Category: PEACE & CONFLICT

Climate Change: Why It’s Now Or Never

By Shreya Sherkhane Do you remember when we had a whole of 12 years to save the planet?Not anymore, no. Now we only have the next seven months until it is irreversible forever. If we continue down this road where there is not an inkling of change, glaciers will keep on melting; global temperatures will…
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धर्म शांति का प्रचारक है या हिंसा का कारण ?

-शिवानी त्रिपाठी भारत को विविधता में एकता का देश कहा जाता है, जहाँ अनेक जाति और धर्म के लोग रहते हैं।’हिन्दू, मुस्लिम, सिख, इसाई हम सब हैं भाई-भाई।’ जैसे नारे दुनिया भर में लोगों से सुनने को मिलते है। भारत ऐतिहासिक रूप से खुद को एक धर्मनिरपेक्ष राज्य के रूप में देखता है, जहां सभी…
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The Day When This Will Be Over

By Sharanya Have you made promises to your loved ones that you would make sure to embrace each moment you spent with them post lockdown? Have you equipped yourself with a list of things you would do, once this quarantine comes to an end? I am sure you have. If not, let me talk about…
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“What is peace for you?”: Connotations of Concord

Taking a stroll on a busy street as the sun was setting, I met an employeeHe looked worn out and dull, “What is peace for you?”, I asked him coylyScratching his head, he pondered for a while and said peace of mindRelief from bouts of stress in this daily grind. I marched forward and had…
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Life in a Bubble

By Devyanshi Gairola As one grows up, the holes that exist in our knowledge of the world start to fill up. We didn’t even know that these holes existed until we started filling them, first unconsciously, and then consciously. We will continue to fill these holes for the majority of our lifetimes. Some of us…
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India and Peace Education

– By Devi Rajendran According to the Global Peace Index 2019, India ranks 141 among the 163 countries on the list. This is really upsetting, because India is the country which endorsed the virtue of peace and non-violence in its Independence struggle, and produced one of the world’s most popular icons of peace. The seeds…
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Revisiting the Acts of Communal Harmony: A Ray of Hope

By Samiksha Roy This year, in February, Donald Trump, the most powerful man in the world, visited India. While everybody was excited to see what this visit would be like, considering the fact that the last visit by the former US president Barack Obama generated a lot of buzzes, sadly, this visit was sidelined by…
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An Army of white! Soldiers in scrubs!

By Siya Bindal Each emergency has its heroes who showcase their magnanimity and penance as and when a disaster approaches. Like a fireman comes to the rescue when a building is set on fire, cops are just a call away to help you when a crime is committed and then there are soldiers who are…
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Racism is (Rash)ism

By Khushi Koul If asked about that one acid capable of corroding the world, what will your answer be? It is INEQUALITY. The Secretary-General of United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has aptly called inequality a global plague which has bred and fed its own self and is all the more glaring in this pandemic. Discriminating against…
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Sikhs Service Beyond Communal Barriers

~ By Arkopriya Pal The Sikh community has always made news – both nationally as well as around the globe – for relentlessly helping people in times of crisis and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been no exception. While the world is locked away in homes, battling the fast-spreading infection, the Sikh community is, at…
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