For the first time in decades, the Padma awards were truly representative of this great nation. The nation came to realise the yeomen service being rendered in the farthest nook and corner of our country. Here is list of award winners – Padma Awards 2017
Rising Bharat – Initiatives
We are glad Sri Daripally Ramaiah whose story we had covered in AriseBharat years ago has received the PadmaShri award this time.
Setting the Record Straight
Jan 30th, 1948 was a sad day in the annals of Independent India’s history. It was the day Gandhiji was assassinated. It is a known fact that Nehru had extreme animosity towards the RSS whom he considered as a political rival. Taking Gandhiji’s death as an excuse,he banned the RSS. The RSS fought a long battle to come out of the ban unscathed.
However, some unanswered questions remain. The article below tries to cover those.
Attacks on Women and Children in Kerala
We have been covering the violence in Kerala by the CPM cadre for the last few months. Do read the Attacks on Women and Children in Kerala.
Unconstitutional Reservations on Religious Grounds in Telangana
Telangana’s Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) announced in the state assembly day before yesterday (18 January) that his government will table the long-pending bill to triple reservation for Muslims in education and employment, from the current 4 per cent to 12 per cent, in the upcoming budget session. Additionally, he told the house that he was planning to arm the Wakf Board in the state with judicial powers. Read article below