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Was there a script for Modi for PM and Kejriwal for CM?

There seems to be a fringe theory floating around about a larger international conspiracy (CIA etc) influencing Indian politics using the Ford Foundation (among other things). The Great Game India blog (linking to blog because too many interlinked posts to link individually) has been with this train of thought for a few years now. That the RSS …

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Van set on fire by angry Muslim protesters in Mumbai

Questions smolder in the wake of the riots in protest of Assam riots

Who were the rioters? Was the violence planned? Why was the security establishment caught sleeping yet again, in spite of clear warnings like: Asad Owaisi’s speech in Parliament. Whether a warning of trouble possible, or a threat, the subject HAD come up in the Parliament and got noticed. Why was it not taken seriously? Pakistani …

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Colonialism-in-the-Mind by Gouranga Chattopadhyay – Part 6

Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 || Part 5 || Part 6 || Part 7 There are other kinds of evidence too of the colonial hangover in various aspects of life in India. One of those is some kind of a belief about a ‘Centre-State relationship’ that has not been consciously articulated, and therefore some of its deeper implications remain …

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Colonialism-in-the-Mind by Gouranga Chattopadhyay – Part 3

Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 || Part 5 || Part 6 || Part 7 Such a wide definition of dharma created the ground for tolerance and dialogues across people with different philosophies, faiths and beliefs. That did not suit the British imperialists, who depended on a policy of divide and rule. By destroying the earlier education systems prevalent in …

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