The Good Maharaja

The Vedic sages wrote in Maha Upnishad: अयं बन्धुरयंनेति गणना लघुचेतसाम्उदारचरितानां तु वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम् ॥Meaning: The distinction “This person is mine, and this one is not” is made only by the narrow-minded. For those of noble conduct the whole world is one family. India has always been a generous country

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Remembering Kargil War

Every year Kargil Vijay Diwas brings in the mixed feelings of pride and pain, loss, and gain. It has been 18 years today when the Indian army achieved victory over infiltration of Pakistani soldiers through Operation Vijay. National Highway 1D, connecting Srinagar to Leh cuts through Kargil. The area of

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Kashmiriyat – The Lost Legacy

  Reading about the terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims, I came across a write-up in The Indian Express with the headline ‘The attack that restored Kashmiriyat’. A day ago India’s Home Minister had also expressed the same feeling when he said, “Kashmiriyat still alive, I salute it”. What is Kashmiriyat?

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