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Demolishing the Clichés

The 10th Hindu Spiritual & Service Fair (HSSF) held in Chennai from January 30 to February 4, showcases patriotism, cultural ethos and demolishes various cliches about Bharat The 10th Hindu Spiritual & Service Fair (HSSF) organised at Guru Nanak College in Chennai concluded on February 4, 2019. The six-day fair began on January 30 and witnessed the participation from all sections of the society. The event was organised to showcase various cultures and traditions within the Hindu society. ..

Lynching Continues in Mamata’s Bengal

Left liberals are silent on the brutal lynching of Suman Das who originally belongs to Odisha. There was no candle light protest for him either in Kolkata or in Delhi. Only the poor family members came from Odisha to receive the dead body. A lady was also lynched the next day in the same locality. The houses of BJP workers were attacked in Lavadoha. This is the scene of Bengal, when Mamata Banerjee chose to stage protest in DelhiProbably the lone death of an Orissa man is not much newsworthy in the ..

Disharmonious Journalism

f the state. Such dailies and media outlets would do a service to the society by trying to bring all communities together instead of sowing seeds of disha  Earlier this month, a prominent Left-leaning Kannada daily published a report about the supposed travails of Dalits in a village called Chennkal in Kolar district of Karnataka. The report highlighting that untouchability was rampant in the village, claimed that the upper caste people mistreated Dalits to an extent that they were not even ..

Alliance Against Modified Bharat

There is a combination of external agencies and internal factors who are against the strong leadership in Bharat. All they want is a scrambled alliance of political parties who cannot take strong decisions but would wait and watch and delay decisions of national interest.TS Chandrashekar There is a warning which India has to think very intently as outside powers could try to change public opinion and generate mistrust among the common people during this year’s general elections. We call ..

How does it work?

There is much hue and cry these days about the biased social media platforms especially Twitter, in our country. Recently very tough stand was taken by Parliamentary Committee to handle this situation when they summoned top bosses of Twitter to appear before its IT committee. Let us understand what the basis of such complaints is…  People protesting outside Twitter office in New Delhi claiming that Twitter is biased against nationalist Indian users  Of late, many users have ..

Twitter Must Answer on ‘Bias’

Sinister attempts are being made to subvert the democratic and political process to dictate a biased narrative to influence the 2019 Election through popular social media platform specifically Twitter, the micro-blogging platform hijacked by neo-Left intellectuals, media, pseudo-seculars and jihadisIshkaran Singh Bhandari That free and fair means of communication are sine quo non of democracy. If the means of communication are biased, restrict ability of any group or class of people on social, ..

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Ponzi Alliance Apropos (The Ponzi Alliance), Organiser, February 17, 2019, it struck me strange when I read the editorial. Surely, something is fishy here. Why is Mamata scared of CBI enquiry into Chit Fund scams? What is she hiding in there? How many skeletons are waiting there to tumble out of her cupboards? According to media reports, Rajeev Kumar, the Kolkata police chief, is an expert in browbeating and arm-twisting his adversaries using spy gadgets. Is he privy to some deep and dark secrets ..

RSS calls for monetary help to families of #Pulwama martyrs through #BharatKeVeer

RSS Sarkaryavah Shri Bhaiyyaji Joshi on Sunday urged the people of the country to utilise the “bharatkeveer” app or website to make contributions app to make their contributions..

Two Congress workers killed in CPM-Congress clashes: Rahul Gandhi condemns murders without naming CPM

Rahul Gandhi refrained from blaming the CPM for killings his party men as both the parties are forging a grand-alliance against BJP in the coming Lok Sabha elections..

#PulwamaTerrorAttack Fire that is raging in you, is in my heart too: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, his heart is filled with grief and outrage, just like the people of the country, over the Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF jawans..

“Pakistan is a failed state and terrorist haven”

Imam Shaikh Mohammad Tawhidi, is an Iranian born Shia-Muslim Imam, having Australian citizenship and publicly Ordained Islamic Authority, Thinker, Educator, Speaker, and one of the main leading voices in the global movement of Islamic reform. He currently operates from the West, mainly Washington DC, and is involved in counter-terrorism, spreading peace, establishing dialogue and harmony. Imam Tawhidi is licensed by numerous Grand Ayatollahs and leaders of Islamic Seminaries to lead and represent ..

We will avenge the death of our brothers: A Poetic Tribute to Pulwama Martyrs

We will avenge the death of our brothers: A Poetic Tribute to Pulwama Martyrs..

Pulwama Terror Attack: Treacherous CPM and China, birds of a feather flock together, keep mum about Pakistan and JeM

The politburo of the CPI (M) has issued a statement condemning the attack. Social media point out apparent similarities between the statements of the CPM and China, for example, both China and the CPM deliberately refrained from naming JeM and Pakistan in their statements..

The Army of Prophet Mohammed aka Jaish-e-Mohammad: Know about the perpetrator of the cowardly ‘Fidayeen’ attack in Pulwama

The Army of Prophet Mohammed aka Jaish-e-Mohammad: Know about the perpetrator of the cowardly ‘Fidayeen’ attack in Pulwama..

‘Sacrifices of our security personnel won't go in vain’ says Prime Minister after Pulwama Terrorist Attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed the attack on CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama as despicable and asserted that the sacrifices of security personnel will not go in vain...

#PulwamaTerrorAttack Do not air content which may incite violence, promote anti-national attitudes: I&B Ministry issues advisory to TV channels

The Union Government issued an advisory for private TV channels to not air any content which may either incite violence, promote anti-national attitudes or which contain anything affecting the national integrity, in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir..

RSS condemns Pulwama Terror Attack, urges Govt to take stringent action against culprits

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarkaryavah Shri Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi strongly condemned the terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement, he paid homage to the martyred CRPF personnel and expressed condolences to their family members..

Pulwama Terror Attack: CRPF convoy targeted in J&K; 40 jawans martyred

Pakistan backed Islamic terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for the terror attack..

Run for Bharat Mata

 he Run being flagged off Hyderabad: Kreeda Bharati organised a unique event ‘Run4BharatMata’ on January 27 to spread the idea of national unity and consciousness by taking care of one’s health. Around 700 people ran 5 km from ..

RITAM for Right News

Shri Mohan Bhagwat launching the App in Ahmedabad Ahmedabad: RSS Sarsanghachalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat launched a multilingual news app, RITAM. RITAM stands for Reliable, Informative, Trusted, Authentic, Motivating news. ‘Ritam’ in Sanskrit means ‘honest and Being Right’. It is a platform offering scores of news portals, blogs and articles. It will aggregate diverse news, views and opinions at one place. It contains contents which are scrutinised to ensure authenticity and ..

Water to All is a Fundamental Right

Devgiri: RSS Sarkaryavah Shri Bhaiyaji Joshi said if we have to lead Bharat on the path of sustainable development, we would have to show farsightedness and take concrete steps with the active involvement of the society. “We get success if we are dedicated to the cause like Bhagirath,” Shri Joshi said while addressing the ‘Jalsamvad 2019’ organised by Mahatma Phule Agriculture Institute Aurangabad and Kavyitri Bahinabai Chaudhary North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon on February ..

How I became a Hindu | Maria Wirth speaks to Organiser

Organiser Editor Shri Prafulla Ketkar in conversation with Maria Wirth. She talks about her recent book, 'Thank You India ( A German Woman's Journey To The Wisdom of Yoga)' and her journey, searching for truth and encountering the many remarkable men and women, gurus and teachers, who would act as guides for her decades in India..

Gujjars to Intensify Reservation Stir in Rajasthan

Members of the Gujjar community in Rajasthan were back on railway tracks, protesting against the Government’s failure to fulfil their election manifesto to reserve 5% reservation to the Gujjar their demand on Reservation for Gujjar communityAgnima Sharma The members of Gujjar community in Rajasthan are back on ‘track’ after a call by Gujjar Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti, since February 8. They have started an agitation, pressing for a 5% reservation in government and educational ..

NDA's Rafale deal 2.86% cheaper than UPA's: CAG Report

Dealing a mighty blow to Congress and its clown prince, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said in its report that the Rafale fighter jet deal signed in 2016 was 2.86 per cent cheaper than the one UPA chalked out in 2007..

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Chitrakoot Shilpi Nanaji Apropos (Give Respect Where it is Due), Organiser, February 10, 2019, the pseudo-secularists need to change their mindset towards the RSS and its affiliated organisations, since their activities are ten thousand times more patriotic than those of the commentators. Veteran social activist Nanaji Deshmukh, who has been conferred the country’s top most award Bharat Ratna has been criticised by some secular elements. Their outlook towards the RSS and its associated organisations ..

President unveils life size portrait of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Parliament

A portrait of former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee was unveiled at the Central Hall of Parliament on February 12, by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind. ..

140th Birth Anniversary of Sarojini Naidu: Lesser Known Facts about 'Nightingale of India'

Today marks 140th Birth Anniversary of Sarojini Naidu: Here are some interesting facts about the great freedom fighter, the multifaceted poet who is known as 'Nightingale of India'..

Jharkhand Govt bans Islamic Terrorist Outfit PFI for its links to Islamic State

The Jharkhand government on February 12 banned the Islamic terrorist outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) for its links with the Islamic State (IS) ..

