Education in Indian culture is no saffronisation: Karnataka Governor

Mangaluru: Education in Indian culture and tradition was aimed at its refinement and it would be wrong to term it as 'saffronisation', Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala has said.

'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'
'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'

Yoga originated in India but this spiritual and mental discipline has failed to resonate with the country's masses, who mostly seek its virtues of physical fitness. But filmmaker and art historian Benoy K. Behl feels the Indian government's emphasis on yoga and the UN celebrating World Yoga Day June 21 have set the pace for a long innings.

Yesudas sparks row by resenting women wearing jeans

Sparking a controversy, music legend KJ Yesudas on Thursday resented women wearing jeans, saying this went against Indian culture.

2016-17 to be SAARC year of cultural heritage: Minister
2016-17 to be SAARC year of cultural heritage: Minister

Culture Minister Sripad Yesso Naik Thursday said that one of the major proposals being considered by the ongoing SAARC ministerial meeting is the announcement of the year 2016-17 as the SAARC year of cultural heritage.

A course in yogic science

Yoga, a science that teaches you how to flex, is becoming a lucrative career option. Patricia Mascarenhas gives you a gist on the new courses in the field.

Reconnecting maritime cultural landscapes across Indian Ocean

The culture ministry has launched a project that aims to re-establish communication between countries across the Indian Ocean, an official statement said Saturday.

The art of getting offended

India is a country that has come to take pride in taking offence. Every community has somehow decided that they will boycott something or the other. Where is our sense of humour?

Indian culture is science: Italian expert

Indian culture is a science, not just rituals, a Vedic expert from Italy has said.

Multi-media exhibition celebrates Indian diversity

Paintings by the Bhil tribals of Madhya Pradesh and Rathwa telling creative myths of Pithora Dev sit alongside reprints of 15th century manuscripts at an exhibition inaugurated in the national capital Thursday.

Acceptance is strength of Indian culture: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it was part of Indian culture to promote harmony and acceptance.

Blurring cultural diversities through art exhibition

Paintings from 25 artists from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have captured various hues and moods of Indian culture and the artworks are a representation of their observation.

Shailja Gupta: `Walkaway` from guys` point of view

Independent filmmaker Shailja Gupta, whose first feature film ‘Walkaway’ highlights the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York, says it is a relationship film from the guys` point of view and she took inspiration from the lives of her investment-banker friends.

Narendra Modi slams politicians for ignoring Indian `culture`

Emphasising the need to inculcate values in youth to control social evils, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said traditional Indian value-based systems have been painted in "secular" and "non-secular" garb.

Three cheers for Indian culture, say IPL`s foreign cheerleaders

Many young women have come to India from foreign shores, attracted not by the money but by the country`s culture and tradition.

Always wanted to experience Indian culture, history: Schwarzenegger

Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger always wanted to experience the culture and heritage of India and says he is feeling great to be in the country and that he delayed the shoot of `Last Stand` to be here.

Apologize for offensive show, India tells BBC

India has demanded an apology from
the BBC over its presenter Jeremy Clarkson mocking Indian
culture during a Christmas special programme.

Apologise to India, Keith Vaz tells BBC`s Clarkson

Indian origin Vaz said the BBC should be ashamed for
broadcasting gags about India that have evoked several
complaints and allegations of racism.

UK journo mocks at Indian culture, in racism row

Controversial TV personality Jeremy
Clarkson has once again been accused of racism after mocking Indian culture in a `Top Gear` Christmas Special on BBC.

India compromising on its culture: Pakistani designer

For outsiders, India is about its culture and tradition, but swanky malls and fast-food chains are taking away its true flavour.

North America`s first Indian culture centre in Toronto

Canada will soon have its version of the Nehru Centre in London as India opens a cultural centre here next year.