Sunday, 3 July, 2022
HomeOpinionBeing Indian

Being Indian

Modi can build ‘atmanirbhar’ India, but only going local won’t help the cause

The idea of ‘atmanirbhar’ India is old wine in a new bottle. While pushing us to be world leaders, Modi shouldn’t repeat the mistakes of George Fernandes and Indira Gandhi.

Three-week lockdown is PM Modi’s surgical strike against coronavirus

What is extraordinary about Modi’s lockdown is its magnitude. Never before in history has a curfew been imposed on such a large number of people.

With his speech, Modi did what Xi and Trump couldn’t — made India greater than the pandemic

Modi’s ‘Janata curfew’ speech showed both resolution and restraint. He led from the front and asked Indians to make gratitude part of public culture.

Those asking if BJP will suit Jyotiraditya Scindia are barking up the wrong tree. This is why

It is too late for the Congress to get back Jyotiraditya Scindia. The BJP won’t be a bed of roses for him either, but he won’t be totally out of place.

Lies are the staple of every communal disturbance and Delhi riots are no different

In our bid to recover from Delhi riots, it is important that we recognize them as a deep psychic wound, and not just a body blow.

Arnab Goswami, stop attacking JLF. It’s not just a political platform for lost Lutyens souls

Republic TV's recent 'debate' on Jaipur Lit Fest was a one-sided, vicious attack on an event that is a hugely successful demonstration of India’s soft power.

A Pakistan gurudwara to Shehla Rashid: India’s Left-liberals have just got four major jolts

Left-liberals are faced with a distressing dilemma: who is their worst enemy — their Islamist buddies or Hindutva opponents?

Win some, lose some: 2019 for BJP was Modi-made but CAA protests turned up a surprise

Despite a massive Lok Sabha win, 2019 proved to be a mixed year for BJP, with its regional performances emerging as the biggest worry.

This is why Modi will win the war protesters have waged against him on CAA

What troubles protesters so much about Modi’s idea of India? It is just one thing. A strong, organised, politically aware Hindu consolidation.

BHU protest should be called off. Muslims aren’t about to infiltrate and control Hinduism

Let us examine the charges levelled against Feroze Khan by BHU Sanskrit students one by one.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
×