Article 30: Test of Validity or Applicability?

There has been some discussion on social media recently wherein some people have questioned the voices against Article 30 of the Constitution. The question is "What is the problem with Article 30? It is only a protective right to ensure no minority community is deprived of educational rights". This post will attempt to explain why... Continue Reading →

The Core Manifesto

(Will be implemented when those who are pretending to be sleeping wake up) Core promises to extend the rights guaranteed towards religious freedom and to establish educational institutions under Articles 29 and 30 to all citizens, including SCs, STs, OBCs and minorities. Suitable amendments to the Constitution will be made to bring this to effect.... Continue Reading →

Bhima’s Defeat of Ashwathama

Bhimasena and Ashwathama meet several times during the 18 day war in the Mahabharata. Bhima ends up with an upper hand every time in those duels. However, the most important fight between the two of them takes place on the 16th day of the war. This was immediately after the coronation of Karna as the... Continue Reading →

Minorities in India: Who Decides?

In the year 2017, Sri Ashwini Upadhyay, a lawyer and senior BJP leader had filed a PIL in the Supreme Court of India asking, primarily, for section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Act of 1992 to be declared as void and unconstitutional. He later withdrew the petition stating that he would approach... Continue Reading →

Survival of Vedic Parampara: DVG’s Guidance

Sri D V Gundappa, the celebrated writer of Kannada literature of the 20th century, had published a series of books titled 'Jnapaka Chitrashale' (Theatre of Memories) in which he wrote short biographies of achievers in various fields such as arts, music, social service, literature and so on. The personalities he covered in this series of... Continue Reading →

Mahabharata: Draupadi Swayamvara

The episode in the Mahabharata in which the swayamvara of Draupadi takes place is one of the most debated and discussed portions of the great epic. Many versions of this incident exist, each of which narrates the happenings in the court of Drupada in a different way. The chief amongst the disputes is regarding the... Continue Reading →

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