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Abhijit Bhattacharyya | The politics of geography and how societies evolve

The demography of geography creates society, economy, polity, the rise and fall of empires and their borders, as well as war and peace

29 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | When religions, cults dominate, truth a casualty & nations suffer

Religion has, throughout history, dominated the realms of politics and governance

13 Aug 2022 12:11 AM

Lekha Shankar | Indian actor turns Buddhist monk in Bangkok

The two-week monkhood is behind him, but Malik (now called Asoko) does not seem ready to give it up yet

31 Mar 2022 12:15 AM

US urges China to release Panchen Lama

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the second highest spiritual authority in Tibetan Buddhism after Dalai Lama, is world's youngest political prisoner

15 May 2020 10:04 AM

Indian majoritarianism subtle, but deadly

The damage caused by constitutional majoritarianism is dependent on the individual.

01 Dec 2019 7:17 AM


Tech and globalisation homogenising young people; shares Pope

Pope says tech, globalisation endanger youth individuality.

25 Nov 2019 2:28 PM

Spirituality apps are inducing addiction than relieve stress, scholars argue

Scholars are arguing that these apps are pointless.

03 Nov 2019 10:49 AM

Buddhist artefacts are being reinstated in Aghanistan

Afghan museum restores Buddhist history, one broken piece at a time.

15 Oct 2019 8:56 PM

Feelings of detachment

When we are connected with someone, they become a part of our life and us a part of their life that is connection.

01 Aug 2019 12:13 AM

Mystic Mantra: Cross examinations

Christianity is sometimes seen as a sad, perhaps even sadistic, religion because of the cross.

19 Apr 2019 2:20 AM


Meet Mindar, a humanoid that teaches Buddhism

Its body is made primarily of aluminum, with silicone used for its face and hands.

17 Mar 2019 10:42 AM

How PM Modi's tweet blossomed love between Lankan girl, Indian boy?

Amid the Valentine week, Hansini Edheerisinghe, a Sri Lankan woman got married to her soulmate from India on February 10.

13 Feb 2019 2:23 PM

Buddhism India’s greatest gift to us: Bhutan royal

Following Nehru’s visit, Bhutan launched its first Five Year Plan in 1961, which, along with the second, was financed by India.

24 Aug 2018 1:23 AM

What is your idea of 'ideal' life?

In actuality, people around the world seem to aspire for more moderate levels of these and other traits.

20 Jun 2018 3:42 PM

META comes to Delhi with a flourish

Sonjoy Roy of Temawork films, one of the collaborators of the festival, at the helm.

19 Apr 2018 2:23 AM


For Dalits, Blue is Ambedkar’s legacy legacy

B.R. Ambedkar was very fond of blue. When he founded the Scheduled Caste Federation in 1942, he chose a blue flag.

14 Apr 2018 1:28 AM

Mystic Mantra: Spiritual changemakers

Women spiritual masters, poets and yoginis have been harbingers of change.

03 Feb 2018 5:27 AM

UP: Man thrashed, forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'; Dalits threaten protests

Vipin Kumar (22) was allegedly beaten up brutally by four activists of the Vahini in Kalanpur village in Muzaffarnagar on Monday.

17 Jan 2018 1:44 PM

Yoga the only way to healthy life, says Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice-President was in Mumbai for the inaugural ceremony of the centennial celebration of Yoga Institute in Mumbai.

25 Dec 2017 4:43 AM

Mystic Mantra: Islam and Buddhism — Spiritual symbiosis

There is no dearth of peaceful references and spiritual commonalities among our faith traditions, as diverse as even Islam and Buddhism.

16 Nov 2017 12:45 AM