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Trump sounds like a Badshah out to enjoy himself

Trump sounds like a Badshah out to enjoy himself

What can be more seductive to lure a populist politician than a mass rally?Modi understands Trump well like few people can, notes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.The fifth curtain-raiser before the American president's visit to India on Monday. IMAGE: The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium -- the largest cricket stadium in the world -- is being readied to host United States President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter   One great thing about US ..., 2 days ago

Woman on hunger strike against 'Trump wall' in Gujarat

A social worker from Kerala has launched a hunger strike at the Sharaniyavas slum where the Ahmedabad civic body has built a 600-metre wall apparently to hide slums from United States President Donald Trump’s sight during his Ahmedabad visit on February 24.  IMAGE: Aswathy Jwala (centre) sits on a hunger strike to oppose the building of a wall along a slum area, that authorities said was built as part of a beautification drive along a route, that US President ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Respect police, they are not enemy: Shah

NEW DELHI, Feb 16: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday appealed to the people to respect policemen as they were "friends and not enemy", telling the force to handle violent situations calmly by remembering the advice of independent India's first Deputy ...
 The Assam Tribune6 days ago

It's Bharatiyata, not Hindutva!

It is time the current leaders who swear by 'cultural nationalism', that is religion neutral, assert that Bharatiyata is at the core of our nationalism and India was never a 'Hindu Rashtra', argues Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters.   Part 1: The bogey of Hindu Rashtra The real shot in the arm for and wide propagation of the concept of a 'Hindu Rashtra' began in 1942 at the height of World War II. The Allied powers faced their most critical moment of the war ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

The American who caught Gandhiji's killer

In the shock after Nathuram Godse murdered Mahatma Gandhi that January evening 72 years ago today, a young American diplomat rushed to capture the assassin.Vaihayasi Pande Daniel traces the memorable life of Herbert Reiner, who History has sadly relegated to a footnote. Photograph: Kind courtesy Wikimedia Commons   Herbert Reiner would have just turned 31 when he reached New Delhi in September 1947 to start his first diplomatic posting as a disbursing officer, at the rank of a vice ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Dirt in mind: Sena, BJP target Cong on booklet targeting Savarkar

The Congress on Friday came under attack from both its new ally Shiv Sena and rival Bharatiya Janata Party over an insinuation by its key frontal organisation Seva Dal about Veer Savarkar's relationship with Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse.  The Sena said the Congress had "dirt" in their mind by questioning Savarkar's credentials as a patriot and his reputation for valour while the BJP described as abhorrent and perverted the comments by the Seva Dal against the Hindutva ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

On 135th foundation day, Cong vows to fight NRC, CAA

Vowing to fight against any attempt to undermine the Constitution, Congress leaders on Saturday ratcheted up attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party over the National Population Register (NPR), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and amended Citizenship Act, as the party held marches in various parts of the country on its 135th foundation day. IMAGE: Congress president Sonia Gandhi salutes as she hoists the national flag on party's 135th foundation day at AICC HQ in New Delhi, on Saturday.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'To Make India What Bapu Had Dreamt of': Gujarat Congress Calls for Another 'Independence Movement' Against Centre

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HP under Thakur to be role model for others: Shah

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur and Union minister of state for finance and corporate affairs Anurag Thakur praised Union home minister Amit Shah by equating him with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first home minister of independent India.
 Times of India1 month ago

MoS Railways wants vandals 'shot at sight'

In the midst of nationwide protests over the amended Citizenship Act, Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi on Tuesday said that he has asked authorities to 'shoot at sight' anybody who causes damage to Railway property. "If anyone is destroying railway property, then I ask the chief minister of the particular state to initiate stringent action just as Sardar Vallabhai Patel had taken tomerge Hyderabad with India," he said at Hubballi.   This was ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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