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Bankim Chandra and Vande Mataram

Vande Mataram, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Acharya Kriplani, Khudiram Bose, Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Madan Lal Dhingra, Curzon Wyllie, Veer Savarkar, Andamans, Sister Nivedita, Bhikaji Cama, Lala Har Dayal, Gadar Party, G.K. Gokhale, South Africa, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Janaganamana, Rabindranath Tagore, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, national anthem, Anand Math, Sanyasi Revolt, British East India Company, Battle of Plassey, Barisal, Lord Curzon, Surendranath Bannerjee, Sir Bipin Chandra Pal,
Bankim Chandra's Vande Mataram: A political fallout

Just two words—Vande Mataram—by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, who has his 179th birth anniversary (June 26, 1838) this Monday, tells a lot about we the

“Nehru Conspiracy” & Dr. Mookerjee’s death

Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Jana Sangh, Bharatiya Janata Party, J & K, Amit Shah, Sambit Patra, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Sheikh Abdullah, Dr. M. S. Golwalkar,  Nehru-Liaqat Pact, Dr. Koenraad Elst, East Bengal, West Bengal, East Pakistan, Hindu Mahasabha, Indian National Congress, Quit India Movement, Non-Cooperation Movement, Civil Disobedience Movement, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Bengal Muslim League, Great Calcutta Killings, Noakhali Riots, Great Bengal Famine of 1943, Ispaha
Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee (centre) with Nehru and Sardar Patel

Dr.

How Express "curated" Roy’s tweet

Indian Express, Tathagata Roy, Tripura, Governor, Civil War, Dr. Syama Prasad Mookherjee, The Great Calcutta Killings, the Noakhali Hindu Genocide, Bharatiya Jana Sangh, RSS, Bharatiya Janata Party
Express front page story (left) and Dr. Syama Prasad Mookherjee

Indian Express could barely suppress its glee and smirk when today it front-paged a tweet by Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy which stated that “Hindu-Muslim p

Guha and the Gandhi he hides

Rahul Gandhi and the “colonized mind”

Rahul Gandhi, RSS, Bhagwad Gita, Upanishads, Sonia Gandhi, Raajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Dharma, Humpty-Dumpty, Michel Danino, Macaulay Doctrine, Fake Aryan Invasion Theory, Gregory series, Pell’s equation, Siddhantic period, Aryuveda, Siddha, Harappan times, Ananda Coomaraswamy, BJP, West, colonists, Islam
Reading sacred texts for political fights. Pic courtesy AsiaNet.

So we read this comic-tragic news the other day that Rahul Gandhi is reading Bhagwad Gita and Upanashids to counter Rashtriya Swayam Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiy

Absurd rebuttal: Express has eggs on face

Indian Express, Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma, Rajasthan High Court, rattail combs, Rudie Steiner, Dr. Vijayalakhsmi, Dr. Kanti Sen Sharaf, Shirovich, Surabhi Goshalas
Indian Express is losing face everyday

Indian Express today wrote a