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Why did Mountbatten fix August 15 as I-Day? By Justice Rajindar Sachar In an article in The Tribune recently, Natwar Singh had suggested that Mahatma Gandhi approved of the Partition plan. This is factually incorrect. Socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia’s book Guilty Men of India’s Partition gives a factual position. Lohia was present in the… Read More

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THE MEANING OF BEING GANDHI A controversy erupted recently when Narendra Modi’s photo appeared behind the Charkha in a calendar of Khadi and Village Industries Commission where people are used to seeing Mahatma Gandhi. Some Modi supporters are asking why was there no controversy when Modi used broom, also a symbol taken from Gandhi, for… Read More

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Republic Day, Sovereignty and the Youth Dr. Prem Singh The Constitution of India was adopted on 26th Jan 1950 and we entered the world stage as a sovereign republic. Ever since 26 January is celebrated as the Republic Day, a celebration of our sovereignty. Vibrant tableaus of various states and departments are part of the… Read More

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गणतंत्र दिवस: संप्रभुता का सवाल प्रेम सिंह 26 जनवरी 1950 को भारत का संविधान लागू होता है और हम दुनिया के मंच पर एक संप्रभु गणतंत्र के रूप में प्रवेष करते हैं। तब से हर 26 जनवरी को गणतंत्र दिवस मनाया जाता है, जो हमारी संप्रभुता का उत्सव है। गौर करें तो पाएंगे कि 1991… Read More

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गणतंत्र दिवस, संप्रभुता और युवा प्रेम सिंह 26 जनवरी 1950 को भारत का संविधान लागू होता है और हम दुनिया के मंच पर एक संप्रभु गणतंत्र के रूप में प्रवेश करते हैं। तब से हर 26 जनवरी को गणतंत्र दिवस मनाया जाता है, जो हमारी संप्रभुता का उत्सव है। गणतंत्र दिवस पर राज्‍यों एवं विभागों… Read More

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MESSAGE IN THE LAUDABLE ACT BY DIPA KARMAKAR Because of the fantastic performance in Gymnastics in the Rio Olympics in 2016 Dipa Karmakar was chosen along with P.V. Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, the two medal winners, by the Hyderabad Badminton Association to be awarded a BMW car which was presented by Sachin Tendulkar. Dipa has… Read More

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DEMONETISATION: A PLOY TO RETAIN POWER BY CONFUSING CITIZENS WITH GRIM CONSEQUENCES FOR INDIA Although some people, including one of the authors of this article, had been advocating withdrawal of bigger denomination notes for quite some time, the intent was different from what the Narendra Modi government is doing now. It was believed that, in… Read More

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Demonetization: The Politics of Public Suffering Prem Singh There have been various and repeated references to the suffering of the public caused by the decision of demonetization by the government. The suffering of the ordinary people due to this astounding decision has been criticized even by the High Court and Supreme Court. Around 100 people… Read More

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मनवाधिकार का उल्लंघन कब होता है? यदि हम गौर से देखें तो मानवाधिकार उल्लंघन तब होता है जब एक इंसान दूसरे इंसान को किसी न किसी आधार पर अपने से कम आंकता है। आइए देखें इंसान ने आपस में एक दूसरे से फर्क करने के क्या क्या आधार बना रखे हैं? शायद फर्क करने का… Read More