India, the cradle of civilization, is now beset with a number of social evils. They are so numerous that one shudders to think of them. There have been social reformers like Raja Ram Mohan Ray, Maharishi Daya Nand and Swarni Shradhanand. They fought against social evils but these evils were so deep-
Caste and gender equations in Indian history
No aspect of Indian history has excited more controversy than India's history of social relations. Western indologists and Western-influenced Indian intellectuals have seized upon caste divisions, untouchability, religious obscurantism, and practices o
SHORT ESSAY ON HISTORY OF INDIA
India has frequently been subjected to horrors of famine. From 1858 to the end of the 19th century, more than twenty famines occurred in India.
A major characteristic of British rule in India, and the net result of British economic policies, was the prevalence
MODULE - VIII
Socio-Cultural Issues in Contemporary India
20 SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA
n the previous lesson you have learnt about the social structure in India. You read about tribal, rural and urban societies, about stratification in terms of caste a
SOCIAL DISCRIMINATION IN INDIA: A CASE FOR ECONOMIC CITIZENSHIP Barbara Harriss-White** and Aseem Prakash* I: Introduction Through the Constitution the Indian state promises equality to all its citizens. The various provisions of the Constitution elucidated in the chapters on Fundamental Rights (jus
Social Evils, poverty and health
Poverty is one of the most important social evils and a major determinant of ill
health (1). From time it is known that poor social status is a major determinant of disease and
reduces longevity in a big way. The Charaka Samhita rec
The social evils and superstitions that had crept in the society over the centuries made social reforms imperative for the development of the society and the masses. In the 19th century, the newly educated persons increasingly revolted against rigid social conventions and outdated customs. They coul
Social Problems in India
Social problems in India require deep insight into the rich heritage and culture of the country. It is deep rooted in the Indian heritage and from that is has outgrown to a serious crime prevailing within the boundaries.
India is certainly one of the fastest developing
The same set of circumstances the impact modern education, rational, Urnanitarian and scientific approach to life which ushered in both in action reaction reform movements in religion were largely responsible for social reform movements in the 19th and 20th centuries Rammohan Roy, a pioneer...
Indian society suffers from a number of social evils. In the past these social evils stood in the way of our progress. Therefore, many religious and social reformers have, from time to time, been advocating the eradication of these evils. In the past, great religious men like Guru Nanak and...
The constitution defines our national goals of democracy, socialism and secularism, guarantees equality, liberty, justice, etc., to the citizens. It confers on us our fundamental rights and duties and also contains the directive principles for the government. It tells us about the intensions of our
The Economic and Social Impact of Colonial Rule in India Chapter 3 of Class Structure and Economic Growth: India & Pakistan since the Moghuls Maddison (1971) British imperialism was more pragmatic than that of other colonial powers. Its motivation was economic, not evangelical. There was none of the
South Asian 1A
South Asian 1A
The complexities of religion verses culture have been debated throughout the ages. Having such a diverse religious population, India has seen many arguments, debates, and parliaments questioning originality of the religions, the
Essay on India After Independence
By vidyadharghate on June 29, 2011 in Essays
India got freedom on 15th August 1947. Many unknown heroes risked their lives so that all of us may breathe in freedom. Achieving independence was a tremendous task.
After the building of the country began in right ea
The struggle for Indian independence was more than just an effort to break free of British colonial rule. It was part of a broader conflict that took place, and is in many ways ongoing, within Indian society. In order to organize resistance, upper-caste Indian activists needed
Corporate Social Responsibility: Perspectives
"The modern large industrial corporation is in many respects a public institution .it holds power in trust for the whole community". The quotation epitomizes the awesome power, influence and resources that the present day business corporation possess
Social Policy is that part of public policy that focuses on improving human conditions i.e. well-being of the public. Social Policy, therefore, is about welfare. It concentrates on social problems such especially issues of education, health, housing, social security and income support. According to
CSR IN EMERGING ECONOMY - INDIA
According to World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a commitment from corporation to behave in an ethical manner, contribute in economic growth and also improve the quality of life of employees and society
Sixty years ago, in the summer of 1948, our nation, then newly born, was struggling for its very survival. In January, Mahatma Gandhi had been murdered by a Hindu fanatic. The act had shocked many Indians, but apparently it had the approval of some. According to one news report, the jailed assassin
Name: Tran Ha Thu
Topic: In some countries, children have strict rules of behaviour; in other countries they are allowed to do anything they want.
To what extent should children have to follow rules?
Thesis statement: I