Dravidian Tag


Posted On May 31, 2016By SandeepIn Commentary

Sangam Puranas: The Luxury of Imagination

Dr. BGL Swamy questions the very existence of the three Sangam Ages in this translated series titled "Among the Dravidianists." Read More
The next part in the series titled "Among the Dravdianists." This explores the Dravidian view and beliefs of Tamil literary history. Read More
The following is the complete text of my email interview with Rajiv Malhotra, co-author of the groundbreaking new book, Breaking India by Rajiv Malhotra and Aravindan Neelakandan. Comments, criticism welcome as always. Sandeep: What prompted and/or inspired you to write a book like Breaking India, so vast and ambitious in scope knowing the kind of research and hurdles it potentially involved? Rajiv Malhotra: For years I had studied the various components that came together in this book’s thesis – such as the whole Aryan issue, the postcolonial critique of howRead More
Do you know who Gita Ramaswamy is? No? Neither do I. Put that in the past tense: neither did I until I read this vacuous assault on intelligence masquerading as a book review. The sheer imbecility of the “review”—hereafter referred to as asssault—rebels against sensibility so badly that you don’t know where or how to begin deconstructing it. I mean, here’s what she thunders at the very outset of her assault on the scholarly Breaking India: Western Interventions in Dravidian and Dalit Faultlines (Rajiv Malhotra and Aravindan Neelakandan), which hasRead More