In accordance with the 1919 Firman, Hyderabad Civil Service Committee was established and as a personnel agency it played a significant role in the management of civil services. It was independent in its functioning and no attempt was made to bring pressure on the decision-making process of the Committee. Continue reading How was the Hyderabad Civil Service: A look into the 1940s
Good comes to the individuals who welcome it. To find the good purpose in life is essential and to know yourself is way much better. Get to the point and do everything happily in your life. Continue reading Purpose and duties are needed to be done
The outcome has been obvious it reveals to us, as humans, where the pressure spots are and where improvements are needed. In that way for us, it’s a win-win situation.
Missionary men inspired other men across space and time to eschew women, marriage, and home in order to actualize a new masculine self by becoming a Jesuit.Those who joined the Jesuits wanted to be with and be like other men already in the order. Continue reading Evangelization in colonial Latin America
Things change with the time and it’s very much important to understand to be quiet. Being quiet makes you powerful and sensible towards life and problematic situations.
It’s good to tell yourself to be good enough to deal with the people around you and greatness is in being polite, generous. Continue reading Connecting the dots
Mission Kashmir can manifest preoccupation with the traumatic impact of the Kashmir conflict on the national imaginary with its latent, discomfiting realization that wars are fought and won with the camera rather than the gun. Mission Kashmir can also be viewed as a self-conscious moment within a long history of the articulation of Indian desire for the Kashmir Valley through the cinematic apparatus we call “Bollywood.” Continue reading Mission Kahmir: The relationship between Indian popular cinema and the mobilization of national desire
Cinema’s renewed interest in Kashmir was catalyzed by a product of a regional film industry, whose competition with Bollywood parallels political contestations between Northern and Southern India. Mani Ratnam’s successful penetration of the national market with Roja—a first for a Tamil film—points not only to his timely capture of an older territory of desire hitherto dominated by Bollywood. Continue reading Roja: How Bollywood portrays the Valley through a rose-tainted lens
Shanu Lahiri, D.Lit (2003), has been an established artist, educator, social worker, speaker, writer and illustrator. Her artistic career spanned over six decades. She was born in Calcutta, India in a family famous for art, which included the noted litterateur Kamal Kumar and eminent artist Nirode Mazumder. Continue reading Shanu Lahiri’s world: A peep into art and love for art
In terms of its size, population, diversity, natural resources, human capital, and global market, India’s economic development narrative is unlike any other. Several Indian economic laws, such as those governing taxation, banking, foreign exchange regulation, gold control, drugs, consumer protection, customs, and GST, are obviously and directly linked to economic regulation and resource raising. Continue reading Why India requires flexible economic regulations in internet economy, informal sector, and MSMEs?
The thaals are entirely and painstakingly handmade. Most commonly embossed images are the nine avatars of Vishnu, Ashtalakshmi the various forms of Maa Durga, Radha-Krishna and Shri Ganesh. The brass-made traditional ritual plate of Chamba in Himachal Pradesh is the Exhibit at Veethi Sankul of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya of Bhopal. Continue reading Thal of Chamba: A piece of Gaddi heritage
COVID-19 is talking a toll on mental health, young adults and children are the massive victims of this situation. Continue reading Mental health issues during lockdown: Some are getting over from it but some find it too hard to cope
Amazing things are on the way. Believe in good points of life and you will be happy. You know what’s right for you and thus decisions should be taken wisely. Continue reading Know the worth
It is past time for India to begin implementing its renewable energy pledges. Meeting renewable energy targets necessitates action on both the price of renewable energy as well as the grid integration of that energy. As the share of renewable energy capacity grows, the latter will become a greater worry. Continue reading Nationalizing the fight against climate change
When we look at the history of women’s struggle to have their own careers in India, we salute these women, who have paved the way for many others. Women doctors in India who rise to become great are to be especially applauded as they often do so against a patriarchal system that can be discriminatory – many women doctors in India who began with aspirations might fall off the grid just on account of their gender. Continue reading The lady doctors of India who altered the male-dominated profession