CBI Charges Kerala CPM Leaders for Murder of Muslim Teen

In a major setback to the ruling CPM in Kerala, the CBI has charged CPM Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan and TV Rajesh MLA with murder and conspiracy under Sections 302 and 120B of the Indian Penal Code TV Rajesh MLA, Ariyil Shukoor, P JayarajanCPM Kannur district supremo P Jayarajan and his blue eyed boy T.V. Rajesh MLA are charge-sheeted by CBI in connection with the murder of Ariyil Shukoor who left CPM and joined Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). Shukoor was killed on February 20, 2012. ..

Islamic hegemony raises its ugly head in Tamil Nadu again : Ramalingam murder and its background

A PMK functionary, an anti-Conversion activist and a staunch Hindu, Shri Ramalingam was brutally murdered by a gang of Islamists in Tamil Nadu on February 5. It was in reaction to Ramalingam’s continuous efforts to counter conversions of Dalits and other Hindu brethren by Islamic fundamentalists in and around Tanjavur..

Former Pracharak Sheshuji is no More

   Chennenahalli: Senior Karyakarta of the RSS and former Pracharak NC Sheshadri, popularly known as Sheshu, passed away on February 1. He was 76. He was admitted to a hospital over health issues a few days ago. His mortal remains were taken to Janaseva Vidya Kendra in Chennenahalli for final darshan. Sheshadriji was a Pracharak in Mysuru and Tumakuru Vibhags. The Sangh work grew under his guidance in these Vibhags in the 80s and 90s. Later, he was deputed as Sanghatan Karyadarshi ..

Mukundaji calls on Sri Siddalinga Swamiji

  Sri Mukunda CR with Pujya Sri Sri Sri Siddalinga Swamiji of Siddaganga Math    Tumakuru: RSS Sahsarkaryavah Sri Mukunda CR paid tribute to the Samadhi of Pujya Sri Sri Sri Dr Shivakumara Swamiji at Siddaganga Math on February 2. The Samadhi is located in the premises of the main Math. Sri Mukunda also met Pujya Sri Sri Sri Siddalinga Swamiji of Siddaganga Math, who is the present administrator of the Math. Dr Shivakumara Swamiji had passed away on January 21. His Math is known ..

Indic Perspective on International Relations

Gautam Buddha Nagar: Department of Political Science and International Relations at Gautam Buddha University (GBU) organised a two-day Seminar on ‘Indic Perspective on International Relations’. National organising secretary of ABVP Shri Sunil Ambekar, Prof. Ashwini Mohapatra of JNU and Vice Chancellor of GBU Prof. Bhagwati Prakash Sharma addressed the inaugural session. Dean of Social Sciences Dr Neeti Rana and HoD of Political Science Dr Vivek Mishra welcomed the dignitaries. It was followed ..

Shun Colonial Mindset to Explore own Potential

National Seminar in Imphal on ‘Revisiting Colonial Legacy in North East India’Rorrkychand Wahengbam Imphal: Intellectual Forum of North East, Dhanamanjuri University of Imphal, Department of Social work at Indira Gandhi National Tribal University and Centre for Manipur Studies of Manipur University, Canchipur, jointly organised a national seminar on ‘Revisiting Colonial Legacy in North East India, from February 2 to 3 at GP Women’s College of DM University.  Shri ..

Re-visioning Education in a Diverse World

The basic purpose of the Sanskrit prayer recited in Kendriya Vidyalaya is to Re-affirm Humanistic Approach in Education with the idea of ‘Be Humane’ to teach TO LIVE TOGETHER Prof Chand Kiran Saluja   Addressing the basic, as well as larger issues of education with special reference to the aims and purposes of education in the present larger technocrat era it becomes necessary to look into the type of society in which we are and also to which we aspire to live in. Though the economic ..

Searching Threads of Celebrating Diversity

Eminent saints from various sects and regions of the country discuss ways and means of unity at the day-long Sarvasamaveshi Sanskritik Kumbh in Prayagraj on January 30, 2019Prayagraj: Sarvasamaveshi Sanskritik Kumbh was a different kind of Kumbh within the Kumbh on January 30. Eminent saints from various sects, faiths and communities gathered at Ganga Pandal and shared their views on the theme ‘Ekam Sat Viprah Bahudha Vadanti’.  Eminent saints from various parts of the country ..

Surviving the ‘Sickular’ Onslaughts

Sanskrit has survived all the attacks because it is the soul of Bharat. As a mother forgives thousands of offences of her children, the mother Sanskrit has also pardoned thousands of violations towards her. One more offence has been added to the list by filing a PIL in the Supreme Court questioning Sanskrit Prayer in Kendriya Vidyalayas Devidas Deshpande   A book, ‘The Battle for Sanskrit: Is Sanskrit Political or Sacred?’ was released two years ago. Written by noted thinker Dr ..

Kerala Govt. is a Repressive Regime

Dharma Sansad in Prayagraj calls upon the Hindus to foil all the game plans aimed at dividing the societyPrayagraj: “Sabarimala is the collective struggle of the society. The Left Front Government of Kerala is going beyond the Supreme Court orders by mischievously ensuring entry of non-believers into Ayyappa Temple, while the Ayyappa devotees are being humiliated. It has agitated the entire Hindu society. We support this struggle of the society,” said RSS Sarsanghachalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat, ..

Ensuring Inclusive Growth

The acknowledgment by Finance Minister that 50 per cent of the GDP comes through the sweat and toil of 42 crore workers in unorganised sector recognises the human element in improving the GDPPawan Kumar What satisfies me more in the Budget 2019-20 proposals is the acknowledgment by Union Finance Minister Shri Piyush Goel about the contribution of workers in GDP. It is the demand which is being pressed upon by Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) for a long time. The Finance Minister accepted that 50 ..

Mamata is Frustrated; Bengal is fed up with Didi’s Tyranny

West Bengal has been the new political battleground and broadcasting of the live political drama aftermath of muscle-flexing between the CBI officials and Mamata Banerjee’s police is the latest addition in the same. The showdown started when CBI officers wanted to question Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar over chit fund scams, but in the unprecedented set of events, they were detained by Kolkata police. The Chief Minister herself sat on Dharna and police commissioner along with his colleague ..

The Chit Fund and Cheating

Who cheated the small-depositors, just the chit-fund companies or the political masters who protected them? If TMC to believe, no one did the scam, if asked the investors, answer is something else Kunal Ghosh, the former Trinmool Congress MP and one of the prime accused in the Sharada Chit fund case, has said in a video massage that CBI can’t conduct its investigation without arresting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He asked why the poor people of West Bengal should pay the astronomical ..

The Didigiri

State within a state: Decline and Fall of the Mamata empireDr CV Anada BoseImperium in imperio (empire within an empire or state within a state), is an age-old precept of political science. But the Mamata Raj has taken it to a comedy show of ludicrous proportions. If democracy means putting the will of the man-on-the-street onto the seat of government, here is Mamata Ji as a Chief Minter putting government back on the street. The street smart Mamata’s governance seems to give anarchy the undeserved ..

From Saradha to Dharna

In what could be called the Mother of all Ponzi Schemes, poor investors lost billions of their hard-earned life’s savings through fraudulent companies like Saradha Chit Funds and Rose Valley schemes, while gullible investors were left high and dry, while the largest benefactors of the scam were Mamata and her acolytes. Now by blocking CBI investigation, Mamata is proving these allegations to be true. Rati Hedge   One of the biggest conundrums of this Nation is “How does an investigation ..

The Ponzi Alliance

Investigation by the State Police in a scam that involves thousands of crores collected from the public allegedly because of the patronage of people occupying high positions in the system will hardly carry conviction especially when even the regulators who were expected to prevent or check such a scam appear to have turned a blind eye to what was going on.....While we do not consider it necessary to go into the question whether the State Police have done all that it ought to have done, we need to ..

Poojya Swami Chidananda Puri on Kerala's Unique Temple Traditions

“Sabarimala is not discriminatory at all. If you apply logic to belief system, there will be no religion”: Swami Chidananda Puri on Sabarimala Traditions ..

Bundeli Folk Dance | Folk Dance of Bundelkhand

Bundelkhand is a geographical and cultural region in central India, divided between the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Bundelkhand has a rich tradition of art and culture..

‘New India can be built only when North East is developed’: Prime Minister launches development projects worth Rs 4000 crores in Arunachal Pradesh

‘New India can be built only when North East is developed’: Prime Minister Modi launches development projects worth Rs 4000 crores in Arunachal Pradesh..

Dena Merriam speaks to Organiser

Dena Merriam speaks to Organiser ..

Hindus Betrayed: Devaswom Board Takes U-Turn in Supreme Court, Backs Violation of Sabarimala Traditions!

 Photo Courtesy: EPS Both Pinarayi regime and the "Pinarayi-controlled" Thiruvithamkoor Devaswom Board (TDB) betrayed Hindus when the apex court of the country heard the arguments in connection with the review petitions filed with respect to the September 28, 2018 verdict. They betrayed the Hindus by submitting before the court their stand against the revision petitions filed by various Hindu organisations, despite strong agitations, throughout the state, the whole country and the whole ..

'Remove Traditional Lamps from Police Stations,' Hinduphobic CPM Govt Issues Fatwa

The government of Kerala has conveyed to the police stations not to lit traditional lamps (deepa) in their premises. if the stations do have any God's pictures or idols they should be removed. The idea is to reduce the strength of 'believers' in the force. Instruction has been passed on to the stations through district police superintendents. mannancherry  The new fatwa is to be viewed against the backdrop of the recent Sabarimala issue. CM Pinarayi Vijayan and his coterie believe ..

