Abhishek Kuril

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Bankruptcy of leadership: The only lesson that has come out of Smriti Irani's education revamp

The nationwide consultations for the overhaul are neither exhaustive nor do they take a bottom-up approach. They are just a classic example of …

Education

What my family history taught me about religion, faith and identity

In times of Ghar Wapsi, a reflection on what faith and religion means for an Indian.<p><b>A Mughal caravan:</b> The story of my family began somewhere in the …

Jesus

What’s the connection between Houellebecq’s novel Soumission and the Charlie Hebdo killings?

Excerpts from reviews and comments on the novel that portrays an Islamic party government in France 2022.<p>Twelve people were killed in and around the …

Literature

A debate in the Constituent Assembly shows why we don’t need an anti-conversion law

The Assembly struck a delicate balance on conversions – and now the BJP wants to disturb it.<p>On May 1, 1947, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel moved the …

The perils of being Charlie: arson attack in Germany, offended readers in India

Standing up for free speech comes with consequences.<p>The slogan "Je Suis Charlie" has come a long way from the immediate aftermath of the attacks on …

Charlie Hebdo

Why the obsession with ancient Indian science is like Bengalis being besotted with Tagore

Blasphemous as it will sound to the champions of Tagore and of ancient Indian science, the parallels cannot be ignored.<p>First, the disclosure: I …

4 Fantastic Moments of Animals Acting in Unexpected Ways

Animals can really surprise us sometimes! Whether it's acting like humans, showing compassion, or fantastically dodging fake gunfire, these creatures are doing the unexpected. It's endearing, hilarious, and even educational. And, luckily for us, these moments were caught on video so we can enjoy …

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