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Dissent is a vital part of nationalism. We need it. Enforced nationalism is counter-productive
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Dissent is a vital part of nationalism. We need it. Enforced nationalism is counter-productive

By T.J.S. George It is part of India’s Vedic wisdom that even amrut, when taken in excess, turns poisonous. The case of nationalism is no different: Too much of it becomes counter-productive. Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and M.M.Kalburgi were nationalists, proud of their country and working for its betterment. But they were independent thinkers like…

Almost unnoticed, our democracy is getting abridged; Is perpetual one-party rule the future of India?
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Almost unnoticed, our democracy is getting abridged; Is perpetual one-party rule the future of India?

Fact No. 1: Donations by companies to political parties is the biggest contributor to corruption in India. All parties acknowledge this. Fact No. 2: Elimination of corruption has been a top priority with the BJP Government. After the currency demonetisation, government leaders even claimed that black money and corruption had been virtually stamped out. Fact…

If gangsters have taken over the education ‘industry,’ all talk of development in India is bunkum
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If gangsters have taken over the education ‘industry,’ all talk of development in India is bunkum

By T.J.S. George Education in India is in tatters because of horrendous corruption. This is making the country wobble like a skyscraper detached from its foundations. The authorities ignore the crisis because they are themselves either the destroyers or protectors of the destroyers. Frauds and scoundrels have been having such a field day that it…

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