INDUSTRIALIZATION IN INDIA

Introduction There is a cry for industrialisation all over India. The Indian Government’s Fifteen-Year Reconstruction Plan for India, the Bombay Plan, and all the other recent plans of the National Government as well as the State Governments have realized importance of industrialization and have aimed at it. Importance of industrialization The modern age is an … Read more

AGRICULTURE IN INDIA

Introduction The basic industry of India is agriculture. India is the greatest grower of sugarcane in the world and he stands next in the production of rice. In cotton, only the U. S. A. can surpass her. She is second to none in the world in the production of groundnuts. She is the biggest producer … Read more

RURAL REFORMS

Introduction India is a vast country where ninety percent of the people live in villages, where agriculture is the main industry and where standards of work and labor are old fashioned those of living very low judged by the civilized and progressive countries of the world. Economists say that India is a rich country where … Read more

SOCIALISM

Introduction If there is one thing more than any other which characterizes the modern world, it is the multiplicity of ‘isms’ and ‘ities’ in almost every branch of human activity. This growth of separate doctrines and movements reflects a tendency of the human mind as it faces the complex civilization of today with its mechanical … Read more

A GOOD CITIZEN-HIS RIGHTS AND DUTIES

Introduction We all know that a man is called a social animal. A man cannot live alone. He needs society. Now all persons want society. The man who lives in the society either in the villages or in the towns is called the citizen. Primarily, this word was used only for those persons who lived … Read more

THE PURDAH SYSTEM IN INDIA

Introduction Man is a social animal. He lives in society and follows certain traditions, customs and manners which the people of that society follow. When a certain custom has got a stronghold in the society, it becomes as strong as the habit of a person and cannot be easily shaken off The social animal, man … Read more

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

Introduction India produced two great men during the war of independence – Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore. The Mahatma was a man of great and holy soul or spirit; Tagore was a man of great and holy heart. The Mahatma and Gurudev, as they called them each other, remained inseparable throughout life and looked upon … Read more

GOPAL KRISHNA GOKHALE

Introduction A great scholar, a great social worker and a great fighter for national freedom, Gopal Krishna Gokhale was born on May 9, 1866 at Kotluck, Ratnagari in the Maharashtra State, nine years after the spark of Indian Nationalism was kindled by the first war of independence of 1857. Possessing remarkable qualities of heard and … Read more

LOKMANYA TILAK

Introduction In the words of Thomas Carlyle, “The history of mankind is the story of great ment who have led it. Men, who by their infinite genious have shaped the destinies of nations and in doing so have achieved undying fame. Lokmanya Tilak belonged to the minority of men who are ageless and who bear … Read more

THE PROBLEM OF UNTOUCHABILITY IN INDIA

Introduction The country which tolerates the scourge of untouchability cannot claim to be civilized, Untouchability is the greatest social evil in India. In other countries, there is a distinction of the high and the low because of birth. Certain castes in India are considered so low that the water touched by them is considered unholy. … Read more