Monthly Archives: June 2016

My Modi Illusions Have Shattered, Thanks In Part To Donald Trump

By Riju Agarwal, The Huffington Post | June 9, 2016 During the 2014 general election, I, along with many other NRIs, pledged my vicarious support to the BJP and Narendra Modi. Any arguments that called into question Modi’s dubious human … Continue reading

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How Sangh Parivar is influencing India’s budding bureaucrats

A number of IAS aspirants coached by Samkalp, an institute inspired by the right wing, have been making it to the civil services. By Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay Source: Recent reports that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS) joint general secretary (Sah Sarkaryawah) … Continue reading

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Smriti Irani would’ve justified jailing Tagore for his nationalism: Ashis Nandy

Source: FirstPost | June 21, 2016 Political psychologist Ashis Nandy believes that the main reason for the BJP to appoint unqualified people to important institutional posts is because the party lacks intellectuals and competent people within its ranks. At the … Continue reading

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No, Nehru didn’t keep India out of UNSC or reject Kennedy offer; it is just rhetoric

By Sandipan Sharma, FirstPost | June 17, 2016 In a bid to discredit former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, dozens of myths are being propagated to make him look like a half-wit, whose policies and ideology somehow deprived India of its deserved … Continue reading

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If there is No Exodus in Kairana, BJP and Zee News will Manufacture it!

By Sourodipto Sanyal, India Resists | June 15, 2016 Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and Muzzaffarnagar riots accused Hukum Singh, recently backtracked and said the issue of families leaving Kairana, a city in Western Uttar Pradesh is not a Hindu- Muslim issue. He … Continue reading

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Caste system practised in India is anti-national, says Amartya Sen

The 82-year-old economist came down heavily on the culture of people being branded anti-national for not ‘toeing a certain line’. Source: Scroll | June 17, 2016 Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Thursday came down heavily on the culture of branding … Continue reading

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BJP created Kairana issue to divert attention: Mayawati

Mayawati said the state’s Samajwadi Party government was not in a position to show the truth behind the conspiracy, “which could have led to serious riots”, as it is in connivance with the BJP. By Express News Service | Source: … Continue reading

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