In Varanasi speech, PM-elect Narendra Modi sets agenda for new India, need to take along modern vision and legacy together
In his Varanasi speech, Narendra Modi, while pointing out that he is proud of the Indian tradition and 'not embarrassed about it like others' said that he wants India to take along both its 'great legacy' and'modern vision' together
Despite similar histories, India lags behind Japan, South Korea in growth due to idea of nationalism focussing on religious minorities
How much of India's nationalism is focused on refining our culture? To answer that, ask yourself how often our nationalist party talks about Indian music, literature, architecture and art, and what is done to use it to improve our lives.
NRC in Assam: India ignored 'Atithi Devo Bhava' tradition, 'Hindu humanity' in citizenship verification process
Even if someone is the child or grandchild of a Bangladeshi or even a Bangladeshi migrant themselves, then so what? My culture and my religion tells me that I must treat them with humanity. I don't think we are showing this Hindu humanity in the process of NRC, writes Aakar Patel