Why India and Pakistan Hate Each Other

Soon after Pakistan’s creation, Muhammad Ali Jinnah while walking with US Ambassador to newly created state, declared that: “Nothing was dearer to his heart than the close relation between India and Pakistan.” Just like the American arrangements with Canada, which allowed two neighbours to have largely unguarded borders, shared defence, and freedom of movement with […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Book Review

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’” by Harper Lee talks about serious issues like racism in America and rape of a white girl from the viewpoint of nine years old Scout. The novel has also won Pulitzer award for its immediate success. It highlights the racial discrimination that persisted in America during the period of Martin Luther […]

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End Caste Based Reservation System

India is a country where EQUALITY is preached in schools and INEQUALITY is practised in colleges, jobs and promotions on the basis of caste. Today, we need to address the issue of reservations fairly. Everyone wants to be backward. There are rich and poor in every caste. Today, the benefits of reservation have only reached […]

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Just Another Republic Day…

68 years passed by, we chose to be the republic on 26th of January 1950. As Rajpath prepares itself for another flag hoisting on its republic day, we need to ask several questions: what is a republic? Whose republic? What does it mean to poor? After sixty-eight years of government of the people, for the […]

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How has Liberalisation helped in India’s Emergence as a Global Power

On July 24, 1991, India’s the then Finance Minister, Manmohan Singh, presented a budget to India’s parliament, which transformed the idea of India throughout the world. India was under Licence-Raj, which did not allow the private companies to have a major role in economic activities, which was ruled by the Monopoly and Restrictive Trade Practices […]

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Japan: Aftermath World War II

Japan is an island country in East Asia. It consists of four islands, Honshu, Kyushu, Hokkaido, Shikoku, which makes up 97 percent of Japanese land. Japan was a country ruled by Meiji, which in the literal sense meant, the enlightened one. It was a very prosperous and powerful country during the Meiji rule. After Japan’s […]

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Afghanistan History: Cold-War and Taliban

Afghanistan had a constitutional monarchy with Zahir Shah as the leader. However, in a bloodless military coup in 1973, Daud Khan comes to power. And Zahir Shah goes into exile in Europe. Daud Khan came to power with the help of Left Wing of Afghan Army. A new constitution in 1977 promotes Daud Khan to […]

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