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Ambedkar’s path alone will liberate Dalits

July 20, 2016 - 9:00 pm in Politics

It was good to see Ms Mayawati in her strong way taking on the Sangh Parivar. She need to return to her old self. There is no need to read from written text in Parliament. It is time for her to now go back to cadre and ask them to go for full blow. BJP's attempted…

BJP at 2: Economic Slowdown, Social Divide and Institutional Erosion

June 17, 2016 - 4:20 pm in Politics

The BJP has completed two years in the office recently showcasing its achievements with public money  followed by the national executive meeting of the…

Acche din for hate mongers

May 29, 2016 - 10:01 pm in Politics

It was unfortunate to hear the legal brain of the government Mr Arun Jaitley expressing helplessness on the issue of online trolling of people on the…

TWO YEARS OF MODI RAJ

May 25, 2016 - 9:43 pm in Politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed two yrs in PM office. He had taken oath as the 14th Prime Minister of India on 26th May, 2014. That oath ceremony was historical for both BJP and the Nation. Premier of the SAARC countries were also present to mark…

Modi Sarkar: Unfolding of Hindutva Agenda

May 10, 2016 - 8:46 pm in Politics

Modi came to power with a bang. Riding on the support of the Corporate World, the RSS combine, the media blitz and the promises of sky; he managed to get 31% of votes and 262 seats in the Lok Sabha. This is the first time BJP  managed a simple majority…

Growing Intolerance in a Tolerant Society

May 5, 2016 - 8:05 pm in Politics

Towards the end of 2015 many writers and eminent citizens returned their national honors; protesting against the growing atmosphere of intolerance. The list was long and this acted as a process where some introspection took place in society. Still the ruling…

Ambedkar and Nationalsim

April 16, 2016 - 1:10 pm in Politics

Even those political parties that have systematically tried to undermine Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s agenda – of equality, social justice, fraternity and liberty – are, for political gains, celebrating his 125th birth anniversary. They are invoking Babasaheb…

What’s in store for Kashmiris if BJP is part of the Government?

April 7, 2016 - 7:00 am in Politics

Recirculating my earlier article on formation of alliance with BJP Government in Kashmir, this is in the context of revival of PDP-BJP alliance with Mehbooba Mufti as Chief Minister. This issue is more relevant now as BJP raised up the issue of nationalism…

(From Archives) Veer Savarkar : Brave By Half

March 25, 2016 - 10:35 am in Politics

This article was written when Savarkar's potrait was unveiled in the Parliament. The article is republished in the context of the latest controversy involving Manishankar Aiyar and the Sangh Parivar Circulating this again as the similar controversy has cropped…

Manufacturing Emotive Issues: Bharat Mata Ki Jai

March 21, 2016 - 4:58 pm in Politics

Manufacturing Emotive Issues Bharat Mata Ki Jai and hurling 'Anti Nationalism' for Dissent The national scene is being dominated by the current ‘you must chant Barat Mata ki jai’ to prove your nationalism. This was preceded by the ‘Anti national' abuse…