Forty years later, ca. 1965, Deendayal Upadhyaya adopted the promising term "Integral Humanism", in Hindi Ekatmata Manavavad or Ekatma Manavadarshan. This seemed to transcend the division of mankind in box-type nations. Moreover, unlike nationalism, it did not seem to have been borrowed from the West, in spite of appearances. In the 1930s, the French Catholic [...]
A Bengaluru woman accused the police of being complicit in a mob unleashing a violent attack on her and the car she was travelling in for condemning illegal cow slaughter going on in Talaghattapura in Bengaluru. A Bengaluru woman was brutally thrashed by a 100-member mob for reporting illegal cow slaughter to police and trying [...]
For once, the secularists have it right. The nationalism by which the Hindutva crowd swears, is a Western invention. Feelings for your home country are universal, and natives of India will need no prodding nor any foreign or native ideology to defend their country when necessary. [...]
In general, the Eastern understanding of time is very subtle, and perhaps is only matched by some of the most recent theories of modern science. That time is relative, is well recognized, and the fact that the scale of time need not be the same everywhere is acknowledged. The time of the Gods for example, [...]
After recent legal action gave two sacred rivers in India the rights of "legal persons," the ruling was overturned, taking those rights away. This leaves the Ganges and Yamuna rivers vulnerable to pollution. [...]
A mysterious case of the murder of a 14-year-old boy has surfaced in the national Capital, with his mother alleging that he was held hostage and lynched by some Muslim friends.
The victim, identified as Yogesh Kumar, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near New Delhi Railway Station last month. [...]
The benefactors of the terrorists have become its new targets. Britain claims to be fighting a war against terrorism by groups that claim their basis is Islam. Yet for centuries going back to the British Raj it has actually allied, funded and acted as apologists for the very same outfits and ideas especially against Hindus [...]
We’ve all done it. One minute you’re absent-mindedly uploading memes to Instagram – just having a bit of fun with it, joining in with the #conversation – and before you know it, you’ve incurred the vengeful wrath of the second most populated nation on planet Earth. American singer songwriter Katy Perry landed herself in hot [...]
Cultural practices around menstruation have been passed on from generation to generation of women in India. The faith with which women have held on to these practices and preserved it, is simple amazing. However, due to the inability of modern science to decode these practices, they have come to be termed as Menstrual Taboos. [...]
For one night, Doctor VC becomes a gaurakshak himself, searching for cow smugglers on the road.
Doctor VC is presented with a unique ropportunity: to join a team of gaurakshaks, and understand how they operate in the dead of night, cracking down on the illegal transport and slaughter of cattle in the area. [...]