Ravidassia Community: Punjab

Guru Ravidas: The postponement of the Assembly elections in Punjab to February 20 underlines the importance of the Ravidassia community in the state. Several political parties had urged the Election Commission for a postponement as the earlier date of February 14 would have clashed with Guru Ravidas Jayanti, an annual occasion during which Ravidassias travel […]

Who was Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarman?

Prime Minister Inaugurated The New Integrated Terminal Building Of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport: The Prime Minister inaugurated the New Integrated Terminal Building of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport and launched key initiatives like Mukhyamantri Tripura Gram Samridhi Yojana and Project Mission 100 of Vidyajyoti Schools. The inauguration of the new terminal is seen as […]

Veerangana Lakshmibai

Veerangana Lakshmibai: The Jhansi Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh will be known as Veerangana Lakshmibai Railway Station. The Uttar Pradesh government had earlier sent a proposal about renaming the station to the Union Home Ministry. The ministry consents to a name change of any station or place after obtaining no-objections from the Union Ministry of […]

Who Was Sri Aurobindo?

Sri Aurobindo: PM Modi has announced that 150 universities across the country will be involved in writing papers on different aspects of spiritual leader Sri Aurobindo’s life and philosophy to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary. Sri Aurobindo was born on August 15, 1872, in Kolkata, West Bengal. He was a yogi, seer, philosopher, poet, and […]

Madan Mohan Malaviya: Important Points

Madan Mohan Malaviya: The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya on his Jayanti Birth: 25th December 1861, in Allahabad (now Prayagraj) in Uttar Pradesh. He was a great educationist, pioneer, an eloquent rhetorician, and a national leader. He was given the title of ‘Mahamana’ by Mahatma Gandhi and the second President […]

Tablighi Jamaat: Banned by Saudi Arabia

Tablighi Jamaat: The Islamic missionary organisation made headlines again this month as it was banned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Literally, it means a society for spreading the faith. It is a conservative Muslim organisation. It is a Sunni Islamic missionary movement. The aim is to reach out to ordinary Muslims and revive their […]