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‘Kindle desire to learn, reason and give priority to research’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 05:06 PM IST
WORDS OF WISDOM Encourage students to think beyond and question, says geneticist and academician Jai Rup Singh, else we run the risk of creating a nation of educated illiterates and white-collared terrorists.
Eighteen million people between the ages of 18 and 23 were expected to cast their first vote in the 2019 national election.(HTPhoto)
Eighteen million people between the ages of 18 and 23 were expected to cast their first vote in the 2019 national election.(HTPhoto)

Desire for upward mobility unites India’s young voters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Snigdha Poonam
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 12:10 PM IST
The lived realities of these 15 people couldn’t be more different from each other’s, but their expectations from the country’s next political leadership often intersected.
‘Call Me By Your Name’, a film that received worldwide critical acclaim, will air on &PrivéHD on December 22.(&PrivéHD)
‘Call Me By Your Name’, a film that received worldwide critical acclaim, will air on &PrivéHD on December 22.(&PrivéHD)

Passionate desire or bittersweet journey

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 03:58 PM IST
&PrivéHD, the premium destination for nuanced cinema, to premiere critically-acclaimed film ‘Call Me By Your Name’ on December 22.
A miniature from the album of Ragamala, circa 1754, shows lovers being served on a terrace. The bow and arrow held by the man are symbols of Kama, the god of love.(Getty Images)
A miniature from the album of Ragamala, circa 1754, shows lovers being served on a terrace. The bow and arrow held by the man are symbols of Kama, the god of love.(Getty Images)

Review: Kama: The Riddle of Desire by Gurcharan Das

Hindustan Times | By Sudhirendar Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2018 06:42 PM IST
An exploration of desire establishes that Kama is at the very root of being human
Intimacy captured in a Rajasthani miniature.(Getty Images)
Intimacy captured in a Rajasthani miniature.(Getty Images)

Review: Infinite Variety; A History of Desire in India by Madhavi Menon

Hindustan Times | By Manjula Narayan
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 10:27 PM IST
A fascinating look at objects, relations, acts and places and, through them, the history of desire in India
Hairy tale: Mallika Sarabhai as Draupadi in a production of the Mahabharata in 1989. This is the pivotal vastra-haran scene after which Draupadi vows to only ever tie up her hair after she has bathed it in the blood of Dushasana, the Kaurava who attempted to disrobe her.(Alamy Stock Photo)
Hairy tale: Mallika Sarabhai as Draupadi in a production of the Mahabharata in 1989. This is the pivotal vastra-haran scene after which Draupadi vows to only ever tie up her hair after she has bathed it in the blood of Dushasana, the Kaurava who attempted to disrobe her.(Alamy Stock Photo)

Excerpt: Infinite Variety; A History of Desire in India by Madhavi Menon

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 10:23 PM IST
Hair has been a marker of sexual attractiveness in India across gender and religions. This edited excerpt looks at the history of hairy desire in the country
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