G Kishan Reddy
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A road map to turn our museums more vibrant

India is home to over 1,200 museums representing our rich and diverse blend of the cultural, religious and scientific achievements over the years

India is home to over 1,200 museums representing a rich and diverse blend of the cultural, religious and scientific achievements that our civilisation has witnessed over the years(AP)
Updated on May 20, 2023 01:32 AM IST

India’s 2047 goals will guide G20 presidency

The blueprint India has set itself for the next 25 years can be the basis of a shared global future with joint prosperity. India’s presidency will strive for a rules-based global order, and equitable growth in a holistic and inclusive manner

The theme for India’s presidency of the G20 — One Earth, One Family, One Future — resonates with our ancient philosophy and sets the course for a joint call for responsibility, action and prosperity (Shutterstock)
Published on Dec 22, 2022 08:57 PM IST

Hyderabad Liberation Day gets its due, finally

In 1948, Patel unfurled the Tricolour after Hyderabad merged with the Indian Union. 75 years later, HM Amit Shah will hoist the national flag and kick off the celebrations as we shed the vestiges of our colonial past and baggage.

Visitors crowd the street near the landmark Charminar monument on Independence Day in Hyderabad, 2022 (AP)
Published on Sep 14, 2022 09:11 PM IST

Why Har Ghar Tiranga resonated with citizens

Many people participated enthusiastically in the programme and adopted it as their own. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, from Kibithu to Kutch, one could see the infectious energy and the sense of ownership with which India participated in the movement. This can be attributed to what the flag signifies to every Indian

Nations that celebrate together bond together. So, the role of festivals in acting as a strong bond, uniting the people of India, cannot be overstated (Keshav Singh/HT)
Published on Aug 16, 2022 07:33 PM IST

The integration of yoga into our daily lives and into global consciousness

Over the last seven years, yoga has seen a revival in our national consciousness. At the same time, as a gift to the world, yoga has been embedded deeply into the global consciousness.

Yoga’s inherent foundations flow from Hinduism, with Lord Shiva being recognised as its first practitioner. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 03, 2022 12:37 AM IST

Celebrating India’s rich cultural heritage

The culture ministry, through the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, showcases the 3Cs of India’s heritage — culture, craft, and cuisine, reinforcing the cherished goal of Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat

People celebrate Holi , Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi ,March 18, 2022 (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 23, 2022 10:51 PM IST
ByG Kishan Reddy

Tilak’s imprint on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Nations that celebrate together, bond together. Therefore, the role of festivals in acting as a glue that binds the country cannot be missed

Community and religious festivals such as Makar Sankranti are important since they connect us to our heritage and civilisational ethos (AFP)
Published on Jan 13, 2022 08:04 PM IST
ByG Kishan Reddy

Constitution Day: Integrating our fundamental duties with our rights

Since ancient times, Bharat has had a long tradition of emphasising duties and responsibilities. As we look towards India over the next 75 years, we also need to highlight the duties of our citizens

The nation's elected leaders at work on the Constitution. BR Ambedkar, Sarat Chandra Bose, Vallabhbhai Patel, BG Kher, Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi and Frank Anthony . (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 26, 2021 11:34 AM IST
ByG Kishan Reddy

How India is building ties with nations that share Buddhist heritage

The inauguration of the Kushinagar international airport is another step that will facilitate the travel of Buddhist pilgrims to a revered site. Pilgrims, historians and heritage enthusiasts can visit Kushinagar, and also discover other historically significant locations such as Lumbini, Kapilavastu Kesariya Stupa and Sravasti.

As Buddha’s karmabhoomi, India has several places of significance associated with his life, the most important ones being Gaya where Buddha attained Nirvana, Sarnath where he gave his first sermon, and Kushinagar where he attained Mahaparinirvana. (HT)
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 10:56 PM IST
ByG Kishan Reddy

Harnessing the potential of India’s tourism model of inclusive growth

The targeted outreach programmes to promote inclusive and sustainable tourism as people begin to travel will ensure India’s potential is realised as we celebrate 75 years of Independence

Fast-forward seven years, and today, we have Kevadia and the Statue of Unity on the world tourism map (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2021 07:51 PM IST
ByG Kishan Reddy
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