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Returning a hero to his rightful legacy

Back in 2003, as Chief Minister of Gujarat, Modi had personally initiated and had overseen the bringing back of legendary revolutionary Shyamji Krishna Varma’s ashes from Geneva. Commemorating icons, perpetuating their memories, recognising their contributions and enshrining their memory in the collective consciousness of the people is an essential task …

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For a progressive India

A former Governor of West Bengal, former diplomat and grandson of the Mahatma – Gopal Krishna Gandhi – who has been, throughout his working life, a closet apologist for the Congress dynasty has in a recent political analysis in a national daily called for a “Bhaya Mukt” and “Bhrasht Mukt” …

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Statue of Unity: Bhakti of a Thought

That the building of the Statue of Unity could be conceived and executed with steady determination and unfailing zeal is something that has unnerved the Congress party, especially its president, whose family has had a history of despising and trying to marginalise Sardar Patel’s legacy, especially his epochal contribution in …

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Modi: A global statesman

Global recognition blows a hole in the criticism against Modi regarding his governance and conviction The Seoul Peace Prize Committee’s citation gives us a real idea of how the world views Narendra Modi. Its words are an authentic assessment of the narrative that Prime Minister Modi has articulated and shaped …

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Politics of Self-Alienation versus Politics of Service

The general election of 2019 is about six months away. We have reached the last mile, five years of unrelenting action, of undiminished ideation, of indefatigable implementation is completing a first full circle. The struggle between the “politics of self-alienation” and the “politics of service” is also intensifying in this …

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For Modi, Service is an article of faith

The general election of 2019 is about six months away. We have reached the last mile, five years of unrelenting action, of undiminished ideation, of indefatigable implementation is completing a full circle. The struggle between the ‘politics of self-alienation’ and the ‘politics of service’ is also intensifying. Subversion, instability, abuse, …

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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 …