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Sister Nivedita: Struggle for the ‘Consciousness of Unity’

It was a capacity of losing herself in the immensity of India, her ceaseless striving to understand India and to approach her in the spirit of the learner that left an impression on those who worked with her or came fleetingly in touch with her, writes Anirban Ganguly. One of …

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The Soil of India Alone could Sustain and Water the Experiment of Auroville

It was an age when the Cold War raged dividing the world into power blocs, with global equations and relations often on tethers and on the verge of a grand clash, when young minds across the globe were undergoing a restless churn, it was in such an era, that Mirra …

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Sister Nivedita: Struggle for the ‘Consciousness of Unity’

Having received the final welcome from her Master Swami Vivekananda, Sister Nivedita set sail for India. It was the beginning of an eventful and unique journey – that left an indelible mark on the soul of the nation – and ended in the early hours of 13th October 1911 the day …

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Vulture Politics And Amit Shah Phobia

That Shah has consistently, resolutely and without reserve displayed a firm unwillingness and refusal to be co-opted by the cabal is his gravest ‘crime’ The left illiberal cabal, the Congress leadership (especially the current “high command”), directionless and ideologically bereft communists, five-star activists who raise funds in the name of relief and …

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Civilisational glory

With the aim of civilisational harmony, Prime Minister Modi has been adept at crafting a stable foreign policy for India. That India’s foreign outreach has become resilient, imaginative, pragmatic and bold in the last four years is an undeniable fact. Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Israel, the first by an …

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Food for Thought… Invoking Aurobindo for Spiritual Sustenance in Difficult Days

As India prepared to host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this past week, it signified the culmination of an important cycle in the relations of our two countries. It had begun with Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Israel last July—the first by an Indian Prime Minister—and heralded the moving forward …

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Kashmir Narratives That Nail The Difference – II

Jagmohan’s seven-point agenda to reinvent the State of Jammu & Kashmir is being implemented by a promising helmsman in Narendra Modi and that is a cause for great hope for the nation In his seven-point programme delineated in the 12th edition of his seminal work on Jammu & Kashmir (My Frozen Turbulence …

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Kashmir Narratives That Nail The Difference – I

P Chidambaram is behaving like the buccaneer of a sinking ship, indulging in sophistry on Jammu & Kashmir; in contrast, the erudite Jagmohan is still working on solutions It is interesting to observe how some out of work and out of season politicians gradually lose grip of their mind and …

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Igniting tension

When Narendra Modi addressed workers of BJP on the day Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh was won, he presciently cautioned them that in the days to come, serious efforts would be made by some sections to spread the poison of casteism and strife. “It has taken a lifetime,” Modi noted, “for …

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New Narrative For a Civilisational India

The political and intellectual struggle for a new India narrative is deriving mutual strength, which poses a formidable challenge to those who wish to thwart the legacy of the ‘great ideals of Indian culture’ Five hundred years hence”, wrote the philosopher historian Ananda Coomaraswamy in one of his most celebrated …

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