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REARING CROCODILES AND THEN KILLING THEM IS UNFAIR

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             REARING AND KILLING CROCODILES

                    By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

Australia is known all over the world for nurturing crocodile farms. The owners and keepers do not do so just for love of the ferocious large reptile seen both on land and in water - more in deep waters. It is strong in water but weakens on land like a typhoon. Of course, the two have nothing in common but for their strength on waters and…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on August 25, 2015 at 6:27pm — 4 Comments

PAKISTAN SCARED OF TALKING TERROR SO PLAYED TRUANT



 

PAKISTAN SCARED OF TALKING TERROR PLAYED TRUANT

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   PAKISTAN SHIED OF TERROR TALK PLAYED TRUANT

                                         By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on August 24, 2015 at 7:01am — 3 Comments

CONCERNED INDIANS CAN CHANGE FACE OF INDIA

 There appear to be near unanimous view amongst cross section of Indians that politicians are the root cause  for the various problems  confronting  the country.  As politics has become lucrative business  and  it is free for all ,  every one who want  to amass money  and wield power now get into politics.  It is a sad scenario that such politicians are often aided  directly or indirectly  by  the  IAS  and IPS officers , though they are educated,…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on August 22, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

MAN MANAGEMENT - BODY MIND AND SOUL

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MAN MANAGEMENT: MIND BODY AND SOUL





By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant, VSM



Every man has an aim in life. To achieve that aim one has to make an effort. It may be an individual aim, that is achieved individually, like attainment of Moksha, that is liberation of a soul from shackles of birth and death or a collective aim like bringing the enemy of the country to a chosen…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on August 20, 2015 at 7:36am — No Comments

"Mahatma Gandhiji's first visit to Mangaluru on this day 95 years ago: (19-08-1920)"

As a part of his tour through the Madras Presidency for the cause of Khilafat and Non-Co-operation Movements, Gandhi visited Mangalore by train on 19th August, 1920. He was accompanied by Maulana Shaukath Ali.This was his first visit to South Canara: Kasargod and Mangalore (then South Canara was a part of Madras Presidency. And this was also his fourth visit to Kannada Province (Kannada speaking areas or linguistically…

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Added by VINITH RAO on August 19, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

SOCIO ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY STUDY ON IMPLEMENTATION OF TOTAL PROHIBITION IN TAMIL NADU, INDIA

Nandini Voice For The Deprived,  a Chennai based NGO, conducted an indepth study based on desk research and primary survey on socio economic feasibility  of implementing  total prohibition in Tamil Nadu. As part of the study, discussions were carried out with cross section of people from various walks of life.

Findings of the study are given below:

Views of the anti liquor activists

In recent time, there have been  big and genuine demand…

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on August 18, 2015 at 4:23pm — No Comments

IS THE AGITATION BY RETIRED SOLDIERS IN INDIA A GANDHIAN ACT ?

Today, many people and associations call their agitations as Gandhian method of satyagraha. The present agitation launched by retired soldiers may also be called as a Gandhian act. However, Mahatma Gandhi never advocated satyagraha as a method of coersion  to achieve narrow objectives. 

It is extremely doubtful as to whether Gandhiji would have approved the present agitation by retired soldiers in India, demanding  one rank one pension.

Soldiers and farmers …

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Added by N.S.Venkataraman on August 16, 2015 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

Gandhi Journal Article-II (August 2015) : Mahatma Gandhi - A unique musician

Gandhi Journal Article-II (August 2015) : Mahatma Gandhi - A unique musician

By Dr. Namrata Mishra
 

We all know him as 'Mahatma', a Seeker after truth and…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on August 10, 2015 at 9:35am — No Comments

Arab Wisdom – Selections from Mahatma Gandhi

Arab Wisdom – Selections from Mahatma Gandhi

 

Gandhiji had written excerpts from the book “Wisdom of the East” in his column of the Indian Opinion (28-12-1907), a newspaper he edited and published when he was in South Africa. The book contained extracts from the holy Koran, and reproduced the sayings of Arab thinkers on different matters. Actually the book was sent for a review from his office, and Gandhiji apparently had note-down his favorite words from the…

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Added by Balamurali Balaji on August 7, 2015 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Gandhi Journal Article-I (August 2015) : Aung San Suu Kyi - In Gandhi's Footsteps

Gandhi Journal Article-I (August 2015) : Aung San Suu Kyi - In Gandhi's Footsteps

By Dr. Anupma Kaushik 





Aung San Suu Kyi
 

Aung San Suu Kyi was born on 19 June 1945 in Rangoon. She derives her name from three relatives. Aung San from…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on August 5, 2015 at 9:38am — No Comments

TEENAGE TO ADULT CHALLENGING BUT REWARDING

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             TEENAGER TRANSFORMING INTO ADULT

                                       By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

Teenage transforming into adulthood is an important phase in the human life. Physical changes noticeable and not so noticeable have to be attended to with the help of mothers, sisters or brothers and same sex friends and it has to be done quietly and discreetly without attracting the embarrassing gaze of strangers. The prying eyes of…

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Added by Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM on August 4, 2015 at 5:58pm — 1 Comment

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

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