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DEAR FRIENDS, BE ALERT

An Open Letter to BJP Members of Parliament Many of us worked very hard for the victory of the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Many proclaimed that they had worked hard for the victory of the party in 2014; many others who had equally worked very hard, chose to …

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HOW THE LOTUS BLOOMED: A LOOK BACK IN TIME

Ever since its inception, the BJP has seen decades of struggle and the Lotus did bloom in 2014. Ever since then, the party under Modi and Shah has become a bridge between the Government and the people It was on April 6, 1980, at the Kotla grounds in Delhi that …

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Expanding the Base

The BJP’s resounding victory in the elections in the northeastern states has conclusively broken one of the most resistant stereotypes, that of the party being a “Hindi heartland” party. BJP President Shri Amit Shah has clearly decimated that reductionist description and has seen his insistence that the party push eastward, …

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Through years of toil, the ‘Hindi Heartland Party’ has emerged as a Pan-Indian one

The BJP’s resounding victory in the elections in the northeastern states has conclusively broken one of the most resistant stereotypes, that of the party being a “Hindi heartland party”. Amit Shah has decimated that reductionist description and has seen his insistence that the party push eastward, fulfilled. When he had …

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Sister Nivedita & the struggle for the ‘Consciousness of Unity’

In her later years, Nivedita’s desire to uplift her Mother India gained further momentum as she vociferously strove to further her Master’s revered legacy. As a part of her multi-dimensional action, in the later years of her life, till 1911, Nivedita’s activities saw a prolific output in terms of talks, …

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Sister Nivedita: Struggle for the ‘Consciousness of Unity’

A beacon of true patriotism, Sister Nivedita’s devotion to her Mother India was unflinching even in the face of deepest adversity. Sister Nivedita’s gradual identification with Indian conditions and aspirations eventually saw the dissolution of her early aspiration of bringing India and her coloniser together. Her increasing exposure to Indian …

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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 …