My Thoughts

The history of India’s freedom struggle is incomplete without Congress

Can history be rewritten to suit selfish avaricious goals? Well, if authors of the rewrite are the elite members of the Bharatiya Janta Party, the answer is a definite YES! The BJP and the organisations under its umbrella, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, to be precise, are very meticulously sabotaging our national history. Amit Shah’s most recent …

There is nothing ‘rashtriya’ about the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

Today under the aegis of the Bharatiya Janta Party, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has become synonymous with patriotism and Hinduism. While the latter is a subject for discussion in its own right, RSS’s role in the freedom movement refutes its claims to be a patriotic organisation. The title ‘rashtriya’ in its name is befooling …

Hunger and malnutrition in “Vibrant Gujarat”

The Prime Minister’s home state Gujarat boasts of excellent economic growth, making it one of the top ten Indian states with highest per capita income (Rs.1,06,831 in 2013-14 : Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation) yet malnutrition and hunger are rampant within its borders. Surprisingly, the hunger levels in Gujarat are higher than those of …