Every-Day Life of Indian Women – Richard Carnac Temple (1888)

An Indian woman's happiness in life immensely depends on her becoming the mother of a son. This at once raises her in the family estimation, which is all in all to her; insures her against the greatest bitterness of widowhood, in case that befall her; and procures her domestic authority should she survive to mature years under coverture.

Introduction to the Upanishad-Friedrich Max Müller (1897)

Dârâ Shukoh, the eldest son of Shâh Jehân, an enlightened prince, who openly professed the liberal religious tenets of the great Emperor Akbar, and even wrote a book intended to reconcile the religious doctrines of Hindus and Mohammedans. He seems first to have heard of the Upanishads during his stay in Kashmir in 1640. He afterwards invited several Pandits from Benares to Delhi, who were to assist him in the work of translation. The translation was finished in 1657.

Practice Direction to be followed by Courts dealing with cases u/s 138 of NI Act 1881(22.04.2022)

The Magistrates of first-class/Metropolitan Magistrates having jurisdiction are directed to try the offences under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, under summary procedure as enumerated under Section 143 of the said Act. They are further directed to record reasons for converting trial of complaints under Section 138 of the said Act from summary trial to summons trial. The conversion of summary trial to summons trial shall not be in the mechanical manner.

Gandhi on Road to Betrayal of the Indian Masses – 1944

The road of Gandhian compromise is thus not only a road to surrender but also a road to a two-fold betrayal of the Indian masses. It is the road to continued colonial slavery and participation in imperialist butchery. What a startling come-down for the author of the “Quit India” slogan and apostle of peace and non-violence!

Slogan for Pakistan: “Separation of India into Hindu and Moslem States,” rejected by Bolshevik-Leninist Party of India through resolution (1946)

The slogan of the Moslem League for Pakistan: "separation of India into Hindu and Moslem states," denied by the Bolshevik-Leninist Party of India through Resolution SOURCE: New International, Vol.12 No.10, December 1946, pp.300-301 The Pakistan slogan epitomises the demand of…

Classes of India and Their Political Roles – A Thesis of the Bolshevik-Leninist Party of India (1942)

The Classes of India and Their Political Roles A Thesis of the Bolshevik-Leninist Party of India From Fourth International, vol.3 No.3, March 1942, pp.82-87.   The Native Princes The revolt of 1857 represented the last attempt of the old feudal ruling class…

An Eyewitness Report on British “Democracy” in India-Arthur Preis (1941)

British civilization – in Calcutta, a city of almost two million people – doesn’t even provide inspection of city water. Only in the few places where the British and the few native rich live is there purified water. Typhoid plagues are so common, the natives think nothing of it. Hundreds of thousands are wiped out each year in epidemics.

Folklore of the Santal Parganas

The Santals are a Munda tribe, a branch of that aboriginal element which probably entered India from the North East. At the present day they inhabit the Eastern outskirts of the Chutia Nagpore plateau.

Introduction of ‘Folk’ (the difference between ‘folk’ and ‘loka’)- Joydeep Mukherjee-2018

The term ‘folk’ is having different nuances not only in different countries but in different regions of the same country. Subsequently, the scope of research between the terms ‘folk’ from Western perspective and ‘loka’ from Eastern context, whether they convey the same connotation or compensate each other or combine all the tenets without any complacency and compose a complete circumference, creates a creative charm among all academicians or has become contagious amongst research scholars.

Labour Migration in India, National Statistical Office’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (2020-2021)

The fieldwork of PLFS was suspended first time from 18.03.2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, and was resumed in June 2020 with the pending samples for this period. This, therefore, had a spill-over effect in completion of field work allotted for the survey period July 2020 to June 2021. Subsequently, there was another spill-over effect due to the 2nd wave of COVID-19 when the field work of PLFS was again suspended in April 2021 in most parts of the country.

India’s national speech is Hindi and it will be an international speech : Gandhi in Inter-Asian Relations Conference (02/04/1947)

Our national speech is Hindustani. I know that it will be a long time before it can be made into an international speech. For international commerce, undoubtedly, English occupies the first place. I used to hear that French was the language of diplomacy. I was told, when I was young, that if I wanted to go from one end of Europe to the other, I must try to pick up French.

State Reorganisation Commission Report (India) -1955

There is also the fear that a new unit, which includes both the Hindi-speaking areas of the present Madhya Pradesh State and Madhya Bharat, will tend to concentrate on the development of the areas in •the east where potentialities for development are much greater. If this actually turns out to be the case, Madhya Bharat's special needs and problems will, it is argued, be ignored or neglected.