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Politics devoid of ethics is dangerous. Maharashtra is experiencing opportunism of the worst kind. Private ambitions gain supremacy over public good. Congress will not allow the government of Uddhav Thackeray for long and pull it down at the earliest. If it fails, Sharad Pawar and the NCP stand to gain immensely. The secular credentials of the Congress-NCP-SS are all humbug as no minister from the minorities was included in the first bunch of 7 ministers. So much for a hollow secularism and Sachcharite minority concerns.
Politics has subverted the mandate of the voters in Maharashtra for a BJP-SS government. The question is: should a person be allowed to upend the electoral verdict? Political games being played in Maharashtra bode ill for democracy in India.
The recent meeting of Indian PM Narendra Modi with the visiting Chinese Leader was widely covered by the media. There were many comments and interpretations on the dress of the Prime Minister. Here is one from me for the discerning readers.
There lies the lesson in shastra pooja and shaastra poojaa: worship books of knowledge and arms. Those who bear arms must worship them and never disrespect them by their misuse or abuse. Arms are not for frightening people; they are meant to assure them of security in times of need. The National Day Parades in all countries are a public display of Shastra Pooja. Ignorance of the objectives and strategy of shastra pooja draws absurd comments from some persons. Nation or individuals need to bear arms in public interest. They must also worship knowledge and books for contributing to the betterment of the people.
Mahatma Gandhi gave India a unique set of development goals, which were sustainable. Khadi weaving, development of micro enterprises called village industries and Truth were the levers to that growth. Truth wins over un-truth, if practiced in the Gandhian way. Read more…
Mahatma Gandhi was a Leader of the highest qualities and a role model. His leadership beat even the clever Britishers, who could not destroy him and suppress his freedom movement.
The candid acknowledgement of Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan that it cannot win a conventional war against India ever in future is a turning point in not only India-Pakistan relations but also heralds a revolutionary change in the regional politics. No earlier Prime Minister of Pakistan had spoken so frankly of the reality. Imran […]