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If Bapu were to return

If Mahatma Gandhi were to return to India today, two things would attract his attention. One, he would most certainly shower approbation, and another, he would definitely frown and cast opprobrium. The first to attract Bapu and to receive his blessings would be this herculean effort to transform our approach …

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The Sangh has the gumption to evolve constantly

It was a reaching out which was frank, detailed, exhaustive and which, without circumventing hard questions, articulated the Sangh’s positions on crucial issues of the day. “Society has to make arrangements (vyavastha) for them, one can cannot neglect or stigmatise them”, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat replied when the question on …

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War on rise of legitimate nationalism

Nine inconsequential Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) of 751 have written to the EU to cancel agreements with India till the ‘urban Naxals’ are released.   Nine inconsequential Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) of 751 have written to the EU to cancel agreements with India till the ‘urban …

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A message of positive nationalism

India is the inspiring mother and the fountainhead of all that it espouses and embodies in the Sangh   RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s historic and unprecedented outreach, over the three days in the national capital, has gone a long way in countering the false and vicious propaganda that has continuously …

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RG’s Congress & intellectual cretinism

He has turned every public foreign visit into an occasion to launch into a confused rant Each time Congress president Rahul Gandhi goes abroad – not on undeclared and undisclosed private visits – but on well publicised, poorly planned and ill-conceived “lecture tours”, we are reminded that Congress has already …

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TRIBUTE TO SHRI ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE JI

In the passing away of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Atalji to countless millions admirers and party workers), a Colossus has departed, leaving behind an irreplaceable void in the public and ideational life of India. A Hero of generations of Indian youth, who have been inspired and imbued with the spirit …

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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 …