Dowry as the basis for Indian Marriage

Dowry is the payment in cash or/and kind by the bride’s family to the bridegroom’ s family along with the giving away of the bride in Indian marriage. “Kanyadanam” is an important part of Hindu marital rites. Kanya means daughter, and dana means gift. Dowry originated in upper caste families as the wedding gift to … Read more

The coastal plains of India

The coastal plains of India are settled on the Arabian Sea coast within the west and on the Bay of Bengal coast within the east. According to their location to the east or west of the peninsular, they’re called: East coastal plain, and West coastal plain. This east coastal plain begins from the north with … Read more

Naseeruddin Shah Biography

The Epitome of Candidness Whenever we think of the finest veteran actors of India, one of the first names that pops into our minds in Naseeruddin Shah. He is a prominent figure in Indian Parallel Cinema, where his awespiring performances have made him a fan favorite. While the actor has, on several occassions, stated his … Read more

Waterways in India

As we know now, India has an extensive inland waterways network of 14,500KMs. Through times, rivers have been efficient and effective for carrying load over long distances. Even in today’s time, many countries depend heavily on inland waterways for transport of large and bulky cargo. Talking economy, the inland waterways are much cheaper and reliable … Read more

Working women in India

Although, we all like to think that India has become more welcoming to women who are working outside the home, there are some fundamental problems faced by working woman, as was the case even two decades back. No one can deny that Indian society is still patriarchal in nature, and men are still considered the … Read more

Global Hindi and Indian Culture

ABSTRACT Every language with its own attributes, in today’s world, in today’s century, in today’s time, serves as a method of communication, as a tool for civilization, as a weapon for evolution, as a knot for globalization. Hindi, as such, portrays direct resemblance to inheritance of Indian culture, customs, traditions and identity. Immigration of generations … Read more

Marriage Traditions in India

“ India defines diversity, thus diversity is seen in every aspect of Indian life starting from food & clothing to customs & traditions. It is reflected in Indian marriages as well. In Indian society marriage is a highly sacred Instituiton. Marriage has been a very important part of the Indian Society. [1]Marriage is a legalised … Read more

The Absolute Diary of a part time Indian

There are many characters who are involved in this story in the absolute diary of a part-time Indian. The story basically unfolds several themes and artistic facts. There are also a number of literal elements that are present in the story set. The main character who clearly comes out in the story is Arnold Spirit, … Read more

Review and analysis of the film Devdas

According to an article published in Talk film society, the writer spoke about how effective dialogues were and how the DOP gave his heart and soul to the movie of the millennial. Devdas is rich with dialogue scenes, during which the characters go through multiple emotions and their relationships with the others shift multiple times. … Read more

Specialized Financial Institutions in India

Development banks are specialized industrial financial institution. O These banks are mostly set up after World War II in both developed and both underdeveloped countries. O Developed banks do not mobilize savings like other banks but invest the resources in a productive manner. O These banks make significant contribution to industrial development. MEANING OF DEVELOPMENT … Read more

Geographical location and boundaries of India

India is one of the ancient civilizations in the world. It has achieved multi-faceted socioeconomic progress during the last five decades. It has moved forward displaying remarkable progress in the field of agriculture, industry, technology and overall economic development. India has also contributed significantly to the making of world history. Lying between latitude 4 N … Read more

Zamindari Abolition Act

From the year 1949 to 1951, the states in India – independently brought into effect the zamindari abolition act. Uttar Pradesh was the first state in India brought into effect the law related to abolition of zamindari system. Subsequently states like Madras (later called Tamil Nadu), Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, etc implemented the Zamindari abolition act … Read more

Constitutional Conventions and Judical Discord in India

CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTIONS AND JUDICIAL DISCORD IN INDIA INTRODUCTION India is having a history of conventions that are being followed upon since her tryst in the year 1947. Following the path of other democratic nations such as the United Kingdom , Canada, France and the United States, conventions in India are given a status which is … Read more

A Short Trip to the Bhaja Caves

Located at Pune, near Lonavala (Maharashtra), Bhaja Caves, also known as Bhaje Caves dates back to 2nd century BC. These rock-cut caves stand straight at a height of 400 feet above the village of Bhaja after which it is named. The significant features of this Bhaja Caves, the Stupas are really eye-catching and reveals a … Read more

Looking At India As A Nation State

While analyzing our country a very distinct feature that always stands out to me is the history and foundation behind the amalgamation of states forming one unified country i.e. India. I see our political state as a country being an umbrella to diverse states based on concepts of colonial, monarchial, radical and linguistic ideals. Creating … Read more

Government of India’s EXIM Policy

Previous Inward looking trade policies were replaced by the EXIM policy in April, 1992. Government of India Introduced the EXIM Policy to bring liberalization in Imports and boost the Exports. This was bringing along a new era in India’s foreign trade. About the Foreign trade policy (EXIM Policy): The Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) … Read more

