Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian Politician who served the country as prime minister for three times. First for a short term of 13 days in 1996, second for the period of 11 months from 1998 to 1999 and then for the full term of 1999 to 2004. He was born December 25, 1924, in Gwalior. He passed away at the age of 93 in August 2018. As a teenager, Vajpayee was jailed briefly for opposing British colonial rule. He flirted with communism before choosing to support the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the…Read More
Secularism is a much-discussed topic nowadays. Every political party in India is trying hard to present itself as a messiah sent to protect the political fabric of India. But what is secularism in the Indian context, and how it is practiced is a lesser known fact. In this article, we will look at the meaning of secularism. History : Ancient India was known to be a very secular. Many religions lived in harmony with each other at that time. Before the arrival of Islamic leaders in 12 century in India,…Read More
Everyone has a say in democracy, and no one is inferior to the other. But like every system, it lacks. Plato was the first to point out the errors of democracy. He published his book “The Republic” and raised many points that should be considered before adopting the democratic system.Read More
A controversy was started recently in the AMU college, India over the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the Amu. It leads to clashes of students with outsiders and they turned violent pretty soon.
Amu is claiming that the portrait is being kept due to historical reasons and right-wing are claiming that such portraits create a negative image in the society.Read More
Recently PM Narendra Modi announced that the target to electrify villages of the country has been met.But the reality is slightly grey. I noticed on the official website that the claim was correct but it did not give the whole picture.Read More
Anti-Sikh riots of 1984 triggered by the assassination of Indira Gandhi was the worst case of community violence in the free India. This post explorers this issue in much depth.Read More