Forced to question the idea of the Creator, mid-nineteenth century readers were faced with Darwin's theories on the laws of natural selection and the randomness of evolution, causing massive controversy at the time.However, Darwin's theories remain instrumental in providing the backbone to modern biology today.
Escaping the Nazi regime but losing his parents toit, the wandering Jew builds a life in India only to be interrupted by war, andthen partition and finally finds a home in multitudinous Bombay.We meet him as a kindly, rather hapless old man who spends his days makingthe rounds of local teashops to scavenge for his many cats.
Then, one day atthe Caf du Paris, one of his regular haunts, he encounters a surly youngGerman of the new order - a drug-crazed hippie who will change his lifeforever. Set in Berlin, Venice, Calcutta - and of course Bombay -Baumgartner's Bombay is the story of the twentieth century and a memorableportrait of Baumgartner, survivor, victim, everyman.
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Rowlatt Act, TADA and POTA – criminal injustice cousins. 2.
Psychology and criminology – a dynamic Nexus and Noetic symbiosis. 3.
Judicial power – a management mess? 4. Fundamental responsibilities of the bar for its survival as in instrument of justice.
5. Gender justice – dimensions and frustrations and the March to the future.
6. Explosive Ambedkar’s vision : a value revolution in society and state.
7. The integral Yoga of democratic governance and guarantee of human rights.
8. Defence of human rights of people of developing countries, against Nuclear Terrorism and GATT-WTO, and emasculation of the United Nations.
9. Nikhil-a lament and a lecture.
10. The Indian judiciary – whose fiduciary? 11.
Crimson coalition of the Bench and the Bar to sentinel environmental justice. 12.
Future shock or paradise regained? 13. Industrial dispute resolution – policy issues and adjudicatory processes.
14. The K.
S. Ardhanareeswara Iyer memorial lecture.
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I. The origin of the Tantra: 1.
The meaning of the Tantra. 2.
The non-Aryan origin of the Tantra. II.
The Hindu Tantra: 1. Theory of creation.
2. Sakti and its potencies.
3. Maya creates illusions.
4. Brahma-Cakra: the cosmic oscillation.
5. Kundalini Yoga theory.
6. Kundalini Yoga practice: (i).
Desire and meditation. (ii).
The role of Mantras. (iii).
The role of Yantras. 7.
Main schools of Hindu Tantrism. III.
The Buddhist Tantra: 1. The origin of Buddhist Tantra.
2. The Vajrayana School.
3. The Sahajayana.
4. The Kalacakrayana.
5. The Mantrayana.
IV. Interaction of the Buddhist and Hindu Tantras: 1.
The Buddhist Siddhiacaryas. 2.
The Nath cult. 3.
The Vaisnava Sahajayana cult. 4.
The Bauls of Bengal. V.
Diffusion of the Hindu and Buddhist Tantras: 1. Evolution of Tantrik Buddhism.
2. Diffusion of the Tantra.
A. The Northern route: 1.
Hindu Tantra : Nepal. 2.
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It isn't long before they, and the rest of his class--much to his surprise, start looking up to him as a natural born leader. Somewhere along the way to accepting the challenge of this new role and learning the mysteries of the human anatomy, he also has his heart broken and falls in(less)
1. Origin of state.
3. Mantri Parishad.
4. Lok Sewaks.
5. Vyavahara (Civil Law).
6. Courts (Nyayalaya).
II: 7. Crime and punishment.
9. Property Law.
10. Varna Legislation.
11. Laws of family.
12. Rights and Duties in Ancient India.
13. Judicial and administrative system in Mughal period.
14. Conclusion and future prospects.
Index. "The present book is a unique collection of rules of Ancient Judicial System of India.
The present book deals with Legal System of Ancient Indian Society. Hindu Religious Scriptures have ample provisions of Law.
It shows that Judiciary under Ancient System was not only important but also indispensable. It was noteworthy that Legal Rules, Political Rules were mixed under ancient system.
In the present book the first four chapters relate to ancient Indian Political concepts and the functioning of the state and its administration. In subsequent four chapters, an attempt has made to investigate the(less)
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Here you have 100 of the best teachers some you already know, some you will feel you know, and some you have not yet come upon whose experiences will undoubtedly enhance your understanding of the markets. With only a few pages dedicated to each person, 100 Minds That Made the Market quickly captures(less)
Indus characters through the ages. 3.
Brahmi used as a bridge to decipher Indus legends. 4.
Relation between the Indus script and Semitic alphabet. 5.
Antiquity of the Brahmi script. 6.
Introduction and evolution of Brahmi letters. 7.
Creation of vowels and later consonants. 8.
Evolution chart of Brahmi letters. 9.
Summary sequences. Select bibliography.
Index. "Inscriptions have been discovered from Indus culture areas, belonging to the intervening centuries between the eclipse of this culture and the appearance of Asokan edicts.
The author analyses them and shows a distinct continuity of evolution of the characters from Indus to Brahmi script in the lapse of 2000 BC to 500 BC. Phonetics of Brahmi characters have been successfully used by Professor B.
B. Chakravorty as bridges to decipher Indus legends.
Similarly, Dr. S.
R. Rao has used the phonetics of a majority of Semitic characters similar in shape to the Indus pictograms and obtained(less)
It was a varied and mixed experience of the rich, the famous, the ordinary and the commonplace. For Raghu Rai, Mumbai has been like a mini New York the business hub of an over crowded nation; a cultural melting pot overflowing with job seekers, dreamers and dynamic businessmen with a high level of energy almost always palpable in a city wrought with social, cultural, religious and political tensions; and a metropolis that, like Kolkata, had been photographed extensively since the 1850s by some of the finest photographers in the world.
The tragic 26/11 attach on Mumbai brought the historic city to the forefront of every Indian’s attention. As a befitting tribute to the city, Raghu Rai decided to put(less)
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