Hindu kinship networks in Indian society are predominantly organised following the rules of gotras (clan-groups) and territorial exogamy while simultaneously upholding the bounds of caste endogamy – customary obligation to marry within one’s own caste or subcaste group-
Honour Killings are a social phenomenon which one would expect to be done away with in this modern society which has developed far more complex issues. The fact that our society still feeds the male ego, which is
The joint family in India, as hinted by classic Hindu mythology epics such as Mahabharata and Ramayana, is said to have been in existence as early as 1,000 B.C. and as proposed by the definitions of
The concept of the nation-state, its establishment, and accommodation of its racial and ethnical diversity; in addition, keeping the law and order and furthermore the invasions, led to the rise of nationalist sentiments– nationalism– and simultaneously militarism¹.