Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.
Swami Vivekananda passed away on July 4,1902 at Belur Math in West Bengal.
Jawaharlal Nehru University has long been considered a citadel of the Left, with student unions affiliated to it calling the shots on the campus.
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
Arvind Adiga further perpetuates the very narrowness he warns against in his portrayal of Francisco Luis Gomes, published recently in Outlook
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
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
'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
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.
Bajrang Dal members stage a protest against the recent killings of Hindus and vandalism of a Durga idol by miscreants in Bangladesh, at Krishnanagar in Nadia.PTI Photo
Visually impaired make 'diyas' for the upcoming Diwali festival, inside Andh Kanya Prakash Gruh in Ahmedabad.PTI Photo
Farmers ride tractors as they move towards a protest site during an agitation against Noida authority, in Noida.PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media persons after a cabinet meeting in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Kutumba Surakshya Mission NGO members protest against the recent killing of Hindus and vandalism of Durga idol in puja pandal by miscreants in Bangladesh, in front of the office of the Assistant High Commissioner of...PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates