Denying National Roots

This study examines the early evolution of the attitude of communism towards nationalism in general and towards Indian nationalism in particular. It also looks at how the ideas of communism were received early but were...

People’s intervention in the Future of Media

  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...

Liberation Struggle of Hyderabad – Book

 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...

Dr. Hedgewar – Book

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...

Ambedkar on Nationalism-Book

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...

Interrogating Macaulay’s Children – Book

The book is a collection of quotations by well known persons from various walks of life culled from various sources, mostly foreign, from the very ancient to the most recent times. These quotes refute, sentence...

“Interrogating Macaulay’s Children”- Book release

A new book titled as “Interrogating Macaulay’s Children” was released on 4th March 2018 at Jagriti Bhavan, Kachiguda. This book focuses on the positive aspects of Bharat as documented by scholars from across the world...

The Hyderabad Liberation Day

-Dr. Rahul A. Shastri, President, Samvit Kendra 15th  August, 1947 brought freedom to the people of India but not to 1.76 crore people living in Nizam’s Hyderabad. The Nizam claimed independent sovereignty a week later....

Analysis : The Unviable Alliance

MIM is trying to revive the pre-Partition strategy of Muslim League to forge Dalit-Muslim alliance. The earlier experiences show that such alliance is neither viable nor in the dalit interest In the backdrop of the...