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Liberal Education and the Future of the University An international conference co-organized by India Platform and BMS College of Engineering, BENGALURU – INDIAThis international conference co-organized by the BMS College of Engineering and India Platform, aims to examine the general predicament of liberal education and the future of the university in India.Fri, June 10th 2016

Dharma and Ethics VIII: Revisiting Swami VivekanandaOn the 16th of June, The Eighth Dharma and Ethics Conference was organised. In this conference, we took up Swami Vivekanandas views on Nationalism, politics, Hinduism, social reform, and cultural difference. Select scholars will be invited to present their papers on the following themes: To...Shimoga – Tue, June 16th 2015

India Platform Study Visit to India - Liveable Cities & Waste and Manure ManagementThe India Platform invites European professionals, researchers and companies in the domain of Liveable Cities and Waste Management to some of the most promising research groups and companies in the fast-growing cities of Bangalore and Mangalore. Wed, January 6th 2016

Research skills and methodology for young Social Science faculty at SDM UG and PG CollegesSession 1: How to successfully apply for minor and major research grants ( Dr. Mathigatta Chaitra, Deputy Director, India Platform) Session 2: How to write a research proposal for post-doctoral research ( Dr. Santhosh Shetty, UGC post-doc fellow) Session 3: How to publish a research paper...Ujire – Mon, October 19th 2015

Release of two books by NILUME-India Platform publicationThe second publication of Nilume – India Platform publication was released on August 2nd 2015. The second part of “ Buddhi Jeevigala Moodahanambikegalu “ which deals with the current theories which are the emanate from the west , not taking into account the cultural experiences from the non...Bangalore – Fri, October 2nd 2015

Release of NILUME - India Platform book "Buddhijeevigala Moodhanambikegalu " at DavangereThe third release of the book Buddhijeevigala Moodhanambikegalu was done at Davangere on 31st October , 2015 by Sri M.S. Chaitra who also delivered the keynote address. This program was conducted by Vartamana Forum for intellectual debates , Davangere. Davangere – Sat, October 31st 2015


Do all roads lead to Jerusalem? The making of Indian religions (01-12-2014)
Divya Jhingran, Balagangadhara S.N.

A Prolegomenon: Are Dialogues Between Us Possible?: Reconceptualizing Inter-Tradition Dialogues in the Twenty-First Century (15-12-2015)
Balagangadhara S.N.

ಕೊಟ್ಟ ಕುದುರೆಯನೇರಲರಿಯದೆ: ವಚನಗಳ ಅಧ್ಯಯನದಲ್ಲಿ ಆಧುನಿಕರ ಪೂರ್ವಗ್ರಹಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಅವುಗಳಾಚೆಗೆ [Anthology of articles on Vachana (01-08-2015)
Rajaram Hegde, Shanmukha A.

ಬೌದ್ಧಿಕ ದಾಸ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಭಾರತ [India in Intellectual Slavery] (01-03-2015)
Balagangadhara S.N., Rajaram Hegde

Which intolerance is growing in India? (27-11-2015)

De pest van het rabiate nationalisme (24-11-2015)
Jakob De Roover, Sarika Rao

Smriti Irani will destroy Indian education for good (19-11-2015)
S.N Balagangadhara & Jakob de

Butchered in Bihar: A View from the Outside (10-11-2015)
S N Balagangadhara

Beef Bans, Beef Parties, and Sacred Cows (18-11-2015)
Jakob De Roover, Balagangadhara S.N.

Why Smriti Irani as HRD minister was a terrible choice (13-11-2015)
S N Balagangadhara & Jakob de

ಪಾಪಯೊನಿ ಎಂಬುದು ಎನನ್ನು ಸೂಚಿಸುತ್ತದೆ? [What does Paapa Yoni refer to?] (24-11-2015)
Rajaram Hegde

India is not 'Rapeistan': How media is failing (26-10-2015)

How about speaking the truth about reservations? (14-10-2015)
Balagangadhara S.N.
Swarajya magazine

Counterview: Ambedkar Was Wrong About Hinduism. The Right Can Stop Trying To Appropriate Him. (30-09-2015)

An Indian view from outside: Quotas, Rational and Moral? (11-09-2015)

Between ignorance and deception: Satish Deshpande's idea of reservations Is the problem then that most Indians are not Christians, Muslims or Jews? (08-09-2015)
Jakob De Roover
Daily O

Europe, India, and the Limits of Secularism (31-08-2015)
Jakob De Roover

Indie očima Evropanů ("India through the eyes of Europe")
Martin Fárek

Jakob De Roover on Ramachandra Guha’s Intellectualism (13-06-2015)
Jakob De Roover
Niti Exclusive - Nitte Central

Against Caste in British Law - A Critical Perspective on the Caste Discrimination Provision in the Equality Act 2010 (01-09-2015)
Prakash Shah

ಭಾರತದಲ್ಲಿ ಯಾವ ರೀತಿಯ ಅಸಹಿಷ್ಣುತೆ ಬೆಳೆಯುತ್ತಿದೆ? (18-12-2015)
Balagangadhara S.N., Inchara

USCIRF hypocrisy: It's about the Protestant worldview, not religious freedom (11-05-2015)
First Post

India’s Daughter and BBC – Belgian Professor speaks out (11-03-2015)
Niti Central

ರಾಮಾಯಣ ಮಹಾಭಾರತಗಳ ಕುರಿತ ವಿಸ್ಮೃತಿ [Amnesia about the Ramayana and Mahabharata] (22-09-2015)
Rajaram Hegde