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Wanted: Vision 20:20, not myopia

Wanted: Vision 20:20, not myopia

"If the Sangh Parivar and its offshoots had participated in the freedom struggle, they would have realised that the question of India's nationhood was decided and sealed 72 years ago. India was not to be a mirror image of Pakistan which chose religion as its raison d'etre."A nation of 80 per cent Hindus refused to become a Hindu rashtra not because it was the fashionable thing to do or that Jawaharlal Nehru wanted it that way. In deciding to remain a nation for all religions, ..., 3 weeks ago

Wanted: Vision 20:20, not myopia

'The government may backpedal for now to stave off bad international press and diplomatic demarches, but that it will go ahead with putting religion at the centre of citizenship rules is certain.''For it is convinced that this is the magic bullet that will ensure its return to power in 2024,' says Saisuresh Sivaswamy. IMAGE: A protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at the historic August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai, December 19, 2019. Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/   'What if?' ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

When justice fails, instant justice steps in

'We may have the finest criminal laws, but of what use are they when it can ensure neither a quick, time-bound trial nor punishment?''The outcome, then, will be extra-judicial solutions like what the Telangana police has hit upon,' argues Saisuresh Sivaswamy. IMAGE: People shower flower petals and hail the police at the encounter site, where the four men accused of the gruesome rape and murder of a 25-year-old woman veterinary doctor were shot dead by the police early on December 6, 2019.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Pawar settles the Chanakya question. Sorry, Modi-Shah, you lose

Thanks to Sharad Pawar and him alone, Maharashtra has shown that the Modi-Shah duo can be halted.The next step is to take the battle to Dilli, says Saisuresh Sivaswamy. IMAGE: Sharad Pawar, right and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, centre, with Nationalist Congress Party, Congress and Shiv Sena leaders in Mumbai, November 25, 2019. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI Photo   There are any number of ways to parse the political blitzkrieg that rattled Maharashtra these last four days. It ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

How Modi outwitted Rao's Babri Masjid calculation

'He failed to foresee that the campaign of hatred need not be continuous; a sporadic, scattered campaign is enough.''What was important is to keep the pot boiling, not let it overflow like happened during the masjid-mandir days,' notes Saisuresh Sivaswamy. IMAGE: December 6, 1992: Kar sevaks during the Babri Masjid demolition.   In last year's blockbuster Telugu film Bharat Ane Nenu (I, Bharat), actor Mahesh, who becomes chief minister after his incumbent father's sudden death and tries ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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