Articles and Commentaries

Arabization of Indian Muslims?

Religion and religious practices often dictate lifestyles, choices and forms of representation. Clearly, all religious practices across history and in the geographical spread have adapted themselves to local customs and traditions and have enriched themselves by a syncretic effort to unite. Islam has been no exception in how it lends an identity to a practising Muslim.…
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Book Reviews: “Half-Lion: How PV Narasimha Rao Transformed India”

Book Review: ‘Half Lion - How P.V. Narsimha Rao Transformed India’ Author: Vinay Sitapati Publisher: Penguin Books Limited Price: Rs.699/- Book Review by: Jayraj Pandya In a nation obsessed with the utopian vision presented by its founding Prime Minister and carried forward by his dynasty by being in power for all but five years till…
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Imprints of Colonialism in our Political Discourse

~ By : Ram Madhav This subject, ‘Imprints of Colonialism in our Political Discourse’, is coming rather 75 years late. We should have settled this issue 65-70 years ago at the time of the Independence itself like many other countries. There was an excellent opportunity at that time to choose a different path. But we…
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India’s National Narrative

Modern India since 1947 is not a new nation but the rebirth of a profound and enduring ancient civilization. In this regard India has been compared with Israel, which was also reestablished in l947, though India’s size and influence is more extensive. India is one of the most ancient civilizations in the world with roots…
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