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Is it 'India' or 'Bharat' or both?
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Is it 'India' or 'Bharat' or both?

Social activist Niranjan Bhatwal from Maharashtra has moved a Public Interest Litigation in the Supreme Court seeking that the country be called 'Bharat', and not 'India' as the latter is of colonial origin, and that the constitution makers intended that 'Bharat' be used for all official and unofficial purposes, and not 'India'. On Friday, the apex court asked the Centre and all state governments for their response to the PIL. In 1949, the Constituent Assembly had debated the possible name of ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

Living up to our oceanic glory

Historically, India's maritime presence has been strong. Yet, it needs to realise current realities In a comprehensive monograph titled A Vision of Maritime India 2020, Admiral Arun Prakash in 2012 reinvoked the need to create a ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago

How edicts engraved in stone helped Ashoka control his vast empire

Category In Jain mythology, the Vasudeva or hero is much like a modern entrepreneur establishing his business aggressively while the Chakravarti or king is like an established businessman consolidating his business with patience. The Vasudeva ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago
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