Articles and Commentaries

On a Mission to Realise Bapu’s Vision

~ By Ram Madhav Varanasi Prime Minister Modi spoke about corruption-free India in this year’s Independence Day address. He compared it with termites in our homes that require action at multiple levels. We have to give many injections at many places, he said. He was probably suggesting that besides government, people too have to play…
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Book Review: Rajiv Malhotra’s “The Battle for Sanskrit”

~ By Khandavalli Satya Deva Prasad The refined aspect of Bharatiya society is Sanskriti. Its language is Sanskrit. Sanskrit and Sanskriti are almost synonymous. Such is the importance of Sanskrit language. The four hundred sixty pages book The Battle for Sanskrit by Sri Rajiv Malhotra, analyzes in detail the threat posed to Sanksrit and Sanskriti…
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Revisiting Ambedkar’s Idea of Nationalism

~ By Swadesh Singh Ambedkar stood with the most downtrodden and deprived sections of the Indian society; the sections which had no voice in public life. The social mobilization of these sections by Ambedkar helped in the national freedom movement. As the Chairman of the Drafting Committee, Ambedkar advocated a strong nation-state. Introduction Over thousands…
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Svaraj and The Nation

~Prof. Makarand R. Paranjape In 1909, Mahatma Gandhi wrote Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule. Not only was this his first major book, it was also the only book of his that Gandhi himself translated into English. Written originally in Gujarati between 13 and 22 November on board the S. S. Kildonan Castle journeying from…
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