Vandalism at Hampi - Have we failed our ancestors?

The recent revelation of the destruction of monuments at the World Heritage site of Hampi has laid bare the general neglect that is prevalent among us Indians with respect to honouring and venerating our heritage structures and relics of the past. Citizens of Hampi Protest at Kamalapura  The video which has gone viral showed a couple of young men vandalising the heritage site by forcefully pulling down few pillars and enjoying while doing so. The initial reactions from the local ASI ..

Readers’ Forum

Declining Temple Traditions Apropos (Revitalising the Republic), Organiser, February 3, 2019, I was delighted to read the editorial in the Republic Day special. The title “Republic of Temples” on off-the-beat cover is what triggered my curiosity to go through the magazine. In fact, I ended up reading the magazine from Cover to Cover. It is good to put the ancient temples on cover and highlighting the decline and sorry state of affairs and the decline of our many temple traditions. It ..

Stirring the Souls

This year the 55-day long grand Kumbh in Prayagraj witnessed around 3000 special guests—people of Indian origin and settled ‘foreigners’ and the other NRIsDravya-yajñās tapo-yajñā yoga-yajñās tathāpareswādhyāya-jñāna-yajñāśh cha yatayah sanśhita-vratāh—Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 4, Verse 28 (Some perform sacrifice with material possessions; some offer sacrifice in the shape of austerities, others sacrifice through the practice of Yoga; while some striving ..

‘Badla Hua India’

With the theme ‘Role of Indian Diaspora in Building a New India’ the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas concluded with the message that India is changing and everybody should take note of it The spirit of ‘How is the Josh’....and ‘Josh is very high’ prevailed all along at the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Sammelan at Varanasi and also later at Prayagraj Kumbh and the Republic Day at Rajpath in Delhi. The theme of the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2019 was "Role of Indian Diaspora ..

The Real Drama behind Special Package

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu’s decision to walk out of NDA smacks of his political brinkmanship, immature leadership and his dilemma to BJP’s growing influence in his own backyard. Instead of forging ahead resolutely on future partnership, he seems to have stooped too low for narrow political gains R Rajagopalan   There seems to be no limit to how far Chandrababu Naidu can go, to secure special package to Andhra Pradesh. His political blackmailing of PM Narendra Modi and the Central ..

Future of Democracy in India?

The future of Democracy in India seems rather gloomy and quite bleak especially in the face of a growing band of well-entrenched dynasties, and unscrupulous politicians, a overweening judiciary with its skewed perception of divinity et al…The future of democracy appears quite bleak and grim considering the few Dynasts and criminals who are hijacking it in the name of “Save Democracy” and “Save India” slogans. Even a layman on the street knows that there will be a “No-Hol..

Dancing to the MODI tune

The rumblings of Mahagathbandhan is taking twists & turns. Though anti-Modism is the common glue that brings them together occasionally, the internal contradictions do not sustain that euphoria. It is interesting to review the internal equations and the possible implications for national politicsShekhar Iyer Between Kolkata and Bengaluru, the aerial distance is only 1,560 km or 2 hours and 35 minutes in flight. But between the Opposition’s latest show in West Bengal’s capital ..

Alliance! Neither holy nor reliant

From father’s legacy of hooligans to son’s aspiration of having masterkey of Prime Minister post, SP and BSP alliance may be beneficial for BJP due to shifting of the non-core voter of SP & BSP due to the anger of unholy alliance. Here is an analysis of the elephant riding the cycle in the opposite directionKushal Shukla The old proverb of “Nobody is permanent friend or enemy in Politics” is well suited in recent ‘unholy’ alliance of SP-BSP (Samajwadi Party-Bahu..

Give Respect where it is Due

Of late, the award of Bharat Ratna and other prestigious awards by the government are being questioned by some pseudo-seculars in the country. Instead of getting carried away by the misguided minds, we should celebrate the true spirit of the awards Praveen Patwardhan A melodious song from a Kannada movie of yesteryear goes something like this: “Let a Bharat Ratna be born whom Hindustan would never forget…”   The hero sings this song to the baby in heroine’s womb. Later ..

The Saint who actualised Antyodaya through Gramodaya

One of the most respected leaders in post Independence India, Nanaji Deshmukh is a rare breed of humane leaders who sacrificed his entire life to the cause of Antyodaya through GramodayaDr Swadesh Singh e are not for ourselves but for those who are exploited and vulnerable.” Nanaji Deshmukh said and lived his entire life by this motto. Eight years after his death, the Government of India conferred on him the Bharat Ratna, on the eve of the Republic Day. He is the one who turned the idea ..

#BudgetForNewIndia Big Push for Farmers: Rs 6,000 per year for small and marginal farmers; Benefit for Over 12 Cr distressed families

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi announced to provide assured income support to small and marginal farmers. Vulnerable landholding farmers having cultivable land upto 2 hectares to be provided direct income support of Rs. 6000 per year..

#BudgetForNewIndia will energise the nation, empower the poor, give a boost to the farmer and an impetus to economic growth: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the budget as the budget for New India which will energise the nation...

#BudgetForNewIndia No income tax for those who earn up to Rs 5 lakh annually! Relief of over Rs 23,000 Cr to estimated 3 Cr small-middle class tax-payers

Individual taxpayers having taxable annual income up to Rs.5 lakhs will get a full tax rebate and therefore will not be required to pay any income tax..

“Poor have the first right over nation's resources”: Highlights of Interim Budget 2019-20

The key highlights of the Interim Budget 2019-20 presented by the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal in Parliament today are as follows..

#ShathamSamarpayami draws National Attention: Why should you donate generously for the Sabarimala cause?

Hindu Jagran Manch Kerala president Smt KP Sasikala Teacher appealed to all Hindus to participate in the campaign by contributing a minimum amount of 100 rupees..

Beyond Sensual Portraits, Eternal Beauty of Hindu Architecture

Have we lost the essence of our temple architecture, along with the 63 Khajuraho temples, in the ravages of time? The temples of Khajuraho used to signify transcendental aesthetic sense, all-encompassing philosophical outlook and the very Hindu mind of art appreciation, which were once cherished and celebrated by our ancestors who carved poetry out of sandstones..

Revisiting the Complete Ayodhya

The 84 Kosi Parikrama of Ayodhya is full of the ancient sities which are deeply connected to our cultural and spiritual heritage. Since, some of these places are at the verge of extinction, concrete steps are needed to preserve them and also to identify the places which find mentions in our scriptures but are missing on the ground today Ayodhya is deeply connected to our cultural and national ethos. Not only the main Ayodhya city, but the Puranic Ayodhya also has so many places which are equally ..

‘Nagamandala’ An Exotic Tradition on the Wane

Nagamandala symbolizes a unique and sacred form of ‘snake worship’ prevalent in the coastal regions of Karnataka. Believed to remove curses, the ritual is dwindling rapidly. One more sign of several Hindu customs and rituals perishingA friend of mine from Bramhavara in costal Karnataka invited me to attend a celebration called Nagamandala. I was not very keen to attend it as I thought it would be the usual installation of stone carved snake under a pipal tree. But she insisted on me joining ..

Readers’ Forum

Felicitation of the Unsung HeroesApropos (Recognising the Gandhian Legacy) Organiser, January 27, 2019 the Gandhi Peace Prize has been awarded to the unsung heroes of the country who are silently working in the fields of education, poverty alleviation and social upliftment of poor and downtrodden. It is heartening to see Vivekananda Kendra being recognised for working tirelessly to bring succor to the people in the remote parts of North Eastern states. Clearly, as a friend of mine put it succinctly, ..

Book Review: Decolonising Education

K Satya Deva Prasad’s Interrogating Macaulay’s Children is a study at exposing the flawed pedagogical system we are still slavish to, even after British Colonial masters have left the shores of Bharat..

Museum of the Cinematic Medium

The National Museum of Indian Cinema not only provides a compendium of information to the amateurs but also helps various other people from the fraternity to know and evaluate the development of cinema as a medium of artistic expression Rajan Khanna   How’s the Josh?” Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the audience at the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) while inaugurating it on January 19. The Museum can be enumerated as a landmark in the history of one of the richest ..

Decoding the Threats

Callous Government with their pseudo-secular pretences, biased Courts with their miscarriage of justice, and gullible, ignorant Hindus are the culprits behind the dwindling of ancient Hindu temple traditions and practices While the Travancore kings, who defeated the Dutch and ended their supremacy and ambitions in South Kerala and Tamil Nadu, it was not easy for them to extend the same protection to Northern Kerala which bore the brunt of the Islamic invasions and repeated rampages by Hyder Ali and ..

Create and Foster Temple Communities; Save the Ecosystem of Society

Most of our much-venerated Hindu temple traditions are under attack. The inimical anti-Hindu forces, pseudo-seculars and Leftists are ganging up to demean, disrespect and finally destroy our most cherished traditions, culture and heritage. If we don’t act now, it will be too late Calling someone who practices Sanatan Dharma merely as a Hindu and then comparing him and his religion with other Abrahamic religions like Christianity or Judaism is tantamount to insulting his dharma which is as ancient ..

Temples – A Treasure Trove of Hindu Traditions & Culture

Hinduism and Hindu’s way of life and their dharma is under threat from inimical forces opposed to the very ideals of temples and its ancient traditions. It is time to stand up to them and reassert our ideals, traditions and culture along with our Gods and Goddesses.I was born and brought up in Srirangam, a temple town in Tamil Nadu where the famous Ranganatha temple is majestically situated in the heart of the town. The moment I say ‘Srirangam’, the beautiful orb glistening over ..

