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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 ...

Prof. Harbans Mukhia and Dr. Audrey Truschke, and a prominent political scientist Dr. Shamsul Islam, came together during a webinar on the subject of “Examining Muslims in Indian History,” to emphasize the shared heritage of all South Asians and to reject myths that are fueling Islamophobia in India....

By 2050, most people on Earth will live downstream of tens of thousands of large dams built in the 20th century, many of them including Indias already operating at or beyond their design life, putting lives and property at risk, a UN University (UNU) analysis revealed....