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Woman on hunger strike against 'Trump wall' in Gujarat

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 ..., 1 month 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 ...
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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.com1 month 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.com2 months ago
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