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BJP’S JOURNEY TO SCALE NEW HEIGHTS HAS BEGUN

Observers and political practitioners have spoken of the organisational restructuring of the BJP as a challenge that needs to be addressed. But the party has already initiated the process ever since Amit Shah took over While inaugurating the second BJP State library named after the Jana Sangh stalwart and social reformer Nanaji Deshmukh, in …

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Radiating a powerful message

On April 25, BJP national president Amit Shah started his fifteen days ‘vistarak’ sojourn from the non-descript but historic Naxalbari village in north Bengal. Shah declared that he was one among 3 lakh 68 thousand workers who have pledged to dedicate 15 full days for the party. There were two …

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Looking back into history

While honouring the descendants of those who had participated in the Paika Revolt of 1817 in Bhubaneswar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a very pertinent observation. He said that the narrative built around the struggle for India’s freedom had been limited to a few episodes and a few families while …

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NO SILENCE OF LAMBS IN MAMATA’S BENGAL

This Ram Navami was a sure sign that West Bengal was trying to emerge out of the cycle of degeneration it has been consigned to. The response to a call for celebrating the occasion was a re-assertion of Hindu right In the first week of April, Ram Navami was celebrated …

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Reflections on “A New India”

The successful articulation of a political and governance narrative is indicative of the positive health of a political party and movement. The BJP, in the last two years or so, is in a constant process of self-renewal – which is multi-directional and ideologically re-invigorating. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s narrative has …

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Modi’s vision of a ‘New India’ fires the imagination of youth

The BJP completes its 37th year this month and continues to exude a robust index of growth and self-renewal. It has succeeded in building and articulating a narrative which is getting increasing acceptance across the spectrum. The successful articulation of a political and governance account is indicative of the positive …

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Pillar of strength & stability

The recent terror crackdown in Bangladesh under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s dispensation continues to demonstrate her determination to cleanse the system of the poison that has long plagued Bangladeshi society and polity and had become especially acute in the last few years. Hasina’s persistence with the War Crime Trials, despite …

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Scaling greater heights

On April 6, the BJP completed 37 years of its founding. 37 years of ceaseless sustenance and progression for an intellectual and political movement is indeed striking and in its 34th year, in 2014, when the BJP reached its peak, it demonstrated that it had entered its phase of robust …

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TODAY’S CHANAKYA AND HIS STRUGGLING RIVALS

Ideological re-vitalisation at a time of a general de-ideologisation has been one of BJP president Amit Shah’s most important contributions to the party in the last few years that he has been at the helm When he had made his entrée into a national role, one point that BJP president …

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The notion of ‘Bharatiyata’

Comrade Brinda Karat of “Dum Dum Dawai” fame, like her comrades and other co-ideologues, has started pontificating on nation, nationalism, culture, and the RSS. A favourite pastime for fascists is to indulge in trying to delineate, describe, and articulate issues about which they know precious little. Such obfuscation helps in …

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