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Dr. Ravindra Kumar


Dr. Ravindra Kumar is an eminent writer, Indologist, political scientist and a former vice chancellor of Meerut University, India, who authored and edited over 100 works on great personalities like Mahatma Gandhi and on various social-cultural issues.

Bardoli Satyagraha: A Milestone of the Way of the Indian Freedom...

From the angle of the art of leadership, the Bardoli Satyagraha was also unique. Vallabhbhai Patel had divided all villages of the Taluka of Bardoli in 14 Satyagraha centres.

Morality and Ethics in Public Life: a Gandhian View

Although many times both are interpreted as synonymous to the other, they are different in their meaning and scope, and thus need to be explained separately.

Shameful Tibet Imbroglio

Day-by-day world's situation is changing. Almost all take notice of every event, big or small, doesn't matter if it occurred in any part of the glob.

Fundamentals of Civilization

Hundreds of thousands of years have passed since man has lived along with the creatures of different shape, size and kind. It is generally acknowledged that every being has a soul.

Morality: A Fundamental of Civilization Dedicated to Human Welfare

Since morality remained dedicated to human welfare, and played important role in making and unmaking of various civilizations, it is necessary that we should get introduced to the meaning of morality.

How Shameful are Suicide Incidents of the Indian Farmers!

This is just an example pertaining to the contribution of rural-masses and peasantry to the national liberation movement of India. India became politically free in 1947.

Mahatma Gandhi and His Quest for Self-Realization

The world is entrapped in gross materialism. Man has become as selfish as to have utter disregard for others - whether individuals or a societies or nations.

Youths in The Nation Building

A nation will add a feather to its cap and process of its development will continue if its ambitious, agile and strong youths are guided on the right direction.

War and Peace in Relation to Religion

I have always been very much interested in any of the subjects or topics related to 'War and Peace in Relation to Religion', as it contextual and important.

Necessity of Religion

I vividly remember that day of August 1998 when Maothong asked me, 'What is the necessity of religion?' i.e. 'Can't we live without religion?'

Role of Religion in Human Life

What a childishness those people display who try to subdue or deny the role of religion in human life, or even brand religion as unnecessary.

Gandhism in Responding to Conflicts

My nativevillage [Kakrauli in Muzaffar Nagar district in Northern India] hasinhabitants belonging to different Castes, Sub-castes,religious-communities, races and sects.

Sardar Patel’s Honesty is a Lesson for Those in Public Life

Being honest is a great quality; no one can deny it. But today if people in public life practice pure honesty, this should be considered as something extraordinary.

Gandhi’s Philosophy of Ahimsa and Its Application to Current Conflicts

And, that is why; Gandhian philosophy or Gandhism, which is an amalgam of Mahatma Gandhi's views and practices, revolves around Ahimsa-the non-violence.

Common Features of The Cultures of India and Thailand

Simultaneously, it is culture which provides knowledge of those basic sacraments of inhabitants of a region or the nation which guide their lives.

China-India: Sore Need of Trust for Productive Results

If China is sincere in cooperating, doing business or in resolving all disputes with India, it has to create an atmosphere of trust by giving up the policy of breaking it's word.

Indo-U.S. Nuclear Deal Fixes Greater Responsibility

In December 2006, Bush signed a new bill to allow U.S. nuclear trade with India, beginning a new era of economic and political relations between the two great nations.