CULTURE

Who are the Bru Refugees and What is the Agreement to Settle Them in Tripura?

It was twenty-three years ago that clashes broke out in Mizoram that compelled more than...

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Tips for Secular Parenting in Communal Times

In times when we see growing communalisation of consciousness and enhanced trends that...

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The Dilemma of Bringing Up Children in Homes that Normalise Alcohol

Across families where parents and elders are accustomed to drinking and consumption of...

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EXCERPT | Swami Vivekananda’s Vision for Hinduism Must be Revisited 126 Years after Chicago Address

In the contemporary age when Hinduism has become interwoven with the complex thread of...

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Chapaak: A Rare Film and a Splash of Gallantry

It is not new that a movie which resembles a social fact has finally released. In fact,...

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Does Wisdom Matter?

It is in this context that Guy Claxton’s research on wisdom, creativity and education...

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Singing ‘Hum Dekhenge’ in Hard Times: Why a Pakistani Poem Echoes India’s Pains 40 Years Later

“Songs are sneaky things, my friends. They can slip across borders. Proliferate in...

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A Literary Festival Jashn-e-Rekhta: The Tryst of Tradition with Modernity

We all know that Urdu is a confluence of Persian and a version of Hindi called Khadiboli...

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The Gifted Auteur Satyajit Ray and why his Cinema Continues to be Relevant

It is an inevitable fact that movies and societies have often reflected each...

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The Other Side of Discipline

The admirers of Michel Foucault are everywhere. With his amazingly powerful writing he...

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