Tag Archives: Religion

International Terrorism: Causes And Remedies – by Saumya Tripathi

DEFINITION International terrorism refers to terrorism that goes beyond national boundaries in terms of the methods used, the people that are targeted or the places from which the terrorists operate. So for understanding International terrorism, it becomes a necessity to have an idea of the meaning of terrorism beforehand. There is no consensus on the exact definition of… Read More »

ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS IN MAJOR RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS

INTRODUCTION Religion is sometimes defined as the relationship between people and that which they regard as holy, often in supernatural terms. Nine of the world’s major faiths represent billions of people worldwide. They include 750 million Hindus, 10 million Jains, 700 million Buddhists, 12.5 million Jews, just under 2 billion Christians, 1.4 billion Muslims, 16 million Sikhs and… Read More »

Secularism in India – An Overview and Comparison with Saudi Arabia

INTRODUCTION – Secularism India is the birthplace of four major world religions: Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism. Yet, India is one of the most diverse nations in terms of religion and secularism. Many scholars and intellectuals believe that India’s predominant religion, Hinduism has long been a most tolerant religion. India is a country built on the foundations of… Read More »

Uniform Civil Code – An Overview

STATUS OF UNIFORM CIVIL CODE IN INDIA The question of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India has attracted the educated class in India ever since the Constitution of India was brought into operation. Article 44 in part IV of the Indian Constitution states: ‘the state shall endeavor to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout… Read More »