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Complicit in crimes

Brutal killings of Swayamsevaks in Kerala are manifestations of neglect and complicity of the powers that be with radical outfits Sanjith, RSS Mandal Boudhik Pramukh, was stabbed 20 times by his assailants, Islamic terrorists belonging to the Popular Front of India’s (PFI’s) political front SDPI in Palakkad. Sanjith was stabbed …

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Widening the ‘narrative’

While scripting the history of India’s freedom struggle, we missed out the real protagonists — a gulf being bridged today by the country’s leadership. Addressing the centenary celebration of the iconic freedom fighter and spiritual leader — Rani Gaidinliu — of Nagaland, and of the northeast as a whole, in …

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BJP’s national executive meet shows why people continue to trust the party and Narendra Modi​

Unlike the ad-hocism of the CWC meets, the BJP’s NEC meets have always seen major deliberations, discussions and have often been the venue or platform for imparting historic turns to the party The Congress Working Committee’s meeting in October this year signalled that the party is yet to come to …

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Bridges of faith

By the virtue of its ideological strength and rich tradition, the BJP has retained its connection with the masses and is driving positive societal transformation. The BJP’s National Executive met after almost two years. The challenging pandemic situation necessitated this interval. During this period the Party’s focus and energies were …

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Jinnah’s ghost

A spirit continues to thrive within India’s political factions, which appears to oppose everything that is Indian and favours Pakistan In cyclical regularity, over the last seven decades and more, Jinnah’s ghost in India has made apparitions through select mediums and conduits. The latest appearance was seen in the exultant …

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The foundation of a new political narrative

It is symbolic and significant that the seventieth anniversary of the first general election and the seventieth year of the founding of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, predecessor of Bharatiya Janata Party, are being observed this year. The Jana Sangh’s first biographer, Craig Baxter, spoke of the party as having, “a unique …

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New rules of the game

J&K administration has undergone a transformational shift with an Indianised approach, which successfully denounces the trends dictated by ‘spokespersons of Pakistan’ Like he has always done in the past, and done for decades, Farooq Abdullah acted as Pakistan’s spokesperson and not as an Indian leader during Union Home Minister Amit …

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‘Bharat’ at the core

Misinterpretation of Mohan Bhagwat’s Vijay Dashmi address undermines Sangh’s core concern of protecting India from the efforts to disintegrate her. Shri Guru ji Golwalkar, second Sarsanghchalak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, was often asked by people, “If the RSS is not a political body why do you comment on political issues.” …

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PM Modi’s dynamic leadership and the global re-ordering

In the global re-ordering that is now in the offing and in the unmistakable shift eastward, the compass also points India-ward. As PM Modi embarks on his US tour, the first since the re-ordering began, these dimensions are emerging with certainty. As Prime Minister Modi embarks on his UN and …

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Preserving the ‘freedom’ spirit

The ruling dispensation is spearheading efforts to salvage the symbols of freedom struggle which had been neglected by the Congress Ideally, the 75th anniversary year of India’s independence could have also been an occasion for the Congress party to introspect, commemorate and come up with a series of meaningful programmes, …

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