Republic of Temples

The ancient land of Bharatvarsha is not only epitomised in the beauty of its magnificent temples and majestic gopuras, it is also enshrined in the strict adherence of its vedic traditions. The author takes a look at the sorry state of our glorious temple, in the light of brazen attacks by ungodly regimes on Sabarimala shrineAabhas K Maldahiyar Bharat is a godless land. Yet, it has innumerable gods and goddesses. This paradoxical idea is beautifully captured by the ‘Republic of Temples’. ..

'Kerala's cultural ethos under attack by Left Govt': Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended a hair raising ecstasy to the youths of Kerala while addressing the state rally of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) in Thrissur..

Big Data may help get new clues to Alzheimer's

A group of Indian researchers has sought to apply Big Data analytics to hunt for early signatures of the Alzheimer’s..

VIVEK BAND - A Unique campaign to involve youth in Nation building

With the aim to spread the message of ‘BE GOOD - DO GOOD' on the occasion of the 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, a mega youth campaign VIVEK BAND-2018 has been organized by Samartha Bharata trust, a RSS inspired organization which is working towards promoting social volunteering among youth. The Campaign that began on January 12, 2019 is set to conclude on January 26, 2019.   The campaign started with the wearing of a wrist band carrying the message ‘BE GOOD ..

Five day-long ‘Bharat Parv’ begins at Red Fort: Statue of Unity replica and Gandhi Gram catch the eye

‘Bharat Parv’ event showcasing the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat began on January 26 at Red Fort as part of the Republic Day 2019 Celebrations..

Padma awards for 2019 announced: Here is the full list of awardees

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday conferred the Padma Awards to 112 people from various disciplines..

Nanaji Deshmukh, Pranab Mukherjee, Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna: Prime Minister heaps praises

RSS Pracharak and social worker Shri Nanaji Deshmukh will be conferred with the highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna posthumously. ..

Farmers of Amethi protest against Rahul Gandhi for the Samrat Bicycle land grab

On his recent visit to Amethi, Rahuli Gandhi faced the fury of the locals. A group of farmers from the Shahgarh area of Amethi staged protest in Gauriganj against the Congress Party President’s arrival in Amethi on January 23. The farmers were demonstrating against Congress and Rahul Gandhi for the party’s failure to restart the Samrat Cycle factory.  It seems that the ghost of Samrat Bicycle factory is still haunting the people of Amethi. People term it a flimflam and blame ..

The Future War

The Third World War may be fought over water, according to experts. And if one were to go by the signs of the times, it will most probably be fought in Asia Dr Shailendra Deolankar   Extreme climatic changes, degeneration of environment and indiscriminate use of water may lead to acute scarcity of water in the world in general and in particular, in the Asian subcontinent, says reports of several international organisations.     The Three Gorges Dam on River Yangtze    China..

Waivered Politics

As the recent electoral victories across the three states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chattisgarh have proved, thanks to the unrealistic promises made to the voters by the Congress, it looks like loan waivers were surreptitiously made to garner political and electoral gains Are ‘Farmers’ distress and loan waivers’ a deliberately manufactured political strategy to reap electoral and political gains? Why do political parties announce ‘freebies' to people at the time of ..

Revitalising the Sacred

Hinduism’s most sacred river Maa Ganga is entangled in a conflict between spiritual and material, as we humans have forgotten the sacred value and its spiritual symbol in this materialistic worldNeera MisraA masterpiece titled Pārvatī excavated at Pañcāla Desha (Ahichchhatra) during the 1940 excavation, and now a prestigious display at National Museum, New Delhi. It has some unique features: (a) Half moon indicating 'Chandravanshi' lineage from King Drupada, (b) Third eye of Śiva, ..

Gandhi’s Last Days in the Capital

Gandhi’s Delhi, Vivek Shukla, Publisher : Anuugya Books, Pp : 112, Price: Rs. 200As we celebrate the 150 birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, a new book details interesting and unknown facts about Gandhiji’s last days in the capital. Gripping!Bhaskar Ramamurthy ‘GANDHI'S DELHI’, a book authored by Vivek Shukla, historian and journalist, is a gripping tale of the Mahatma's intimate association with Delhi, where he spent his last days. With a style of narration ..

Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: Study

A recent study has found that while most diabetics in the West are also overweight and obese, in India nearly 20 to 30 percent suffering from diabetes are non-obese and even some are lean..

Modi Connects with Kerala Sentiments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack against the ruling CPM and the Congress over their handling of the Sabarimala issue. He charged that the CPM and the LDF government are sinful in Sabarimala issue. "The CPM government's conduct on Sabarimala will go down in history as the most shameful action of any government in power... We know CPM government never respected the culture, history and spirituality of a nation but no one thought it would turn so shameful,” Modi said.   ..

Readers’ Forum

Reservation to Upper Castes Apropos (Reservation for Furthering the Fraternity), Organiser, January 20, 2019 the editorial perfectly argues that the new amendment in reservation policy has opened up the possibility of debate on taking the policy of reservation to the needy and deserving sections within the SCs, STs and OBCs who are still deprived of this opportunity. Showing sincerity towards providing opportunities to the economically weaker sections, we can ensure equality of opportunities. Giriraj ..

#WorldBookFair2019 A Paradise for Bibliophiles

27th New Delhi World Book Fair, organised by National Book Trust, concluded at Pragati Maidan on January 13 with the message that books are still alive & kickingThe nine-day New Delhi World Book Fair concluded on January 13, 2019 with a huge number of book lovers buying books. Being Sunday and also the last day of the Fair, largest number of people visited the Fair. “I had planned long back to buy some particular books on last day because the publishers offer more discount on the last day. ..

The Fighter for Media Cause

Tribute to Rajendra Prabhu, the media trade union movement stalwart, senior journalist and the man who fought for the cause of working journalists and ethics in media for over five decadesJanuary 7, 1934 — January 14, 2019Ashok Malik Veteran journalist, regular contributor of Organiser for over two decades and a stalwart of media trade union movement, Rajendra Prabhu, who passed away at Sharda Medical College in Greater Noida on January 14 following brief illness, was an untiring and ..

A Prelude to 2019 Lok Sabha Polls

Hardly a few months in power, the JD (S)-Congress alliance is facing another crisis situation. After the hapeless posturing in front of the party workers and a warning to the dominant partner By H D Kumarswamy,the poaching and counter-poaching allegations only indicate the instability and uneaseR Rajagopalan Hardly a few months in power, the minority JDS Government of HD Kumaraswamy is teetering towards another political crisis, as its disgruntled partner is threatening to plunge the State into ..

Mission Leprosy Eradication

Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation fosters economic independence and social rehabilitation of leprosy-affected people in India Yohei Sasakawa, the founder of Nippon Foundation, is conferred with the Gandhi peace prize for the year 2018. As the chairman of this philanthropic foundation with the mission of share the pain, share the hope, share the future, Sasakawa has for over 30 years been dedicated to a global campaign to eliminate leprosy, the oldest disease that is still considered as a curse for ..

Restoring dignity to Scavengers

Working with a workforce of about 60,000 volunteers in 26 states and 4 union territories, in 551 districts and 1733 towns of the country Sulabh International is causing a silent revolution in the field of sanitation Sulabh International Social Service Organisation, the voluntary organisation to be felicitated with International Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2016 along with Akshya Patra Foundation, has caused a silent revolution in the field of sanitation. Working with a workforce of about 60,000 ..

Eradicating Classroom Hunger

The Akshaya Patra Foundation has set the target of feeding 5 million hungry mouths by the year 2020. Not a mean task by any stretch of imagination When some political leaders were busy to confuse peopel with the slogans of ‘Garibi Hatao’ Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada decided to bring a paradigm shift in the lives of the children. He decided that ‘no children will be hungry within a radius of ten miles from his centre.’ And his ardent followers went on to establish the Akshaya ..

Materialising Gandhian Concept of Education

As the name suggests, the model of operation of Ekal Foundation is single-teacher based school with the provision of one teacher for every school Ekal Vidyalaya is a movement involved in integrated and holistic development of rural and tribal children in India and Nepal. Established in 1986 by Rakesh Popli, a US-returned Indian nuclear scientist, and his wife Rama Popli, the Ekal started the first single-teacher school in Gumla in Jharkhand (then part of Bihar). The movement was successful within ..

Translating Vivekananda’s Vision into Reality

Vivekananda Kendra has been relentlessly working towards social change, converting the spiritual fervour of individuals into works of national reconstruction Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, has been conferred with the prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2015 for its contribution in rural development, education, and development of natural resources. The Vivekananda Kendra has been relentlessly working towards social change, converting the spiritual fervour of individuals into works of national ..

#GandhiPeacePrize Recognising the Gandhian Legacy

Mahatma Gandhi’s Concept of Peace is generally perceived as the mere absence of violence. Shattering this popular misconception, the Gandhi Peace Prize has revived the constructive dimensions of the concept of peace propagated by Gandhi jiThe Committee under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Modi announced the prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize from the years 2015 to 2018. Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari has been conferred with the award for the year 2015 for its contribution in the field ..

Agenda for 2019: Modi Vs Chaos

India’s opposition has a two-fold strategy, firstly, negative anti-Modi agenda and secondly, to combine as many political groups together so as to take the best advantage of the electoral arithmetic..

