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Of Congress and cowards

Conservative estimates say 52 RSS ‘swayamsevaks’ laid down their lives supporting and assisting the army along the border during the Chinese aggression of 1962. That story is yet to be narrated in its entirety. Perhaps someday it will be recorded and told. These ‘swayamsevaks’ were brave-hearts and did not back-pedal …

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Positive Impatience, Legitimate Aspirations

PM Modi’s historic address at the UNGA was a bold and uncompromising call for the world to unite in the face of new challenges — exhorting the UN to change with the times Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the UNGA’s 75th General Assembly must necessarily rank as one of …

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Towards Swarajya

Remembering the many lessons of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya — on the occasion of his birth anniversary — regarding the preservation of India’s self-esteem and identity Besides being a quintessential organisational leader, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya’s persona had another outstanding dimension to it. Not only was he a profound political philosopher, but …

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Bharata Shakti

As his 150th birth anniversary draws closer, the vision of India that was conceptualised by Sri Aurobindo is finally finding irrefutable realisation In the second year of India’s independence, in December 1948, Sri Aurobindo, in a rare gesture, accepted the conferment on him of the Cattamanchi Ramalinga Reddy (CR) National …

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In the spirit of Somnath

Following in the footsteps of the reconstruction of Somnath Temple, construction of Ram Mandir is a culmination of efforts in resisting a distorted narrative of secularism. It augurs well that while much is being written and said on the epochal occasion of the foundation laying for Ram Mandir much is …

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March of milestones

Through the Modi Government’s concentrated and untiring efforts, India’s long-suppressed civilisational soul has finally found actual utterance Steadily, surely and certainly, the Narendra Modi Government is advancing towards altering and transforming the ‘Idea of India’ narrative. The achievements and events of the last few months and weeks have clearly indicated …

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Clinks his glass

In 1962, Pandit Nehru continued his passive response to blatant signs of aggression by the Chinese, preferring to appease and parley with the enemy. In the first week of July this year, six strategic bridges near the international border and the Line of Control with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir …

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A few yards of territory

Pandit Nehru’s excessive use of restraint without any semblance of action in matters of strategic responses and border disputes often came at a heavy price for the nation In an interview to a leading news agency on June 28, 2020, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, to a question that Congress …

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The final battle

On his death anniversary, as the Indian Tricolour flies uncontested in J&K, Dr Mookerjee’s triumph over Nehru in their final confrontation becomes irrefutable In the early hours of June 23, 1953, around 2.30 am, Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee died in detention at the state hospital in Srinagar. His illness, suppression …

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On the wrong side of history

As PM Modi attempts to settle our unsettled history, the Gandhi family must answer for the mistakes of Pandit Nehru in extolling the communists, eschewing national defence and misreading Chinese intentions In his foreword to Sitaram Ram Goel’s book, In Defence of Comrade Krishna Menon: a political biography of Pandit …