Demystifying the “superior” status of the Brahmins …

In addition to the article on Brahmin charities on the editorial page (THI, October 1st), it is unfortunate that Brahmins have been exposed to strong antipathy for centuries. The basic Brahmin account, as evidenced by the European narratives of the 17th and 18th centuries. They are the creators of a …

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Social justice and Tamil cinema inseparable twins

Chennai: From the good old days of NS Krishnan and M Karunanidhi to contemporary cinema by comedian Vivek and director Pa Ranjith, which questions the remnants of absolute caste rule, the genre has crossed the boundaries of art and boldly spoken politics and social science with envious authority . While …

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Bulgaria is monitoring Pakistan’s IT sector

ISLAMABAD: The Bulgarian ambassador to Pakistan, Irena Gancheva, underlined on Friday the importance of Pakistan’s strategic location as a gateway to the Asian market and, from an investment perspective, showed particular interest in the IT sector. “Bulgaria borders Turkey, making it the first country in the European Union in terms …

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“Gandhi has become everything for all people”

On December 23, 1926, a man named Abdul Rashid murdered Arya Samaj leader Swami Shraddhanand, a freedom fighter who was close to MK Gandhi. It was a quick moment in the life of a society already torn by communal tensions, which two decades later, during the division of the subcontinent, …

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