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The insidious agenda of the pseudo-liberal brigade

The selective outrage expressed by the pseudo-liberal factions in India has laid bare their inherent biases. The fact that their sponsors and agendas are being called out now bodes well for the emergence of a truly Indian liberalism. Public property worth thousands of crores was damaged in Uttar Pradesh, West …

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The false spectre of a friendless India

Far from losing friends, as the Congress claims, we are witnessing a new narrative of engagement. India’s neighbourhood-first policy ensures that it maintains a long-term and reliable partnership with countries in the region. PM Modi and PM Rajapaksa’s recent virtual summit has given the India-Sri Lanka relation a new dimension …

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Why Kashmir is more than just a land for India

When PM Modi spoke of his vision of a ‘Naya Jammu-Kashmir’ last August, soon after the abrogation of Article 370, he was in a sense re-articulating and reiterating the vision of the region as a sacred space. In an amazingly short tract proposing a certain line of research on Kashmir, …

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Mamata losing the plot in West Bengal

As the state inches towards the Assembly elections, Mamata Banerjee and her politics seem to have become increasingly paranoid and intolerant. As the elections to the West Bengal Assembly approaches, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s politics come across as increasingly paranoid and intolerant. The state is beset with problems of governance …

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Congress’ idea of India begins & ends with family

The party’s ‘first family ‘is essentially driven by a dictatorial mindset and thus its invective-driven politics which repeatedly casts aspersions on the choice of the people if not voted to power. Replying to the motion of thanks to the President’s address in the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who …

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How Nehruvian Consensus compromised India’s security

PM Modi has broken the Nehruvian Consensus on how our borders must be defended. This has unnerved India’s adversaries both within and outside the country. On 13 June 1962, Hem Barua, legendary poet, politician and Praja Socialist Party member of Parliament, representing Mangaldoi constituency in Assam, asked a pointed question …

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Amit Shah sounds bugle of change in Didi’s Bengal

The Home Minister’s ‘Banglar Jana Samabesh’ comes at a time when people are increasingly being attracted by PM Modi’s vision and conviction of turning West Bengal into a lead state. If reactions, estimates and responses are to be believed, Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s mega virtual rally, “Banglar Jana Samabesh”, …