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Congress dangerously confused over CAA

We are living in extremely paradoxical times. Savour here one example. We are living in extremely paradoxical times. Savour here one example. Having fanned the fires of violent protests against the historic Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which was introduced and effectuated by Prime Minister Modi’s government and passed by both …

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Politics amid the right to practice religion

This has become pattern in the last few years in West Bengal in which Hindus are being prevented from observing religious days and occasions, especially in areas in which they are a minority. This year a disturbing pattern was again seen in West Bengal during the Saraswati Puja. The students …

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CAA closes an open & painful partition chapter

There has never been a government as pro-India as the one led by Narendra Modi. Those who hardly move out and yet spin theories of youth “uprising” against Modi live in a make-shift world of make-belief; they have no clue as to the real India, the India of the masses, …

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Unclear Why Some Political Parties Oppose CAA

It also was unclear on what basis or what drove parties such as the BSP to oppose the passage of the Bill. While giving his unassailable, pointed, inspiring and historic replies in the both Houses of Parliament, Union Home Minister Amit Shah asked a number of questions which the Congress …

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Ayodhya verdict: Defeat for cartels of discord

Kashmir disappointed them. There was no conflagration, no conflict and the separatist agendas could find no expression since August 5. Like they waited with baited breath after the abrogation of Article 370, for the region and the country as a whole to erupt, the radical Islamists, the Urban Naxals, the …

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Taking a step towards being ourselves

Union Home Minister Amit Shah echoes our nationalist thinkers and educators in the past. The discussion on history writing in India is again under focus after Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke of it while inaugurating a national conference on Skandagupta at the Banaras Hindu University on October 17. The debate …

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Congress leaders lack knowledge of own history

Despite the Congress’s hurdles, despite Communists and Naxals trying to prevent it, PM Modi did just that and received resounding support. When he piloted the abrogation of Article 370 in both Houses of Parliament on August 5 and 6, 2019, Union Home Minister Amit Shah referred to a number of …

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A nationalist narrative

For those who wish to embark on a deeper quest to internalise the essence of the evolution of Bharat Mata, this is one work that cannot be ignored. Swapan Dasgupta’s magnum opus, Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right, comes across as an inspiring, fascinating, thought-provokingly rich …

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End of Article 370: Finally, equal opportunity and benefit for all

The defanging and abrogation of Article 370 and the altering of the status of the region brought to fruition the dream of seeing India integrated from the Himalayas to the Indian Ocean. Since my last column, India has irrevocably changed. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, it is literally one flag that …

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For India wreckers, these are difficult times

The past fortnight has seen two decisive steps taken as far as our collective resolve to fight terrorism is concerned. Union Home Minister Amit Shah successfully piloted both the NIA Bill and UAPA Bill in Parliament. The debate and Shah’s response on both the bills brought out certain fundamental positions …