Free Essays on Social Evils In India

  1. Social Evil

    Sample essay on Social Evils Still Persist in our society Social evils are prevalent in almost all the backward countries. Surprising enough that India, a country proud of her ancient culture is no exception to it. Conservatism and fundamentalism apart there are certain customs that smear the face of...

  2. Dowry an Evil for Socitety

    DOWRY: AN EVIL FOR SOCIETY DOWRY DOWRY or DAHEJ is payment or agreement to pay any property or valuable security or cash by the bride’s family to the bridegroom’s family along with the giving away of bride (called Kanyadan) .In our society it is generally given by the girl’s family to the boy’s family...

  3. Economy of India

    Essay on Problems of Modern India S Nataraj India is a fastest developing country in the world. India, with its diversified culture, civilization, natural resources, technology and huge skilled human resources, is also a fastest growing economy in the world. But at the same time there...

  4. Social Evil

    SOCIAL EVILS The social evils and superstitions that had crept in the society over the centuries made social reforms imperative for the development of the society and the masses. In the 19th century, the newly educated persons increasingly revolted against rigid social conventions and outdated customs...

  5. Social problems

    What Are Social Problems? Answer A social problem is a condition that at least some people in a community view as being undesirable. Social problems directly or indirectly affect a person or many members of a society and are considered to be problems, controversies related to moral values or both...

  6. Social Evils 1

    The social evils and superstitions that had crept in the society over the centuries made social reforms imperative for the development of the society and the masses. In the 19th century, the newly educated persons increasingly revolted against rigid social conventions and outdated customs. They could...

  7. Essay on Printing Media (Press)

    ultra modern world, the role of media and particularly of print media has been augmenting day by day. It has been serving as a vigilant watchdog of India. Print Media has created awareness among the people regarding their rights and duties. Print Media has created awareness among the people regarding...

  8. ASH SOC 315 Week 4 DQ 2 Social Stratification Systems Caste vs Class

    tutorial guideline at http://www.assignmentcloud.com/soc-315-ash/soc-315-week-4-dq-2-social-stratification-systems-caste-vs-class India’s caste system, in which there are four major castes, or varnas, is a social construct that is ascribed and immutable: people are born into this system and cannot...

  9. Health Care in India

    Health Care in India In the writing “India”, author Perri Klass offers a powerful argument for the economic social determinants of health and the need to help the poor, vulnerable populations of the world. In her article, she describes a situation where she was unable to diagnose a case of tuberculosis...

  10. Social Evils

    family breakdown as present-day "social evils". The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, a social policy research and development charity, compiled a list of top 10 evils on the basis of consultations with more than 3,500 people. The organisation revealed that most evils were associated with the breakdown...

  11. Short Essay on History of India

    SHORT ESSAY ON HISTORY OF INDIA India has frequently been subjected to horrors of famine. From 1858 to the end of the 19th century, more than twenty famines occurred in India. A major characteristic of British rule in India, and the net result of British economic policies, was the prevalence of...

  12. A Social Sciene Worksheet Answer for Class 8

    PULLOUT Worksheets SOLUTIONS Social Science Class Solutions can be downloaded from our Website www.OswaalBooks.com Published by : 8 OSWAAL BOOKS “Oswaal House” 1/11, Sahitya Kunj, M.G. Road, AGRA-282002 Ph.: 0562-2857671, 2527781, Fax : 0562-2854582, 2527784 email : contact@oswaalbooks...

  13. Significance of Godbole in Passage to India

    In E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India, the reader experiences multiple layers within the novel beginning with the structure, the focus on relationships, and the characters. The author makes a concerted effort throughout the novel to build a bridge between Western and Eastern societies by using the characters...

  14. Gandhi: His Life and Message for the World

    GANDHI: HIS LIFE AND MESSAGE FOR THE WORLD I. Early years A. Born 1869, died 1948, a seaside town in Western India B. Shy, not much of a student C. Married at age 13 to another 13-year-old, Kasturbai D. Lived in an extended family “I lost no time in assuming the authority of a husband,” Kasturbai...

