Hindutva: Mere Materialism?

There have been a number of opinion pieces published in the past few days in which the authors, some of whom have considerable foothold in the current establishment, have declared that there is a new version of Hindutva in place now - one that is focused solely on the safety and material welfare of the... Continue Reading →

Time For A Relook At Freedom Of Speech?

There is great euphoria in the country over the fantastic repeat victory of Sri Narendra Modi. In a few days, he will take oath - for the second time - as the Prime Minister of India. Naturally, supporters and well wishers are delighted. A section of the supporters have also expressed hope that a lot... Continue Reading →

Article 30: Test of Validity or Applicability?

There has been some discussion on social media recently wherein some people have questioned the voices against Article 30 of the Constitution. The question is "What is the problem with Article 30? It is only a protective right to ensure no minority community is deprived of educational rights". This post will attempt to explain why... Continue Reading →

The Core Manifesto

(Will be implemented when those who are pretending to be sleeping wake up) Core promises to extend the rights guaranteed towards religious freedom and to establish educational institutions under Articles 29 and 30 to all citizens, including SCs, STs, OBCs and minorities. Suitable amendments to the Constitution will be made to bring this to effect.... Continue Reading →

Bhima’s Defeat of Ashwathama

Bhimasena and Ashwathama meet several times during the 18 day war in the Mahabharata. Bhima ends up with an upper hand every time in those duels. However, the most important fight between the two of them takes place on the 16th day of the war. This was immediately after the coronation of Karna as the... Continue Reading →

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