Prime Minister inaugurates National Museum of Indian Cinema

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai on January 19, 2019..

30 Years in Exile: Remembering the Massacre of Kashmiri Pandits

It is indeed an irony that while the world took up the demand for Human Rights for the modern world which emerged after WWII to take up the cause of the genocide of the Jews, the violations of the human rights of the J&K refugees who suffered shortly after have been neglected all these decades..

More fruits and veggies, less red meat: This is planet-friendly diet

If we want to live healthy and also keep the planet healthy, the only way is to align our diets with what is good for us as well as the planet, a new study published in medical journal The Lancet on Thursday has concluded..

Compulsive Contrarians Manufacture Logic to Subvert Democracy: Arun Jaitley

Didn't left-liberals find fault with the various actions that Gandhiji took during the freedom movement? Weakening a Sovereign Elected Government and strengthening the unelectable is only a subversion of democracy..

Communist attempt to trigger Communal Riots in Kerala: Minority Commission writes to Home Ministry seeking actions against political parties

Acting on a memorandum submitted to the Vice Chairman by noted film Director Ali Akbar who listed out a series of incidents including the recent attack on Perambra Town Juma Masjid by a local CPM leader to create communal violence during a hartal declared by Sabarimala Karma Samiti, Shri George Kurian drew the attention of the Hon’ble Union Home Minister to the volatile situation in Kerala in the wake of the Sabarimala controversy..

Defence Scan by Air Mshl PK Roy

1. FRENCH NAVAL CHIEF VISITS INDIAAdmiral Christophe Prazuck, Chief of the Naval Staff, French Navy visited India from 6th to 9th January 2019 in conjunction with the Raisina Dialogue held on 8th and 9th January 2019. He was accorded a ceremonial reception at South Block. As per the MoD press release, the visit aims to consolidate bilateral naval relations between India and France, as also to explore new avenues for naval cooperation. During his visit, French Navy Chief held bilateral discussions ..

“Unified voice, collective intellectual fight is the need of the hour”

The panel discussion organised by Organiser debated ways to ‘Save Temple Traditions’ with prominent people who were working on the ground to revive these traditions and also fight against external forces who were out to destroy the ethos of Sanatana Dharma. Panelists expressed that saving of temples was not merely from ‘Semitic Forces’ but also from those who never understood Sanatana Dharma and the vivid learnings it has imparted through scripturesPraveen Patwardhan A ..

Sophisticated Case of Intellectual Evangelism

On multiple occasions, Amnesty India has been caught red-handed, trying to create devices like false perception and propaganda in collaboration with anti-India intellectual missilesGunja Kapoor The landing page of Amnesty International India (Amnesty India) opens with the sentence, “Religious minority groups, particularly Muslims faced increasing demonization by hardline Hindu groups, pro-government media and some state officials”. It immediately reveals three essential characteristics ..

Festival of Civilisation

Prayagraj is ready for the Kumbh. All the arrangements have been made keeping the spiritual & cultural aspects in mind. Not only the pilgrims coming from outside, but the locals also feel the difference. A ground zero report by Dr Pramod Kumar & Raghvendra Kumar The historic city of Prayagraj, which reclaimed its original identity after several centuries on January 1, 2019 when the Central Government approved the October 17, 2018 order of Uttar Pradesh government on renaming it, is ready ..

Social Justice 2.0

The recent move of Union Government introducing 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections of general category in higher education and government jobs is an attempt to correct the historic wrong by fundamentally rethinking on the principles and nature of social justice Guru Prakash   After the passing of the 124th Constitutional Amendment by the upper house of the Indian Parliament through a thumping majority, there is a palpable amount of enthusiasm in the air across the country. ..

Readers’ Forum

Ignoring People’s Demand!Apropos (Supreme Court is Guilty of Avoiding its Responsibility) Organiser, January 13, 2019 the interview of VHP working president Shri Alok Kumar is hard-hitting. I can’t understand how the nation’s apex court opens proceedings in the middle of the night to pass verdict on trivial cases, but drag its feet endlessly over one of the most pressing issues—the Ram Janmabhoomi, which has been in legal battle for about 68 years! It seems, the court is not ..

#PrayagrajKumbh2019: From Allahabad to Prayagraj

2019 as the Year of the Kumbh holds special significance for each one of us. It can usher in a new era not only of technological marvels but also of inner renewal and a boundless yogic vision..

"We know CPM govt never respected spirituality, but no one thought it would turn so shameful," PM Modi hits out at Kerala Govt over Sabarimala issue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack against the ruling CPM and the Congress over handling the Sabarimala issue..

'Akhada beyond sexuality': Transgender Akhada participates in Kumbh Mela for the first time ever

For the first time in the history of Kumbh Mela, transgender groups get Akhada at the Kumbh Mela 2019..

Khajuraho Lit Fest: Inculcating Nationalism in Literary Discourse

Khajuraho Lit Fest was a successful experiment in building a nationalistic alternative platform to ‘popular literature festivals’, which are celebrated for lack of Indianness..

#KumbhMela2019: A Conference of Saints and Seekers

Kumbha, the nectarine pot, and mela, the confluence of minds, is the veritable manifestation of the philosophy portrayed in the Rig Veda, 'let noble thoughts come from all directions'..

Garbage dumps leading to shift in food habits of wild animals: Study

The study concludes that there should be segregation of waste generated from domestic and other activities at the source only in order to prevent harm to animal feeding on it and also to address the problem of ecological impact of non-biodegradable waste accumulation..

#KumbhMela2019 : Know about Kumbh and its historical significance

The Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj is held in the month of Magh of Hindu calendar when Jupiter is in Aries and Sun and Moon are in Capricorn or Jupiter is in Taurus and Sun in Capricorn..

All set for Kumbh Mela 2019 at Prayagraj

First Shahi Snan of Akharas on January 15; Event to be broadcast Live by All India Radio & Doordarshan..

“Most Muslims Prefer ‘Idea of Ummah’ or ‘Arab Ideology’ over Bharatiya Ideology”: Syed Rizwan Ahmed

Fuelled by the fake narratives about Bharat and attempts to vitiate the atmosphere on communal lines, Syed Rizwan Ahmed spoke to Organiser on various issues..

#NationalYouthDay ‘Raise the masses slowly up, raise them to equality’: Interview of #SwamiVivekananda on Feb 6, 1897, published in the Hindu

Swami Vivekananda spoke about religion, rituals, caste and the education of the masses in an interview he gave The Hindu on February 6, 1897, during a train journey from Chingleput to Madras..

#AyodhyaHearing Apprehensions about adjournment have come true: Vishva Hindu Parishad

The VHP today criticised the adjournment of the hearing in the Ayodhya case in the Supreme Court. In a statement issued by Adv Alok Kumar, International Working President, VHP, the organisation said, “An adjournment from 10 January to 29 January is rather long.”..

PM Modi launches several development projects in Solapur: Boost to road connectivity, housing for poor, water supply & sewerage system in Maharashtra

Prime Minister lays foundation stone of 30,000 houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Underground Sewerage System, dedicates to the nation the Solapur - Tuljapur - Osmanabad section of NH-211..

323 ‘AYES' 3 ‘NOES’: Lok Sabha passes bill providing reservation for economically backward in general category

Lok Sabha today passed the bill providing 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to economically weaker sections in the general category..

Five-judge Constitution bench constituted for #AyodhyaCase ; Hearing will begin from January 10

The Supreme Court constituted a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi to hear the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi case..

Workers all-over country ignored politically motivated strike call: Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh

Workers all-over country ignored politically motivated strike call: Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh..

Convention for Constructive Students

Dedicated to the theme ‘Bharat-Gaurav’ the 64th National Convention of ABVP witnessed the participation of 3700 delegates and exhorted the youth to play a pro-active role in the society Ahmedabad: “Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) is a formidable voice of students on various issues concerning the education and social issues. It not only raises the concerns but also comes forward with solutions. I appreciate its ‘Mission Sahasi’ and believe that such programmes ..

Mammoth spiritual gathering at Pongalur

- VSK Tamilnadu Pongalur in Tiruppur District witnessed a mammoth spiritual and divine gathering in the history of Tamilnadu on 23, 24 and 25th December, 2018. Gou Pooja at Pongalur    Every year Hindu Munnani Coimbatore Vibhag, comprising Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Erode and Tiruppur Districts, organizes programs for youth on January 26 and for women on December 25. The practise has been in vogue for the past 11 years. This year Coimbatore vibhag planned to organize 1 lakh families ..

PM Modis Assam Steps

The significance and timing of PM’s start of the campaign journey from Silchar is a clear message that Barak valley of Assam is a priority area in his scheme of thingsPrime Minister Narendra Modi started his 2019 campaign with the first political rally in Silchar in Assam drawing massive crowds from Barak Valley of Assam. Typical in his reach out, he started his address in Bengali wishing the people for the New Year and the Makar Sankranti in a couple of weeks’ time. The people of the ..

Defence Scan by Air Mshl PK Roy

  Pic Source: @adgpi 1. INDIAN AND CHINESE TROOPS CELEBRATE NEW YEARTroops of Indian Army and Chinese People’s Liberation Army jointly celebrated New Year on January 01, 2019 at the snow-clad heights of Sino-Indian border and greeted each other. During the ceremony, both the delegations interacted in a free, friendly and cordial manner and reiterated commitment to continue to work towards enhancing mutual trust between the two sides. Such initiatives go a long way in enhancing ..

