Today, the Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi, which had been producing copper for close to two decades stands permanently closed. Thousands of direct and indirect jobs have been lost. The company has now called for bids to sell the plant. The NGOs, radical Church forces, academia and the agenda-driven media can proudly declare ‘Mission Accomplished’
A silent movement, which one may term as the ‘Tribal Renaissance’, has begun in India. The rallying point of this movement is a demand for delisting of those tribals from the list of Scheduled Tribes which have converted to Christianity and Islam.
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As the island nation faces an economic Armageddon, the Rajapaksa government seeks more Chinese money, pushing the country deeper into Chinese debt. Sri Lanka has already taken 16 IMF bailouts, second only to Pakistan.
On September 14, 1989, the first major killing of a Kashmiri Hindu leader Pt. Tika Lal Taploo happened in the valley setting the tone for the massive exodus of Kashmiri Hindus from Kashmir on 19 January, 1990. Pandit Taploo’s killing at the hand of terrorists was a turning point in the conflict in this region
Europe and the European Union are divided more than ever, specifically on the Russian threat against Ukraine. Europe for a large part in the ongoing conflict has assumed the role of a bystander which is due to culmination of disunity, inability, and historical dependence on the US for European security
There has been a continuous debate over the issue of the identity of Indian Muslims which in turn is closely linked to their origin. In this context, it is important to go back and revisit the chronology of spread of Islam in India.
By Vinay Nalwa- Basant Panchami, the festival of spring when Goddess of knowledge and art is revered and prayed and which marks the onset of Spring in northern India is also a reminder of the unforgettable supreme sacrifice of fourteen-year-old Haqiqat Rai.
Here is Swami Vivekananda's most famous speech that was delivered at World Parliament of Religions in Chicago(USA) on 11 September, 1893
The debate that took place on the first amendment in Indian Constitution in 1951 is one of the most aggressive and finest debates of India's parliamentary history. It was a great verbal duel between Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru and the unofficial leader of opposition Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee
As the country celebrates the Constitution Day on 26 November, it would be pertinent to look at the debate in Constituent Assembly on the issue of Uniform Civil Code
By Vinay Nalwa Maharishi Valmiki’s Ramayan was arguably the first chronicled history…