ASIA’S BALANCE OF POWER: INDIAN CONTEXT There is general agreement among those concerned with international relations and strategy that for the coming years Asia is more likely to be an area of tension and conflict involving major powers than any other part of the world, now that detente has stabilised the situation in Europe There [...]

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (31st October) -Tribute to Sardar Patel

Sir  John  Strachey, a British Indian civil servant used to address his civil servants-in-training by saying, "The first and most important thing to learn about India is that there is not and never was an India." Historian David Ludden in his book Contesting the Nation: Religion, Community, and the Politics of Democracy in India writes 'the territory [...]

हिन्दी दिवस

राजभाषा दर्जें से आगे हिन्‍दी   14 सितंबर को हिंदी दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है। वर्ष 1949 में इसी तारीख को संविधान सभा ने एक लंबी और सजीव बहस के बाद देवनागरी लिपि में हिंदी को भारतीय संघ की राजभाषा के रूप में अपनाया था। भारतीय संविधान के भाग XVII के अनुच्छेद 343 [...]

स्वतंत्रता दिवस १९४७-२०१७

15 अगस्त १९४७ को महात्मा गांधी की अगुवाई में स्वतंत्रता आंदोलन और अहिंसक विरोध के उनके संदेश के बाद भारत ब्रिटिश साम्राज्य से स्वतंत्र हो गया। भारत के अंतिम वायसराय लॉर्ड माउंटबेटन ने सत्ता का सौदा किया था। जवाहरलाल नेहरू भारत के पहले प्रधान मंत्री बने और उन्होंने समारोह के सम्मान में दिल्ली में लाल [...]

Quit India Movement -August Kranti

Introduction:  The Quit India Movement, also known as ‘August Kranti’, was a freedom movement led by Mahatma Gandhi. It began on 8th August, 1942 and turned out to be one of the most popular and powerful mass movements for independence. Causes:  The Second World War began in 1939. This War made the situation somewhat favourable for [...]

Tips to Prevent Distraction-Choice is Yours

The advent of digital technology has made distractions more and more regnant.  Deep focus without (technological) interruptions now seem so impossible that it is no longer peculiar to see people texting or emailing in the midst of a meeting or a presentation. Are you guilty of doing this?Are you one of those people who can’t seem to be able [...]

How To Stay Positive

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~Winston Churchill I am constantly striving to see the positive in every aspect of my life. But it’s not always easy. My dog is currently suffering from a disease from which she will never recover. My mind is still [...]