Category: THE CHRONICLES

Revisiting Malthus this Population Day

By Sanshita Vij Amidst this pandemic, on the occasion of World Population Day, let us discuss an interesting theory (almost prophetic) about population and limited resources. The United Nations Development Programme started the observance of 11th July as World Population Day to mark the date in 1987, when the world reached a population of 5…
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स्वामी विवेकानन्द – जगत गुरु, संन्यासी या समाज सुधारक?

-प्रदीप चन्दिला 4 जुलाई 1902 का दिन  ना केवल भारत के लिए बल्कि समस्त विश्व के लिए शोक का दिन  था।  एक महात्मा जिसका नरेंद्र के रूप में इस धरती पर जन्म हुआ व स्वामी विवेकानंद के रूप में जिसने अनगिनत लोगों का ज्ञान व स्वयं से परिचय कराकर उनका जीवन ही बदल दिया व…
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Human Rights & Faith For People Who Use Drugs in Times of Pandemic

Friday, 11th December, 12:00 noon IST According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognised by the United Nations, all human beings are free and equal, have the right to no discrimination, torture and inhuman treatment, and possess the right to access the basic social services. People who use drugs often have to deal with…
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Purana Qila, Delhi

Human solidarities are only possible by emotional arousal revolving around positive emotions – love, happiness, satisfaction, caring, loyalty – and the mitigation of the power of negative emotions, or at least some negative emotions. History never dies, remains present in the remnants of the past. It is upon us how we view history. Who built…
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A look back at History: Akbar’s Din-i-Ilahi

By Hiba Ishaq The Mughal Dynasty ruled the Indian subcontinent for the entire medieval period, and the greatest ruler was the third Mughal ruler, Akbar. Akbar (the Great), unlike his predecessors (and also successors), conquered a vast territory of South Asia and Central Asia with excellent policies and strategies. He had incorporated a vast stretch…
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A Day at Sunder Nursery

~ Prashansa Singh In the month of March, as an estival nod, the shy summer weather had made an invitation for everyone to step out of their thresholds. My friends and I, one day, bored with our monotonous lives, decided to go to Sundar Nursery on the coming weekend. How do I possibly describe this mesmerising…
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History of Black Oppression

By Shreya Sherkhane Five decades ago, beginning from the 1950s, Dr Martin Luther King Jr. fought for racial equality in the United States. The cause of this revolt was substantially different compared to today as African Americans were denied basic human rights and freedoms because of discriminatory nature that kept the blacks separated from the…
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Maharana Pratap Jayanti

~Tamanna Kavdia A lot of festivals are celebrated all over India every year. We are aware of the festivals like Holi, Diwali, Easter, Good Friday etc., because they are celebrated at a large scale. I have decided to write about Maharana Pratap Jayanti to make people aware of the great Rajput warrior of the Mewar…
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Royal Propaganda of Syncretism

Posted on January 5, 2018 Akbar, very much like his ancestor, Genghis Khan was always interested in the different religions all over the world and he did all he could to learn more and more about it. This very reason, made him invite Jesuit missionaries to the Mughal court. The Jesuits saw this as an…
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