Category Archives: India & World

Short Note on China

We are in a very peculiar position. When the USSR was at it’s prime, it was detrimental to Indian interests though it was not to Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Congress Party’s. But once it was broken Russia has become closer … Continue reading

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Communism versus Nationalism

The debate on who is a patriot and who is not has re-surfaced once again. This is against the backdrop of some students in Jawaharlal Nehru University organizing a rally eulogizing Afzal Guru who is a convicted terrorist for attempting … Continue reading

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My Reflections on “The Battle for Sanskrit” written by Shri. Rajiv Malhotra

Ever since the superimposition of Westphalia concept of nation state on a formerly colonized state or newly liberated territory (i.e., India) from colonial subjugation, the debate whether this land is a single nation state or a state of many nations … Continue reading

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The Battle for Sanskrit Or The Battle of Rajiv Malhotra?

This whole argument and subsequent observations are being made after seeing the hostility which the left and their planted sepoys are showing towards Indian-American scholar and Researcher Mr. Rajiv Malhotra. But they are failing, he is not intimidated. Probably some … Continue reading

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My Encounters with Marxists

Recently I had a conversation with Tarek Fatah, Author of “Chasing the Mirage” a great book which exposes Islamists, who was also briefly joined by his fellow Indian Marxist Irfan Habib – a historian of Romila Thappar’s creed. I know … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Col.PK.Gautam’s One Hundred Years of Kautilya’s Arthasastra

Reflecting on Col.PK.Gautam’s One Hundred Years of Kautilya’s Arthasastra This is the first time I am reading a Monograph on Kautilya’s Arthasastra. I am really grateful to author for showing a direction to younger generation to look in to wisdom … Continue reading

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Should Colonizers & Oppressors Pay reparations for Slavery ? Yes. They should.

Responding to an NYT report on whether former colonial powers should pay reparations for slavery? For all that modern jargon in Human rights and insistence of European Powers to follow them, it will be a surprise for someone to hear … Continue reading

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