Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

Welcome SC on RTI in Rafale; How about “contempt of court” now?

Supreme Court, Justice K.M. Joseph, Right to Information, Official Secrets Act, Contempt of Court Act, Namboodripad, Arundhati Roy, KK Venugopal, Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim, Shobha Chaudhari, Rafale, Meghalaya High Court, Marx, Engels, MV Jayarajan, Kannur, M.O. Mathai, “Reminiscences of the Nehru Age, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

Supreme Court and KK Venugopal

The reaction of the Supreme Court, rather of one Justice K.M.

Rahul is a Muslim: Hegde wants himself to be put on “record”

Rahul Gandhi, Anant Kumar Hegde, Rajiv Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Feroze Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Jehangir Khan Ghady, Nawab Khan, janeudhari hindu, Uttar Kannada, Kotpariwad

Rahul is a Muslim, asserts Hegde

Anant Kumar Hegde, Union Minister of State for Skill Development, has dropped a bombshell, by suggesting that Rahul Gandhi is a Muslim.

No Mr. Omar Abdullah, nation would back Tathagata Roy on Kashmir

Omar Abdullah, Tathagata Roy, Mehbooba Mufti, 35A Article, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Ghulab Nabi Azad, Sheikh Abdullah, Wazir Commission, Jammu, Ladakh, Kashmir Valley, Article 370, JKPSC, Rohingya Muslims, Satya Pal Malik, Farooq Abdullah, Dogras, Gujjar-Bakerwals, Pahari, Gojri

Omar and his jaundiced eye

I woke up today to Omar Abdullah’s

Article 370 must go: BJP can’t pussyfoot any longer

Article 370, 35A, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Article 14, Article 15, Israel-Palestine situation, J & K, pseudo-sickular gang, Indian Penal Code, Prevention of Corruption Act, CBI, People’s Representation Act, Mandal commission, J & K RTI Act, Jammu, Ladakh, Kashmir Valley, Valmiki Samaj, Rajendra Prasad, Keshavananda Bharati vs state of Kerala, Pulwama attack

BJP must take a stand on Article 370

There is no reason why Article 370 of the Indian Constitution in favour of Jammu and Kashmir must not go.

Nehru & his “Himalayan blunders”

Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Hindu Civil Code, India’s China War, Pak Raiders in Kashmir, Maharaja Hari Singh, Sheikh Abdullah, Sardar Patel, Sam Manekshaw, Lord Mountbatten, Srinagar, United Nations, Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Neville Maxwell, Henderson-Bhagat report, Britain, Pakistan, Nepal, China, McMahon, NEFA, Tibet, Simla Conference, Aksai Chin, Ladakh border

Nehru fell into Mountbatten's trap

Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (the title of Pandit is a little incongruous for a sworn secularist) passed away on this day (May 27), 54 years ago in 1964.

Why Muslims owe a lot to Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Mahatma Gandhi, India, Indira Gandhi, Emergency, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Romila thapar, Somnath Temple, Haj Committee Act, NCERT, Ramachandra Guha, Jinnah, Syed Ahmad, Subhas Bose, Taj Mahal, Tipu Sultan, Bharat Ratna, The Hindu, NDTV, Bismarck, BJP, Rajmohan Gandhi, Permit system, Evacuee Property Law, Kashmir, Muslims, Christians, KM Munshi, Purushottam Das Tandon, Congress, Khurshid Alam Khan, Red Fort, Nizamuddin Auliya, Pathway to Pakistan, Choudhary Khaliquzzaman, Ram, Babri Ma

Sardar Patel: Did he really have anti-Muslim bias?

This is the centenary of the year when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel first met Mahatma Gandhi and India got its unifier as we know the nation today.

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 a

“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.

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

Mr Sibal, you ain't fooling anyone!

Kapil Sibal, 2G, 66A IT Act, Supreme Court,UPA, Hindutva, Hinduism, Jadavpur University,Professor Ambikesh Mohapatra, Anees Trivedi, Anna Hazare, Mamta Bannerjee, Una, Dadri, Alwar, CAG, CBI, Shivraj Patil, TRAI, A. Raja, spectrum allocation, Majrooh Sultanpur, Arthur Jail Road, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Article 19 (1), Times of India

Kapil Sibal: a classic case of pot calling the kettle black

Kapil Sibal, former telecom minister in the UPA government, in an