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Mamata Banerjee : The Angry Woman Of The Great Indian Politics

Mamata Banerjee is a true politician. It was not that she did everything casually or as per her whims and fancies. On most occasions, she was carried off by emotions. But even behind her emotional outburst, she had a cool, calculated and well worked-out strategy. All her actions are backed by very strong reasons. -… Continue reading Mamata Banerjee : The Angry Woman Of The Great Indian Politics

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Sikkim : A Story

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. - Gautam Buddha Sikkim, Requiem for a himalayan kingdom, is a very well written book on a topic which in India very few people are aware of. So, before we start discussing about this book it would be better if we talk… Continue reading Sikkim : A Story

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The People Who Are Running India : The Dalal’s (middlemen) Of Hindustan

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers. -Aristotle A feast of vultures, the hidden business of democracy in India is a stellar piece of investigative journalism. And before I write on this topic I wanna salute to the author of this book for being courageous and honest in… Continue reading The People Who Are Running India : The Dalal’s (middlemen) Of Hindustan

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The Param Vir Chakra : India’s Greatest Military honour

Soldiers don't die when bullets pierce their hearts and heads through their olive green shirts and woolen balaclavas. They don't die when they fall before an enemy onslaught, or even when they get buried in trenches, staining the earth with their war crimson blood. It is only when we forget their acts of bravery that… Continue reading The Param Vir Chakra : India’s Greatest Military honour

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Pakistan : An Enigma

Pakistan is not going to be a theocratic State - to be ruled by priests with a divine mission. We have many non-Muslims - Hindus, Christians, and Parsis - but they are all Pakistanis. They will enjoy the same rights and privileges as any other citizens and will play their rightful part in the affairs… Continue reading Pakistan : An Enigma

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Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru : The Immortal Prime minister of India

I must frankly confess that I am a socialist and a republican, and am no believer in kings and princess, or in the order which produces the modern kings of industry who have great power over the lives and fortunes of men than even the Kings of old, and whose methods are as predatory as… Continue reading Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru : The Immortal Prime minister of India

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The Reality Of The Great Indian Politics

“In India, ‘Bhakti’ or what may be called the path of devotion or hero-worship plays a part in politics unequalled in magnitude by the part it plays in the politics of any other of the world. ‘Bhakti’ in religion may be a road to salvation of the soul. But in politics, ‘Bhakti’ or hero-worship is… Continue reading The Reality Of The Great Indian Politics