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9 mythbusters on 2002 post-Godhra riots ~ @shehzad_ind

An article by Shehzad Poonawala debunked several cover up propaganda myths spread by BJP about the 2002 Gujarat Riots and got taken down. Here is the article.

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Maya Kodnani bowing before Modi

Comedy nights with strong, stable leadership ~ @SarCreem

Maya Kodnani, once the woman RSS, the proof of the pudding. “It wasn’t hard to see why. Kodnani’s star was on the rise after the riots. Mentored by none less than party patriarch LK Advani, she won the 2002 elections that followed the brutal riots by a thumping majority and by 2007 had been elevated […]

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How serious is Modi about the well being of women?

As the election fever hots up, the BJP – seen as the front-runner across most opinion polls – is dishing out a campaign which is a heady cocktail of Hindutva and promises of development. Having comprehensively failed in 2009 when it tried to make the Advani-Manmohan Singh fight a personality, rather than an ideology contest, […]

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Some Questions on Narendra Modi and Gujarat riots

A reader left an outraged comment defending Narendra Modi’s honor. I must admit I have not encountered them being answered. I have not thought enough on the subject to answer reliably. Reproducing them here, if anyone wants to give it a shot. [Note: Read to end before commenting] In quote below, “I” is the writer, Dhananjay. “Author” […]

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The big question of Narendra Modi

Recently, I got into a verbal spat with a friend who thinks Modi is the reincarnation of the devil himself. Another friend thinks Narendra Modi is India’s only hope as the Prime Minister. There is a whole range of people between these two extremes. Every time there is a flare up of NaMo related subjects, […]

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