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The Jallianwala Bagh massacre propelled Mahatma Gandhi to assume centre stage and encouraged him to launch his non-violent movement, says Nonica Datta, an Associate Professor of History at JNU in a new introduction to her late father V.N. Datta's book, "Jallianwala Bagh - a groundbreaking history of the 1919 massacre" that was publishe...

The Head of the Catholic Church arrived in Iraq on March 5 to a red carpet and military-band reception at the beginning of the first-ever papal visit to Iraq. He went with a plea for the country to protect its centuries-old diversity, urging Muslims to embrace their Christian neighbours and asking the embattled Christian community, "though sma...

India began as a plural democracy; respect for diversity was the core value. The provisions of safeguards for minorities were in built. These safeguards were formulated by the Constituent Assembly’s committee on Minorities headed by Sardar Patel. Seven decades down the lines where do we stand in matters of security and economic we...

Netaji Subhashchandra Bose’s birth anniversary was marked by various events this year (January 23). His portrait was unveiled by the President in Rashtrapati Bhavan. It was declared that his anniversary will be celebrated as Parakram Divas (Bravery day). Railway Minister announced the renaming of Howrah-Kalka Mail as ...

Thiruvanathapuram, Jan 31 Gandhibhavan situated on the banks of Kallada river in Pathanapuram, Kollam district of Kerala, can be considered as the largest joint family in Asia with destitute, orphans, cancer patients, HIV patients, TB patients, mentally deranged and terminal ill paraplegics living together in this serene ambience and atmosphere. Prese...

(Member, AICTE NEP 2020 Implementation Plan Strategy Committee) On 29th July, 2020, the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 was approved by the Indian Cabinet with a major overhaul since the 1986 Policy. The highly aspirational NEP 2020 was developed under the able leadership of Dr. K. Kasturirangan. As we all know, Planning without ...