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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 …

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De-Stalinisation needed

The CPI(M) government led by P Vijayan in Kerala is continuing with its extreme mistreatment, oppression and denigration of Ayyappa devotees on their way to Sabarimala in the midst of their unwavering penance and arduous pilgrimage. The inhuman crackdown on Ayyappa devotees, especially young women and the aged is the …

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For a progressive India

A former Governor of West Bengal, former diplomat and grandson of the Mahatma – Gopal Krishna Gandhi – who has been, throughout his working life, a closet apologist for the Congress dynasty has in a recent political analysis in a national daily called for a “Bhaya Mukt” and “Bhrasht Mukt” …

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Statue of Unity: Bhakti of a Thought

That the building of the Statue of Unity could be conceived and executed with steady determination and unfailing zeal is something that has unnerved the Congress party, especially its president, whose family has had a history of despising and trying to marginalise Sardar Patel’s legacy, especially his epochal contribution in …

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Modi: A global statesman

Global recognition blows a hole in the criticism against Modi regarding his governance and conviction The Seoul Peace Prize Committee’s citation gives us a real idea of how the world views Narendra Modi. Its words are an authentic assessment of the narrative that Prime Minister Modi has articulated and shaped …

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If Bapu were to return

If Mahatma Gandhi were to return to India today, two things would attract his attention. One, he would most certainly shower approbation, and another, he would definitely frown and cast opprobrium. The first to attract Bapu and to receive his blessings would be this herculean effort to transform our approach …

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A message of positive nationalism

India is the inspiring mother and the fountainhead of all that it espouses and embodies in the Sangh   RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s historic and unprecedented outreach, over the three days in the national capital, has gone a long way in countering the false and vicious propaganda that has continuously …

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RG’s Congress & intellectual cretinism

He has turned every public foreign visit into an occasion to launch into a confused rant Each time Congress president Rahul Gandhi goes abroad – not on undeclared and undisclosed private visits – but on well publicised, poorly planned and ill-conceived “lecture tours”, we are reminded that Congress has already …

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To die in harness

In a short life of fifty-two years, Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee achieved much. The last most historic initiative of his life, the founding of Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS), the precursor to today’s BJP, an initiative that would, in the course of decades, alter the course of Indian politics, was an …

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Narendra Modi’s Compelling Narrative

Despite strong and continuous attempts by certain motivated sections to divert the governance narrative towards negativity and falsity, the narrative of governance espoused and established by Narendra Modi continues to be transformative in nature and substance. In the last four years that he has been at the helm, Modi has …