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ACHARYA MODI AND THE VISION OF VISVA BHARATI

Modi’s words at the Samavartana Utsava reminded one of Syama Prasad’s observations at the Samavartana Utsava 68 years ago. It was a call to actualise the vision of building a ‘New India’ Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee delivered the Convocation address at Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, on December 25, 1950 and Prime Minister Narendra …

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PRESS RELEASE: SCO Political Parties Forum: Parties say they are of shared destiny

Participants of the first SCO Political Parties Forum on Saturday agree to make the meeting an annual regularity, as they aim for peace and stability in the new era. The first SCO Political Parties Forum opened Saturday in south China’s Shenzhen. More than 200 delegates from some 30 political parties …

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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 …

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SAGA OF BENGAL MIRRORS THE MINDLESSNESS OF LEADERS

One of the most heart wrenching, irony-soaked episodes during the Karnataka election campaign was the ludicrous spectacle of a few superannuated Congress leaders — led by Manmohan Singh — writing to the President of India directing him to ‘caution’ Prime Minister Modi on the kind of language he used during the campaign. …

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Narendra Modi is right: Jawaharlal Nehru failed to appreciate foresight of General Thimayya, Field Marshal Cariappa

History is replete with facts which are uncomfortable to a family and its apologists. So whenever an uncomfortable fact comes out to the public, these people go all out to discredit the messenger. On Thursday as soon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi brought out some facts which have been hidden …

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नरेन्द्र मोदी ने ठीक कहा है कि नेहरू ने जनरल थिम्मैया और करियप्पा को इज्जत नहीं बख्शी

तथ्य ये है कि नेहरू और कृष्ण मेनन दोनों ने जेनरल थिम्मैया का अपमान किया था और कृष्ण मेनन के बर्ताव ही के कारण जेनरल थिम्मैया ने इस्तीफा दिया इतिहास में ऐसे तथ्यों की भरमार है जिन्हें एक परिवार और उसके समर्थक अपने गले उतारते कठिनाई महसूस करें. इसलिए, जब …

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A shared search for history

Russia’s Indologists have historically been committed to our country’s culture and society – an important marker for diplomatic deliberations  Anirban Ganguly |  2 May 2018 9:31 PM Historically, the Russian city of Saint Petersburg and especially the Saint Petersburg State University, known in the past as the Imperial University, has produced a …

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DEAR FRIENDS, BE ALERT

An Open Letter to BJP Members of Parliament Many of us worked very hard for the victory of the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Many proclaimed that they had worked hard for the victory of the party in 2014; many others who had equally worked very hard, chose to …

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HOW THE LOTUS BLOOMED: A LOOK BACK IN TIME

Ever since its inception, the BJP has seen decades of struggle and the Lotus did bloom in 2014. Ever since then, the party under Modi and Shah has become a bridge between the Government and the people It was on April 6, 1980, at the Kotla grounds in Delhi that …

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Expanding the Base

The BJP’s resounding victory in the elections in the northeastern states has conclusively broken one of the most resistant stereotypes, that of the party being a “Hindi heartland” party. BJP President Shri Amit Shah has clearly decimated that reductionist description and has seen his insistence that the party push eastward, …

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