Ravi, a resident of Tohana tehsil in Haryana, has been officially declared an atheist and handed a 'no caste, no religion' certificate by the state government.
Atheism is not a modern concept and is a significant cultural force in India, as well as in other Asian countries influenced by Indian religions.
To take on BJP's push in Kerala, the CPM has been forced to talk about religion in the latest issue of its mouthpiece 'People's Democracy'.
"If we do discover a theory of everything… it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason — for then we would truly know the mind of God."
Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.
RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.
Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.