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Emperor Aurangzeb: A Victim of false propaganda

August 31, 2015 - 1:30 pm in Society

Aurangzeb is victim of false propaganda against him. Fact is that he was a pious person, despite being the mighty emperor of wealthiest empire in the world, he did not lead luxurious life.   As per instructions of Islam, he led a frugal life.  He ate very…

International Memorial of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar in London

August 28, 2015 - 4:47 pm in Society

A dream finally coming true After tense months of delays, on 26 August 2015 the Government of Maharashtra exchanged contracts on 10 King Henry’s Road,…

Into that heaven of freedom, let my country awake

August 16, 2015 - 7:38 pm in Society

Three scores and eight years after we became independent, we haven’t yet met our tryst with destiny. Farmers are forced to commit suicide as our agriculture…

Khudai Khidmatgar working for de-radicalisation of Muslim youth

August 14, 2015 - 6:25 pm in Society

Khudai Khidmatgar, a social organisation active during pre-partitioned India was founded by Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan. Khudai Khidmatgar or servants of God, was started by the Frontier Gandhi initially as an organisation aimed at social reform in North East Frontier…

Nagasaki Peace Declaration by Mayor Tomihisa Taue

August 9, 2015 - 7:29 pm in Society

At 11:02am, on the 9th August 1945, a single atomic bomb instantly reduced Nagasaki to a ruin.A vast amount of radiation passed through people’s bodies, and the city was struck by heat rays and a blast that defy imagination. 74,000 of the city’s population…

Invitation: Protest Demonstration for Inquiry on the Death of Anti Liquor Activist in Tamil Nadu

August 7, 2015 - 5:50 pm in Society

Anti Liquor protest in Tamil Nadu has increased the voice with the people involvement for the demand with the state Government. Various social organizations are effectively doing their struggle on this issue, since the  relaxation and promotion of sale has…

Few questions on Shashi Tharoor’s Oxford speech

August 5, 2015 - 3:15 pm in Society

Shashi Tahoor’s speech in Oxford or wherever was indeed very good as it was laced with excellent humor and rhetoric. But as an inveterate and incorrigible skeptic some concerns raise their ugly heads in my mind. Before the British came there was no monolithic…

Mob justice—a symptom of degenerating rule of law

July 20, 2015 - 7:23 pm in Society

The mob justice meted out to 13-year-old Samiul Alam Rajon, who was beaten to death in Bangladesh by an angry mob resolute on teaching the youngster a lesson for stealing a bicycle, is a classic case of mob madness witnessed on our streets every day. Throughout…

Mumbai’s Urban Poor expose hypocrisy behind ‘Achhe Din’

July 17, 2015 - 6:31 pm in Society

Mumbai’s Urban Poor packed Azad Maidan Tens of Thousands of Slum Dwellers exposed hypocrisy behind ‘Achhe Din’ Delegation Met Maha. Chief Secretary Mumbai | 16th July, 2015: Uncaring about the rains, fast (Ramzan), their work, tens of thousands of urban…

PUCL CONDEMNS THE ABDUCTION AND KILLING OF AUXILIARY FORCE

July 17, 2015 - 5:16 pm in Society

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Chhattisgarh condemns in no uncertain terms the abduction and killing of four constables belonging to the Chhattisgarh Auxiliary Force (erstwhile SPOs) attached to Police Station Bedre, district Bijapur by the Maoists.…