It will be necessary for us Indians Hindus, Muslims, Christians Jews, Parsis and all others to whom India
is their home - to recognize a common flag to live and to die for.
The importance of the National Flag in a vast and diverse country
It was M.N. Roy, a pioneer of Communist movement in India and an advocate of radical
democracy, who first put forward the idea of a Constituent Assembly of India in 1934. The
Congress made it an official demand in 1935, but it was only accepted by the Bri
The Rio Olympics are due to start in a few days. However, the Indian Olympic Association has
already created history by sending its largest ever contingent of 119 athletes, which is a
significant 37 larger than our previous record of 83 athletes sent in t
The Union Government had, by publishing a notification on the eve of the
declaration of Parliamentary elections, included Jats in Central list of OBCs in
the states of Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh,
NCT of Delhi, Bharatpur and
Never in the history of independent India have we faced such a constitutional crisis as
during the 21 month period in 1975-1977, when a state of emergency was declared
across the country. It was officially issued by President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed on the
We believed, or rather, were conditioned to believe, that learning happens only in a schools
classroom and that there is no alternative to it.
For someone unfamiliar with it, the practice of parents not sending their kids to school to
teach them at home m
Justice delayed is Justice denied is a basic legal principle meaning if the
legal system is unable to provide relief to the victim in a timely fashion, it
is effectively the same as having no relief at all.
The phrase becomes more pertinent in the context
Time and again, the issue of whether or not to have a Uniform
Civil Code in India crops up in front of us. The latest trigger is
the Supreme Court judgement asking the government to come
up with a decision on the issue.
What is Uniform Civil Code?
We all want the economic growth of our country. After all, that is what is going to take our country
forward, make it a superpower and raise the living standards of the population. Surely, large
infrastructure projects like dams, SEZs or providing land at
A couple of days back, a 19 year old teen lost his life to manual scavenging
while trying to unblock a sewer line in Villupuram in Tamil Nadu. It was the
second such incident in the state within a week. Before that, four people lost
their life due to bein