Madrasas are generally perceived as schools of religious orthodoxy and sometimes even centres of extremist teaching. A new book titled ‘Madrasas In The Age of Islamophobia’ puts these religious institutions in perspective, reveals their former inclusive nature, and explains why they are trapped in a time warp
Jamia Millia Islamia was born of India’s nationalist movement. It has been a university that has stood for tolerance & unity through every communal crisis faced by the country. A student shares the trauma he faced as he witnessed the violence in the campus and asks isn’t it an affront to all that we stand for?
Some of the earliest known written works on the subcontinent, including those relating to the Vedas and the Mahabharata, are hiding in plain sight in the Bhandarkar Institute, Pune. Catch the intriguing story of the Manuscript Collection Project and how its legacy was taken forward by a pioneering Indian scholar