Wendy Doniger, a scholar-writer who says that she has studied and written about Hindu religion for over fifty years, once read out a passage from Valmiki Ramayan. Someone threw an egg, aimed at her face. He missed, naturally. Fanatics have poor aim. Penguin books have withdrawn the Indian edition of her book , The Hindus: An Alternative History" for fear of Hindu Taliban. Penguin has withdrawn the book, they would be pulping all of its copies in the next six months. That promises a new bestseller for Amazon.com.
“What was the book that won Pearl S.Buck a Nobel Prize?”, he asked a group of fellow students chatting away outside the lecture hall.. “Good Earth”, said some. “No,” said Babu Paul, a stickler for details. “The Good Earth. And her other works.” All of us in the Pre-university class in Union Christian College, Alwaye … Continue reading ASIANET, BABU PAUL AND THE CHURCH