Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicArya Samaj

Topic: Arya Samaj

Arya Samaj weddings don’t need registration under Special Marriage Act: SC stays MP HC order

Apex court prima facie accepted view of the Madhya Bharat Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, and stayed 2020 HC order that had directed it to amend its guidelines according to 1954 law.

Swami Agnivesh, saffron-clad social justice activist, dies at 80 of multiple organ failure

Swami Agnivesh, who tackled bonded labour and other social issues and was a leading light of the Arya Samaj, was suffering from liver cirrhosis.

Lala Lajpat Rai: A freedom fighter and proud son of the soil

The ‘Lion of Punjab’, Lala Lajpat Rai passed away on this day 90 years ago after being seriously injured in a lathi charge ordered on freedom fighters.

Algu Rai Shastri: The socialist who vociferously denounced English as a foreign language

Algu Rai Shastri, a member of the Constituent Assembly, was against forced religious conversions and known for denouncing views of religious minorities.

Telangana father wanted to ‘find his daughter & kill her’ after she married a Dalit

Madhavi, 21, had reportedly been promised in marriage to someone else by her 'drunkard' father.

The mob that attacked me has a very distinct face — it’s a BJP-RSS face: Swami Agnivesh

Social activist, attacked twice in 2 months, says RSS using proxies to target him; is ‘disheartened’ none of BJP condemned the attacks.

Stormy monsoon session for Modi, and India’ s blame game politics

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

With Shivraj govt backing, RSS affiliate prepares for global gurukul push

The Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal wants to bring together gurukuls from different countries and practices, and develop a modern gurukul system for implementation.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.