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Congress dangerously confused over CAA

We are living in extremely paradoxical times. Savour here one example. We are living in extremely paradoxical times. Savour here one example. Having fanned the fires of violent protests against the historic Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which was introduced and effectuated by Prime Minister Modi’s government and passed by both …

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Pakistan army must be tried for war crimes

Mujib Barsha is the right time to call for an international trial of the Pakistani army for its role in the 1971 war crimes and genocide. Prime Minister Narebdra Modi’s address on the occasion of the inauguration of “Mujib Barsha” – Mujib Year – to celebrate the centenary of Bangabandhu …

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The crisis of our times

PM Modi’s prompt response to the COVID-19 pandemic is emblematic of the required mindset and thrust of actions that are necessary in such trying times Prime Minister Modi has become the first world leader to speak of international and regional joint action in tackling the COVID-19 challenge. His convening the …

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A tale of complicity

Agitators fanning communal fires and spreading misinformation fuelling anti-CAA protests are the true guilty party behind the unrest gripping the nation. The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have been continuing courtesy a certain section in the country. These protests are essentially against the Constitution of India and are …

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Politics amid the right to practice religion

This has become pattern in the last few years in West Bengal in which Hindus are being prevented from observing religious days and occasions, especially in areas in which they are a minority. This year a disturbing pattern was again seen in West Bengal during the Saraswati Puja. The students …

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Citizenship Amendment Act : Opposing it is betrayal

Opposition to CAA, aside from blatantly pandering to certain votebanks, also constitutes a wilful ignorance to the historical threats posed by theocratic state actors towards religious minorities This long article is ‘dedicated’ to Professor Pranab Bardhan, a Bengali Hindu crypto-communist, who has lived and taught in the United States for …

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Bearing witness

Jogendra Nath Mandal’s 115th birth anniversary passed on January 29. It is interesting to observe that Mandal’s legacy has made a comeback to a certain extent, at least, among a section. The communists and the self-proclaimed Dalit leaders, whose principal protest points these days are the steps of the Jama …

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CAA closes an open & painful partition chapter

There has never been a government as pro-India as the one led by Narendra Modi. Those who hardly move out and yet spin theories of youth “uprising” against Modi live in a make-shift world of make-belief; they have no clue as to the real India, the India of the masses, …

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Communist perfidy on CAA

Divisive Anti-CAA stand taken by the left runs contrary to its historical stance on the issue, likely resulting from irrational rejection of the Modi government The communist parties of India have a history of being proponents and supporters of separatism and of forces and elements which represent, articulate or symbolise …

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Hypocricy as per convenience

In a ludicrous and crass display of hate towards India’s Constitution, her basic federal structure and spirit, the CPIM government in Kerala passed an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) resolution calling for it to be scrapped. The Congress party, which has now become the principal instrument for fomenting, articulating and perpetuating …