JAITLEY CHARGED WITH SEDATION – Vasudevan Narayanpillai

On 20th August, 2016 Arun Jaitley said today that former PM PV Narasimha Rao wasn’t the economic messiah people believe he is, that the UPA neglected productivity, and that the post-independence Nehruvian model led to no development whatsoever. Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said- “That (Nehruvian) model of development was the reason India couldn’t get up to a growth rate of even 1 percent in … Continue reading JAITLEY CHARGED WITH SEDATION – Vasudevan Narayanpillai

सवर्णों का समाज सुधर नहीं रहा है- Dilip Mandal

सवर्णों को जाति के नाम पर नफरत बंद करने का सबक देने के लिए ओबामा या पुतिन नहीं आएंगे. समाज सुधार के लिए यहीं पर किसी को यह काम करना होगा. सवर्ण बुध्दिजीवी, चिंतक, एक्टिविस्ट यह करने को तैयार नहीं हैं. गांधी की तरह वे भी “हरिजनों” को ही जगाना चाहते हैं. हरिजन जाग – जाग कर परेशान है. इतना सामाजिक जागरण हुआ है कि … Continue reading सवर्णों का समाज सुधर नहीं रहा है- Dilip Mandal

Worshipping False Gods: An open letter to fellow Indians

A former Union Minister for External Affairs, Salman Khurshid is a practicing lawyer This letter comes from someone many of you have known, supported in myriad ways, honoured with high office, sometimes challenged for opinions you found uncomfortably out of the box, but always given a sense of belonging. It was for that reason that I wrote the book At Home in India and the … Continue reading Worshipping False Gods: An open letter to fellow Indians

Gandhi did not dream of India that was rich or powerful, but of an India that was fair and just

He looked rather like this, 68 years ago, to his assassin. He looked straight into his eyes, quite exactly like this. Gandhi was walking, of course, not standing. And he walked straight into those three bullets. He embraced those darts, he did. With the might of his pain for others, the depth of his faith in God, he hugged them. He had fought for years … Continue reading Gandhi did not dream of India that was rich or powerful, but of an India that was fair and just

Gandhi, My Hero – Shelja Sen #GandhiRocks #HarmonyRocks

From the time I was little I remember Gandhi was my ultimate hero. I am not very sure why, but I think a lot of it is to do with the fact that I was in Gandhi house in school. There was no sorting hat (as in Hogwarts) that decided my fate but just I suppose a random teacher’s random choice. A choice that made … Continue reading Gandhi, My Hero – Shelja Sen #GandhiRocks #HarmonyRocks

Why attacks on Mahatma Gandhi are good – Rajmohan Gandhi

They offer an opportunity to recall what he stood for. The imperfect Gandhi was more radical and progressive than most contemporary compatriots. Gandhi suggested that our uncertainty over the right course to take would disappear once we ask how the most helpless person we have known would be affected by our choice. Offended by attacks on the Mahatma, some friends who think of me as … Continue reading Why attacks on Mahatma Gandhi are good – Rajmohan Gandhi