghanistan.


20 September, 2021

India Needs A Regulatory Framework Fast To Reap Crypto Gains

Nischal Shetty

Exchanges, government and security agencies need to work closely to create a regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency market


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20 September, 2021

Kannur’s Political Blood Feud Has Multiple Layers And Structures

Sunilkumar Karintha

Addressing chronic ‘political’ violence in Kannur demands engaging every layer of society permeated by its apparatus and mechanisms


20 September, 2021

Calcutta No More Football's Mecca, Moving Durand Cup There Harsh On Delhi Fans

Shabbir Ali

The shifting of Durand Cup to Calcutta is harsh on Delhi’s football lovers


13 September, 2021

Beware of Lies, Give Credit To 1921 Malabar Revolt Against British

M.B. Rajesh

Exclusion of the 1921 rebellion from our freedom struggle’s official history is a grave injustice to history and in line with the British view


06 September, 2021

Why Pankaj Tripathi Thinks Manoj Bajpayee’s Chappal Will Bring Him Luck

Pankaj Tripathi

From Bihar to Mumbai, Manoj Bajpayee’s story is an inspiration to small-town actors


06 September, 2021

Reservations: A Constitutional Weapon For Dismantling India’s Oligarchy

Prof. G. Mohan Gopal

The caste census must not be bound up in a scarlet letter: it is a vital tool to unlock India's real potential


06 September, 2021

Manoj Bajpayee Is A 360-Degree Character

Hansal Mehta

Manoj Bajpayee more than acts out his role­—he completely absorbs it


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06 September, 2021

Manoj Bajpayee Is Friend And Gladiator For Bhonsle Director

Devashish Makhija

In Manoj, there is kinship that goes beyond those of director-actor, upstart-mentor...


Photo Gallery

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav during a By-election campaign in Kusheshwar Assembly constituency, in Darbhanga.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses during 'Pratibha Samman Samaroh' on the ocassion of Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti at Tyagraj Stadium in New Delhi.

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An artist gives finishing touches to an idol 0f Goddess Laxmi ahead of Diwali festival, in Kolkata.

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Indian cricket team fans perform 'havan' ahead of the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan, in Bengaluru.

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People wait for their turn to get inoculated with a dose of the Covishield vaccine at a hospital, in Prayagraj.

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