Anna Hazare is arrested for wanting to stage a peaceful protest and fast to force the government of India to introduce a strong anti-corruption bill in the parliament.
Do the recent protests and agitations involving members of the Civil Society groups like Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev have the danger of converting India into a Banana Republic where mass protests by such groups hold government at ransom?...
At the midnight on June 5 2011, not far away from the place where Pandit Nehru delivered his Indian independence speech 64 years ago on the midnight of August 15 1947 – thousands of people who had gathered to peacefully protest against the rampant corruption in the country were denied the same Freedom - Freedom to use the means of Mahatma Gandhi to peacefully protest for a national cause.
A detailed summary of the Jan Lokpal Bill and what Sri Anna Hazare is fighting for to root out the menace of corruption from India. Lokpal may not be the answer to ALL of our problems. But it DEFINITELY IS the answer to MOST of our problems. Let us fight for it and get it.
The news about this leaks was enough for US government to panic and start issuing warnings to all friendly countries about the impending leaks, and they even kept forcing Wikileaks not to bring these documents into the public domain. The warnings to friendly countries were probably to tell them, "We have talked really bad about you, please don't mind" ;)
For any mess caused due to lack of administration, lapse of duty and sense of responsibility - it is always easy to put the blame on somebody who cannot defend the accusation on them in the court of law - And Rains are a favorite excuse offered by Indian Politicians
What do you think is a good policy decision? Allowing tonnes of food grains to rot in the open due to lack of storage and mismanagement? OR to distribute these food grains to the poor for free there by ensuring that the produce does not go waste? While common sense believes in the latter, our government does not believe in common sense.
A Sanskrit poem about Ramayana when read in reverse direction becomes a poem on Mahabharata!
For online education to succeed for smaller classses - it should be as interesting as cartoons. Online education cant succeed unless it is more interesting, interactive and innovative than offline schooling.
A complete list of all dhatus (root words or verb roots) in Sanskrit dictionary and their meanings with corresponding IPA transliteration.
The difference between Planets and Grahas. Why are Sun and Moon included in the list of Navagrahas? Isn't it true that Rahu and Ketu do not exist? What about Earth?
The most important contribution of ancient India to mathematics was not zero but the place value system or positional notation system.