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A campaign will also be launched to free land along the Ganga from encroachment so that these places become attractive for tourists. (Photo@CMOfficeUP)

Organic farming belt to come up on either side of Ganga in Uttar Pradesh

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pankaj Jaiswal
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 09:28 AM IST
Ganga nurseries will be developed in every district and geo-tagging of all the plants along the river will be done to prevent their theft.
During Partition, a section shifted to another civilisational narrative(Getty Images)
During Partition, a section shifted to another civilisational narrative(Getty Images)

India is not a nation-state, or a state-nation. It is a civilisational-state

By Abhinav Prakash
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2019 06:45 PM IST
The Right wing does not want to impose a single identity. Instead, it seeks to protect the nation’s diversity

Black ibis injured by manjha rescued

Noida | By Kushagra Dixit
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 10:28 PM IST
The distressed bird was rescued by officials of Noida authority’s animal shelter and hospital at Sector 94, where the medical team said the wound looks a few days old.
The data can become a basis to resolve the long pending issue of declaring critical tiger habitats under the Forest Rights Act 2005 through philosophy of co-existence.(Sushil Prajapati/HT FILE PHoto)
The data can become a basis to resolve the long pending issue of declaring critical tiger habitats under the Forest Rights Act 2005 through philosophy of co-existence.(Sushil Prajapati/HT FILE PHoto)

New tiger estimation report provides glimpse of hope for human-animal co-existence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Chetan Chauhan
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 05:21 PM IST
The tiger estimation report shows that the flora and fauna in the tiger landscapes of Shivalik Hills and Gangetic Plains, Central India and Eastern Ghats and southern Western Ghats has improved despite people living there, leading to tigers colonising new forest area of about 24,509 square km between 2014 and 2018.
A nation is not any of the several nations that existed upon the same land in the past; if anything, it is a rejection of them(Hindustan Times)
A nation is not any of the several nations that existed upon the same land in the past; if anything, it is a rejection of them(Hindustan Times)

Why Hindutva nationalism is unsettling

By Mimi Mondal
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 09:38 PM IST
It is not merely proclaiming pride in Hinduism as a religion; it threatens to unmake India and replace it with a different nation.
A sadhu dancing on a platform at Meer Ghat in Varanasi.(LightRocket via Getty Images)
A sadhu dancing on a platform at Meer Ghat in Varanasi.(LightRocket via Getty Images)

Review: Ganga: The Many Pasts of a River by Sudipta Sen

Hindustan Times | By Rahul Jayaram
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 05:22 PM IST
Sudipta Sen’s comprehensive work on the river is certain to become one of the go-to books on studying the Ganga
Java’s Wayang Orang group which enacts episodes from the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.(Getty Images)
Java’s Wayang Orang group which enacts episodes from the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.(Getty Images)

Review: Ramayana vs Mahabharata by Devdutt Pattanaik

Hindustan Times | By Dhrubo Jyoti
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2018 09:52 PM IST
Devdutt Pattanaik argues that the Ramayana and the Mahabharata have the same structure and theme
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