“Dusshera” is celebrated all over India and Nepal. In Nepal it is called as Dashain. It’s regarded as the celebration of good over evil having its roots in mythological references. Lord Rama’s victory over Ravana Ramayana, the epic in Hindu religion describes that Ravana’s sister Shoorpanakha fell in love with the Rama and Lakshmana and… Read More Things you should know about Dusshera or Dashain
A proposal to rename the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj was approved by Uttar Pradesh cabinet yesterday. History behind the name Allahabad is one of the largest cities in India. Sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and invisible Saraswati have a confluence point in Allahabad which is called as Triveni. Aryans were established in this city which… Read More Allahabad renamed to Prayagraj. Mixed Reactions among public.
On the 11th Sir Donald Bradman oration, Rahul Dravid was chosen to give speech and as always he showed his excellence with his extra ordinary, thoughtful and studious speech with a pinch of humor. Reflecting on the brilliance of the Donald Bradman, he talked about Cricket – then and now with careful observations from history… Read More Not everything of value comes at a price: Rahul Dravid
On Sunday morning of 26 December in 2004, Earthquake measured 9.1 on Richter Scale and 18.6 mi epicenter depth was observed in West Coast Sumatra Island which was the epicenter for Tsunami. Here are few facts about the nightmare that devastated many lives This earthquake was caused by two tectonic plate called as Indian and… Read More On this day: Tsunami struck South Asia
Indian and International intervention India published their refugee intake from East Bengal region which was striking 1.2 million refugees. Various efforts were done by United Nations to provide medical and humanitarian support for these refugees. After US government cancelled arms sales to West Pakistan on 8 November 1971, India also took this matter to United… Read More Remembering the 16 December 1971: Part 2/2
Eastern Bengal part of India and Western Punjab and valleys region were formed together as The dominion of Pakistan when India got its freedom from British Colonial rule on 14 August 1947. Though both regions were under the Pakistan regime, the regions were not only distant from each other by miles but also the cultural,… Read More Remembering the 16 December 1971: Part 1/2
On Dec 6, 1992, a group of Hindu ‘karsevaks’ brought down the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya to grounds. It has been 25 years since Babri demolition but the same wrath can be seen fiery among the Hindu & Muslim organisations. Remembering the day, on 6 Dec 2017 Shaurya diwas was celebrated by Hindus. While the… Read More Shaurya diwas’ vs ‘Yaum e Gham’: Babri Demolition Ayodhya
History is always written from the writer’s perspective. So we’ll always find different versions of the same event in history and we might never know what the truth really is. But what is important that we as a nation should adhere to the beautiful word in which India is described in our constitution – “Secular”.… Read More Babri Demolition – A Menace to Hindu-Muslim Brotherhood