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Narendra Modi’s legal philosophy

  You and I can say anything about Nehru, Gandhi, or even Golwalkar.  That’s what the latest legal judgment regarding one of the myriad cases against Narendra Modi says. “Court throws out suit against Modi over ‘defamatory’ remark,” says a … Continue reading

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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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Vastanvi’s Disappointment

“Vastanvi’s removal a disappointment for all secular forces, says BJP,” is a headline in The Hindu today [July 25, 2011].  It is a disappointment for the BJP because Vastanvi was perhaps the only significant Muslim leader to have praised Narendra … 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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