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Public statement by Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj 1

Public statement by Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj

*PUBLIC STATEMENT BY ADVOCATE SUDHA BHARADWAJ* Visiting Professor, National Law University Delhi and National Secretary, Peoples’ Union for Civil Liberties I have been informed that Republic TV aired a programme on 4 July 2018, presented by anchor and MD Arnab Goswami as “Super Exclusive Breaking News”. The programme, which is being repeatedly shown, contains a …

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Congress-Modi-Kejriwal

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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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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Colonialism-in-the-Mind by Gouranga Chattopadhyay – Part 2

Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 || Part 5 || Part 6 || Part 7 One such noteworthy phenomenon is the scramble for ‘good’ schools that provide education in the English medium in exchange for what, at times, amounts to ‘a King’s ransom’ by contrast with other schools that use ‘regional languages’ as the medium of instruction. Please note that …

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