Bhatkar is president of RSS-affiliated outfit Vijnana Bharati and was formerly chair of IIT Delhi’s board of governors.
Just days after Nalanda University said Gopa Sabharwal would remain as vice-chancellor, extending her term till the appointment of new head, the president overruled the decision.
“I do not believe that the candidate the committee has recommended as its number one choice commands … respect amongst the academic community.”
The government recently organised a conference that officially validated – for the first time – the Indian origin of the Romas, raising their hopes of being a part of the Indian diaspora. But the decision is not free of Hindutva politics
New Delhi: Days after the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) issued a statement saying the institution had no plans to dilute the centrality of Jawaharlal Nehru from the library or museum housed in his official residence, Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma appears to have lowered the boom […]
New Delhi: Within a day of Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Nehru Memorial Museum & Library chairman Lokesh Chandra declaring their intention of diluting the salience of India’s first prime minister in the institution which bears his name, saner counsel seems to have prevailed. A September 3, […]