  15. Hindu Militancy and the State of Interreligious Dialogue in India

    HINDU MILITANCY AND THE STATE OF INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE IN INDIA The Present Context: As the second largest democracy in the world, India sustains a political system identified itself as the Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic. It has a history of long-standing tolerance and peace...

  16. INDIA and WOMEN

    INDIA and WOMEN Women empowerment is a moot subject. At earlier times, women got unprejudiced status with men. But the post-Vedic time was a difficult period when many were treated as slaves, a commodity earned by the man, a mode of produce kids. From the early twentieth century (national movement)...

  17. INDIA 2020

    INDIA: VISION 2020 Every country needs a vision statement, which stirs the imagination and motivates all segments of society to greater effort. It is an essential step in building a political consensus on a broad national development strategy, which encompasses, inter-alia, the role and responsibility...

  18. Social Problems of India

    Social Problems in India Social problems in India require deep insight into the rich heritage and culture of the country. It is deep rooted in the Indian heritage and from that is has outgrown to a serious crime prevailing within the boundaries. India is certainly one of the fastest developing...

  19. School -a Necessary Evil

    giving sadistic amounts of homework, assignments and unnecessary activities. well, more or less along those lines anyway. the expression “necessary evil” is commonly understood as something that has undesirable qualities but is preferable to its absence. in other words, we hate school but we have to...

  20. Aditya

    lot of women in India. They enjoy perfect equality with men. They have all the rights and privileges possessed by the males. Our Constitution guarantees them all those rights, freedom, and privileges enjoyed by the male. Consequently, they now feel emancipated and free. The women of India, who form almost...

  21. Terrorism as a Social Construct , Indian Context

    | Is terrorism a social construct? | With reference to India | | Radhika Dhingra | 12/7/2012 | My assignment focusses on how terrorism is a social construct. With special reference to India I have tried to accentuate factors that seem to reiterate on the above. | Do you think terrorism...

  22. Wrong Does Not Need to Be Evil

    thinking twice. Today’s society is so used to relying on other people and social proof. They have begun to lose their individuality. Christine Silk, the writer of “Why did Kitty Genovese die?” brings up the idea of social proof, to understand why incidents such as Kitty Genovese’s occur. It is a...

  23. Corruption in India

    Corruption in India Corruption is not a new phenomenon in India. It has been prevalent in society since ancient times. History reveals that it was present even in the Mauryan period. Great scholar Kautilya mentions the...

  24. Lord of the Flies - Social Order

    There are many different views on social order in today’s society. The only manner of social order is always agreed upon is that is it considered necessary. William Golding plays this out brilliantly in his Lord of the Flies. The characters were either knowledgeable of social order or they were completely...

  25. Importance of Social Service

    1089 Words Short Essay on importance of social service Man is primarily a member of a social community. He should not only be concerned about himself but also for the welfare and development of society as a whole. It is truly said that “Jana-Seva” is “Janardhana-Seva”. The feeling of self-satisfaction...

  26. The Possibility of Evil Essay

    The Possibility of Evil Evil is an ever present force in our society. It can’t be stopped or altered. It spreads like a cancer by the media and is embraced by the disenchanted and disenfranchised members of our society. In the story The Possibility of Evil, by Shirley Jackson, the protagonist,...

  27. Ancient India

    Ancient India The civilizations of the Indus River Valley were a very unique group for a number of reasons. As with most ancient civilizations, the social, political and economic systems were guided by religious beliefs. For ancient Indians; however, religious practice literally dictated most levels...

  28. The Services of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

    part of the great man, who had virtually dedicated his whole life in the service of the revival of the Muslims of the subcontinent in the political, social and intellectual spheres of the Indian society. I am, totally, in agreement with the view that indeed, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, was the pioneer of the...

  29. INDIA. MY DREAMS

    foremost dream I have for India is to see her in category of most developed nations of this world. I dream of an India which is 100 per cent literate, where everyone is employed and there is absolutely no poverty. India has been a messenger of peace even in past as it was India that mooted the very idea...

