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Major Challenges Confronting India
Major Challenges Confronting India

India is grappling with some of the fundamental challenges that should be taken up on a priority basis. The basis indicators of growth are not at par with the aspirations of the common people and a genuine willingness to set things straight is still missing. The national issues that continue to hold India back from achieving its development goals have not emerged recently. From corruption to unemployment and lack of healthcare services to infrastructure gap, the problematic issues had been eating into the holistic health of the country for long. Lack of Quality Education Radical reforms in [...]Read more

Love Jihad : Truth or Propaganda
Love Jihad

Traditionally, the Indian society has not been very tolerant towards inter-caste or inter-religious marriage. While some sections have shown tacit resistance, others have gone to the extent of justifying ‘honour killing.’ Of late, a new term ‘Love Jihad’ has disturbed the social harmony. An alleged activity wherein Muslim youth feign love and use emotional appeals to entice non-Muslim girls into conversion. ‘Love Jihad’ is sought to be projected as an Islamist conspiracy to expand the community. History & Development of Love Jihad The allegation of ‘Love Jihad’ first surfaced in September 2009 when incidents of forceful conversion [...]Read more

Rape Laws in India
Rape Laws in India

India has reached an alarming point with regard to crime against women. It has to respond to the challenge, believe in the statistics, and prevent women from becoming victims of brutality and physical, sexual and psychological harm. Although we have become overly dependent on tougher laws and legal reforms, the attitude of the administration and common people remains a matter of concern. Rising Cases of Rape in India It’s appalling to see the crime report issued by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). According to the report, 93 women are raped in India every day. The more [...]Read more

Politics and Common Problems in India

When one of our union ministers remarked that India needs more toilets than temples, it was perhaps a moment of epiphany for those who have been conveniently dodging the pressing issues affecting the common man. Lack of proper sanitation is just a single piece in the puzzle. The nation is battling a plethora of other problems which are throwing it out from the track of development. Common Problems in India Uneven distribution of wealth and the ever-widening gulf between the rich and poor have been gnawing at the concept of social equality. At least 25% of the [...]Read more