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Going strong

Outcomes of regional elections post 370 have reaffirmed how BJP’s narrative of nationalism and national unity holds the popular vote The recently concluded elections in Maharashtra and Haryana have indicated support for the governance vision and action followed by respective BJP governments in the last five years in these states. …

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Impressions of Korea

Evolving over time, the civilisational connect between South Korea and India serves as the bedrock for a more robust bilateral relationship enriched with greater opportunities and engagements There’s increasing interest and curiosity worldwide in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It is natural that this interest has increased over the years. …

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Rise of civilisational states

The informal nature of the Mamallapuram summit has allowed Modi and Xi to form connections on shared culture as civilisational states Much has already been written about the Modi-Xi informal summit in Mamallapuram. The Wuhan Spirit was reciprocated by the Chennai Connect, the significant and symbolic dimension of the meet …

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An awakened Bharat?

Abrogation of 370 demonstrated the nation’s readiness for a change in thought process. In his Vijaya Dashami address, RSS Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat referred to and drew attention to certain fundamental and core thoughts. These thoughts, whether one accepts them or not, whether one chooses to ignore or to internalise …

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Driver of the new world

Different dimensions emanated from Houston’s Howdy Modi event, collectively affirming India’s role as a responsible global power in shaping the new world order The historic Howdy Modi event in Houston and the Modi-Trump meeting and show of solidarity at the mega event in NRG stadium had different dimensions of symbolism …

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The great bond of union

Third edition of Samvad will serve as a global platform to shape and influence the emerging neo-world order The third edition of Samvad – Hindu-Buddhist initiative for conflict avoidance and environmental consciousness – is being held in Ulaan Bataar, capital of Mongolia – a region and civilisation that gives rise …

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Elites and their fakery

The global influence exercised by the elites has failed to reflect the realities of society In his provocative tract “Has the West Lost It”, thinker-diplomat Kishore Mahbubani makes a very interesting observation regarding Western elites and the carriers of their thoughts and articulation in the West. Mahbubani writes, “Western elites, …

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One nation in thought, speech & action

Scrapping Article 370 was envisioned to bring greater opportunities for people of J&K In his magnum opus “My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir”, former governor of J&K, Jagmohan has argued that “one of the strongest roots of Kashmiri separatism and alienation lies in Article 370.” Referring to the divisive effects of …

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Liberating the Kashmir narrative

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have now brought compelling closure to SP Mookerjee’s long-drawn fight for a comprehensive Kashmir resolution Remembering Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee, ‘our party’s first national president who had attained martyrdom for this very demand of removing Article 370’, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while replying to …

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Bolstering the will to fight terror

UAPA amendment reflects the Union Home Minister’s uncompromising stand on terrorism and conviction to defend India’s national security, unity and sovereignty The power to name an individual as a terrorist conferred on the government under the amended UAPA Bill has raised the hackles of some. This is understandable as those …