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A diversity of white saviours
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A diversity of white saviours

By reducing the motives of those involved in debates on Indian history to racial prejudice, Devdutt Pattanaik lazily brushes aside the diversity in the politics of those engaged in the intellectual battle. Predictably, he turns out to be wrong on many counts.

गुरुओं की संरक्षा महत्वपूर्ण है
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गुरुओं की संरक्षा महत्वपूर्ण है

गुरु शिष्य परम्परा हिन्दू धर्मं की एक अचल कड़ी है जिस पर आक्रमण करके भारत विरोधी शक्तियां हमारी प्राचीन सभ्यता के ताने बाने को नष्ट करना चाहती हैं

Purushartha and Punishment
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Purushartha and Punishment

A shift in education from rights based approach to a focus on fulfillment of purusharthas will lead to a paradigm shift in the way we function as a society.

Max Weber’s afterglow
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Max Weber’s afterglow

Romila Thapar's recent lecture on Max Weber, in which she rightly pointed out the many misrepresentations of Hindu society in his body of work, demonstrates why ideological adversaries in scholarship should not be branded as evil. Rather, engaging them with reason and objectivity is a much more useful and productive course of action for both sides of the debate.