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Because of his stature, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will not be able to brush aside his views as those of a "Nehruvian" or a "Leftist", as it has done with regard to the protests by the 40-odd writers who are also upset, like the president, about the signs of intolerance....

With attacks by fringe Hindu outfits on writers and intellectuals for their views and assaults and murders of those with different religious and cultural practices, author Mani Rao, who has done extensive research on Hindu holy scriptures and classical texts, says Hinduism is about "love and unity" and not "divisive ideas"....

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who has often spoken out on issues of national importance quite in contrast to others in the film and entertainment industry who choose to remain silent, has raised his voice against the growing atmosphere of intolerance in the country, saying that such acts "ridicule" our constitution and "debunks" India’s clai...

Just imagine that when you enter 71, you dare an adventure by declaring your resolve to achieve 17 new goals by the time you turn 85. You do not just proclaim this but also show an extraordinary determination by providing 169 quantifiable targets for these goals to prove that you mean business....

A 3D printing model of the head of a foetus recently helped doctors save the life of a newborn who had developed a life threatening complication at University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in the US....

A 17th-century painting featuring a panoramic view of Lisbon and shrouded in mystery is on display for the first time in the Portuguese capital, since its arrival from Germany last week....

In a laudable move, the Uttar Pradesh government will soon provide free sanitary napkins to reduce the absenteeism of girls in schools during their periods, an official said, adding the move follows growing concerns over personal hygiene of girls attaining puberty....