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    The trash around Indian media and the fake journalistic notion

    The Indian media is now broadly divided into two camps, the majority, which is shameless, sold out, and sycophantic ‘godi’ media. Those in this camp paint a rosy picture of conditions in India ( somewhat like Dr Goebbels, the Nazi Propaganda Minister who kept saying that Germany was winning the Second World War even when […] More

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    A story of Begum Akhtar, Barrister Abbasi, and Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru

    Just as there have been many Urdu poets but Mirza Ghalib ( 1797-1869 ) is universally regarded a shade above everyone else, so also there have been many ghazal and thumri singers in India and Pakistan ( Ghulam Ali, Mehdi Hasan, Anup Jalota, Talat Aziz, Jagjit Singh, Pankaj Udhas, Girja Devi, Shobha Gurtu, Noorjehan, Iqbal […] More

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    Is Pakistan part of Arab culture or Indian culture ?

    Sulman Ali’s article ‘New wave of Arabisation’ published in nayadaur.tv poses the question : Is Pakistan part of Arab culture or Indian culture ? I submit it is part of Indian culture, and no amount of ‘Arabisation’ can undo this.  For instance, in large parts of our subcontinent we both speak the same language Hindustani ( called […] More

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    Are Germans inherently evil?

    Some people regard Germans inherently evil people for the horrible crimes committed by the Nazis such as sending 6 million Jews to gas chambers. Many Germans themselves feel a sense of shame for such crimes, and believe they can never be forgiven for this. In part this is due to the well planned and executed […] More

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    Mamta VS BJP’s heavyweights: The BJP overkill in West Bengal

    The state assembly elections in West Bengal are the centre of political attention nowadays in India. Several opinion polls about the elections ( whose first of its eight phases is over ) predicted that the tally of the right-wing pro Hindu Bhartiya Janta Party ( BJP ) will rise from the 3 seats it won […] More

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    The failing talks between Govt. and Farmers, and the future of the agitation

    (CAUTION: THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE AUTHOR’S OWN AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINIONS OR VIEWS OF THE RATIONAL DAILY IN ANY MANNER.) It seems that the ongoing Indian farmers’ agitation has reached a stalemate. The talks between the two sides have broken down, and the Indian Government has refused […] More

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    The destruction of academic rigour in India

    (CAUTION: THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE AUTHOR’S OWN AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINIONS OR VIEWS OF THE RATIONAL DAILY IN ANY MANNER.) The University Grants Commission of India ( UGC ) wants students all over India in all educational institutions to take the ‘cow science’ examination on 25th February. […] More

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    The Great Indian Farmers Are Creating World History

    (CAUTION: THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE AUTHOR’S OWN AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINIONS OR VIEWS OF THE RATIONAL DAILY IN ANY MANNER.) I submit that by their ongoing agitation Indian farmers are not just creating Indian history but world history. Many may think this proposition to be unfounded and […] More

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    The deadlock between India’s farmers and the government sees no end

    (CAUTION: THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE AUTHOR’S OWN AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINIONS OR VIEWS OF THE RATIONAL DAILY IN ANY MANNER.) It is evident that there is a deadlock between the agitating Indian farmers and the Central Government in India, neither side willing to give way. One would […] More

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    The sleeping giant awakening from his long slumber

    Our national objective must be to transform India from an underdeveloped to a highly developed, highly industrialised, and prosperous country, for only then will we be able to abolish our massive poverty, massive unemployment, massive malnourishment, and other social evils. For achieving this, a mighty united, historical people’s struggle is necessary, which till now was […] More

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