Every 14 days, a language perishes. It is estimated that there are more than 7,000 living languages used in the world, but at the current rate of language loss UNESCO predicts that half of them will be extinct by 2100. Over the decades, our world has suffered the death of hundreds of languages and with…
Narayan passed on at his home in Patna on 8th October 1979, from the impacts of diabetes and heart disease
“Tomb of Sand” gives us a genuine, realistic resolution in the author’s distinctive manner, in contrast to most novels that purport to have a realistic touch with fantasy-like endings
The trend of inward-looking politics in the backdrop of globalisation can be interpreted to be a resurgence of Economic Nationalism in the U.S
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) rise in the Indian political circles has been well documented for a considerable amount of time. But in 2014, a resurgence of sorts caused BJP to come to power for the second time in over 16 years. BJP’s meticulous rise to power marks an era of the political right-wing dominating politics, not only in India but in other notable powers of the world as well.
In Afghanistan, these ethnic identities and groups have further played the role of creating political power blocs centred around them. The regions of the country are further divided on the basis of such ethnic identities.
For any political party to thrive in conditions as hostile as the Indian political climate, the presence of a strong, astute leader capable enough to tackle dynamic political conditions is very critical. And it is the absence of a strong figure capable enough to tackle and counter the rise of the BJP that is hurting Congress’ aspirations to rise to power.
Salt is considered as goddess Lakshmi. As Lakshmi and Vishnu reside in the pal kadal (Sea of milk, abode of Vishnu) and as salt (at least the majority) is also extracted from the sea, Tamils perceive salt as Lakshmi.
The literature at hand for the Constitution reads it as boundaries of the political community. These boundaries can be territorial (the geographical borders of a state, as well as its claims to any other territory or extraterritorial rights) and operating within the ambit of state.
Maestro Ilaiyaraaja, better known as Isaignani, often called “Raasayya” by his beloved legion fans, is an artist of the millennium.
While I dream about moving away from home someday to write my own story, stories of such migrants bring me closer to home. As I adore every piece of pashmina, I think about every Kashmiri winter migrant that dreams of building something bigger back home.
Gandhi warned that partitioning India would not solve communal problems and that it would lead to catastrophic violence.