History

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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महाकवि प्रसाद ( 30 जनवरी, 1890- 15 नवंबर,1937)

September 19, 2018

चंद्रशेखर आजाद : मुझे लगता है कि मैं आपको हर बार मुश्किल में डाल देता हूँ , प्रसाद जी । जयशंकर प्रसाद : भारत को आजाद कराने के लिए पंडित चंद्रशेखर जो लड़ाई लड़ रहा है उसमे जो कुछ भी सहयोग कर सकूँ तो इससे बड़ा सौभाग्य क्या होगा । आप संकोच न करे इस […]

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राहुल सांकृत्यायन : महापंडित मुसाफ़िर

September 14, 2018

9 अप्रैल,1893 को आजमगढ़ के पन्दहा नामक छोटे से गांव में जन्मे राहुल सांस्कृत्यायन को हिंदी यात्रा वृत्तांत के पितामह के रूप में याद किया जाता है | अपने मूल नाम केदारनाथ पांडेय को त्याग कर इन्होने अपनी गोत्र सांस्कृत्य द्वारा पहचाना जाना ज़ादा उचित समझा | 4 भाइयों और एक बहिन में जयेष्ठ हिंदी […]

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The Unforgotten Speech

September 10, 2018

About a century and a quarter ago, a three-word prelude, followed by a three-minute long thunder-sound of applause marked as the knock of Bharatiya presence amidst the appropriators of the Industrial revolution, in that part of the globe which was drowned in materialism. It was the registration of a neo-renaissance, thereby transcending the human civilization […]

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Nationalism Over Time

September 9, 2018

“Why do you sing National Anthem?” was a question put up to me in my earlier days back in the school. It was much before when the term Nationalism was not politicized and people used it in utmost regard and dignity, it was used as an emotion and a sense of pride which followed after. […]

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Vajpayee: A Personal Tribute

September 9, 2018

For the people born in the 1990s, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first Prime Minister they became aware of, in that limited sense; he was our first Prime Minister. His name, unusual for our generation, became an object of amusement. He certainly didn’t mind it, indeed, the legend goes that in one of his rallies […]

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