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DEATH PENALTY FOR HEINOUS CRIME IS NECESSARY

The recent hanging of Yakub  Memon in India for what was judged by the highest judiciary of India  as heinous crime of participating in the terrorist attack in Mumbai resulting  in the death of more than 200  people, has been criticised by section of people and media.  The critics argue that the state has no right to take away the life of any person under any circumstances and punishment…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on August 2, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments

Salute Sasi Perumal, a Gandhian

Thousands of cultured , well  informed and well meaning citizens of Tamil Nadu have been feeling extremely disturbed and concerned about the rapidly spreading liquor habit amongst people of all age groups and at  various income levels in Tamil Nadu.

Based on the sales turnover generated by the Tamil Nadu government  run tasmac…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on August 1, 2015 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Sarvoday Conference in Delhi

Please register for participation in 46th Sarvoday Conference Blog; sarvoday2015.blogspot.com Aditya Patnaik Convenor

Added by Aditya Patnaik on July 31, 2015 at 6:33pm — No Comments

The beginning of war and peace – July 1914

The beginning of war and peace – July 1914

The month of July has a dazing significance in the history of the world as two of the greatest moves that has ever changed the political designs of the countries reigning with the gambits of power and might and those with untiring aspirations to become the one and the top-most in the world.

While the Apostle of Peace, Mahatma Gandhi bid adieu for South Africa on the day of 18th July, 1914 after concluding his 8…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on July 21, 2015 at 11:22am — No Comments

LET PAKISTAN LEARN A LESSON IN PEACE AND ESCHEW WAR

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            OP GIBRALTAR TOTAL DISASTER

                      By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

 

Man proposes God disposes. How true in case of a military operation, codenamed Op Gibraltar, that was launched by bigwigs of the Pakistan Army to seize Jammu and Kashmir by a clandestine operation. It had the explicit blessings of the then President of Pakistan, Field Marshal Ayub Khan who took pains to…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on July 20, 2015 at 9:08am — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-III (July 2015) : Ecology and Lifestyle: A Gandhian Perspective

Gandhi Journal Article-III (July 2015) : Ecology and Lifestyle: A Gandhian Perspective

By M. P. Mathai

 

The ecological crisis we confront today has been analysed from various angles and scientific data on the state of our environment made…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on July 17, 2015 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-II (July 2015) : Half-naked Fakir

Gandhi Journal Article-II (July 2015) : Half-naked Fakir

By Emmo Tarlo

 

Of course, one can never fully know Gandhi’s ‘intention’ in wearing a loin-cloth, for what he actually wrote and declared in his speeches may have differed to some extent from his personal reflections. Yet…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on July 15, 2015 at 11:32am — No Comments

PEACE MOVE BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN NECESSARY AND INEVITABLE

Many eyebrows were raised in India and Pakistan, when Prime Minister of India Mr.Narendra Modi shook hands with Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr.Nawaz Shariff and discussed Indo Pakistan relationship in Russia recently.  While sceptics think that the present peace initiative will end up in an anti climax like several other peace initiatives made in the past, atleast some people in India and Pakistan think that there is reasonable chance of the present peace initiative being sustained.…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on July 13, 2015 at 4:28pm — 1 Comment

KAILASH MANSAROVAR YATRA - PRESENT AND PAST

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              PILGRIMAGE TO KAILASH VIA SIKKIM

                  By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

Pradhan Mantri Narendra Modi and President of People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping talked sweet things when the latter visited Bharat in September 2014. Gujarat’s hospitality overseen by Narendra bhai Modi touched the hearts of the honoured guests from across the Himalayas. Both the distinguished guests, Xi jinping and his wife, the…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on July 10, 2015 at 5:46am — 1 Comment

Wipro's Azim Premji gives 18% of his stake in company for charity

Wipro's Azim Premji gives 18% of his stake in company for charity

 

Azim Premji Charity



Wipro Ltd’s chairman Azim Premji, who is India’s top giver, has given away an additional 18% of his stake in India’s third largest IT services company to his…
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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on July 9, 2015 at 11:44am — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-I (July 2015) : Gandhi's Persuasive Communication and Ideal Journalism

Gandhi Journal Article-I : Gandhi's Persuasive Communication and Ideal Journalism

By Dr. K. John Babu 

 

This paper attempts to equate Mahatma Gandhi's art of communication with Aristotle's three variables of communication or Rhetorica. It has highlighted Gandhi's ideal…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on July 4, 2015 at 9:24am — No Comments

Innovation Policy for India

Dear Sir/Madam,



As a part of the World Bank Course "Innovation Policy for Developing Countries", a group/individual project has been developed and submitted.



