History

Common destination beckons to seek a new beginning

August 31, 2019

–Written By Rishab Gupta “You wish India should protect your borders…. & Kashmir should get equal status as India. But the government of India has only limited powers & Indian people to have no right in Kashmir. To give consent in your proposal would be a treacherous thing against the interest of India & I, as a […]

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गुरु पूर्णिमा की अवधारणा व विशेषता

August 15, 2019

— Written By Natbar Rai सरल शब्दों में आषाढ़ मास के शुक्ल पक्ष की पूर्णिमा को गुरु पूर्णिमा कहते हैं. भारतवर्ष में यह पर्व श्रद्धा पूर्वक मानते हैं. ‘गु’ का अर्थ – अंधकार या अज्ञान तथा ‘रु’ का अर्थ – प्रकाश या ज्ञान है. गुरु हम सब को प्रकाशित करते हैं. गुरु परम्परा भारत में […]

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Independence Day and Individual freedom

August 15, 2019

— Written By Chandan Shubham Imprisoned in a gold cage or unconditional freedom! If these two options are in front, what will you choose?  Freedom, of course! The fundamental need of human life and a birthright as believed and professed by Lokmanya Tilak. Freedom to dream and freedom to fulfill them. Independent individuals make an […]

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From Aurobindo Ghose to Sri Aurobindo

April 18, 2019

–Written By Tanvi Sharma Have you ever heard of a person who transfigured from a hardliner revolutionary to  a spiritual leader? Did you ever thought how a great personality like Aurobindo turned from a revolutionary to a spiritual leader? What would have been the reasons which led to a great change in the life of […]

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मै जनरल डायर की बन्दूक

April 13, 2019

ब्रिटिश राज के घोर युग में,युनियन जैक के परचम तले,मै रेगिनाल्ड की सर्विस पिस्टल बनी,मै जनरल डायर की बंदूक। मै साथी थी उसकी,करीब 35 वर्षों तक,जान गई थी रग-रग उसकी,सर से पैर तक। एक दिन खबर मिली,या यों कि वैशाखी के दिन,पता किसे था यही बनेगा,कयामत-ए-जलियाँवाला का दिन। हुकुम था उसका बैसाखी पर,कोई न घर से निकला हो,जलियाँवाला […]

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70th republic day and Gandhi

February 5, 2019

As we observe bapu’s  150th birth anniversary this year, Nation paid a grand tribute to Gandhi  ji on Republic day with 22 tableaux in the republic day parade portraying his works, struggles and phases of life followed by a series of dance performances by school kids preaching Gandhi’s messages. Presence of south African president on […]

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Historia ad Magna Carta Libertatatum

January 28, 2019

History of Great Charter of Liberties, as the title suggests. For the maximum number of legal terms trace their roots in Latin, the article on first charter of liberty should also be in Latin. First victory always arises from thousands of failures, this Charter could be placed as an impeccable example of this. It was […]

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A Secular State’s Pilgrimage

January 26, 2019

Kumbh Mela as a History of Managing Faith — Written By Aditi GuptaStudent at DU, pursuing Masters in Political Science In Prayag, Allahabad for modern India, it’s the biggest show on earth, conceived by Hinduism’s antique memory, co-scripted by mythology, history and tradition, and enacted by keepers of wisdom and seekers of moksha. It’s the […]

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छठ पूजा

November 27, 2018

बिहार के लिए महापर्व छठ पूजा एक ऐतिहासिक पर्व है जिसकी चर्चा रिग वेद, रामायण और महभारत जैसे सास्त्रों में भी मिलती है। आस्था, उमंग और सादगी का संगम छठ पर्व कार्तिक मास के शुक्ल पक्ष में मनाया जाता है। छठ पर्व सूर्य की उपासना का पर्व है और सूर्य भगवान की पत्नी उषा, जो […]

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Karna : The anti-hero we need

October 31, 2018

What comes to your head when you hear the word Mahabharata? War, Weapons, chariot, bows- arrows, Arjuna, Krishna, or maybe Geeta. Well, whatever your idea may be of Mahabharata, one thing you certainly can’t ignore is this mythical being Karna. It would not be unfair to say that Karna was perhaps the unluckiest dude who […]

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SWACHH BHARAT, SAMARTH BHARAT

October 2, 2018

Gandhiji’s talisman “Whenever you are in doubt, or when the self becomes too much with you, apply the following test. Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man [woman] whom you may have seen, and ask yourself, if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him [her]. Will […]

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Ayodhya: Not too far!

September 28, 2018

When the constitution makers were debating how the free India’s religious discourse would look like, two contentions came to the forefront. One, whether the passive secularism of the US Constitution would be our guiding principle or the active secularism would find more suitability considering India’s humongous religious diversity. It was the wisdom and farsightedness of […]

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