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Aug 29, 2019
Ditch War and Peace; here's a list of approved reading (and watching) for the patriotic IndianHad the book been called “Peace and Peace”, all might have gone well with Vernon Gonsalves, because the tome is probably far too fat for any busy legal professional in India to read – there are too many cases and too little time
Aug 18, 2019
Ritesh Shah on writing Batla House, Pink's Tamil remake, and reuniting with Shoojit Sircar for Sardar Udham SinghBatla House writer Ritesh Shah collaborates with director Nikkhil Advani after D-Day, and actor John Abraham after Force 2 and Rocky Handsome.
Jun 16, 2019
Bharat: Salman Khan's latest film, which addresses the working class, is nationalistic rather than patrioticIn Bharat, Salman Khan's character speaks broken English; the point being made here is that he can learn English if he so desires, but his loyalty is to his own kind. Similarly, he consents to a live-in relationship with chief engineer Kumud Raina, but never marries her. Marriage to someone above himself might have moved him out of his class and he needs to show solidarity with it.
Jun 12, 2019
Not Hitting the Right ChordThe intellectual poverty of the Right has ushered in a situation where national life is now organised around the binaries of Hindu and Muslim, secular and religious
May 09, 2019
Delhi Talks: Artistes can't be forced to propagate one idea, suppression of free voices must end, says Kathak dancer Uma SharmaDelhi-based Kathak dancer Uma Sharma says she is filled with regret to see the path India is treading, and how the political landscape has altered in the last five years
Apr 15, 2019
1942: A Love Story — RD Burman's posthumous album made romance blossom against rebellionThe audio and visual aesthetic of the songs of 1942: A Love Story was a concoction of the strengths of a dying genius (RD Burman) and a budding one (Sanjay Leela Bhansali).
Apr 01, 2019
BJP's nationalism is partisan effort to show patriotic front, has no links with ideology of original nationalist causeIn 2014, when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in India, it rode on the mantra on 'sabka saath, sabka vikas' — a chant to unite the nation on the model of welfare and across-the-board economic growth. It pledged to do away with all the wrongdoings of the preceding two UPA regimes, and the voters obliged. Come 2019, the BJP is set for yet another political campaign, in hope of a second inning, but this time its focus is on another dimension of 'equalitarian welfare': nationalism.
Dec 23, 2018
Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define itGoing by the way Smriti Irani framed her statement, there are only two ways the relationship between the nation and the individual can exist — emotional and tear-inducing or to wish that the country breaks up.
Dec 06, 2018
Uri: Twitter divided over trailer, call Vicky Kaushal's patriotic drama 'jingoistic, irresponsible'Array
Aug 16, 2018
On 72nd Independence Day, India must introspect; there are better ways to express nationalism than chest-thumpingThe 15th of August is not just Independence Day but also a day of introspection. Patriotism is not just of the chest-thumping variety. It is also the quieter, softer variation of helping the nation grow, through teaching its citizens to question.