Day: October 7, 2018

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RSS Supremo’s Public Relations Exercise

RSS Supremo’s Public Relations Exercise Do organisations say what they intend to do? Not necessarily. This came out clearly from the three long lectures by RSS Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat. The event was supposed to be a dialogue, but the maximum dialogue one could see was his answering a few questions at the end of the…

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Mahatma Gandhi: The Great Communicator

Mahatma Gandhi: The Great Communicator India has established a committee to commemorate next year’s 150th anniversary of the birth of the “father of the nation”, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the members include politicians across party lines as well as some foreign representatives, among them the Nobel laureates Desmond Tutu and…

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Narendra Modi’s Paradoxical Claim on the Legacy of Gandhi

Narendra Modi’s Paradoxical Claim on the Legacy of Gandhi India has established a committee to commemorate next year’s 150th anniversary of the birth of the “father of the nation”, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the members include politicians across party lines as well as some foreign representatives, among them the Nobel…

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Babasaheb Ambedkar and Neoliberal Economic Reforms: Part II

Babasaheb Ambedkar and Neoliberal Economic Reforms: Part II Ambedkar and Globalisation At the outset, to speak about Ambedkar in relation to globalisation, which represents a paradigmatic transformation of global capitalism into its extremist version, is fundamentally speculative. But there are enough fools who rush in where angels fear to tread . Since they cannot rationally…