Inspiring India’s Youth

Swami Vivekananda’s inspiring messages are based on the most influential P’s: Purity, Patience, and PerseverencePartha Pratim Mazumder Every year since 1985, the Government of India observes 12th January, the Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as National Youth Day. To quote from the Government of India's Communication, “it was felt that the philosophy of Swamiji and the ideals for which he lived and worked could be a great source of inspiration for the Indian Youth.” ..

Reliving 30th December 1943

Seventy long years have rolled by. And much water has flowed down the bridge. It took 70 long years to finally recognised the one of the most forgotten true sons of India, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the true liberator of India and first Prime Minister of undivided India of 1943.Chandra Kumar BoseOn December 29, 1943, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, first Prime Minister of undivided India, accompanied by Sarvashri Anand Mohan Sahay, Captain Rawat-ADC and Col. DS Raju, the personal physician of Netaji ..

Marxist-Christian Nexus Exposed in Pattanam Excavations

Christian evangelists are in an unholy alliance with the Communists to obliterate the religious and cultural symbols of Hindus and Hinduism in Bharat. And the Pattanam Excavations exposes their nexus in all its naked agression and duplicityG Sreedathan In an interview to Malayalam weekly Madhyamam on October 15, 2018, Prof. Vasanth Shinde, a veteran archaeologist with formidable reputation and Vice Chancellor of Deccan College, Pune, premier institution of archaeological research in India, has ..

Women’s Equality and Equity – The Worst Fraud

Women activist groups must focus their attention and energies to synergise their efforts to fight for more critical issues instead of getting carried away by cultural issues for the sake of photo opportunitiesWomen activists are in the forefront of agitations demanding women’s equality and equity on various issues like “lifting Sabarimala restrictions”, “Triple Talaq”, “front line Combat roles like infantry, armour and artillery” and so on.   Two ..

Hindus Betrayed: CPM’s Onslaught Against Sabarimala Continues

CPM goons killed an innocent Ayyappa devotee who peacefully protested against the great betrayal of the Government that smuggled Maoist women into the holy Sabarimala templeAt last Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has done it. Two women in their early 40s had entered Sabarimala temple in the wee hours of January 2, 2019. They are Adv. Bindu and Kanakadurga who had to return on December 24, 2019 due to the heavy protest, resistance and blockade from the side of the devotees. They are known Maoists ..

SUPER PM & THE SUPER CABINET

The release of The Accidental Prime Minister set to open the fresh debate over the Sonia Gandhi and her NAC during the UPA GovernmentR Rajagopalan Narendra Modi Government decision to release the 710 files of Sonia Gandhi headed an extra constitutional authority was certainly a bombshell. Such was the Left oriented intellectuals and Urban Naxals were ruling roost. The book by Sanjay Baru further provided insights into the functioning of the UPA. The controversy surrounding the film based on the ..

THE ENTRENCHED ECOSYSTEM

Aabhas K Maldahiyar The "470 crore worth AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper scandal is haunting the Congress, yet again. In the investigation, the only missing link was Christian Michel, the middleman in the deal. Finally, India got him extradited from Dubai in December 2018. He has been talking of ‘Mrs Gandhi’ in the CBI and ED investigation. So ideally, we should have been discussing the modus-operandi of the defence scandals during the Congress regimes but what we are discussing is Rafale. ..

Readers’ forum

  Glorious HistoryApropos (Cellular to Swaraj), Organiser, January 6, 2019, the cover story perfectly highlights the historic event of December 30, 1943 when Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose hoisted tricolour and librated three islands of the Andamans. The present renaming of those islands as Subhas, Shaheed and Swaraj by Prime Minister Shri Modi not only connects us to our glorious history, but also opens the doors for future. There is a need for increased awareness of the unique maritime position ..

CPM’s Hypocrisy Exposed! Kerala Police Arrest 3 Women En Route to Vavar Mosque Near Sabarimala

The same CPM and Kerala Police that smuggled woman activist groups into Sabarimala, arrested three women for attempting to enter a mosque near the Sabarimala temple..

Metadata prepared for Syama Prasad Mookerjee papers catalogued and preserved by NMML

The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) has also preserved the papers of Keshav Baliram Hedgewar and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar with the Microfilm Division of the Library..

Rise in salinity threatens Gangetic River Dolphin habitats

A five-year study conducted in the Sundarbans region has found that raising water salinity level is threatening the habitat of Gangetic river dolphins..

Union Cabinet approves 10% quota for ‘economically weaker’ General Category

The Union Cabinet today approved a 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker General category. The BJP led NDA Government decided to amend the Constitution to provide the reservation for economically backward upper castes..

Dichotomy in Indian Politics: NDA for Service and UPA for Self-Service

The NDA stands for clean governance and inclusive development as well as for the service of the nation in absolute contrast to the UPA government known for the dynastic rule, policy paralysis and scarcely anything beyond self-service..

DRDO develops quick response mobile facility for nuclear incidents

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a mobile facility to help provide immediate relief in case of any attack involving radioactive material..

Somnath and Ayodhya: Reinstating Bharat’s Pride

Dr Rajendra Prasad believed that the resurrection of Somnath would only be complete when India reclaims its lost cultural and economic glory. Similarly, in order to realise Gandhi’s dream of Ram Rajya, it is vital that the Ram Mandir, a symbol of our ancient culture, be reinstated in a manner that reflects Bharat’s pride and resolve..

PM Modi Interview: Delhi Journalists Association (DJA) seeks apology from Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi

In a joint statement issued today, DJA president Manohar Singh and General Secretary Pramod Kumar said badmouthing a journalist simply because she conducted an interview with a rival political leader is in poor taste and amounts to shooting the messenger; it’s unwarranted and unbecoming of a senior leader of a national political party..

CPM's 'Divisive Wall' against Sabarimala costs Kerala exchequer: This is how the Kerala CM misuses the government apparatus to divide Hindus

All government departments have been instructed to ensure the participation of the women staff. Heads of the departments are getting repeated instructions..

‘Atalji and Panchjanya are Synonyms’

Collector’s edition of Panchjanya dedicated to the life and works of Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee released on December 25New Delhi: “My memories with Atal are endless. It is like ‘Hari Anant Hari Katha Ananta…’ He was Atal, He is Atal and he will be Atal. He has achieved a respectable place in the hearts of millions of countryman,” said Shri Shiv Kumar, the close associate of Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee for over 50 years, while releasing the Collector’s Edition ..

Chinese Annexation, American Access and Leverage for India

Behind China’s unbridled hegemonistic expansion plans lies its audacious ambition to dislodge the US as the world’s most powerful country. Will India be able to correct the Nehruavian blunder to see China’s global ambition?US President Donald Trump signed on the controversial law Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act. China has vehemently criticised the president for signing this act into a law. China considers Tibetan issues as its internal affair. Any attempt to meddle or interfere in ..

Strengthening Roots, Bonding with Nation

Social activists, Smt Angam Tipnis and Capt (Retd) Ashok Tipnis, from Manipur felicitated with Karmayogi Award by Union Minister Smt Nirmala SitharamanNew Delhi: Noted social activist couple of Manipur, Capt (retd) Shri Ashok Tipnis and Smt Angam Tipnis, who is working tirelessly on local and social issues through ‘Volunteers for Village Development’, was jointly felicitated with the Karmayogi Award-2018 by ‘My Home India’ on December 22. Union Minister of Defence Smt Nirmala ..

Farmers Get ‘Lathis’ for Fertiliser

No sooner the Congress came to power in Rajasthan, than the gullible farmers of Rajasthan have come to realise their folly of voting the Congress back to power. In a series of ‘sops’, the Rajasthan farmers getting a taste of kind of medicine at the hands of the Congress who made unrealistic promises Agnima Sharma from Jaipur   The return of Congress to political power in Rajasthan has rudely shaken the farmers out of their stupor and naïve optimism for prosperity in the farm ..

Mamata’s Morose

The Congress victory in three states seems to have shattered Mamata’s dream of being projected as PM candidate from the coalition of opposition partiesAsim Kumar Mitra The day on which the results of five state assemblies were out Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, was extremely morose. One should keep in mind that on that very day she had left for New Delhi to attend a meeting of opposition party leaders to chalk out plans and programmes to oust the BJP-led NDA-government ..

The new Regionalist Dilemma

A neo-bloc of regional parties is on the cards. Though the emerging front takes anti-Modi stand, their roots in anti-Congressism does not show them to be part of Mahagathbandhan A simple take away from the recent polls in five key states prove that local candidates, local conditions and perhaps more importantly the regional issues and aspirations do matter in the heat and dust of the electoral battle. It is due to these factors, in the ultimate, we see Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) doing well ..

The Soldier who saved Siachen

Lt. Gen. BC Nanda is a legendary hero of Indian Army. He almost single-handedly saved the Siachen Glacier the world’s highest theatre of battlefield from losing to a very determined Pakistan Army in 1987 n Santhosh Thammaiah   One night in June 1987, a fax arrived at the Delhi Army HQ from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). It read, “You might be aware of the latest development. The Prime Minister's office has called for an emergency meeting in this regard. Senior officers ..

