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LET’S HAVE A LEFT-MUKT BHARAT

The CPI(M) and the communists parties in general refuse to see the writing on the wall; that of their nearing political decimation. They continue to remain active as a disruptive element on the political canvas, injecting violence and falsehood to maintain their hold When in power or in majority, the …

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EMBRACE OF CIVILISATIONAL INDIA

Those who seek to deconstruct or repudiate the cultural idea of India, will fail to understand, let alone appreciate, the faith of the multitude that congregated at Ujjain for the Kumbh and participated in activities which have been part of our heritage for ages French philosophe Voltaire was convinced that all knowledge …

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DIALOGUE THAT ENLIGHTENS US ALL

Prime Minister Modi’s Bodh Gaya initiative has made it clear that India’s objective is to activate its past civilisational linkages and to restructure them to the exigencies of the present, where it seeks to pursue a pragmatic foreign policy of multi-alignment and multi-engagement It was in September 2015, that Prime …

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FERVENT NATIONALIST, PRAGMATIST

Sri Aurobindo’s concept of internationalism was to have nations before ‘inter’, but today, a number of organisations and individuals, with no known allegiance to the nation, continue to stymie India’s march, by either placing various hurdles or vocally advocating its dissolution I note with satisfaction the discussion my last week’s …

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THE SAGE AND HIS IDEA OF INDIA

Sri Aurobindo’s vision of India had no place for pseudo-secularism, vote-bank politics and repudiation of Bharatiya civilisation. The Sage was also the quintessential internationalist, yet his internationalism was not a rootless cosmopolitanism but steeped in Sanatana Dharma Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament and Harvard historian, Sugata Bose, recently quoted the …

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WEST BENGAL’S FALSE MESSIAHS

Real poriborton continues to elude this State, and the triumvirate of hunger, fear and corruption, which has ruled the roost for the many past decades, still holds sway. The so-called liberators of the people, the Left and the Trinamool Congress, have roundly failed Last week, while addressing the Press in …

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SUBJUGATE-INDIA TO BREAK-INDIA

The communists’ dubious role during the country’s freedom-struggle is well-known. The comrades had gone overboard in pleasing the British and running down freedom-fighters, including those in the Congress. Not surprisingly, the Leftists side with anti-nationals today A certain officer in the then colonial Government in India had once pithily observed …

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PRESERVING THE NATION’S HONOUR

In the name of dissent, communists have always pushed for a retrograde and violent agenda, aimed at creating a state of perpetual conflict within the country. But when the practice of dissent is used as a cover to push for the breaking of the country, it calls for remedial action …

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DEFILING INDIA’S INNER SANCTUARY

The unkindest part of the JNU fracas is the reality of teachers, who should have been the intellectual pioneers of civilisation, preaching secessionism and separatism. Unfortunately, the list of those who collude to subvert this nation is a long one In October 2010, when the BJP demanded that action be …

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CLASSIC CASE OF DOUBLESPEAK

The JNU controversy reeks of double standards wherein the cry of ‘criminalising dissent’ cloaks the attempt to legitimise traitorous attitudes and unpatriotic acts. In this, some JNU teachers have colluded to misguide young minds and teach them the art of spiting India I shall begin with a prefatory observation or …