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Assault on India’s well-being

Tablighi Jamaat fiasco must force the leaders of the movement to introspect on whether they wish to continue acting as sources of instability or as responsible citizens The Tablighi Jamaat episode, the deliberate and pre-meditated behaviour of the Tablighi kingpins and their entire Jamaat in trying to create a roadblock …

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The crisis of our times

PM Modi’s prompt response to the COVID-19 pandemic is emblematic of the required mindset and thrust of actions that are necessary in such trying times Prime Minister Modi has become the first world leader to speak of international and regional joint action in tackling the COVID-19 challenge. His convening the …

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A tale of complicity

Agitators fanning communal fires and spreading misinformation fuelling anti-CAA protests are the true guilty party behind the unrest gripping the nation. The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have been continuing courtesy a certain section in the country. These protests are essentially against the Constitution of India and are …

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Citizenship Amendment Act : Opposing it is betrayal

Opposition to CAA, aside from blatantly pandering to certain votebanks, also constitutes a wilful ignorance to the historical threats posed by theocratic state actors towards religious minorities This long article is ‘dedicated’ to Professor Pranab Bardhan, a Bengali Hindu crypto-communist, who has lived and taught in the United States for …

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Bearing witness

Jogendra Nath Mandal’s 115th birth anniversary passed on January 29. It is interesting to observe that Mandal’s legacy has made a comeback to a certain extent, at least, among a section. The communists and the self-proclaimed Dalit leaders, whose principal protest points these days are the steps of the Jama …

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Communist perfidy on CAA

Divisive Anti-CAA stand taken by the left runs contrary to its historical stance on the issue, likely resulting from irrational rejection of the Modi government The communist parties of India have a history of being proponents and supporters of separatism and of forces and elements which represent, articulate or symbolise …

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Hypocricy as per convenience

In a ludicrous and crass display of hate towards India’s Constitution, her basic federal structure and spirit, the CPIM government in Kerala passed an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) resolution calling for it to be scrapped. The Congress party, which has now become the principal instrument for fomenting, articulating and perpetuating …

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Healing deep scars

Citizenship Amendment Act is to remedy the historic wrongs that millions of refugees had to sustain Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has granted a new life of hope to a large number of refugees who were forced to abandon their home and hearth in India’s neighbourhood because of religious persecution and …

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CAB: A historic commitment

Bangladesh’s historic mistreatment of the Hindu minority shows why India should be a natural home for persecuted Hindus in Muslim majority nations. When he tabled the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 in Lok Sabha, Union Home Minister, Amit Shah asked a fundamental question, in response to the Congress party’s leader in …

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The congressional rigmarole

The US congressional hearings on Kashmir are unhelpful and provide divisive figures with a stage to distort narrative vis-à-vis Kashmir post the revision of Article 370 A second Congressional hearing on Kashmir is due on November 14. The participation is of course not uniform, a number of Congressmen with a …