Sinister Plot, Grand Famine & Forgotten Lessons

The 1943 Bengal Famine is a crying shame hatched by the dark and evil minds of the Winston Churchill-led British Raj in cahoot with the Muslim League to achieve its sinister plan to ‘let millions perish’ in misery without ever raising a slogan or protest Dr Sudip Kar Purkayastha   It is a shocking national indifference and shame that the 75th Anniversary of the Great Bengal Famine is about to pass by us as silently as it did 75 years ago when nearly 3.5 million people, nearly 6% ..

Healing the Trust Deficit

75 health journalists and 40 industry leaders from across the country discuss how to detect fake health news and uphold the trust of people in the healthcare systemNew Delhi: More than 75 health journalists from various parts of the country gathered under one roof to upgrade their knowledge about pressing health issues. At a three-day national health media convention organised by HEAL Foundation with the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) as Academic Partner around 40 leaders of the health ..

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep: Revising the Glorious History

Renaming Havelock and Neil islands, a part of Andaman and Nicobar, named after two officers of the East India Company, as Shaheed and Swaraj restores the glorious history of our freedom struggleChoodie Shivaram The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are intricately tied to the history of India. The mighty Chola Empire used these islands as a strategic base to launch their military expeditions to regions as far away as Indonesia. And yet, despite this proud heritage, in our collective national psyche, ..

CPM gets Church's support for ‘Caste Wall’ to divide Hindu society: 1 lakh Jacobite Christians to join CPM Government’s ‘Women’s Wall’ against Sabarimala

The Jacobite Syrian Church of Kerala extends support to CPM’s ‘Caste Wall’ in a bid to divide Hindu society, sends its one lakh followers to strengthen the 'Women’s Wall', which will be formed by the Kerala Government on January 1 against the Sabarimala temple traditions..

Cellular to Swaraj

Andaman and Nicobar Islands were known for the Kalapani, in human torture and imprisonment, for freedom fighters. 75 Years ago, on the historic day of December 30, 1943, Netaji Bose hoisted the National Flag there and gave the first taste of Swaraj. Organiser revisits this glorious history of liberation movement on the occasion of renaming the three islands as Subhash, Shaheed and Swaraj by the Union Government Responding to a long standing demand and obvious expression of Swaraj (Self-Rule), the ..

Reader’s Forum

Atal Immortal Apropos (Gentle Yet Atal), Organiser, December 30, 2018, I picked up a copy of the news magazine from a newsstand in Ahmedabad that featured a piece on the late Atal Behari Vajpayee, celebrating his 95th Birth Anniversary. As a follower and die-hard fan of Vajpayeeji, I was delighted to read the most interesting analyses of his personality by Shri Ram Madhav. A benevolent statesman and eloquent poet in post-Independent India, Vajpayeeji has been a colossal persona straddling the entire ..

Prime Minister Modi Renames 3 Andaman & Nicobar Islands; Visits Cellular Jail in Port Blair; Attends Function to Mark 75th Anniversary of Hoisting of Tricolour on Indian Soil by Netaji

Recalling Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the Prime Minister said that on Netaji's call, many youth from the Andamans had dedicated themselves to the freedom of India. He said the flag on the 150 feet high mast, is an attempt to preserve the memory of this day in 1943, when Netaji unfurled the tricolour..

Prime Minister in Car Nicobar: PM Modi inaugurates ITI and Modern Sports Complex, Interacts with Tribal Chiefs

The Prime Minister laid a wreath at the Tsunami Memorial and lit a candle at the Wall of Lost Souls. He interacted with Tribal Chiefs and eminent sportspersons from the islands..

#AgustaWestlandScam : “We put pressure on Manmohan Singh through party elite,” Said Middleman Christian Michel in 2009 Letter

The letter also suggests that Michel was able to access information about what was going on at top levels of the government, the PMO and the defence ministry months in advance..

ISIS- Al-Qaeda presence on Kerala Campus?: Students reportedly rally shouting slogans, spotted wearing ‘terrorist costumes’

A group of students with alleged links with Kerala-based Islamist outfits hoisted flags of Islamic terrorist organisations on the campus of CH Muhammad Koya Memorial College, Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram district..

#ISRO’s #Gaganyaan: Cabinet Approves Rs 10,000 Cr for Human Spaceflight Initiative

A human-rated GSLV Mk-III will be used to carry the orbital module; Two unmanned & one manned flight planned; 3-member crew will spend a minimum of 7 days in space..

Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, also known as Triple Talaq Bill, making instant triple talaq illegal..

Strengthening the Emotional Bond

Noted social activists, Smt Angam Tipnis and Capt (Retd) Ashok Y Tipnis, from Ukhrul (Manipur) were jointly felicitated with the Karmayogi Award-2018 by Union Minister of Defence Smt Nirmala SitharamanNew Delhi: Noted social activists of Manipur, Capt (retd) Shri Ashok Tipnis and his wife Smt Angam Tipnis, who are working tirelessly on local and social issues through their organisation ‘Volunteers for Village Development’, were jointly felicitated with the prestigious Karmayogi Award-2018 ..

Bogibeel bridge will strengthen the country's defence prowess: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The bridge, which spans the River Brahmaputra between Dibrugarh and Dhemaji districts of Assam, is of immense economic and strategic significance for the nation..

Bonded labourers from Dalit and Tribal communities freed in Karnataka

It is hard to imagine but shockingly true. Around 52 people were enslaved as bonded labourers in a village in Hassan district which is the home district of Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy and former PM HD Deve Gowda. The labourers were from Dalit and tribal communities..

The Refined Remedy

Instead of showing abhorrence (tiraskar) or unnecessarily indulging in appeasement (puraskar) of a particular section of the society, Vajpayeeji favoured refinement (parishkar) to bring them into the mainstreamThroughout his public life, the late Atal Behari Vajpayee was dedicated to cherishing certain values and ideals. His every action had a message and he always preferred long-term gains over the cheap gimmicks. That is why every moment of his life is inspiring and offers much to learn for those ..

People’s PM

Atal ji laid down the foundation for creating a Model of Good Governance through participatory, transparent and people centric policy making processes. No wonder, the NDA II is emulating his path by declaring his birthday as the Good Governance DayDr. Vivek Kumar Mishra Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee was one of the most prominent and widely admired leaders of Bharat. In his passing away on August 16, 2018, Bharat lost a great patriot, statesman and a veteran leader. He was very popular ..

The Refined Remedy

Instead of showing abhorrence (tiraskar) or unnecessarily indulging in appeasement (puraskar) of a particular section of the society, Vajpayeeji favoured refinement (parishkar) to bring them into the mainstreamThroughout his public life, the late Atal Behari Vajpayee was dedicated to cherishing certain values and ideals. His every action had a message and he always preferred long-term gains over the cheap gimmicks. That is why every moment of his life is inspiring and offers much to learn for those ..

Pragmatic, Patriot, Politician

The contributions of Shri Vajpayee in the domestic and international growth of Indian nation become obvious as one analyses them in detailShri Atal Behari Vajpayee was a rare political figure with infinite patience and the ability to carry people with him. This was symbolic of his strong convictions combined with empathy, which saw the launch and success of his ambitious programmes, forged through his deep reading of the situation at hand, dialogue and synthesis of ideas. A pragmatic political visionary, ..

Politics with Human Touch

The huge army of highly committed and disciplined cadres that are seen today with the Bharatiya Janata Party all over the country is because of the matchless dedication, magnetic personality and the trust of the workers on leaders like VajpayeejiShivkumar Atalji was very considerate and accommodative towards fellow party workers. In fact, he considered them a part of his own body. That was why every worker who ever met him felt as if he was very close to Atalji. The huge army of highly committed ..

That Single Stroke

Patience and meticulous planning should be learned from Atalji. He did not judge people in a hurry. He would judge them only after studying them deeplyPon. Radhakrishna Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee was the one who proved that a non-Congress government could be formed, and make the government complete its term. He also made the government achieve various feats and receive accolades from nations across the globe. He made the world nations to wonder and be amazed about India in a single stroke through ..

Here is what Indian scientists achieved in 2018, beyond rocket launches and nuclear capable missiles

The year 2018 is ending with spectacular success of Indian scientists and technologists in space and defence sectors, with a series of high impact missions..

A role model for principled politics

Atalji was a role model. It is in this context that his departure should be viewed. The precedents and ideals that he has set for the party workers and also those in public life are worth emulating by allI had the privilege to represent Kerala during the last rites and cremation of Atalji. It was a significant moment in my life. When the sad news came, party leadership thought of sending someone to attend the cremation. Apparently I met all the required parameters like my long association with Atalji ..

Democratising the Telecom & IT Services

If India’s information and telephone services are today ubiquitous and affordable by the common man, the credit must go to Vajpayee jiThe passing away of Bharat Ratna Atal Behari Vajpayee ji need not be a matter of grief as death is inevitable for everyone but it should be an occasion when what he stood for; what he and how he achieved and what lessons we can draw from such a towering person, are thought over to build a prosperous, powerful, intellectual and ethical Bharat to be a Jagadguru ..

Incentivising Indigenous Research

The only way forward for the nation was to build its own industrial researchReapan Tikoo The biggest policy impetus to indigenous industrial research in India, since the Independence, was provided by Vajpayeeji by introducing Section 80-IB (8A) of the I-T Act in 2002; which provided Income Tax break for ten years to companies that only sell research aka Intellectual Property (IP) output.   This brought disruptive indigenous technologies to our market, which were then usually licensed ..

