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Modi’s Fast

Like all successful politicians Narendra Modi is very fast to learn lessons of practical politics.  He has learnt the value of the Gandhian fast too quickly.  But he won’t dare to undertake a fast-unto-death like the real Gandhi or his … Continue reading

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American badge for Narendra Modi

  The Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the USA has pinned a badge on the much sullied waistcoat of Narendra Modi.  It is Gujarat’s economic development that CRS found praiseworthy.  The actual reason for the accolade may be found in … Continue reading

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Gujarat model of justice

  On 29 Aug – two days back, that is – the Gujarat High Court acquitted all of the 12 who had been accused of murdering Haren Pandya, Gujarat’s Minister of State for Home.  Haren Pandya was murdered on 26 … Continue reading

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Courting Death in Modi’s Gujarat

Challenging Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat, is worse than challenging Caligula, the diabolical emperor who reigned over the Roman Empire 2000 years ago.   One may wonder why Sanjeev Bhatt IPS chose to challenge Narendra Modi now – … Continue reading

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The Hollowness of Hindutva

  It was always evident that Hindutva is not an ideology.  The simple reason is that it was based on hatred; hatred of Muslims, Christians, and the whole world that didn’t fit in the ‘emotive’ structure defined by whoever considers … Continue reading

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Gujarat Model of Development

  The ‘development’ that the state of Gujarat achieved under the ‘charismatic’ leadership of Narendra Modi has been acclaimed by quite many people in India.  People like the Ambanis and Ratan Tata did one better than another in praising Mr … Continue reading

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Rahul Gandhi, Indigenous Terror, etc.

  The WikiLeaks revelation of Rahul Gandhi’s remark about the threat of Hindu terrorism being more dangerous to the country than Islamic terrorism stirred up a hornet’s nest in the Sangh Parivar.  The agitation of the Parivar is understandable given … Continue reading

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