Mahatma Gandhi

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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Aadhaar
Digital India

How does linking your Aadhaar to your bank account destroy the banking system?

Linking Aadhaar to bank accounts is a recipe for creating benami[2] bank accounts and scaling benami bank transactions. It threatens to destroy your bank accounts and destroy the country’s banking system. It’s devastating that the integrity of banking processes is being destroyed by dividing, outsourcing and privatising processes integral to core banking so that they become the responsibility of no one.

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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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Ekalavya's Guru Dakshina
Politics & Political Commentary
Religion and Phiosophy

#Gurugram, and the real lesson from the #Mahabharata – Appropriation is as old as the hills!

Following on from this series of tweets Ever since I heard of the renaming of Gurgaon to Gurugram, it was as if something exploded within me. Naming one metro station “Guru Dronacharya” did not bother me as much – especially since the next one is “Sikanderpur”. (I died mildly, thinking of the irony, when someone […]

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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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