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Dipin Damodharan

Dipin Damodharan

Political analystdipinbharath@gmail.com
The writer is co-founder of EduQuest and Ex-Editorial Head, DC Media, DC Books.

By Dipin Damodharan

Why Modi is the biggest threat to Communist China

The Indian prime minister is exploring all possible options to counter Beijing's Belt and Road initiative.

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India has made a mistake by backing Ivanka Trump as advocate for women's empowerment

She is part of some terrible anti-women policies of the US government.

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To live through smog and flood, we need to recapture the spirit of ‘smart’ living

It’s about living with nature.

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India has sadly forgotten the difference between guru and godman

It's an irony that even after repeatedly airing statements that contradict this belief, leaders like Sakshi Maharaj still find space in BJP.

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Problem is not with Hindu nationalism, but with Chinese expansionism

The weeks-long confrontation on the shared border between China, India and Bhutan is orchestrated and executed by China.

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With GST, PM Modi fulfilled Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s dream of India’s economic integration

Vajpayee was the prime minister who first 'introduced' the tax reform in 1999.

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Boycotting China's OBOR might just be the best thing Modi has done in 3 years

CPEC reflects China's hidden agenda of splitting PoK from India in its mission to achieve global leadership status.

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Kerala government is waging an ugly war on IAS officer by siding with land mafia

The young IAS officer has been cornered for taking on encroachers in Munnar.

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Where RSS and Shashi Tharoor agree on British colonialism

The time has come to decolonise Indian minds completely.

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Why RSS pressure on Modi government's policymaking is a good thing

Decision to cut off ties between the NTAGI and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation should be viewed in this backdrop.

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19 quotes of Swami Vivekananda every Indian must know by heart

His words offer an unending source of inspiration to move on in life.

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It's a mockery to question appointment of Army Chief over his seniority

Indian Army is above politics. Congress shouldn't try to politicise the issue.

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Demonetisation: Great reform, poor execution

At the long queues outside banks, people were seen highly disappointed with the Modi government, and they expressed it openly.

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Tarun Sagar's nudity isn't the problem, it's his misogyny

By inviting a religious leader to speak in the Assembly, what message is BJP government in Haryana trying to send?

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Remembering Khudiram Bose, the ‘terrorist’ who ignited India’s freedom struggle

The teenage revolutionary who threw the first bomb against the British, and went to the gallows.

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How Child Labour Amendment Bill actually endangers children

Aligning labour legislations rather than social legislations will dilute the spirit of the Act and adversely impact children.

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BJP is afraid to take on those who are mocking Hindutva

It is unfortunate that hardcore outfits - the self-proclaimed protectors of Hinduism - are gaining prominence.

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Modi government needs to focus a lot more on children's welfare

The priority should be to develop an education structure conducive for every child to thrive.

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Why O Rajagopal, BJP's first legislator ever in Kerala, is having the last laugh

Now that the jinx has been broken, the stage is set for saffron party to take off in the state.

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RSS can bust myths about 'liberal' Hindus

Politicians will be engaged in appeasement politics until a radical change occurs in the collective mindset of society.

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Why Mohan Bhagwat is right about 'Bharat Mata ki jai'

Provocative statements from BJP leaders on nationalism oppose the basic ideology of the RSS.

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Tharoor wrong to compare Bhagat Singh with Kanhaiya Kumar

Neither present-day communists nor aggressive rightists can match the revolutionary's political acumen.

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Forget Che, Kanhaiya not even a Kejriwal if he insults Indian Army

Targeting soldiers for atrocities against women in Kashmir is selective outrage, so typical of the Left.

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Remembering Netaji: How Nehru denied India her true freedom hero

The country's first PM ensured that Subhas Chandra Bose was buried in the pages of history.

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India needs Swami Vivekananda now more than ever

His ideas are still relevant at a time when the country is being challenged by pseudo-secularists and religious fundamentalists.

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Vedas don't portray menstruating women as impure. Why should we?

Ancient India had a liberal line of thought which considered it a natural process.

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Why RSS is happy with Modi's great Japan obsession

The Sangh has been inspired by the way the East Asian country restored national pride after annihilation in the Second World War.

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How Bruce Lee democratised Kung Fu

He taught the world that martial arts are not just physical exercise but a philosophy to take life forward.

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Aamir Khan has cheated fans and let down India

His 'intolerance' jibe can be easily interpreted as a substandard act of playing victimhood.

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#AwardWapsi: Where have all the writers gone?

Young authors say secular intelligentsia is engaged in the propaganda game.

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