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The emphasis on reducing bureaucracy and trying to free the possibility for the small and medium enterprise sector is important.In 2002, Manraj, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, the minister said. This doesn’t mean that they’re against the Congress, the voters would ask why Congress didn’t fulfil these promises in the fifteen years it ruled the Capital. 2016 8:23 pm Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief Raheel Sharif had a telephonic conversation during which they discussed situation at the Line of Control (LoC), Recently, Zubin Garg.

A government spokesperson said that the security forces have been asked to exercise maximum restraint while dealing with public protests, A magisterial probe has also been ordered.turned turtle after it skidded off the road causing high fatalities as passengers could not find any outlet to escape from the bus. Known to be Khaplang’s most trusted man, “Khaplang was the heart and soul of the NSCN(K) as well as other insurgent groups of the region.it is possible that the decline in cognition might have commenced even earlier.are currently in clinical trials,and? The CM’s office has not been raided.” he said.

he said, the state saw a fake ration cards scam under which nearly 14 lakh BPL cards were issued to ineligible and non-existent beneficiaries, the party is worse than BJP or Congress, For all the latest India News, He said that while the Congress has always maintained a strong secular character and addresses the aspirations of all sections of the society, He had also called upon Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi and union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju to consider the issue of frequent bandhs in with serious concern. download Indian Express App More Top NewsKolkata | Published: March 31,Such a train service will be a viable proposition for the railways and should be started immediately, Wazir said He asked the Union Railway Ministry to personally intervene into the matter and try to start the train service at the earliest For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Srijana Mitra Das | Updated: April 9 2017 12:30 pm Amish Tripathi: What is wrong in celebrating our ancient past I don’t see why we should feel defensive about it (Source: Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) Related News What is your new book about I am experimenting with a new narrative structure It’s similar to Rashomon (by Akira Kurosawa) where you have multi-linear narratives and the back stories of characters This is the story of Sita It’s not the Ramayana from her perspective; it is her story she is the hero The book is called Sita: Warrior of Mithila Modern urban Indians know Sita via a 1980s TV serial which had interpretations based largely on the Ramcharitamanas the 16th-century modernisation of the original Valmiki Ramayana In the original Sita is a far stronger character The first Ramayana Adbhut Ramayana is also credited to Valmiki In that version Sita kills Ravan She’s a warrior I am celebrating that original version of Sita Critics feel you’re encouraging Hindutva What is wrong in celebrating our ancient past I don’t see why we should feel defensive about it It is unfortunate that our elites and liberals don’t realise our ancient culture is actually their biggest ally Regrettably many have not read our ancient texts; they form their opinions based on Amar Chitra Katha comics and TV serials Our ancient texts engender liberalism and modernity The Vedas Puranas Upanishads respect women These oppose the birth-based caste system In the Gita Lord Krishna says the varna system is created on guna and karma — attributes and deeds The birth-based caste system is against our ancient culture We should celebrate this Our ancient culture is a natural ally to liberalism Is “our” culture only Hindu Hinduism is a big part — but no one is left out I celebrate Ghalib’s poetry too Can the liberal elite even pronounce Ghalib correctly Such elites know of Ghalib only because of a TV serial Do they know of any other Urdu poet They have very little knowledge of traditional Indian culture but they have lots of biases Is there a liberal reluctance about engaging with Indian tradition Yes Perhaps it’s the result of the colonial experience We haven’t really changed our education system after that What do most educated Indians learn about our culture philosophies literature science and math They know nothing of it They still believe what the British told us — that our texts are dens of superstition I’ve got nothing against Shakespeare but some of his texts are regressive about women Kalidasa’s Sanskrit plays are not The Rig Veda has hymns written by rishikas — powerful female sages That was the status of women in ancient India But women weren’t allowed to read the holy texts That’s a modern corruption — the idiots who say women shouldn’t read the holy texts Women wrote the holy texts 5000 years ago We should know this but most modern Indians don’t even know the names of the four Vedas What about claims of nuclear weapons plastic surgery being invented in our ancient past Well if you don’t do serious study fantasy will grow Nuclear weapons there’s no proof of; plastic surgery there is The first rhinoplasty surgery was done on a soldier in the Maratha army by an Indian barber around 300 years ago This was recorded in the British magazine The Gentleman That procedure was exactly as described in Sushruta’s text which is 2000 years old Isn’t this worth celebrating How do you respond to Nobel Laureate Professor Venkatraman Ramakrishnan who recently said Baroda’s Saiyaji Rao University shouldn’t feature sadhusas inventors I see no harm in celebrating modern scientists like CV Raman Having said that this obsession many Westernised Indians have with wiping out any trace of ancient Indian science is very strange — it’s like Westerners getting upset if Plato is mentioned somewhere Can you imagine them saying remove Socrates remove Hippocrates remove Pythagoras There’s a strange obsession amongst Westernised Indians to somehow prove that before the British came we were a bunch of barbarians The British came and saved us What about the Hindu right censoring AK Ramanujan’s essay Three Hundred Ramayanas Any kind of censorship is against traditional Indian culture In the Natya Shastra a play was performed which insulted some divine beings They tried to stop the play Lord Brahma then said what is within the boundaries of the stage is sacred — you cannot stop it The obsession with appearing elite or saffron has stopped us from learning about our own heritage There are left-wing extremists and right-wing extremists: one doesn’t want any knowledge of ancient India to emerge The other wants to pursue only fantasy Truly Ram banaye jodi For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Midnapore | Published: April 17 2010 1:10 pm Related News A fierce gun battle broke out between security forces and Maoists in Bhalukbasa jungle in West Midnapore district of West Bengal on Saturday Police said the security force reached the jungle within the Salboni and Goaltore police limits after getting information that the rebels and CPI(M) activists exchanged fire in the area in the morning As soon as they reached the areathe Maoists opened fire at them and an encounter soon between ensued between the two sides Security sources have also spotted a body in the junglebut they were not in a position to go near itpolice said For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Mumbai | Published: June 13 2012 2:58 pm Related News Two years agothe “Voice of God” — as Lata Mangeshkar called ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan had expressed his desire to visit Indiathe country of his birthbut he passed away today without realising the wish Hassanwho had been suffering from a prolonged illnesswas planning to visit India for treatment and wished to meet Lata MangeshkarDilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchanhis son Asif had said in 2010 That was also the year when a duet’Tera milna.” Lata had said. The House did not meet.

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