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Reflections on “The Limits of Moral Limitations: Reconceptualizing “Morals” in Human Rights Law” by Ryan Thoreson in Harvard International Law Journal – Volume 59, Number 1, Winter 2018

Reflections on “The Limits of Moral Limitations: Reconceptualizing “Morals” in Human Rights Law” by Ryan Thoreson in Harvard International Law Journal – Volume 59, Number 1, Winter 2018. The goal of Activists and advocates to internationalize and enforce a Human … Continue reading

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Are Nationalists prepared to provide a response to Leftists on Intellectual Plane?

All the cinema halls in India shall play the National Anthem before the feature film starts and all present in the hall are obliged to stand up to show respect to the National Anthem – said the Apex court as … Continue reading

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Reflections on “Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace” of Prof. Morgenthau.

There is no course on “Realism” in the discipline of Politics and International relations that does not prescribe Prof. Morgenthau’s Politics Among Nations: The struggle for Power and Peace. In fact, I first came in to contact with the school … Continue reading

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In Defence of Amma, no sycophancy but just reason. A discussion with my best friend.

Recently (December 10, 2016) after the death of Jayalalitha, my friend Rakesh thought that people celebrating her was totally unwarranted by citing some issues mentioned in left-wing propaganda website – https://www.savukkuonline.com/9097/ . I say that it is a by-product democracy … Continue reading

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Indian Communists Are Gutter Inspectors

Mahatma Gandhi called Katherine Mayo a Gutter Inspector after reading her book – Mother India, which talks about what is wrong with India (read Hindus) and the necessity of continuing with British rule in India. Such works those days were … 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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There is nothing “Liberal” about Indian-Left

The first thing the so called liberal Indian left has done right after UPA-I has sworn in was to burn over 5 lakh NCERT text books written by Historian and Prof. Makkan Lal. What sin did Prof.Lal commit? Including some … Continue reading

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