Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicBhagavad Gita

Topic: Bhagavad Gita

What machine learning can tell us about Bhagavad Gita

Here's what the analysis of the quality of Bhagavad Gita's English translations by Eknath Easwaran, M.K. Gandhi and Purohit Swami tells us.

‘Indianising’ education isn’t about Macaulay or ‘saffronisation’. It’s ‘tadka’ vs ‘achar’

The real question about 'Indianisation' of education is if we just want a 'tadka' on a largely colonial education or if we dare take the 'achar' route.

In push for Bhagavad Gita in schools, Karnataka Congress finds new ‘Hindutva vs Hinduism’ pivot

Since Gujarat announced that it is introducing Gita in schools, the issue has become a talking point in Karnataka, with leaders of Congress as well as BJP backing the idea.

Bhagavad Gita taught in schools, colleges, even technical institutes — govt tells Parliament

Responding to a question about efforts made towards inclusion of Hindu scripture in curriculums, Dharmendra Pradhan said even Class 6,7 history books have references.

Haryana govt to include Bhagavad Gita verses in school syllabus

Haryana Education Minister Kanwarpal Gurjar said the decision will motivate people and help society. He said they will soon finish the work and make the inclusions in the syllabus.

Bihar BJP president dispatches copy of Bhagavad Gita to Rahul Gandhi amid Hindutva row

Bihar BJP President Sanjay Jaiswal Sunday called Gandhi the most confused leader in the country unable to appreciate the basics of Hinduism despite "so many publicised tours of temples".

VHP demands Bhagavad Gita be declared national book, made compulsory in education system

The saffron outfit said teachers, including those from minority communities, should also be made to study the Gita and all 18 chapters be included in their training curriculum.

How chanting Ram and Bhagavad Gita gifted by a Sufi dacoit helped a Chambal bandit in prison

In ‘The Punished’, Jahnavi Misra explores nineteen stories of men and women facing death row in India, and how they navigate the justice system.

HC says courts should act like Lord Krishna to protect women, they ‘can’t be mute spectator’

The Karnataka High Court made the observation as it rejected an appeal filed by a man who is convicted of raping a 69-year-old woman. 

Story of 2 Indian-origin doctors behind one of the biggest medical research scandals in years

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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