Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicAO Hume

Topic: AO Hume

‘Mahatmas’ are ideals of human perfection. Madame Blavatsky was their agent in India

In response to Vinita Dhondiyal Bhatnagar’s article on Madame Blavatsky and AO Hume, the author corrects misconceptions about the Theosophical Movement in India.

The woman behind the fake Mahatmas who made AO Hume set up Indian National Congress

The Mahatma letters are a series of letters that appeared and disappeared, fell from ceilings and sat in shrines. Behind them was an enigmatic protagonist.

Congress today doesn’t need a leader or an election win, it needs an ideology

Congress fought not only for India's freedom, but for many values. Support for Gandhi and Nehru came from that, not elections and power.

AO Hume, ‘Father’ of Indian National Congress who was distrusted by the British & Indians

ThePrint looks at the life of Allan Octavian Hume, the Indian National Congress' first general secretary and a social reformer.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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