Assam, where more than 31 lakh people have been affected by floods in 25 districts, found innovative ways to celebrate Independence Day.
The ‘spiritual age’ Sri Aurobindo visualised is strikingly different from what present-day proponents of religious fundamentalism talk about with their politics of culture and religion and the stigmatisation of the ‘other’.
“The feeling of patriotism cannot be forced down someone. It is a sentiment that is already there in all Indians.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort was both tedious and tiring.
T.S. Thakur said he was hoping that there would be a mention of the appointment of judges in Modi’s speech.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his third Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort today, bringing up a range of subjects.
Most people I know who were personally affected by the partition have feelings of acceptance and moving on rather than anything else.
Acharya Kripalani shows that the Congress’s presidentship has given the nation a tradition of individuality and dissent, not prescriptiveness and consent.
As India turns 70, C.P. Surendran measures the limits of freedom in India. Have we done enough to realise the promises made in the Constitution?