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  • Contested Place of Worship : History and Context of Gyanvapi

    June 24, 2022 11:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Gyanvapi, a Sanskritised name which means ‘Well of Knowledge’ has yanked into limelight for a dispute over its religious status, notwithstanding its established history. Before the mosque came up, there stood on its ground a Vishweshwara Temple dedicated to Lord... View Article

  • Time for Muslims to go Secular

    June 24, 2022 10:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The discovery of a Shivling inside a wuzukana (ablution pond) of the disputed structure of Gyan Vapi Mosque has substantiated Hindus’ long-held belief that a Hindu temple existed at the site, which was later demolished by Islamic tyrant Aurangzeb in... View Article

  • Majoritarianism, Pluralism and Democracy

    June 24, 2022 10:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The demolition of illegal structures at Jahangirpuri in Delhi and elsewhere is being inter preted by opposition parties as aimed at advancing majoritarian dominance, which in the given context, means the dominance of the Hindu majority over the Muslim minority.... View Article

  • Why BJP confident of bucking five-year myth

    May 26, 2022 8:07 am Published by

    Padmo Devi of village Bagh in Kotkhai – apple belt of Himachal Pradesh, is fully agile hill woman. At 97, she is physically and mentally fit—doing her all daily routines at home and family orchard, quite comfortably. She has no... View Article

  • “I tried to connect with the heart of the people”

    May 26, 2022 7:50 am Published by

    “Himachal Pradesh is known for tourism. Despite the environment, good law and order and natural beauty here, reaching Himachal was not much convenient for most tourists. But our government paid attention to the fact that the tourist destination in our... View Article

  • Jai ram’s Development Paradigm

    May 26, 2022 7:24 am Published by

    At the time of formation of the state, there was a huge scarcity of basic facilities in Himachal Pradesh. Due to its difficult geographical conditions and lack of resources, it was a big challenge to take the state forward on... View Article

  • The Electoral Scene in Himachal as yet Appears Foggy : BJP continues to be the front-runner

    May 26, 2022 7:18 am Published by

    Till the 1972 assembly elections, it was only the Congress party which was repeatedly voted into power in Himachal Pradesh. Till that time if a person was able to get Congress party nomination, he/she was destined to win the next... View Article


    May 2, 2022 11:42 am Published by

    The essence of military endeavour in battle is to pose asymmetric threats to which an adversary has no credible response. Such asymmetries can be created through differentials in technology, doctrine or organisation. An example of US technological superiority was on... View Article

  • Preparedness Priorities for the Indian Air Force

    May 2, 2022 11:02 am Published by

    The continuing India-China showdown in Ladakh once again brought to focus, the preparedness of Indian armed forces to take on the aggressive and mostly belligerent China. China’s fast growing economy has allowed it to invest in defence R&D and capability.... View Article


    May 2, 2022 10:43 am Published by

    Ten years ago, in 2012, the then Chief of the Army Staff wrote a detailed letter to the then Prime Minister bringing to his notice the “critical deficiencies” in the Army’s arsenal and military hardware which was have a crippling... View Article