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  • Sabrimala is nothing but a typical example of plurality of ritualistic traditions and beliefs in diverse Hindu ways of worship which must be respected, it has nothing to do with gender based discrimination or artificially…

  • The typical narrative of political history or Hindu-Muslim encounters would say India saw “thousand years of slavery”, that Hindu kings lost to invaders because of “lack of unity and infighting” and so on. Hindu valour…

  • The kind of sAmarthya required for a good leader does not even figure in the list of priorities of the Hindu society. The colonization of India had one major destructive impact among several others: a…

  • If things have to change in favor of Hindus,state ideals should be pro-Hindu to incentivize pro-Hindu policies and decisions either by executive or other institutions. It is commonly “understood” that Hindus are systematically disadvantaged in…

  • Kargil War captured the collective consciousness of our Nation. Initially what appeared to be mischief across a few posts along the Line of Control (LoC) by the Pakistan Army unfolded to be a well orchestrated…

  •   Governments and big media houses enjoyed an oligopoly over the means of mass communication until not very long. With the advent and rise of social media, this advantage has all but evaporated and democratized…

  • As I write this piece from a hotel room in Sharjah, I have in front of me local newspapers replete with colourful and wide coverage on Indian Republic Day celebration in UAE but simultaneously Indian…

  •  It is an irony that while the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka constructed memorials for the heroes of Hyderabad Liberation Struggle, the state of Telangana, esp the city of Hyderabad does not have a befitting…

  • The B.B.C. of UK in one of its Quiz programmes had posed a question “Which is the biggest non-governmental voluntary organization in the world?” Not getting suitable answers, the quiz master himself declared that “the…

  • Extracts from Pakistan or the Partition of India, 2nd Edn, in Selected Works of Dr. BR Ambedkar compiled by Dr. Rahul A. Shastri, President, Samvit Kendra This booklet consists of extracts from Dr. Ambedkar’s book: Pakistan or the Partition…