Climate Crises: A Battle That Can Be Won

Climate Crises: A Battle That Can Be Won

The 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) must be taken seriously Climate change is wreaking havoc in the lives of millions and is leading to destruction of our planet. It has become the greatest challenge to the survival of future generations. The signs of climate change are everywhere around the planet and are more complex than […]

The Popularity Of Derogatory Social Media Content Is A Matter Of Concern

The Popularity Of Derogatory Social Media Content Is A Matter Of Concern

Social media has become an important part of modern lives in the contemporary world. It is used to stay connected with friends and family members and to keep track of current affairs and trending incidents. With the advancement of Web 2.0, it has become possible for users to generate their own content thus enabling interactivity […]

Prof. Kidwai’s contribution to ‘Literary Orientalism’

Prof. Kidwai’s contribution to ‘Literary Orientalism’

A fascinating but ‘largely unacknowledged’ subfield of English Literature ‘Literary Orientalism’ (LO) is a very ‘fascinating, cross-cultural area of study’ and a substantial category of English literary studies. ‘LO’—which emerged, as is generally agreed, with Edward Said’s path-breaking work ‘Orientalism’ (1978)—is defined either as ‘the depiction of the Orient/ Orientalism in Western literary texts’, or […]

The role of small religious institutions in villages

The role of small religious institutions in villages

The world is changing every single day and so are the complexities of life. Every day we wake up to different realities and new challenges waiting for us on our doorsteps. People are questioning God; they are questioning religions to find out the truth of their existence and they desperately seek answers. No wonder schools, […]

Perils of lithium mining

Perils of lithium mining

Lithium is crucial to the effort to achieve net-zero emissions because it can power electric cars and store wind and solar energy. One of the primary drivers of the current economic and infrastructural transformation is lithium. Our reliance on lithium is similar to how we once relied on coal and oil to revolutionise our society. […]

G20 Summit: The possible outcomes for Jammu and Kashmir

G20 Summit: The possible outcomes for Jammu and Kashmir

The G20 Summit can have a significant impact on the global economy, and therefore also on the economy of India. For example, decisions made at the summit can affect trade policies, exchange rates, and financial regulations, all of which can have an impact on India’s economy. Additionally, the G20 Summit can serve as a platform […]

Decision-Making Process: Intricacies and Implications

Decision-Making Process: Intricacies and Implications

Feeling fairly comfortable about one’s decision is an indicator of your faith in the decision Decision-making is literally defined as “the act or process of deciding something” or “the process of making (important) choices”. The ability to decide and choose wisely and rightly is often a matter of how the problem was posed. Though we […]

It Has Always Been a ‘Religious War’: On Ben Gvir and the Adaptability of Zionism  

It Has Always Been a ‘Religious War’: On Ben Gvir and the Adaptability of Zionism   

In a self-congratulatory article published in the Atlantic in 2017, Yossi Klein Halevi describes Israeli behavior at the just-conquered holy Muslim shrines in Occupied East Jerusalem in 1967 as “an astonishing moment of religious restraint”. “The Jewish people had just returned to its holiest site, from which it had been denied access for centuries, only […]

The Islamic clothing code

The Islamic clothing code

Clothing is one of the most fundamental needs in life, and it has been practised since ancient times when humans used to wrap themselves with grass, leaves, and animal skin, among other things. As the globe changes, so do fashion trends and developments in this area. The purpose of clothing is not only to provide […]

A Letter from Srinagar  

A Letter from Srinagar   

Houseboat, Srinagar August 24, 1945 Sometimes hands weaken, heart hurts, and feet shake You move so swiftly, O life! I fear you will leave my lap Honourable friend, I had actively engaged in innumerable conflicts in the mart of life for various gender purposes. However, of late, I have been struggling for a new treasure—I […]