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George Orwell, Tagore, Vikas dubey encounter, Nationalism

Why the nexus between vigilantes and nationalism is alarming

Nationalism carries flawed ideals that can be transmuted into a cult of vigilantes who are ready to plead their allegiance and prove their loyalty towards a constructed superior identity of a nation.


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India-Pakistan, Nationalism, Priyanka Chopra, Patriotism

Priyanka Chopra vs Ayesha Malik: On war, there can be no 'middle ground'

What's the middle ground between war and peace, exactly? There is none, not even for the most famous celeb.


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Indian economy 2019, Muslims discrimination, Nationalism, Muslims and india

Why stop at Zomato's Muslim food delivery boy? Haters, boycott all these to be a proud nationalist!

If your food has a religion, then you should make these 'anti-Muslim' lifestyle changes to make sure you make you keep your own beliefs intact.


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Narendra Modi, Nationalism, Congress, Indira Gandhi

How Indira Gandhi's Congress Declined: Ironically, it's not the INC but Narendra Modi who's following her footsteps

Indira Gandhi built the Congress on toughness, empathy and pride in roots, culture and national security. Today's Congress leaders seem determined to dissipate her legacy.


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Bangladesh War, Nationalism, Pulwama, Balakot

The Good, Bad and Portentous: Narendra Modi's five-year report card, and how this compares to Mrs Indira Gandhi

Since Modi’s leadership has been closely compared to Indira Gandhi’s, what lessons can he learn from her rise, fall and rise?


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Nationalism, Rahul Gandhi, Hindu pride, Narendra Modi

From development to Hindu sentiments: How Modi shifted the focus from 2014 to 2019 in Wardha

While five years back Modi spoke more about farmers and development, this time he stuck to Hindu pride and nationalism.


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Pakistan, Balakot air strike, Anti-nationalism, Nationalism

Even after Pulwama, Congress failed to reclaim nationalism from the BJP. In fact, it ceded some more

Despite the legacy of Indira Gandhi, the Iron Lady who split Pakistan into two, the Congress failed to make a strong anti-terror statement and instead questioned the Balakot airstrike. This has only put patriotic Indians off.


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Lok Sabha 2019 polls, Balakot air strike, Pulwama encounter, Nationalism

Congress has lost the narrative on national security

Once the natural party of governance, Congress has made the sort of blunders that even a political novice would be loath to making.


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Nationalism, Muslim identity, Zoya Akhtar, Ranveer Singh

No costume drama: 'Gully Boy' and being Muslim in Bollywood today

In Bollywood, over many decades, for every Vijay, Prem and Rahul, there were just no Rahims or Abduls. Until, finally, there was a Murad!


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Mehbooba Mufti, Hypernationalism, Nationalism, Jai Hind

What if you were in these Air India-like real-life situations? (Pause) Jai Hind!

Air India staff will end every conversation with a 'Jai Hind'. With much fervour, of course! What if that order soon percolates into your everyday conversations?