I've presented on how India's globalizing, liberalizing, industrialization efforts need to be streamlined effectively in the coming years and proposed an Innovation agenda for until year 2030 as per the guidelines specified.



I have emphasized how Techno-Gandhian centers would fit within the Innovation…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on July 4, 2015 at 8:12am — No Comments

BHARAT WAS VICTORIOUS IN 1965 WAR AGAINST PAKISTAN. LET US CELEBRATE SWARNA JAYANTI OF THAT VIJAY DIVAS

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                       CELEBRATING ’65 WAR VICTORY

                               By Brigadier(Retd) Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, Prime Minister of India ordered the Indian Army to cross the international border in the Punjab and launch a two pronged attack on Pakistan. It was a magnificent master stroke of high level strategy that broke the back of attacking forces of Pakistan in the Chhamb-Akhnoor sector of…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on July 2, 2015 at 1:58pm — 1 Comment

BHARAT WAS VICTORIOUS IN 1965 WAR AGAINST PAKISTAN. LET US CELEBRATE SWARNA JAYANTI OF THAT VIJAY DIVAS

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                       CELEBRATING ’65 WAR VICTORY

                               By Brigadier(Retd) Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, Prime Minister of India ordered the Indian Army to cross the international border in the Punjab and launch a two pronged attack on Pakistan. It was a magnificent master stroke of high level strategy that broke the back of attacking forces of Pakistan in the Chhamb-Akhnoor sector of…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on July 2, 2015 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Piercing Face and Body by Hundreds of Iron Balls: Pellet Guns In Jammu and Kashmir Violating Human Rights

Published: Oxford Human Rights Hub (faculty of law, University of Oxford)
And in Op-Ed,  Kashmir Times, 2 July 2015
Ravi Nitesh 22nd June 2015 
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Added by RAVI NITESH on July 2, 2015 at 8:37am — 1 Comment

Tribute to Praful Bidwai- an anti Nuke Activist and Veteran Journalist by Vibhuti Patel, 25-6-2015

It is difficult to accept that Praful is no more. Two days back he passed away in Amsterdam, The Netherland. Now, who will spontaneously respond to right wing onslaught on the masses in these difficult times, both globally and within India?

I got to know Praful in 1974 in Mumbai in a meeting organised by the New Left group of young revolutionaries to which he belonged, when Com. Ernest…

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Added by Prof. Vibhuti Patel on June 28, 2015 at 7:44pm — No Comments

LET CIVILISED SOCIETY REVOLT AGAINST JIHAD

It is extremely sad and distressing that in the holy month of Ramzan, some terrorist groups indulged in un Islamic act of killing  63 people in three continents on Friday 26th June,2015.

The civilised people around the world are shocked at such brutal massacre and refuse to believe that…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on June 27, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Nonviolent Non-Cooperation: An Effective, Noble and Valuable Means for Peaceful Change by Ravindra Kumar in Social Alternative, Australia

ACADEMIC JOURNAL ARTICLE

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Nonviolent Non-Cooperation: An Effective, Noble and Valuable Means for Peaceful Change By Kumar, Ravindra Read preview Article excerpt This article reviews the central principles of the social and political tactic of nonviolent non-cooperation, particularly in the tradition of Mahatma…

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Added by Dr. Ravindra Kumar on June 24, 2015 at 7:27am — 1 Comment

Vinobaji's views on 'Non-violence training'

Vinobaji's views on 'Non-violence training'

Questions & answers between Shri Ramchandraji, Gandhi Smarak Nidhi and Vinobaji, March 1971, Brahma Vidya Mandir

Leo-Tolstory

Question: We are in the process of starting a school of Non-violence. What would be an appropriate goal for this…
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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 20, 2015 at 1:50pm — 2 Comments

HOW TO PREVENT FARMERS’ SUICIDES IN INDIA - VIEWS AND SUGGESTIONS

 

Nandini Voice for The Deprived , a Chennai based NGO (nandinivoice.com ) organised an All India Essay Competition for the citizens on  “How to prevent farmers’ suicides in India ?”. There was good response from the citizens all over India. 

Objective of the contest was to provide an opportunity to the citizens to provide the views and suggestions

The entries submitted by the following  five persons have been selected for award of…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on June 18, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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