Topic: Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Bal Gangadhar Tilak was on trial for sedition thrice in his life. India must take another look at the nuance in his arguments against the law.
The Narendra Modi dispensation has taken this hatred to a pathological level because of the deep personal inferiority complex vis-a-vis Nehru.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak was tried for his articles in Kesari during the bubonic plague. It would fundamentally change how India understood sedition.
In the polarised tinderbox that was Maharashtra in 1890s, Vinakay Damodar Savarkar and his school mates were enraged by attacks on Hindus.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak commanded the respect of his peers despite their political differences. Gandhi called him 'The maker of modern India' while Nehru described him as 'the father of the Indian revolution.
After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.
Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind
The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.
I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.