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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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Through years of toil, the ‘Hindi Heartland Party’ has emerged as a Pan-Indian one

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”. Amit Shah has decimated that reductionist description and has seen his insistence that the party push eastward, fulfilled. When he had …

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Sister Nivedita & the struggle for the ‘Consciousness of Unity’

In her later years, Nivedita’s desire to uplift her Mother India gained further momentum as she vociferously strove to further her Master’s revered legacy. As a part of her multi-dimensional action, in the later years of her life, till 1911, Nivedita’s activities saw a prolific output in terms of talks, …

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Sister Nivedita: Struggle for the ‘Consciousness of Unity’

A beacon of true patriotism, Sister Nivedita’s devotion to her Mother India was unflinching even in the face of deepest adversity. Sister Nivedita’s gradual identification with Indian conditions and aspirations eventually saw the dissolution of her early aspiration of bringing India and her coloniser together. Her increasing exposure to Indian …

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Sister Nivedita: Struggle for the ‘Consciousness of Unity’

It was a capacity of losing herself in the immensity of India, her ceaseless striving to understand India and to approach her in the spirit of the learner that left an impression on those who worked with her or came fleetingly in touch with her, writes Anirban Ganguly. One of …

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