Archive for July, 2011

Annabhau Sathe – Social Reformer

Annabhau Sathe – Social Reformer

Annabhau Sathe was a social reformer and writer from Maharashtra, India. Annabhau Sathe was born in the village of Wategaon near Sangli in a family belonging to the Matang community. (The community has been identified by the Indian government as a scheduled caste.) Poverty had prevented Annabhau from obtaining formal education. His brother Shankarbhau...
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Birsa Munda -THE ‘ULGULAAN’ OF ‘DHARATI ABA’

Birsa Munda -THE ‘ULGULAAN’ OF ‘DHARATI ABA’

 “Our land is blowing away as the dust blows away in the storm” -Dharti Aba Birsa Munda The class was going as usual in the German Mission School, at Burj, Chaibasa. A teacher Dr Nottrott repeatedly uttered derogatory words for the Mundas. A student left the school in protest. His name was Birsa. Birsa...
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National judicial commission- By Rajindar Sachar

National judicial commission- By Rajindar Sachar

  There is an insistent public demand now that matters connected with appointments and misdemeanours by the higher judiciary need to be dealt with by an independent body using transparent means. In a path-breaking measure, the government on May 9, 2003 introduced in the Lok Sabha a Constitution amendment Bill that provides for the...
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Dr.Ambedkar- A Greatest Economist – By R C Rajamani

Dr.Ambedkar- A Greatest Economist – By R C Rajamani

It may surprise many to know that Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, celebrated as the “Father of Indian Constitution,” found economics closest to his heart and got his doctorate for a thesis on “The Problem of the Rupee”. He was a Professor of Economics in Mumbai’s Sydenham College in the early 1930s. Ambedkar strongly believed...
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National Judicial Commission (NJC) – V.Kumar, UP

National Judicial Commission (NJC) – V.Kumar, UP

National judicial commission bill review. The Bill for a constitutional commission for appointments and performance of judges is a necessity of the time. Jurists, lawyers, parliamentarians and the public generally have been discussing this issue in India for some years. Now a bill to constitute a National Judicial Commission is before Parliament. The composition...
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