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What happened to Allama Iqbal

What happened to Allama Iqbal

The renowned Urdu poet Iqbal ( known as Allama Iqbal ) was secular and a nationalist in his youth. In 1904 he wrote his famous song ‘Saare jahaan se achcha Hindustan hamaara‘.

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Children’s Day (Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s Birthday)

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) was one of the greatest men the globe has known. He was the first Prime Minister of India. He was also the architect of India‘s Foreign Policy. In 1950 under his leadership India’s Five-Year Plan was started. The country made great strides in the field of science …

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Time for serious police reform to make it more humane

Police

The father-son duo arrested and then murdered in the judicial police custody in Tuticorin is a horrific reminder of unaccountability and brutality of the policing system in India. So far some of them have been suspended and one officer is transferred but that will never resolve the crisis as police …

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CJI Gogoi was blot on judiciary, but why were the other justices mute like Bheeshma Pitamah, seeing the cheer haran of the Supreme Court?

Justice Ranjan Gogoi

Indians need answers to judiciary’s failures in Gogoi’s tenure By Justice Markandey Katju When former chief justice of India Dipak Misra misbehaved in allocating cases in the Supreme Court, four of the senior-most justices of the apex court, including Ranjan Gogoi, protested. These justices did so by holding an open …

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HOW RSS BETRAYED THE ANTI-EMERGENCY STRUGGLE

Shamsul Islam

ON 44TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EMERGENCY IN INDIA : HOW RSS BETRAYED THE ANTI-EMERGENCY STRUGGLE National Emergency was imposed on the country by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on June 25-26, 1975, and it lasted for 19 months. This period is considered as ”dark times’ for Indian democratic polity. Indira …

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