Public Service Advertising in India

Social Advertising is the first form of advertising that systematically leverages historically offline dynamics, such as peer-pressure, friend recommendations, and other forms of social influence. Social media has the power to transform a campaign into a religion. Social Advertising is the media message designed to educate or motivate the Indians to engage in voluntarily social … Read more

Nationalism in India

The rise of nationalism in India is the result of a series of events. In India, However, the sense of nationalism emerged only when the sense of collective belongingness developed among the Indian people employed as Soldiers in British Indian Army. During the late 18th century, colonial India started facing problems and realized that the … Read more

All you need to know about India

India, A country with a population of over 1.3 Billion people. When a civilization grows to be this size a lot of things can happen, some good and some bad but only one thing is promised, and that is the large impact on the rest of the world. India has always had a large impact … Read more

Analysis Of Major Indian Beliefs And Attitudes

The United States is an extremely diverse country. Working in healthcare, one will encounter numerous cultures and beliefs. As results of this, it is the healthcare providers job to educate one’s self on various cultures. The National Institutes of Health identifies cultural respect as an essential factor in reducing healthcare disparities and improving access to … Read more

How to free India from corruption

India has already been through the trend of corruption. It is a very common and powerful predominant feature prevailing since ancient time. History has already witnessed the pressure of corruption as India has always been dominated by other countries, first the Britishers looted from our country and then there were mughals and now politicians. Early … Read more

Nationalism in India

The rise of nationalism in India is the result of a series of events. In India, However, the sense of nationalism emerged only when the sense of collective belongingness developed among the Indian people employed as Soldiers in British Indian Army. During the late 18th century, colonial India started facing problems and realized that the … Read more

The right to privacy in India

Unanimous judgment by the Supreme Court of India (SCI) in Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd) vs Union of India is a resounding victory for privacy. The ruling is the outcome of a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Indian biometric identity scheme Aadhaar. The judgment’s ringing endorsement of the right to privacy as a fundamental … Read more

Shah Rukh Khan: biography

xKhan then went on to study theater under the reputed Barry John, whom he credits for carving out the actor inside him, but his mentor considers his pupil as being solely responsible for his greatness and glory, citing Shahrukh to have the perfect combination of talent, perseverance, belief in yourself, a never-give-up-attitude and of course, … Read more

Social Networking Sites Influence

Presently, in India, 28.4 percent of the population (375 million) is using internet, out of which 10.3 percent are active on social media (136 million). Five years ago, 2.5 percent of the population was active on Facebook. This number is expected to increase to 15 percent by the end of 2016, with Facebook proactively targeting … Read more

An Arranged Marriage Issue

Cultural Artifact The film Arranged (2007) illustrates the modern day lives of an Orthodox Jewish woman named Rochel Meshenberg and a Muslim woman named Nasira Khaldi, who, despite their religious differences and what society thinks, become friends while teaching fourth grade in New York. Along with many judgmental and scornful stares by neighbors, children, and … Read more

Republic Day of India

Republic day has got a historical significance in the history of India. On this day, 26 January 1950, constitution of India came into existence, and became effective. It marked its place in the history for eternity. Like each year, this year India is celebrating its 69th Republic day with remarkable solemnity, passion, and glory. Governmental … Read more

BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN INDIA

Being the non residential India, I always had in mind to visit India’s best places during long holidays. Though it is my birth place but I breathe in foreign air from the childhood. While schooling, we were often given the brief lectures about the beauty and importance of the specific landscape in India. Since then … Read more

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located in the city of statues,Thiruvananthapuram. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The name Thiruvananthapuram means The city of Anantha referring to the deity of Padmanabhaswamy Temple. This temple is an indigenous fusion of Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture. It is one of the 108 sacred Vishnu temples called as … Read more

DEMONETISATION AND its effects

Demonetization was a process adopted by the the govt to eliminate many issue which have been challenging the governance since time immemorial like black money,funding for terrorism and counterfeiting of fake currency. By adopting such sudden and quick step of declaring Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes as illegal, govt thought to eliminate these obstacles.Various … Read more

Top traveling destinations in Asia

Everyone wants to travel and visit exotic places. But sometimes due to lack of traveling awareness, they miss out on some of the most beautiful places that everyone should visit. Asia is the largest continent on our planet. It has some of the most beautiful traveling destinations. From the shores of the Pacific Ocean to … Read more

Make In India: The Vision, New Processes, Sectors, Infrastructure And Mindset

The government launched “Make in India” initiative which aims at promoting India as an investment destination to establish India as a global hub for manufacturing, design and innovation. Under the initiative, the government intends to provide a robust infrastructure to business through development of various facilities and institutions. Achievements of Make in India: Simplification of … Read more