In Doniger’s agile mind and in her skilful hands, these become stories, as the very clever pun in the title suggests, about truth and reality, about how memory, recognition and human consciousness work for the self and for the other.
Doniger will be talking on “The Power of the Myth” over Skype at the Tata Literature Live! Festival in Mumbai today.
To make students aware of Indian culture, Batra recommends his own three-language system to be followed in schools.
Ravi Singh of Aleph ‘quits’ over decision to put Doniger on hold, publish Modi verse.
Nicholas B Dirks discusses the elections, Narendra Modi and the Wendy Doniger controversy.
Co Publisher of Aleph Publications, Ravi Singh, however, completely denied any such move.
Lower courts have often been tardy in applying that test, even though higher courts have generally stood by serious authors and artists.
Hinduism has survived against all odds and has 800 million-plus followers in India
Section 295A of the IPC opens the door for bullies to walk in
Self-proclaimed liberals and proponents of free speech are selective in their protests
Don’t blame the mob when a book is pulped or withdrawn. Ask why the state sanctions a spurious hierarchy of hurt and injury.
RSS man Batra behind NCERT changes, pushes for 2014 ‘school manifesto’.
If legal means of publication fail, Internet has other ways of keeping books in circulation: Doniger.
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Courts, publishers, educators and professional offence mongers are to blame.