Debashree Mukherjee gives a factual account of the various aspects of the ‘Constructive Program’ or the philosophy of Gandhi along those lines. She also elucidates the beliefs of Gandhi as to the question of transformation of society.
Children occupy a special place in any community. Their vulnerability and precociousness makes them prone to various forms of exploitation which stifle their human development. It is, therefore, important for any community to safeguard and promote the interests of any child within their society. This means we should all have an informed opinion on children’s… Continue reading Age of Consent in Africa: A Source of Family Antagonism
Aanchal Singla, in this article explains the concept of fatwas and its status quo in India, with reference to the 2014 Supreme Court case – Vishwa Lochan Madan v. Union of India. MEANING OF FATWA A Fatwa is an Arabic word where the linguistic meaning is “opinion”. It is a term prevalent in the Islamic religion. The person… Continue reading Validity of Fatwas In India
When our favourite sweet becomes the centre of a controversy, our attention is bound to be wholly devoted to that. The battle between the states of Odisha and West Bengal over the ‘rasgulla’ may signify strong sentimental values people attach to their much loved sweet, it also seems to be a case of a battle… Continue reading Face-Off: The Rasgulla Battle between West Bengal and Odisha
To what extent, if any, should clothing and equipment guidelines of international sports bodies accommodate religious practices and beliefs of participating athletes? In his book “Beyond the pleasure principle” Neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud had studied a two year old boy in Vienna. The mother of the child travelled often and usually, the… Continue reading Clothing and equipment guidelines of international sports bodies vis-a-vis religious practices and beliefs of participating athletes
Alexis Foundation hereby invites original research papers on the following themes for publication in a book series: Theme 1 – War, Terrorism and National Security Sub-Themes 1. Forms of Terrorism that have plagued the world 2. New forms of warfare e.g. Cyber etc and measures to counter them 3. Using National Security to violate/oppress the… Continue reading Call for Papers