  30. The Sramana Response to the Human Predicament Studies in the Contemporary Relevance of Sramana Dharma

    fundamentalism. The speciality of inequality in India, as Prof. Alfred points out, is that it tends to be cumulative in the sense that groups that are under-privileged in one sphere of life tend to be under-privileged in all other spheres.1 The caste division in India which is one of the strong impediments...

  31. Social Evils Poverty and Health

    Social Evils, poverty and health Poverty is one of the most important social evils and a major determinant of ill health (1). From time it is known that poor social status is a major determinant of disease and reduces longevity in a big way. The Charaka Samhita recognized...

  32. Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King

    Two twentieth century leaders who have continued to influence non-violent social protest movements internationally are Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.Of different races and cultures, born on opposite sided of the world in nations vastly different in wealth and technology, these two aggressive...

  33. gandhi

    Gandhi begins a defiant march to the sea in protest of the British monopoly on salt, his boldest act of civil disobedience yet against British rule in India. Britain’s Salt Acts prohibited Indians from collecting or selling salt, a staple in the Indian diet. Citizens were forced to buy the vital mineral...

  34. Social Evils in Pakistan

    The social evils and superstitions that had crept in the society over the centuries made social reforms imperative for the development of the society and the masses. In the 19th century, the newly educated persons increasingly revolted against rigid social conventions and outdated customs. They could...

  35. A Passage to India

    A Passage to India Quiz 1 Top of Form 1. Why does Aziz behave rudely to Mrs. Moore when they first meet at the mosque?  She and Mrs. Lesley inadvertently take his tonga.  He thinks that she has not taken off her shoes.  He automatically dislikes all English women.  She interrupts his prayer. ...

  36. Tv Programmes Choices

    Printable version 'If I were prime minister...' *As the world's largest democracy holds elections, BBC News Online asks people on the streets of India what they would do if they were prime minister. And keep sending us your views.* ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...

  37. Evil in Sherlock Holmes "The Speckled Band"

    Good vs. Evil, in “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” This essay will examine the concept of “good vs. evil” as appears in the mystery story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1892. Speckled Band is a Sherlock Holmes mystery and one of the twelve stories...

  38. Republic Day of India 1

    the birth of Independent India marking the beginning of the end of Colonial rule globally.  It was on 26th of November, 1949 that the Constituent Assembly adopted, enacted and gave to the nation the Indian Constitution with the following preamble:  We, the people of India, having solemnly resolved...

  39. Corruption

    Corruption in any form is treated as an incurable disease, a cause of many social and economical evils in the society and it damages the moral and ethical fibres of the civilization. Indisputably, it is correct that corruption breeds many evils in the society and once corruption starts taking place, slowly and...

  40. Drug Addiction

    Drugs Addiction – Essay In recent times, drug-addiction in India has assumed menacing proportions and the evil is increasing by leaps and bounds. It is Wide-spreading the hostels and campuses of the universities and technical and professional institutions of the country. Charas, Ganja, Heroin,...

  41. China and India a Political comparison

    China and India a Political Comparison Thomas Hendricks POL353: Comparative Politics Instructor: Pamela Hunter 11/2/14 Introduction India and China are two very interesting and fascinating countries when one discusses their political systems, political cultures...

  42. y,dy,du,ytd,u

    festival celebrated in autumn every year.[3][4] The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.[5][6][7] The festival preparations and rituals typically extend over a five day period, but the main festival night of Diwali...

  43. Good vs Evil

    Good versus Evil The notion of “good versus evil” is a concept that can be perceived in many ways. It is a dangerous over simplification to believe that some people are good and some are evil. This misleading concept underlies the majority of the world’s justice systems. Evil people are those...

  44. Religious and Ethnic Groups

    Hinduism is a complex religion. It is the world’s largest religion, after Christianity and Islam, with over a billion followers. It originated in India and is a mixture of religious, philosophical, and cultural ideas and practices. Hinduism is characterized by the belief in reincarnation (Samsara)...

  45. Employee Benefits in India - Industry Analysis, Information and Insights

    of the employee benefits in India, including: overview of the state and compulsory benefits in India, detailed information about the private benefits in India, insights on various central institutions responsible for the administration of the different branches of social security and the regulatory framework...

