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
The 13th round of talks between Indian and Chinese military commanders over the standoff in Ladakh collapsed on Sunday, the Indian Army said, adding that the Chinese side was not “agreeable” and “could not provide any forward looking proposals”.
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
KV Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to the government of India will return to academia at the end of his three year tenure. “I have decided to return back to academia following the completion of my 3 year fulfilling tenure. Serving the nation has been an absolute privilege. I have wonderful support and encouragement,” Mr Subramanian tweeted.
Pandora paper leaks are significant in many ways, as the name suggests, it opens the pandora box of financial records of the super-rich and popular personalities from all across the world. It is the most voluminous record ever produced, that consists of around 12 million files(mostly from the 1990s to 2019) in 2.94 TB of data from 14 global corporate service firms with details of around 29,000 offshore companies and private trusts being set up in tax haven territories. Continue reading Pandora Papers: The biggest ever financial data leak reveals secret wealth and dealings of influentials from across the world
Bridging the gap between politics and culture, Kutty had brought about a new wave in caricature and political cartooning. Continue reading Who was ‘Kutty’: Navigating through satirical cartoons
Mr. Kishida, 64 year old, will be confirmed as new leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, to be elected the next prime minister on October 4 in parliament, where his party and coalition partner control the house.
India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation confirmed about receiving a letter from the newly formed Taliban government in Afghanistan wherein the latter was seeking resumption of flights. Continue reading Taliban government reaches out to Indian government; seeking resumption of flights
Today, Mevani and Kumar are likely to go to Shaheedi Park at ITO in Delhi to garland the statue of Bhagat Singh. Rahul Gandhi is likely to be present there also with a large numbers of the youth congress workers at the venue. Continue reading Kanhaiya Kumar and Jignesh Mevani to join Congress today
Founded in 1916 and defunct by the early 1920s, Dadaism laid the way for surrealism to open up the debate of the multiple ways in which what was real could be investigated and represented beyond the romantic or realist realism of more traditional expressions. Continue reading A Dive into unique art forms: Dadaism
“You can be old at 40 and young at 80,” he quipped, making it clear that he did not see his age as a hurdle.
As the possibility of a Third World War, or an intense military conflict constantly loom over today’s politics, we take a close look at strategy and technology during the World Wars, back in the early mid 1900s. Continue reading Strategic Warfare back in the 1900’s : A brief note
By targeting the central government Channi directly called out to them for taking the farm laws back for the sake of farmers. Channi has also forgiven all the farmers’ water and electricity bills in Punjab.
After this, there are many situations seen where TMC leaders have criticised the BJP by saying that ‘members of their party are not satisfied by their culture. So they are joining our party’. Continue reading Babul Supriyo joined TMC Bengal, shocked BJP