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India, Gandhi and the Relevance of his Ideas

Monday, 18 August 2008, 4:09 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

In the whole world India is a country of its own kind. It is the only nation, which for centuries has been the centre of great attraction for the people of every part of the globe. On the basis of its knowledge and spiritualism, India has drawn the ... More >>

India's Concept Of Non-Violence And Gandhi

Friday, 25 July 2008, 2:14 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

India is a great country. Its greatness is not in name only. India is an ancient civilization; its harmonious and composite culture is thousands of years old. India has been a leading nation in the fields of spirituality, science and arts for centuries; ... More >>

Gandhi: Freedom and Democracy

Sunday, 22 June 2008, 3:21 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Being a great statesman, thinker, humanist and an apostle of peace of the 20eth Century, Mahatma Gandhi was one of those personalities whose theory and practice had similarity and one was supportive of the other. The basis of his theory and practice, as all ... More >>

Indian Culture and Social Life

Friday, 16 May 2008, 11:02 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Indian Culture is one of the ancient cultures of the world and due to certain unique features; it is still before us in its original form. Similarly, Indian social life has had an identity of its own and for centuries, it has taught many lessons to mankind. ... More >>

Welcoming Chinese Step in Current Tibet Crisis

Monday, 5 May 2008, 10:06 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

The decision of the Government of the People’s Republic of China to invite representatives of the Dalai Lama to start the process of dialogue with them in the course of current unrest in Tibet in which demands of protection of cultural heritage and identity ... More >>

A Milestone of the Indian Freedom Movement

Monday, 14 April 2008, 10:52 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Under the leadership of Vallabhbhai Patel in 1928, the Bardoli Kisan Satyagraha proved to be the best example of the practice of Gandhian principle of non-violence as well as a milestone of the way of India’s freedom movement. There is not another Satyagraha ... More >>

Gandhian View: Morality And Ethics In Public Life

Monday, 7 April 2008, 11:09 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Morality and Ethics are inter-related to each other in the sense that both are concerned with the behaviour of man. Although many times both are interpreted as synonymous to the other, they are different in their meaning and scope, and thus need to be ... More >>

Shameful Tibet Imbroglio

Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 10:16 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

The current imbroglio of Tibet in which more than one hundred lives of sons of the soil have gone is a matter of serious concern for those all who are concerned of human rights, freedom and justice, doesn’t matter if they belong to any part or ... More >>

Fundamentals of Civilization

Wednesday, 12 March 2008, 12:16 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Hundreds of thousands of years have passed since man has lived along with the creatures of different shape, size and kind. It is generally acknowledged that every being has a soul. What is a Soul? Where does it live in a body? What is its form? I leave ... More >>

Morality: A Fundamental of Civilization

Monday, 10 March 2008, 12:28 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

A review of thousands of years of human history, in which various civilizations raised their flags in different parts of the globe, from time to time, confirms the fact that morality always remained established in human society in both forms, direct ... More >>

R. Kumar: India, Hindu-View, Tolerance And Gandhi

Monday, 25 February 2008, 3:30 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

A section of scientists dealing with human affairs believes the emergence of man on earth occurred approximately one million years ago. This particular section of scientists has divided the process of evolution of man in different ages. More >>

R. Kumar: Lack Of Commitment Towards The Nation

Thursday, 14 February 2008, 11:25 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

History bears evidence that due to the narrow-mindedness and selfish motives of a man or a group of men, some Indians were filled with false hopes and thus lagged behind in their commitment towards their nation overall. More >>

Ravindra Kumar: Suicides Of Indian Farmers

Wednesday, 13 February 2008, 8:52 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Now is the time when all concerned, particularly the Government, must act without to handle this situation in such a manner that no farmer of the country dies from hunger or commits suicide due to not discharging a debt. More >>

Ravindra Kumar: Gandhi's Self-Realization Quest

Wednesday, 30 January 2008, 3:25 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

I always wondered why an international political leader like Gandhi was addressed as Mahatma, an honorific frequently used for a spiritually elevated soul. To find an answer, I think it is essential to review his life not in parts, but as a whole. More >>

War And Peace In Relation To Religion

Monday, 28 January 2008, 10:46 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

It was indeed a matter of pleasure to receive an invitation in 1999 from my Danish friend Niels Thomassen to speak before teachers, students and researchers of the South Denmark University on 'War and Peace in Relation to Religion'. I was keen to ... More >>

Non-Violence: A Natural, Dynamic And Live Value

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 8:15 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Non-violence, that is Ahimsa, is not a rough thing, nor is it an inactive thought or a value established by man. Non-violence is a natural, dynamic, active or live value. Because of its permanent existence in human nature, its being dynamic and ... More >>

Ravindra Kumar: Necessity Of Religion

Monday, 7 January 2008, 12:36 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Religion is the essential condition for both humanity and existence. The reason is clear. If goodness, which is the definition of religion, is not complete; then what will be the consequences? You can well understand. More >>

Role of Religion in Human Life

Monday, 17 December 2007, 12:30 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

What a childishness those people display who try to subdue or deny the role of religion in human life, or even brand religion as unnecessary. Throughout the world, I myself have come across many such people who deny the role of religion in human life saying ... More >>

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel-A Born Satyagrahi

Monday, 10 December 2007, 12:13 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel always remained bound to constitutional and democratic values. History has borne witness to his commitment to these principles. More >>

The Other Side of Babasaheb Ambedkar's Personality

Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 10:00 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Babasaheb Ambedkar is principally known for his voice raised for upliftment of Dalits and down-trodden section of society and the work he did for them. Secondly, he is remembered for his ability and competence as the Chairman of the Drafting Committee ... More >>