The purpose of literature

Source: This post is based on the article “The purpose of literature” published in The Hindu on 30th August 2021. Relevance: To understand the value of Indian literature. Synopsis: It is through inclusive and diverse writing that we get a socio-cultural understanding of the nation. Introduction Recently, Delhi University dropped Mahasweta Devi’s renowned short story… Continue reading The purpose of literature

An ancient Dravidian language link with the Indus Valley civilisation

Source: Indian Express What is the News? A new research paper published in the journal ‘Nature’ has provided some interesting new insight into the linguistic culture of the Indus Valley Civilization. About Indus Valley Civilization: Indus Valley civilization is the oldest urban civilization discovered to date. It flourished in the basins of the Indus River… Continue reading An ancient Dravidian language link with the Indus Valley civilisation