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No confidence grand debate exposes Rahul Gandhi’s lack of leadership abilities

The result of the No Confidence Motion in Parliament on July 20 has shattered the hopes of forming an anti-Modi front for 2019. The voting pattern clearly indicated that Rahul Gandhi’s ambition of being the knight exemplar of an oust Modi charge and Mamata Banerjee’s pipe-dream of leading a “federal …

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SITUATING BANKIM IN TODAY’S BENGAL

The Congress, Communists and the lone intellectual in the Trinamool in the midst of lumpens, Sugata Bose, took umbrage that Amit Shah had dared to come to Kolkata and to speak on Bankim BJP president Amit Shah delivered the first Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay Memorial Oration, instituted by the Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research …

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With farsightedness, Syama Prasad called to link education and industry

The interest in the life and times of Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee is increasing by the day. Not only the fortnight between his birth and death—June 23 (1953), the day he died in mysterious circumstances in Srinagar, and his birth anniversary falling on July 6 (1901)—but throughout the year there …

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To die in harness

In a short life of fifty-two years, Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee achieved much. The last most historic initiative of his life, the founding of Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS), the precursor to today’s BJP, an initiative that would, in the course of decades, alter the course of Indian politics, was an …

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ACHARYA MODI AND THE VISION OF VISVA BHARATI

Modi’s words at the Samavartana Utsava reminded one of Syama Prasad’s observations at the Samavartana Utsava 68 years ago. It was a call to actualise the vision of building a ‘New India’ Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee delivered the Convocation address at Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, on December 25, 1950 and Prime Minister Narendra …

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PRESS RELEASE: SCO Political Parties Forum: Parties say they are of shared destiny

Participants of the first SCO Political Parties Forum on Saturday agree to make the meeting an annual regularity, as they aim for peace and stability in the new era. The first SCO Political Parties Forum opened Saturday in south China’s Shenzhen. More than 200 delegates from some 30 political parties …

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Narendra Modi’s Compelling Narrative

Despite strong and continuous attempts by certain motivated sections to divert the governance narrative towards negativity and falsity, the narrative of governance espoused and established by Narendra Modi continues to be transformative in nature and substance. In the last four years that he has been at the helm, Modi has …

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SAGA OF BENGAL MIRRORS THE MINDLESSNESS OF LEADERS

One of the most heart wrenching, irony-soaked episodes during the Karnataka election campaign was the ludicrous spectacle of a few superannuated Congress leaders — led by Manmohan Singh — writing to the President of India directing him to ‘caution’ Prime Minister Modi on the kind of language he used during the campaign. …

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Narendra Modi is right: Jawaharlal Nehru failed to appreciate foresight of General Thimayya, Field Marshal Cariappa

History is replete with facts which are uncomfortable to a family and its apologists. So whenever an uncomfortable fact comes out to the public, these people go all out to discredit the messenger. On Thursday as soon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi brought out some facts which have been hidden …

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नरेन्द्र मोदी ने ठीक कहा है कि नेहरू ने जनरल थिम्मैया और करियप्पा को इज्जत नहीं बख्शी

तथ्य ये है कि नेहरू और कृष्ण मेनन दोनों ने जेनरल थिम्मैया का अपमान किया था और कृष्ण मेनन के बर्ताव ही के कारण जेनरल थिम्मैया ने इस्तीफा दिया इतिहास में ऐसे तथ्यों की भरमार है जिन्हें एक परिवार और उसके समर्थक अपने गले उतारते कठिनाई महसूस करें. इसलिए, जब …

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