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Indian Friendship Movement: Short Historical Background

The platform of Indian National Friendship Movement as such emerged seventy- one years ago with Hur Hitler’s perfidious aggression against the Soviet Union (now Russian Federation) on 22nd June 1941 although events of October 1917 in Russia which led to forming World’s first Worker-Peasant Government, were already drawing sympathetic attention and interest of India’s patriotic […]

Manifesto Issued in July 1941

Hitler Germany had attacked the Soviet Union on 22nd June, 1941. Almost on the very same day a few intellectuals of Bengal (then united Bengal), led by Prof. Hiren Mukherjee took the initiative in founding the ‘Friends of the Soviet Union’ (FSU) Movement. As a part of that movement a signature campaign was launched to […]

Crisis in Civilization – Rabindranath Tagore

The Great One comes, sending shivers across the dust of the Earth. In the heavens the trumpet, in the world of man the drums of victory are beaten. the hour has arrived for the great Birth. Today the gates of night’s fortress crumble into the dust— On the crest of awakening dawn assurance of new […]

On National Heritage of Friendship Movement – A Compilation

Indian Society for Cultural Cooperation and Friendship stand for forging friendship through cultural cooperation between the State and State within the country and between country and country beyond. National Integration and international solidarity are the two main cultural prerequisites upon which our society dedicates itself for the cause. The consolidation of friendship among the different […]

India’s Tilts Towards USA

India began to follow Liberalisation. Privatisation and Globalisation policies at the behest of USA. India established diplomatic relations with Israel in 1992 and started cooperation in economic, defence, intelligence fields which satisfied USA. India conducted Atomic Test. US imposed sanctions on India in 1998. In NDA Government’s time, India surrendered its self respect to be […]

Who are the Cuban Five?

   The Cuban Five are five Cuban men who are in U.S. prison, serving four life sentences and 75 years collectively, after being wrongly convicted in U.S. federal court in Miami, on June 8, 2001.    They are Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labanino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez.    The Five were falsely accused […]

20th ISCUF National Conference Kolkata—9-11 December 2012 – Janaki Krishnan

It is but coincidental that the 20th National Conference of ISCUF should take place in Kolkata, West Bengal.    Let us recall with great happiness that it was this state that gave India two great stalwarts, Rabindranath Tagore & Com. Jyoti Basu. Both of them lent their support to the progress of India & the […]

Universal Brotherhood and World Peace – Dr. Aparna Bhattacharya

   In the Indian Scripture it is said,  where the whole world is like a nest. Rabindranath Tagore, while establishing “Viswa-Bharati” adopted this vedic phrase as the motto of this institution. The idea to set up an institution like “Viswa-Bharati” was that the people from different parts of the world would come there and exchange their […]