  46. India in 2025

    India can be a superpower by 2025 India can become the superpower of the world in a matter of 15-20 years if we can elect a good leadership to lead us and rule us. It is the leadership of the country that moves the country forward or backward. Indian President Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam in his famous book...

  47. Theories of Social Construction of Sexuality

    Theories on Social Construction of Sexuality Submitted by: Neha Dhingra Social construction theories of sexuality Human female sexuality encompasses a broad range of issues, behavior and processes, including female sexual identity and sexual behavior, the physiological, psychological, social, cultural...

  48. Passage to India

    1. Introduction 1.1 The Questions to be Discussed The protagonists of E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India (1924) and Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient (1992) question their identities. Frantz Fanon claims that they go through different phases in order to become something (1993:40-41). This inevitable...

  49. Social Evils

    Indian society suffers from a number of social evils. In the past these social evils stood in the way of our progress. Therefore, many religious and social reformers have, from time to time, been advocating the eradication of these evils. In the past, great religious men like Guru Nanak and Bhakt Kabir...

  50. Is India Is Safe for Women Essay

    male-oriented society in India has still not been able to adjust itself to the fresh wave of women's liberation. But today the times have changed, the Indian woman has cast off her age-old shakles of serfdom and male domination. She has come to her own and started scaling the ladders of social advance with proud...

  51. Globalization and Democracy at Work at India

    is democracy working for india Compared to what has been happening to most of our neighbouring countries and most of the countries in Asia and Africa, India has been practising a mature democracy . I know you like to criticise our democracy when you compare Parliamentary form of Democracy of UK or...

  52. India of my dreams

    776 Words Essay on India of My Dreams by Anjana Mazumdar Today, India is characterised by communal violence, religious strife, terrorist movements, regional alienation, political chaos, constant economic hick-ups, general corruption, Mafia raj, bomb-culture, etc. The great India of Lord Buddha, Mahavir...

  53. Morality - Good, Neutral, or Evil

    - led to a discussion amongst the class. We debated back and forth, tossing various ideas into the air, whether we as humans were born morally good, evil, or morally neutral. As I sat back in my seat, quietly listening to the different arguments for each side, I wondered what my answer to the question...

  54. Judicial Activism in India: a Necessary Evil

    JUDICIAL ACTIVISM IN INDIA: A NECESSARY EVIL Arpita Saha National Law University, Jodhpur, India ABSTRACT Judicial activism has always been a source of heated debate, especially in the light of recent developments in this regard. Over the last few years with various controversial decisions, judges of...

  55. social fire

    and Urban Problems in India Many scholars have referred to characteristic differences between the rural and urban areas and social problems are often identified by these differences. Characteristics of Rural Problems The significant characteristics of the rural areas in India which are associated with...

  56. China and India Political and Economical Structures

    The People’s Republic of China and the Republic of India: Comparing and Contrasting Political and Economic Structures I. Introduction: In a political perspective “The People’s Republic of China” and the “Republic of India” are from diverse dimensions in which China is mostly dominated by the...

  57. Han China vs. Mauryan/Gupta India

    (206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.) Mauryan/Gupta India (320 B.C.E.-550 C.E.) During the Classical period, Han China and Mauryan/Gupta India developed many methods of political control. Although these empires were located in different geographic regions, they both used social hierarchy, language, bureaucracy, and...

  58. Unesco-Higher Education in India-Vision N Action.Doc

    Higher Education in India Vision and Action Country Paper UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century Paris, 5-9 October 1998 Indian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO October 1998 This paper has been brought out by Indian National Commission...

  59. The India of My Dreams

    India attained independence on August 15, 1947. It was rich and strong. It has given to the world great saints, scholars, thinkers, artists and soldiers. My ideal India is modernised. It embodies the best in the cultures of the East and the West. Education is wide - spread, and there is practically...

  60. Is Caste an Economic Development Vehicle?

    like most do, that caste is a "social evil," "divisive," and "a curse" that must be 'eradicated' if India is "to prosper." Yet he concedes that, despite its suspected racial origin, caste had done good to India by helping in work specialisation, which had made India an economic super power till CE...