In the Media

The Hindu - 18th May 2007

Cultures and Vultures: wake-up call from Vadodara

These ‘fundoos,’ self-appointed custodians of Indian culture, may start chipping away at temple murals, breaking down monuments, and eventually targeting the temples at Khajuraho, Konarak, and Bhubaneshwar – until they succeed in effacing the rich Indian culture of art, image, and narrative, to conform to their own one-track, fascist vision of what Indian civilisation is.

Kashmir University - 25th April 2007

SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarship Programme

Headed by Dr. Shafiqa Parveen, Kashmir University’s Distance Learning Department organized the SAF Madanjeet Singh Individual Scholarships cheque distribution ceremony / Regional Cooperation Seminar on 25th April 2007.

Mainstream - 13th April 2007

Is the SAARC Heading Global?

The just concluded SAARC Summit in New Delhi has turned out to be quite historic in its own way. Besides the usual rhetoric by the member-nations especially between India and Pakistan, the Summit has seen significant new developments which can change the future course of South Asia if addressed in a proper way.

The Daily Star - 21st March 2007

Ground Realities of Bigotry, severed heads and writers' rights

Taslima Nasrin is the winner of the 2004 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence.

The Hindu, Delhi - 21st March 2007

250 books handed over to SAARC Secretariat library

Altogether 250 books donated by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh on behalf of the South Asia Foundation (SAF) were handed over to the SAARC Secretariat library at a function held at the Secretariat, Kathmandu.