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बलूचिस्तान सिर्फ झगड़े का इलाका नहीं है!

ईरान में चाबहार बंदरगाह और पाकिस्तान में ग्वादर बंदरगाह क्रमशः नई दिल्ली समझौते (2003) और चीन-पाकिस्तान आर्थिक कॉरीडोर (सीपीईसी) के तहत बातचीत के महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु हैं। भौगोलिक और संसाधन मूल्य के अलावा, इन दोनों क्षेत्रों के बीच स्थित बलूचिस्तान  कुछ अनोखी सांस्कृतिक संभावनाएं पेश करता है जिससे भारत अपने सासंकृतिक और राजनैतिक शक्ति को और सुदृढ़ कर सकता है; ग्वादर पाकिस्तान के बलूचिस्तान प्रांत में स्थित है। ‘बलोच’ लोग, जो पाकिस्तान और ईरान के 3.6% और

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गांधी और हिन्दू धर्म पर एक सोच

‘अहिंसा’ और ‘सत्याग्रह’ ऐसे घटक हैं जो सार्वभौमिक तौर से महात्मा गांधी के साथ जुड़े हुए हैं। एक आध्यात्मिक व्यक्ति होने के साथ, गांधी के हिंदू धर्म के प्रति विचार पारंपरिक हिंदू अनुष्ठानों से अलग थे; गांधी ने रस्मों और प्रथाओं की सदस्यता नहीं ली, जो हिंदू शास्त्रों मे एक एहम भूमिका निभाती है। उन्होंने बिना शर्त के वेद या भगवद गीता जैसे ग्रंथों की पक्षता भी नहीं ली। गौतम बुद्ध की तरह, गांधी ने

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Let’s be humans before being religious!

Babri Masjid demolition (BMD) in Ayodhya is one of the darkest moments in Indian history. Though the event took place 25 years ago on 6 Dec.1992, the vengeance and damage done during that period persists till today and has affected Indian society and polity deeply; 1. Hindu nationalists or karsevaks, by destroying the mosque on the pretext that an actual ‘Ram Mandir’ used to exist on the masjid’s spot, set in motion a chain of

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Understanding Hinduism Vs Hindutva

In recent times, the idea of Hindutva being tagged as ‘Hinduistic’ in behavior has surfaced. However, both are completely different concepts and cannot be put on the same pedestal. It’s crucial to understand the difference between the two. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world. As noted leader and thinker, Shashi Tharoor says, “Hinduism is ‘Anant’. It has neither a beginning nor an end.” Swami Vivekanand’s speech at the ‘World Parliament of Religions’

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Without Bose Freedom would have eluded India maybe forever!

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose can arguably be called the ‘Father of Indian Armed Forces’ for he laid the seeds of what would become the Indian army, navy & air force. Bose’s aim to free India from British Colonialism found resonance in Germany & Japan, Britain’s enemies. While in Germany & Japanese controlled Singapore, Bose was able to put together Indian residents in Germany & Singapore as well as Prisoners of War (PoW) to form the

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Is Delhi ready for BS-VI fuel?

For the past two winters, Delhi has witnessed high smog levels owing to vehicular pollution & crop-burning. To ensure that pollution is kept under control, the Delhi government decided to introduce BS-VI grade petrol & diesel in the capital two years ahead of schedule in April 2018. But the move by the government, though praiseworthy and much needed, presents crucial issues that need remedy; 1. Delhi has a vehicular population in excess of 1 Crore.

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Indira Gandhi the environmentalist!

When we talk about India’s only female Prime Minister till date, what comes to our mind? Emergency, ‘Garibi Hatao Andolan‘, 1971 Bangladesh War, Operation Bluestar etc. But it is surprising to note that Indira Gandhi was also a lover of nature. She was a lover of mountains, of tranquil seas and of beautiful birds that roamed India in all their grace & magnanimity. Indian National Congress (INC) member Jairam Ramesh in his book ‘Indira Gandhi: A life

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Let Padmavati be released!

Padmavati is one of India’s most anticipated historical films that almost everyone is eagerly waiting to watch. But due to the historical context of the film that deals with the exploits of a Rajput princess against the tyranny of a Muslim conqueror, the film has garnered its fair share of controversy. Groups such as the Shree Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) and the Rajasthan State Women’s Commission (RSWC) have mobilized in large numbers and have threatened

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Going the GI way!

Recently, West Bengal (WB) and Odisha had a fight over the ownership of the delicious sweet, Rasogolla. WB won the ownership owing to the fact that it was found to be Geographically Indicated (GI) in WB. Geographical Indicator (GI) ensures that an innovation or item that is produced within a country is protected in a manner such that its conception, creation and distribution is managed by the original innovator. GI is part of the original

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प्रदुषण से चाहिए आज़ादी!

“जंगल-जंगल पता चला है, चड्डी पहेन के फूल खिला है”। मोगली और उसके जंगली दोस्तों के कारनामों से भरा यह गाना आज भी मन को उसी तरह भाता है जैसा यह आज से तकरीबन 20 साल भाता था। वाकई मे जंगल का दृश्य अध्बुध है। प्रकृति का यह अनमोल तोफा ना जाने मनुष्य को कितने सदियों से जीवित रख रहा है। लेकिन दुःख की बात है की लालच और क्रूरता मे लुप्त मानव ने वन-वातावरण

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