Bharata – the official Sanskrit name of India, has different theories of the name’s origin. This term is derived from the Sanskrit root “bhr” which means to bear. The literal meaning of Bharata is often cited as ‘to be maintained’ (of fire). The philosophies surrounding the origin of our beloved[Read More…]
Author: Sadhavi Khosla
Gandhi or Godse: Who should India be known for?
There was this man, who belonged to India, and who is still admired all over the globe – the world’s greatest leaders and thinkers – all are his fans. But, Indians are forgetting him day by day. Some are even busy in slandering his image. Any guesses, who is he?[Read More…]
India’s War on Drugs – The nation is ‘high’, but do we care?
This International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, let’s take out some time to analyse our country’s “War on Drugs”. While, many of us are too hooked on to America’s War on Drugs, it is about time we introspect what is going on in our own country! It is[Read More…]
India needs intolerance more than ever
‘Intolerance’ – there’s no denying that it exists in India at present, but then it is no surprise that the very same intolerance is missing on the fronts where it is needed the most. India needs to be intolerant towards minority suppression There was a time when the previous[Read More…]
Who will be the torchbearer of Mahatma Gandhi in today’s time?
These words by Mahatma Gandhi, the epitome of truth and non-violence, have lost their meaning in today’s time. The Father of the Nation, who adorns the postage stamps, and whom the nation only reminisces on 2nd October or 30th January, never would have thought that the India of his dreams,[Read More…]
How are we ruining India’s future by trolling & faking it
This is no regular blog. This is an intervention. A serious one at that. You really need to stop. Stop whatever you have been doing all this while and think for a second what have we become? And, what are we trying to become in the future? A few years[Read More…]