Jeremy Corbyn, Sanghatan and the Mahabharata War

One of the most notable controversies to emerge from the Labour leadership campaign has been Jeremy Corbyn’s refusal to commit to the principle of collective defence. As the UK is a member of the NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, it is obliged to follow this principle, as enshrined in Article 5 of the Washington … More Jeremy Corbyn, Sanghatan and the Mahabharata War

A Sense of Community

Today, Hindus across the world are celebrating the festival of Raksha Bandhan. What is Raksha Bandhan? In Sanskrit, it means ‘the tie of protection’. The word ‘raksha’ means protection, whilst ‘bandhan’ is the verb for tying. It is both a Hindu and secular festival which celebrates the close connections and duty between not only blood brothers … More A Sense of Community

24/7 Swayamsevak

I have always felt that the New Year is a time for reflection and a refreshed approach to life. For those who were there, Sangh Shiksha Varg 2015 was an important part of 2015 upon which we ought to reflect. It is all well and good applying what we learnt over the course of ten days … More 24/7 Swayamsevak

Social Bubbles

This has been another academia-related hiatus, for which I must, as always, apologise. Law degrees are known for their heavy workloads, and it is naturally the most difficult at the very start, when everything, including one’s very environment, is completely new. This last challenge is what I shall focus on in this post: the way … More Social Bubbles