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Idea of linguistic states has outlived its utility

The issue that is currently troubling the nation most is Regionalism.There is a debate over Mumbai, based on statements made by the Thackerays and MNS. It is popular politics at play and not nation building. This is also an idea … Continue reading

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Have an open mind

I can only cite the ignorance of the Indian Muslim clerics & their die-hard followers in refusing to sing the national song. Vande Mataram (salute to the Motherland) was penned by Bankimchandra Chatterji in praise of the beautiful nature of … Continue reading

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The glow of freedom

When we were in school, Independence Day was a much-awaited event. Though the celebration would last four to five hours, the preparations would take at least a couple of weeks. We had to think of different themes and fine-tune them, … Continue reading

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