Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar – A great Indian reformer

By Bhudeb Chakrabarti   India, in the 19th century, witnessed the peak of Britain’s colonial era, with the administration of the country shifting from the East India Company to the British Empire in the mid-19th century. This was also the period in which the many reform movements were initiated in an attempt to clear the web… Read More Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar – A great Indian reformer

Meerabai – The 16th century saint poetess of India

By Bhudeb Chakrabarti I have always enjoyed listening to this beautiful, mystical bhajan, dedicated to Lord Krishna, which invariably soothes the soul and removes the effects of discord or disharmony. The bhajan was composed by Meerabai, one of the greatest Women saints, philosopher and poetess in India. A proponent of the Bhakti movement, Meerabai defied social convention in order… Read More Meerabai – The 16th century saint poetess of India

Rani of Jhansi – The 19th century warrior queen

By Bhudeb Chakrabarti The extract from the poem ‘Jhansi Ki Rani‘ by Subhadrakumari Chauhan, is an ode to the valiant queen of Jhansi, who had challenged the British to defend her Kingdom and became a leading figure in India’s First War of Independence against the British rule. Here’s a look into the life of the brave queen, a… Read More Rani of Jhansi – The 19th century warrior queen

3 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurship

By Somali K Chakrabarti Entrepreneurship in India is a growing trend, spurred by the boom in e-commerce and rising investor interest. With this burgeoning interest in entrepreneurship, a number of courses, programs and workshops have mushroomed with the claim to help in turning entrepreneurial aptitude to the story of untold riches. How useful management education is, for an entrepreneur, is a question… Read More 3 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurship

5 Skills that you can develop with Blogging

By Somali K Chakrabarti   Blogging as a trend is on the rise, with blogs increasingly emerging as a mainstream media platform. Whereas earlier the Blogosphere in India was heavily dominated by men, but now many women students, homemakers and working women are also entering the blogging arena. The availability of blogging platforms, formation of blogging communities and the… Read More 5 Skills that you can develop with Blogging

10 Inspiring Quotes by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

By Somali K Chakrabarti Image credit On 27th July, 2015, India’s former president Dr Kalam passed away after he collapsed on the stage during a lecture at IIM , Shillong, Meghalaya. Born in a humble background on 15th of October, in the year 1931, in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu,  APJ Abdul Kalam joined Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) as a scientist after studying… Read More 10 Inspiring Quotes by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam