Along with five pages of recommendations, the Nyas, headed by Dina Nath Batra, a former head of Vidya Bharati, the education wing of the RSS, has attached pages from several NCERT textbooks, with the portions that it wants removed marked and underlined.
In the popular imagination, rains bring joy and cheer but artistes have often viewed it through the prism of sorrow. From Kalidas to Franz Kafka, Satyajit Ray to Wong Kar-wai, rain is a recurring metaphor that evokes a longing that can never be fulfilled.
At the time of appointment or promotion of faculty in colleges and universities, the UGC allocates certain credits to every applicant on the basis of articles and other pieces published in its approved journals.
Krishna Sobti, 92, has a new novel out. But the legendary Hindi writer now sees time go by swiftly. In what she calls her “last interview”, Sobti looks back at her childhood, the days of Independence and reflects on the crisis of contemporary India.