Jawaharlal Nehru

Portrait of Gauri Lankesh by the students of Arts and Crafts College, Patna
Hindutva
Politics & Political Commentary
Radicalization

Dweshbhakts want you to unsee #GauriLankeshMurder

  Gauri Lankesh was murdered She was a target of Hindutva forces. She had spoken about this before. Yet, supporters of the government would like us to believe anything except the obvious suspects could be responsible. Let us say it loud and clear. Hindu terror units killed Gauri Lankesh. She opposed the RSS, the BJP […]

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Independence Day India
National

The Riddle of Independence day of India

Challenging the Metanarrative Of Indian Independence Struggle. A historian ought to be exact, sincere and impartial; free from passion, unbiased by interest, fear, resentment or affection; and faithful to the truth, which is the mother of history the preserver of great actions, the enemy of oblivion, the witness of the past, the director of the […]

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think-it-is-not-illegal-yet
Politics & Political Commentary

Wake up. It’s Propaganda – the A to Z of it

A guest post by Hari Prasad on the propaganda prevailing in India, the nature of it and the implications it has for the country and its ability to understand its government. India. It was May, 26th 2014. There was a coronation in front of an historic building to an undisputed emperor of the purportedly new […]

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Soni Sori poster
Democracy
Education
General
National
Politics & Political Commentary

A History of, and Response to, Disproportionate Violence

This post began life as an attempt to boost the response to the latest wave of targeted violence and/or State-sponsored suppression of civil liberties in Chhattisgarh. Even as I typed away, trying to summarize the ever-mounting brutality in that state, the news breaking from the University of Hyderabad took centre-stage. Every day this past week […]

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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Hindutva
Politics & Political Commentary

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Vs Hindu Mahasabha

Historical documents establish that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose opposed the Hindu Mahasabha as well as the Muslim League as communal and acted to prevent their growth and membership in the Congress. This is contradictory to the attempts of contemporary right wingers to appropriate his legacy.

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