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An indomitable spirit

Syama Prasad Mookerjee continues to permeate and percolate into the very essence and fibre of our national existence Going beyond mere ritualism of remembering him on his death and birth anniversary the interest in the life and legacy of Syama Prasad Mookerjee is growing by the day and spreading across …

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BJP’s Surgical Strike On Opposition Was Part Of A Stunning Gameplan By Narendra Modi-Amit Shah Duo

All pre-election talk of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah being cut down to size evaporated after the Lok Sabha elections were declared. But BJP’s confidence to win majority on its own was backed by genius of a strategy. Much ink is now being expended trying to decipher why and how …

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Struggle to further the idea of a new India

The upcoming election is a struggle between those who want to suppress and those who wish to perpetuate the quest for re-stating India’s “authentic temperament” without hesitation. The bugle for the epic battle for India has been sounded. The next 70 days or so will decide and define the future …

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Congress’ trajectory of subversion

Modi’s triumph will eradicate this mentality of subversion which was allowed to go unchecked for decades under Congress The idea of the motherland is a sacred notion for a majority of Indians. Indians are patriotic people, passionate about the security and safety of their motherland. They wish her to be …

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Modi reinforces ‘Pulwama solidarity’

The Balakot air strike has indicated that India under Narendra Modi has redefined the concept of strategic restraint. The strikes were essentially our defence against terrorism and demonstrated India’s determination to nip it at the place from where it originates. It unequivocally demonstrated that we are not defensive anymore and …

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The rise of a novel India

With 5 years of governance as testimony to his perseverance, Modi has admirably steered India’s civilisational march. In the last fortnight or more, the Prime Minister’s final address to the 16th Lok Sabha has somehow been pushed into the background. At a time when the question is being repeatedly asked …

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Massive Response to Modi Unnerves Mamata

In her unbridled quest for the imaginary prime ministership of an imaginary “Federal Front”, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee unleashed an attack on the democratic and federal fabric of India and her Constitution in the evening of February 3. Not since Independence has one seen …

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Narendra Modi: Creative Disruptor

Narendra Modi – creative disruptor: the maker of New India (Konark Publishers, 2019) by veteran journalist and public intellectual Dr R Balashankar, is the right antidote to another book on Modi, written by another Malayalee, who often falsely claims to be a “good Hindu” – Dr Shashi Tharoor. Anyone who …

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Modi must get credit for mainstreaming the nationalist narrative

On December 30 2018, when he was striding down the corridors of the iconic Cellular Jail in Port Blair, paying his obeisance to the memory of legions of revolutionary nationalists who had sacrificed themselves in the hellhole of Kala Paani for India’s liberation, Narendra Modi, as the prime minister of …

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To leap better: Reflections for 2019

BJP’s undisputed success across India has been anchored by the party’s historic commitment to serving the nation and a firm belief in recovering amidst adversity BJP’s National Council, which met in Gandhinagar in Gujarat in early May, soon after its victory in the 1998 general elections, spoke of the victory …