Indian nationalists

India Unites Convention on Non Violence and Harmony

Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day India Unites for Non – Violence and Harmony is a non-political, citizen led campaign being organized from January 23- 30, 2019 to commemorate the 71st anniversary of Gandhiji’s martyrdom.  Various civil society organizations, academics and activists are coming together on the anniversary of Gandhiji’s martyrdom to appeal to the nation to […]

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Massive crowd at Deeksha Bhoomi on Dhammachakra Pravartan Din
Democracy
Media

Indian media un-noticed lakhs celebrating Dhammachakra Pravartan Din

Dhammachakra Pravartan Din at Deekshabhoomi “I have no Motherland’ Ambedkar once said to Gandhi, in frustration following the treatment dalits received in 20th Century. However, even if today an educated chunk belonging to Scheduled caste group get similar feeling of whether this is really “My Motherland”, then the status quo of the Indian society and the treatment its people receive […]

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indian national congress donate fundraising funds
Politics & Political Commentary

How does Indian National Congress raise funds?

I thought I was horrified by the usual list of declared donations. There were no forum posts asking party members to pay, no blog posts urging supporters to pay. No nothing. At least not in google results. It is no secret that most funds of political parties are unaccounted for: BJP’s open courting of foreign […]

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Colonialism-in-the-Mind by Gouranga Chattopadhyay – Part 5

Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 || Part 5 || Part 6 || Part 7 In British India, for almost two centuries, this process had taken place. A small percentage of people, variously termed by the British as ‘terrorists’ and ‘enemies of the crown’, resisted the fear of punishment, accepted the punishments meted out by the imperial rulers and kept […]

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Colonialism-in-the-Mind by Gouranga Chattopadhyay – Part 4

Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 || Part 5 || Part 6 || Part 7 In British India, for almost two centuries, this process had taken place. A small percentage of people, variously termed by the British as ‘terrorists’ and ‘enemies of the crown’, resisted the fear of punishment, accepted the punishments meted out by the imperial rulers and kept […]

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