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DU, JNU, Che Guevara, Revolution

Why I have little faith in India's youth

Most of today's Indian youngsters aren't patriotic and have no logical solution to the country's problems.


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India-Pakistan, Patriotism, Ultranationalism, Raazi

The success of Raazi, 'The End' of ultra-nationalism

The Alia Bhatt-starrer is a beautifully subtle take on what you win, and lose, in war. It shows you patriotism isn't chest-thumping. It's about having a heart.


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Patriotism, Republic Day

Why India can't get enough of Republic Day hysteria

Celebration brings people together. Asking questions divides people.


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Cinema halls, Patriotism, Supreme Court, National Anthem

The mistake of compulsory standing up for national anthem

These kind of rules only apply to a certain socio-economic segment that needs to be collectivist to indulge their pleasures.


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BJP, Vijay Shah, Education Minister, Madhya Pradesh

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool? Jai Hind, Jai Hind, three bags full

Madhya Pradesh minister who wants students to answer roll call with ‘Jai Hind’ is a brilliant political master.


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BJP, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Floods, Patriotism

The real story behind flooded Assam school hoisting national flag

There was a recurrent theme in all the pictures - bearded men in skull caps or checkered lungis or kurta and pajamas rolled up until their knees.


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Independence Day, Patriotism, Islam, Muslims

What we can learn from Amir Khusrau's patriotism and his idea of India

Patriotism test for madrasas in Uttar Pradesh on Independence Day shows the rotten condition of our independent nation.


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BJP, Patriotism, Constitution, Nationalism

Don't let the love for your country make you sound like a fool

By forcing people to shout what are considered patriotic slogans, our misguided enthusiasts undermine the very foundation of patriotism.