Astute and Assertive

Through his assertive articulation and dynamic execution, Atal ji provided edifice for the new vibrant India that we are experiencing todayAll Prime Ministers leave their mark on India’s foreign policy. Nehru is associated with India’s policy of non-alignment, Shastri for the pluck he demonstrated in the 1965 war with Pakistan, Indira Gandhi with the creation of Bangladesh, Manmohan Singh with the India-US nuclear deal, Modi with an exceptionally energetic foreign policy, rise of India’s ..

Gentle, Yet ‘Atal’

For the first time, the birth anniversary of Atalji would be celebrated after he left his physical existence. The man who established connect with almost four generations of Bharat strongly provided the nationalist narrative through his journalism, poetry, speeches, foreign policy, public policy and even politics. Through his politics of positivity and humility, he would continue to be the guiding force for the emerging Bharat Atal Behari Vajpayee was an accomplished journalist and poet, orator ..

Defence Scan By Air Mshl PK Roy

  1. IAF FLIES AN-32AIRCRAFT WITH BIOFUELThe aircrew of ‘Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment’ have tested an An-32 aircraft using blended bio-jet fuel—10% Jatropha oil blended Aviation Turbine Fuel, in line with the government’s thrust to encourage bio-jet fuels and reduce its  fuel import bills. The CAS has expressed its intention to fly An-32 in the Republic Day flypast on January 26, 2019. As per the IAF spokesperson, “The project is a combined ..

On the Turf of Terminologies

The battle about J&K is not just on the ground but more about correcting distortions in the intecllectual space The state of J&K is passing through a very crucial phase. While the government agencies are working diligently to restore normalcy in the State, the vested interests which include the pro-Pak elements, separatists, Pakistan sympathisers, and moderates, are determined that the State remains in perpetual turmoil. The modus operandi adopted by the miscreants is to create such a situation ..

Congress Stands Exposed in Delayed Justice

While the victims of 1984 Sikh massacre have welcomed the delayed verdict, their agonies and sufferings will continue to last interminably for another 34 years, if the perpetrators are not brought to justice..

Time for Introspection

  Apropos (Message of The Mandate) Organiser, December 23, 2018, while confounding pollsters and the so-called psephologists and self-styled election experts, the just-concluded Assembly elections across the five states may have come as a ‘rude’ shock to the BJP. But if we look at the Message of the Mandate, it is a blessing in disguise. Otherwise, they will never do any ‘course correction’. The BJP needs to find out the faults and do some introspection before going ..

Hornbill Festival: Upholding Traditions amid Modernity

The ten-day Hornbill Festival in Nagaland displays how, despite being Christians, the Nagas uphold the traditional Naga values and simpleton virtuesThe most complex challenge in sociological study about any community is to understand its present predicament and also predict the same people’s future. It is more so for the Nagas. They are in a psychic tug of war – to be with militancy movement opposing Indian nationhood or to be protagonists of nationalism and cherish the benefits of development ..

ISRO's ‘Angry Bird’ GSAT-7A placed in orbit, will boost Air Force's communication capabilities

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully placed in orbit a communications satellite GSAT-7A, also known as "Indian Angry Bird", this evening..

Rafale – Lies, Short-lived lies and now further lies: Arun Jaitley

All the lies spoken on the Rafale deal has been exposed. The Supreme Court judgement is clear. Every word said against the Government has proved to be false. Every “fact” stated by the vested interests against the deal has proved to be manufactured. Truth has once again established its primacy. The creators of falsehood will still persist with falsehood even at the cost of their own credibility. Only their captive constituencies will clap..

1984 Sikh Massacre: “My father was burnt alive in front of me,” says Maya Kaur

On November 17, as the Delhi High Court sentenced life imprisonment to Sajjan Kumar, the women living in the Widows Colony of Tilak Nagar, New Delhi, said that they are grateful for those who are still fighting for justice.“It’s been more than 34 years, but justice still seems only half-done. Mere Gharwallaon ko mere aankhon ke samne jinda jala diya (My family members were burnt alive in front of my very own eyes)”, said Maya Kaur, widow of Jagat Singh, who was burnt alive by the ..

Readers’ Forum

Champion of Change Apropos (The Will Power that Created Wonder), Organiser December 16, 2018, it is pleasantly inspiring to read the story about a Muslim rickshaw puller rendering selfless service to the Bharat Mata. Kudos to Organiser for carrying such a deeply inspiring story on Ahmed Ali, whose mission to open a school in his remote village against all odds may inspire many good Muslims in the country. At a time when the whole world looks at the Muslim community with suspicious eyes, this piece ..

Empowering the Marginalised

A successful experiment by Samarasata Sewa Foundation in Andhra Pradesh to empower the disadvantaged sections of the society by taking up the projects which help them join the mainstream, shed age-old discrimination and live in harmony with rest of the Hindu societyRavuri Siva Krishna, a tribal, is now a priest at Sri Seeta Ram Temple at DVR Girijan Colony, Nandigama under Krishna District. Son of a farmer couple, Shri Hanumantha Rao and Smt Nagamani, Siva Krishna has begun his services to the Lord ..

AGNI - 5 LAUNCH

By Air Mshl PK Roy     On December 10, 2018, the indigenous long-range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile— Agni 5, was successfully launched from a mobile launcher at Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. This was the third successful test firing of the strategic missile this year. The earlier two test firing was carried out in January and June 2018. The Agni 5 missile has a range of over 5000 km. As per earlier reports. Agni 1 (range of 700 km), Agni 2 (range ..

Nurturing the Roots

30 scholars from 20 countries of Europe and South America, and also some from India discussed in detail the roots of Romas in India at a two-day International Roma Conference in New Delhi from November 29 to 30 Linguistic, cultural and genetic evidences have established the Indian roots of the Roma people, who are spread in about 30 countries across the world. Even after one thousand years of their migration from India, the spark of Indianness is still well-preserved in the hearts of the community ..

So What's Cooking up Against ISKCON?

When no governments complained about nutrition all these years and there are reports of improvements in children's health due to Akshya Patra Mid-day meals, HD Kumaraswamy Government's sudden realisation that only Onion or Garlic can benefit their health, reeks of deeper malaise against ISKCONDr HS Prema I opened the day’s newspaper with my cup of piping hot Kashayam to have a rude shock. The State Government has instructed the ISKCON to add garlic and onion in their mid-day meal against ..

Fishing in the Troubled Water

The coastal areas of Tamil Nadu have already witnessed a spurt in nefarious activities by anti-Bharat forces. The recent case of alleged spying by two French journos – Jules Giraudat and Arthur Bouvart, aided by a local parish priest Father Hilda, under the garb of journalism, trespassing in the prohibited high-security zone of government-owned Indian Rare Earths Limited has raised many troubling questions TS Venkatesan from Chennai India is one hell of a joke! Here any foreigner can ..

Fruits of Focused Approach

The Modi Government’s focus on promoting in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ is driven by the philosophy of ‘Minimum Government, Maximum Governance’Gopal Krishna Agrawal The Doing Business 2019 Report of the World Bank has ranked India at 77th position in terms of ‘Ease of Doing Business’ (EoDB), an improvement of 23 ranks over the last year. In the last two years, India has improved its rank by a massive 53 positions and looks set to storm into Top 50 by next ..

Habitual (Soul) Harvesters and Willful Offenders

The negligence of Immigration authorities is putting our national security at risk and giving an opportunity to foreigners to question our national sovereigntyAS Santosh   The death of US national John Allen Chau at Andaman and Nicobar's North Sentinel Island is yet another example of how Christian evangelists are blatantly violating Indian visa norms. Though there is nothing new about the case, it's high time Indian Government implemented the Visa rules strictly as expected. What ..

In Democracy Public is Supreme

The dharmic tradition of Bharat permits peaceful plurality and orderly change as warranted by evolution, discoveries and technology. Lawmaking is the prerogative of the legislatures, which goes by the public need and opinion. The court should understand itDr TH Chowdary RSS Sarkaryavah Shri Bhaiyaji Joshi, while addressing the mammoth rally at Ramlila Grounds of Delhi on December 9, said the public should be supreme and not necessarily the courts. He was referring to the Supreme Court and other ..

Shri Ram Janmabhoomi

The Rambhaktas, who joined the Virat Dharma Sabha at historic Ramlila Ground in Delhi on December 9, urged the Centre to enact a law for reconstruction of Shri Ram Temple at Ayodhya in the winter session of Parliament only   The Historic Ramlila Ground of Delhi has not witnessed such a massive gathering of people in the last five decades, as was seen on December 9, 2018. The entire Ground was packed to its capacity even before the beginning of the Dharma Sabha at 11.00 am, as the Rambhaktas ..

On the Way to 2019

After the hard-fought Assembly polls, it seems that the battle for the 2019 is going to be tough and perilous for all the political parties The fact that BJP put up a tough fight in the just concluded Assembly Polls in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chattisgarh despite a strong anti-incumbency in those states, what the Congress will do now is no brainer after all, as the Rahul Gandhi-led party will use its new-found political victory to exact a sweet revenge on Modi Government ..

KCR Wins on Tall Promises

Despite the humongous efforts of the Congress to get on the high table in the state of Telangana, the wily Chief Minister has clearly upped the ante on his rivals, the Congress and his formidable rival Naidu, reducing them to whimpering political dwarfs in the stateK Chandrashekhar Rao, the first Chief Minister of Telangana has returned to power with an overwhelming majority, winning 88 of the 119 seats in the assembly. The Congress, which dreamt of returning to power in India’s newest state, ..