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'Vande Mataram' not 'Jana Gana Mana' is 'real national anthem': RSS
DNA India

'Vande Mataram' real national anthem: RSS leader

CHANDIGARH: You will now end up paying less for your food in hotels and restaurants as the Chandigarh Administration has banned the levying of service charge by eateries. Arjun Kapoor sure has caught the fancy of women across the nation. The ... Chandigarh Tribune, 4 weeks ago

Why the RSS is an obstacle for Modi

'The innate fascism of the RSS is overshadowing Modi's development programme,' argues Amulya Ganguli. Just as the Communists believed in 1947-1948 that India had not attained 'real' Independence -- yeh azadi jhooti hai -- the RSS today believes that the Jana Gana Mana is not the real national anthem. In its view, that honour should go to Vande Mataram. The first signs that the Sangh Parivar wanted a second look at the Jana Gana Mana was when Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh -- who presided over ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Ultranationalism, the fifth wheel of the Hindutva rath

By Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay Flash back to the summer of 1989 when Hindutva jargon sounded Greek. In a press conference after his party passed the watershed Palampur resolution that made construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya its official agenda, ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago POKE ME: All-inclusive ultra-nationalism has been fabricated as the fifth wheel in the Hindutva rath  Economic Times3 weeks ago

Shock and Awe: India and Fervent Nationalism

Over the last month, there has been a growing movement, led by the political elite of India, mostly from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led government, of aggressive nationalism and patriotism, extending the events surrounding the free ...
 ZNet3 weeks ago

RSS’ Bhaiyyaji Joshi kicks off anthem row

Bhaiyyaji Joshi A controversy erupted after a top RSS leader was quoted as saying that ‘Vande Mataram’ was the real national anthem and not the ‘Jana Gana Mana.’ However, later, RSS said that general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi had not asked for any ...
 Asian Age4 weeks ago

The Bharat Matapivot

The evidence is now unmistakable that India's economic transformation is not the primary project of the BJP regime. The BJP's 2014 election campaign was heavily based on that. But for all practical purposes, economic development has become a ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Women, take care!

Apropos lead article titled 'Mysterious breast disease grips city' (PM, Mar 29) has brought home several issues to get worried about; the biggest one being the "mystery" angle. Doctors are perplexed as to what is causing the infection. At least, ...
 Pune Mirror1 month ago
Millennium Post

A Mother's worship: why some Muslims find it difficult to say Bharat Mata kijai

Two Hyderabad-based Islamic seminaries have issued fatwas this month to Muslims to not chant Bharat Mata ki jai. The fatwa, or opinion, cites the fact that Bharat Mata seeks to deify the land as a mother and worshiping any deity, and therefore, even ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago In fact- Bharat Mata: From freedom struggle metaphor to patriotism's litmustest  Yahoo! India1 month ago Reclaiming Bharat Mata  Millennium Post1 month ago A history of Bharat Mata and why we need to draw a parallel with the nationalanthem  Yahoo! India1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

DC Debate: In the name of patriotism

RSS did not fight for freedom. It's a cover-up It's easy nowadays to get branded as an anti-national. Writers and artists returning awards to protest against murders of rationalists and Dadri lynching are anti-nationals. People voicing concerns ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

How 'Bharat Mata' became the code word for a theocratic Hindu state

In 1905, Gujarati politician and writer KM Munshi asked Aurobindo Ghosh a question that has become a vital a century later: How can one become patriotic? Ghosh one of the fathers of Hindu nationalism replied with an answer that is especially ...
 Kashmir Observer1 month ago
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