Monthly Archives: June 2009

Inauguration of Vivekananda Kendra Coimbatore Chapter on 4th July 2009.

Please attend and inform your friends:

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Arjun Singh’s heir is yet another Tughlak in the making

The HRD Ministry has the distinction of having had 3 Tughlaks heading it in succession – MMJ, AS and now KS. MMJ brought unnecessary controversy and disrepute to the NDA govt with his rigid insistence on obscure points while allowing … Continue reading

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Review: Stay Hungry Stay Foolish by Rashmi Bansal

A train journey in India, as Robert Blackwill (former US Ambassador to India) commented, is a philosophical experience. More so, when you have a book like Stay Hungry Stay Foolish for company. Few books have had such a powerful impact … Continue reading

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Claudia Ciesla and the growing interest in Hinduism

Claudia Ciesla’s announcement of her interest in converting to Hinduism is a heartening sign. Hindu society should welcome her into our fold with affection and provide her a place of dignity in the 1 billion strong Hindu community. We must … Continue reading

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India’s Shame: 400 policemen vs 1 Dacoit

The visuals of 400 policemen battling a single dacoit in UP, is in my opinion, more humiliating than say India’s defeat in a cricket match or even in a real battle against Pakistan. The sight of pot-bellied, corrupt and inept … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Family and the Nation by Abdul Kalam & Acharya Mahapragya

Finally, I found some time to read Abdul Kalam’s much touted joint venture with Acharya Mahapragya. I had high expectations from both of them when I picked up the book. Also, having worked with the Swadesi Academic Council in Tamilnadu … Continue reading

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Will Madhur Bhandarkar’s next movie be titled ‘RAPE’?

Madhur Bhandarkar just booked his ticket to yet another filmfare award – I’m sure he must be working out the script of his next movie to expose the lascivious lives of our reel life heroes like Shiney Ahuja. The Shiney … Continue reading

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Elections in Iran and India – a study in contrast

The BBC reports that “Monday’s protest involved hundreds of thousands of people and was one of the largest since the Iranian revolution 30 years ago.” Seven people died in the protest against the re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Rival Mir … Continue reading

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Mr. Veerappa Moily, what about justice for the victims of terrorism?

Veerappa Moily’s press statement on the delay in hanging Afzal Guru betrays the confusion within the Congress in meting out justice to the perpetrators of one of the biggest terrorist attacks on India, the Parliament attack of 13th December 2001. … Continue reading

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Nurturing India’s Soft Power is the Best Antidote to Racial Discrimination

NRIs have not paid sufficient importance to developing an assertive identity nor have they used India’s growing soft power to their advantage It is appalling to see the withdrawal symptoms of many Indians in Australia, in the wake of the … Continue reading

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