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Varnam | The Culprits who found Vedic Sarasvati

In an article about the appointment of Yellapragada Sudarshan Rao, as head of the Indian Council of Historical Research, Mihir S Sharma writes the following in Business Standard (BS) They argue that the earlier Vedas, which the Marxist-Missionary nexus describes as being from a pastoral society, were actually written in the Indus Valley Civilisation – […]

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Varnam | Indian History Carnival–79: Monasteries,Wodeyar, Ali Asker, Railways, Feminism

Ananya Deb visits the Buddhist monasteries in Maharashtra and has some pictures as well These five spots, when plotted on the map, reveal that they are on two lines going east from the sea – one going North East, the other South East. They run in the same direction as two major highways which emanate […]

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Sumpolites | Reflections on the 68th year of Independence.

Social Conscience is the only safeguard for all rights, fundamental and non-fundamental – Ambedkar 127 years ago Madras was given the honor of hosting the first Indian National Social Conference. A movement spearheaded by Mahadev Govind Ranade and hosted by Dewan  Bahadur R. Raghunath Rao, the social conference was meant to address issues of social reform and […]

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Acorn | Three thoughts on Independence Day

On society, its attitudes and a mantra for improvement For quiet contemplation on Independence Day: - Why Tagore said India’s problem is not spiritual, but social: It is our disorganized society which prevents our ideas and activities from being broad, the narrower self from being merged into or sacrificed for the sake of the greater—and […]