Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: patriotism

How Kejriwal’s Delhi govt aims to teach students patriotism through ‘Desh Bhakti curriculum’

Delhi govt launched 'Desh Bhakti curriculum' for schools Tuesday. Reading and discussing personalities and subjects related to patriotism will be part of the 45-minute class.

Gandhi’s encounter with a young Romila Thapar in Pune that inspired her activism

In 'The Psychology of a Patriot', journalist Saket Suman delivers an account of modern India, tracing the evolution and contestation of patriotism.

Mile Sur Mera Tumhara, an advertisement for unity in diversity and India’s unofficial anthem

The six-minute song was sung in Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

20 days since soldiers’ death in Galwan, ‘patriot’ Ajay Devgn decides it’s movie material

India’s stand against Chinese aggression is at best foggy, with military talks still underway. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn couldn't wait lest Akshay Kumar claimed the subject.

China grooms celebrities to help spread patriotism

The Communist Party’s success in stoking nationalism among China’s youth is borne in part from years of finding ways to co-opt the nation’s celebrity culture.

From Priyanka Chopra to Doordarshan, patriotism today is a show of love for Indian military

Over the last few years, Indian nationalism and Bollywood have redefined who the ‘enemy’ is — the citizen who protests and calls out injustice.

There’s no patriotism without guns and glory in India now – new I-Day song shows just that

The new song, released by I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar, devotes a disproportionate amount of footage to the mighty Indian defence forces.

When Vande Mataram inspired many recording artistes to join India’s freedom movement

Besides patriotic songs, gramophone was also used to transmit messages from national leaders. Gandhi’s ‘Spiritual Message’ was recorded in 1931-32.

Sonia Gandhi targets Modi govt, says new definition of patriotism being taught

UPA chairperson and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi said the country's soul is being crushed by the BJP through well-planned conspiracy

From Nehru to Modi, Bollywood always faced political attacks but this capitulation is new

For Nehru, Bollywood was a medium to increase India’s soft power globally, and not just a tool to boost his electoral prospects.

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The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.