Discover the Living Legacy of Gandhi

Source Gandhi Legacy Tour: The Legacy of Gandhi Beckons by Tushar Gandhi Welcome to a journey of discovery of the living legacy of Gandhi. Mohandas K. Gandhi, Mahatma, Bapu as we call him with affection said ‘My life is my message.’ The Legacy tour revisits the philosophy of Gandhi by visiting various places where the […]

Remove Poverty’s Underpinning: Rescue and Educate!

Character Education, Social Emotional Literacy and Emotional Intelligence are “hot” terms used in the world of Education today.  The definitions and structures of these initiatives are by no means new.  Philosophers, Sociologists and Educators have focused on this for centuries as being a critical component of our success as a species.  In a recent conversation […]

Anuradha Bhosale to Speak at Vanguard University!

Anti Child Labor and Women’s Rights Hero from India, Anuradha Bhosale, to Speak at Vanguard University  Open to the public, renowned grassroots women’s rights and anti-child labor activist based in the Kolhapur district of India will speak Monday April 15th at 7:30 at Vanguard University Heath Building Room 100 Orange County CA – April 14, 2013: Anuradha […]

Is Child Marriage a Form of Trafficking?

Source: India RealTime Days before law professor Michele Goodwin was set to speak in Chicago about why child marriage persists widely in India despite almost a century of legislation, a heart-warming story made the rounds. Laxmi Sargara, an 18-year-old who was married to another child when she was a baby, rebelled when her in-laws came […]

The Relevance of Gandhi Today

Source: www.ArunGandhi.org | Jan 21, 2010 Sixty years after his death a portion of Gandhiji’s ashes, stashed away by Madalsa and Shriman Narayan, the daughter and son-in-law of Jamnalal Bajaj, will be immersed at Chowpati Beach in Mumbai. Although I will be thousands of miles away in the United States the memories of sixty years […]

Child labour – The worst menace of all time

A guest post by Akshay Mahajan at IndiaStudyChannel.com – Child labour, also referred to as child slavery by many, is one of the worst effects of poverty as seen in India and many other countries. What is child labour ? Child labour actually refers to employing children for various tasks at an age when they […]

Gujarat can light up all of India: Narendra Modi

Gujarat can light up all of India: Narendra Modi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday claimed that his state has the capacity to light up the entire nation. Read more on Calcutta News Andhra Pradesh CM moots 6-point plan for excellence in school education Hyderabad, Jun 12 : Andhra […]

After 11-Hour Operation, Nigerian Conjoined Twins Separated in India

After 11-Hour Operation, Nigerian Conjoined Twins Separated in India Surgeons in India achieved a rare medical feat yesterday by successfully separating Nigerian eight-month-old conjoined twins in a private hospital in Bangalore after 11-hour long surgery, ending a prolonged wait and bringing a bundle of joy to the parents. Read more on This Day Melinda Gates […]

As India booms, experts discuss improving education

As India booms, experts discuss improving education As the core of India’s economic success, education was a key focus of a two-day forum at Stanford on the country’s economic reform. Read more on Stanford Report US, India acknowledge cooperation in education, science, health The governments of the United States and India have acknowledged the positive […]

Lanka seeks partnerships with India in infrastructure,services

Lanka seeks partnerships with India in infrastructure,services Ahead of his visit to India next week, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said there was an immense scope to boost the “irreversible” bilateral ties and sought partnerships in infrastructure, manufacturing and services sector between the two neighbours. Read more on Business Standard India Narendra Modi criticises […]

Has India Become the Poster Child for the World’s Population Woes?

Has India Become the Poster Child for the World’s Population Woes? The image above evokes a certain reaction. It’s a sense of claustrophobia, of overcrowding, and of a general impression of population excess. This seems to be how most of us are programmed to think about countries like China and India. Lisa Hymas, senior editor […]