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India's Image Gets A Boost

Brave people will one day pull the train of the Indian nation to a finer place, where strangers "are also my family". Until then we are stuck in a sorry station called "Victimhood" at one end and "Us and Them" at the other.

Has The War Made China Even More Important?

But using brute force to re-establish the physical control that might have existed in a distant past, and, while doing so, to obliterate the difference between military and civilian targets, and even between the healthy and the hospitalized, and between adults and babies, is not something the world or the people of Russia will forget.

Putin's Aggressive Nationalism Has Run Into A Problem

Nationhood does not demand homogeneity or uniformity. Nor does it require authoritarian or imperial rule by a big neighbour. These too are messages that Ukraine's horrific drama is sending.

The Modi Government's Project Of Erasure

We must not allow ourselves to be fooled. What is advancing before our eyes is not equality but a project of erasure...

Hindutva Is Running Into Difficulties - by Rajmohan Gandhi

Signs suggest that splitting the Indian population from one another, and pointing to one segment as the source of all problems, is a policy now facing the law of diminishing appeal.

The Viral Video Of Karnataka Women Shows Modi Should Worry

When future historians write of majority victimhood, India will be example number one...Mercifully, both India and Hinduism are much greater, and better represented by the silent millions who only occasionally speak up. By people, for example, like the women in that Karnataka village.

Let us be a bridge of Trust with heart of transformation

Rajmohan Gandhi gave Keynote Remarks at the IofC Japan Conference, Oct. 23-24, 2021

A look at visionaries—past and present, young and old—who continue to inspire India

When not only partition but also carnage accompanied India’s independence in 1947, Winston Churchill, who had never concealed his dislike of the freedom movement, claimed that anarchy would be free India’s fate. “The future,” he prophesied in September 1947, “will witness a vast abridgment of India’s population.”

The Lavish Varanasi Spectacle Highlighting One Individual

Will Modi overcome his defeat at the hands of the farmers by staging spectacular shows like the one he just put up at Varanasi? His showmanship is not in doubt, and his skills with costume, make-up, scenery, lights, sound and camera are of a high order. Moreover, what he is marketing through his shows can seem extremely attractive.

"I Don't Know," Says Biden On Omicron

Race, guns and Covid - the last in its Omicron incarnation - remain live issues in the US.