Why??

Atrocious. Barbaric. Inhuman. Horrifying. Words fall short to describe the incident which shook the entire nation- the rape, and violent slaughter of a 19-year-old Dalit girl from Uttar Pradesh, India. What was her fault? Did she excite or entice wearing anything revealing to those men of the so-called upper caste? No. What was her fault…

Schools of Indian Philosophy 3: Beliefs of Early Vedic Period

Aryans came from Central Asia and settled in India during the late Bronze Age. They spread to the eastern parts of India by the beginning of the Iron Age. Aryans were a nomadic pastoral community when they reached India. They were less civilized compared to the Indus people when they settled in the Punjab region….

Schools of Indian Philosophy 2: Harappan Culture and Beliefs

Prehistoric Indians gradually gave up their hunter-gatherer lifestyle. Agriculture became their important means of living. They began to make tools useful for both agriculture and their self defence. These inventions made them believe in the power of physical objects. They began to feel less vulnerable to the forces of nature now. New beliefs replaced their…

Schools of Indian Philosophy: Beliefs of Prehistoric Indians

India is considered as the land of legends and mystical beliefs. And hence it will be worth a journey- to travel through the different layers of Indian schools of philosophy. If we go deep into the subject of prehistoric Indians, it can be noted that they had no Gods, as is the case with other…

And the Nobel Peace Prize Goes To…

The Nobel Peace Prize 2019 announcement was made on Friday, October 11th, 2019. While the other Nobel prize laureates are announced in Stockholm, the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, the capital of Norway by The Norwegian Nobel Committee. Abiy Ahmed Ali, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, has been awarded the 100th Nobel Peace prize…