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  • ‘Earlier British, now elites are trying to divide India’: Vijay Rupani

    ‘Earlier British, now elites are trying to divide India’: Vijay Rupani

    'India is united. Our cultural foundations are strong, our economic aspirations are high,' he said.

    June 11, 2020
  • Outlander in Britain

    Outlander in Britain

    The new post-Brexit immigration policy, unveiled last week, can be contextualised with the protests outside 10 Downing Street against the government’s deportation plans.

    February 26, 2020
  • British MP Debbie Abrahams, who termed abrogation of Article 370 ‘betrayal’, denied entry to India

    British MP Debbie Abrahams, who termed abrogation of Article 370 ‘betrayal’, denied entry to India

    British MP with her Indian aide arrived at the airport from Dubai at 9 am on an Emirates flight. The immigration department officials denied entry to Abrahams and also revoked her visa which was valid until October 2020.

    February 17, 2020
  • Revival of Sanskrit

    Revival of Sanskrit

    Sanskrit's credentials to be a language of future India are definitely better and greater than we have realised so far. Its revival will not only renew and revive the pride in our own cultural heritage, but will also bring about spiritualism and the concept of a meaningful society and polity, thereby bringing order and peace all across the country, a desideratum for any developed society.

    February 15, 2020
  • Bonfire of Sanity

    Bonfire of Sanity

    The suspension of the Net, vital to communication in this day and age, reaffirms the enormity of the crisis.

    December 17, 2019
  • Naturalist, broadcaster David Attenborough to get Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2019

    Naturalist, broadcaster David Attenborough to get Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2019

    His name was selected for the prize by an international jury chaired by former president Pranab Mukherjee, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust announced on Tuesday. 

    November 19, 2019
  • A System that Worked

    A System that Worked

    It is unlikely that so many across the country would have cared to listen to him had Gandhi not attained the stature of a Mahatma. In our society, a speaker is more important than his speech; a leader matters more than his leadership. Gandhi with all his wisdom but without his Mahatmahood might have been a voice in the wilderness.

    October 2, 2019
  • ‘Had the UP CM read history?’ Owaisi on Yogi’s ‘Mughal’ comments

    ‘Had the UP CM read history?’ Owaisi on Yogi’s ‘Mughal’ comments

    The AIMIM leader said he accepts that the economy was ''completely devastated'' during British rule, but claimed that it was the other way around during Mughal rule.

    September 29, 2019
  • 178-year-old British travel company Thomas Cook collapses

    178-year-old British travel company Thomas Cook collapses

    The 178-year-old operator had been desperately seeking £200 million ($250 million, 227 million euros) from private investors to save it from collapse.

    September 23, 2019
  • British Airways strike causes flight cancellations

    British Airways strike causes flight cancellations

    The British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) said on Friday the strikes were a "last resort" born out of "enormous frustration" with airline management.

    August 24, 2019
  • Unsung Warrior~II

    Unsung Warrior~II

    It beats one's imagination to surmise the degree of excruciating agony that this lonely hero had to endure, the frustration he fought against and what debilitating depression he had to contend with throughout his life in exile in singular and sickening isolation. His wistful yearning for a free India remained unfulfilled.

    June 14, 2019
  • Religious tolerance is a part of national fabric

    Religious tolerance is a part of national fabric

    In Saudi Arabia, the Shias, considered minorities are targeted openly by the state, ignoring international criticism.

    May 29, 2019
  • Mrs May in Tears

    Mrs May in Tears

    At the end of the day, the Brexit imbroglio boils down to a vote of confidence within the Conservatives.

    May 27, 2019
  • Normal process, Rajnath Singh on notice to Rahul Gandhi over nationality

    Normal process, Rajnath Singh on notice to Rahul Gandhi over nationality

    The Home Ministry sent a notice to the 48-year-old Congress chief seeking clarification on the “factual position” on an accusation by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy that Gandhi holds British citizenship.

    April 30, 2019
  • Rani Lakshmi Bai remembered on her 160th death anniversary

    Rani Lakshmi Bai remembered on her 160th death anniversary

    Rani Lakshmi Bai was one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and became a symbol of resistance to the British Raj for Indian nationalists.

    June 18, 2018
  • Paeans to the Mughals

    Paeans to the Mughals

    Indian history has evolved mainly through four phases ~ the Vedic period; the Buddhist era; the Muslim period; and the British era. In its own way, each period has contributed to India’s development. But there is a marked difference between the pre-Muslim and the Muslim period. In the earlier periods, the foreigners who came to …

    March 9, 2018
  • Eastern Ghats trekking, a ray of hope for Kotia people

    Eastern Ghats trekking, a ray of hope for Kotia people

    Trekking 15 km in the challenging mountains of eastern ghat region by two retired senior government servants of Odisha has sparked a new hope in rendering justice to the much-neglected people of Kotia group of villages in Koraput district. Gadadhar Parida, former district collector and Gadadhar Swain, retired revenue inspector,walked down about 1,000 ft. from …

    February 24, 2018