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Friday, January 28, 2022

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

The writer is national vice president, BJP

Why Taliban must ensure spiritual democracy
Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe writes: It has been a part of Afghanistan’s history, can help revive other democratic traditions and will create a spirit of accommodation that will get them global legitimacy

Why the Opposition holding Parliament hostage to political grandstanding denies people their rights
Fri, Jul 30, 2021

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe writes: Despite the fact that the government showed the willingness to discuss all issues — from Pegasus to the pandemic — as desired by the Opposition, ruckus continues to rule the roost.

Against ‘award wapsi’: What Marathi Dalit writer Sharankumar Limbale’s acceptance of a prestigious literary prize says
Thu, Jul 01, 2021

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe writes: He has shown remarkable courage in taking a ‘politically incorrect’ position, given the prevailing mentality of a powerful section of so-called liberals.

Prejudice of any kind has no place in politics
Tue, Apr 06, 2021

Lambasting and lampooning the government unreasonably doesn’t make one a revolutionary. It reflects a lack of open-mindedness, flexibility and spirit of accommodation.

The limits of token hinduism
Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Asserting their Hindu identity will not absolve politicians like West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee of the charge of vote bank politics.

PM Narendra Modi has changed the discourse and connected with the people
Fri, Sep 18, 2020

At 70, with path-breaking reforms in governance, Modi has shown how Indian democracy can deliver. One of the most significant contributions to his credit is snatching representative democracy from the jaws of cynicism.

Ram temple movement has restructured discourse, recast polity
Wed, Aug 05, 2020

Going beyond the temple, every Hindu must realise that unless caste discrimination is abolished, a common consciousness and Hindu unity will remain a chimera. Muslims must realise that it is wrong to see the temple movement as anti-mosque or anti-Muslims.

On MGNREGA, it is BJP versus Congress
Mon, Jun 15, 2020

The proof of a policy is in its implementation. Sonia Gandhi needs to acknowledge that the MGNREGA has become truly effective under the BJP

The fear of coronavirus will, quite understandably, haunt us for a long time
Wed, Apr 22, 2020

A remarkably confident, composed and, truly, “New India” is today partnering with the world community in this global struggle — and this partnership goes beyond established norms of diplomacy.

Frustrated by their electoral reverses, the Left has turned to manufacturing unrest
Sat, Jan 11, 2020

Finding themselves in a helpless situation, they are now spreading unfounded fears, sowing seeds of suspicion and rejecting the fears about the impact of unchecked infiltration of Bangladeshis, expressed even by the apex court.

A different kind of nationalism
Sat, Aug 24, 2019

In his I-Day address, Prime Minister Modi sought to connect patriotism with day-to-day conduct.

Gap between expectations and realisation could undermine governments
Sat, Apr 27, 2019

The gap between reasonable popular expectations from democratic governance and the actual performance of elected governments seems to be ever widening.

What The Nation Says
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Kashmiriyat is important, but is it larger than Hindustaniyat, or Bharatiyata?

Tavleen Singh is wrong: Maharashtra is seeing a political parivartan
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

BJP-led government in Maharashtra is working hard to restore the state’s lost glory

Anthems Of Aspiration
Tue, May 03, 2016

‘Masaan’ and ‘Nil Battey Sanatta’ frame the true meaning of empowerment.

Welcome to the party
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

New recruitment drives can revitalise the organisational structure of political parties