Culture

Distress in farms: GDP data confirms deflation is here

Agriculture growth lower in ‘nominal’ than ‘real’ terms during Apr-June quarter WHY did the last quarter, particularly June, see a spate of farm protests across large swathes of the country — from Nashik-Ahmednagar in Maharashtra and the Neemuch-Mandsaur-Ratlam stretch of ...

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A Dalit community looks to escape the caste system by converting to Buddhism

AHMEDABAD, India (RNS) Dosa vendor Sunil Gagnath Sabkale watches over a fragile Buddhist temple across the street from a market where he sells his crepelike pancakes. The temple consists of a small courtyard with a flimsy bamboo shelter built around ...

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Now showing at a museum near you: Bhagat Singh’s gun, Sachin’s gloves

There are new treasures, instant classics and objects that rewrite history, waiting to be discovered on your next vacation. The gun that made Bhagat Singh a legend In 1928, Bhagat Singh used this gun to shoot a 21-year-old British police ...

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Acknowledging the unconscious bias

It is important to acknowledge one’s privilege, and reveal unconscious biases, our own, and of our elders from whom we learn A few years ago, on 10 December (International Human Rights Day), when Aung San Suu Kyi was still an ...

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Different strokes

22nd April 2017, 03:40 PM IST The sheer variety of V Dhananjayan’s art testifies to his mastery over form Art seems to blossom from the nooks and corners of V Dhananjayan’s studio as the air-conditioner does its best to banish ...

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