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Preserving the ‘freedom’ spirit

The ruling dispensation is spearheading efforts to salvage the symbols of freedom struggle which had been neglected by the Congress Ideally, the 75th anniversary year of India’s independence could have also been an occasion for the Congress party to introspect, commemorate and come up with a series of meaningful programmes, …

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Unveiling dark shades

Partition Remembrance Day is a step forward towards uncovering the ‘horrors of the Partition’ that have eluded us to date The historic and deeply symbolic decision taken by Prime Minister Modi of observing every August 14 as the “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” in memory of the victims of partition is …

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Hollow claims

Owing to its false propaganda and petty political appeasement, the Communist parties have deviated from ground realities to plunge into organisational and functional decay Indian communists, even with depleted political clout, continue to deftly indulge in propaganda and false information dissemination. They have desisted from introspecting on their reduced presence …

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Taller than ideologies

The Central Vista would be a grand tribute to the democratic spirit of the nation, subsiding all efforts aimed at subjugating her legacy. In his treatise on Swadeshi and Art, philosopher-historian Ananda Coomaraswamy, spoke of a section of Indians who ‘despised and hated everything Indian.’ On the eve of India’s …

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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 …