Partition Of Northeast India – The Seeds Of Conflict — GreatGameIndia

At the peak of it’s power, the British Empire covered more than a quarter of the world. To rule over the natives and extract their resources, the officers of the East India Company segregated the populations into different regions. Overtime these imaginary lines were accepted as national and international boundaries. When they drew the borders,…

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Whatever Happened to Struggle Against Untouchability

KAFILA - 12 YEARS OF A COMMON JOURNEY

Untouchability Walls keep rising and falling in Tamil Nadu.

Whatever Happened to Struggle

BR Ambedkar wrote in Annihilation of Caste that “…the world owes much to rebels who would dare to argue in the face of the pontiff and insist that he is not infallible. I do not care about the credit which every progressive society must give to its rebels. I shall be satisfied if I make the Hindus realize that they are the sick men of India, and that their sickness is causing danger to the health and happiness of other Indians.”

In 2008, Uthapuram, a village in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, had made national headlines. It was the year when the Karunanidhi-led DMK state government had taken the initiative to demolish a portion of a thirty-metre wall that had been raised by the dominant Pillaimar community, an OBC caste which had wanted to keep residents of the Devandra Kula Vellalar community, which…

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India Facing Worst Water Crisis In History, Nearly 60 Crore People Affected: Niti Aayog Report

 water_web-750x500-1 According to Niti Aayog, India is facing worst Water Crisis .The Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Social Justice Empowerment, Rattan Lal Kataria on Monday, December 9 in Rajya Sabha said that India is facing a severe water crisis.

The minister citing National Institution for Transforming India (Niti) Aayog’s report revealed that India is undergoing one of the worst water crisis in history. In a report titled – “Composite Water Management Index” published by NITI Aayog in June 2018, mentioned that more than 600 million people in the country are facing extreme water stress.

The report also placed the country at 120th position amongst 122 countries in the water quality index. It said that 70 per cent of the consumable water in the country is contaminated.

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Obstacles Don’t Define You

Orlando Espinosa

Never let an obstacle stop you from moving forward, there is always a way to get past anything put in front of you. It’s easy to look at our lives and define them by highlights and hardships. Keep in mind that your obstacles do not define you!

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