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Employees of Tiranga TV have demanded a compensation of 6 months salary

Officially anti-Hindu party: How Congress is trying to blame the Islamic concept of two nations on Hindus

Congress leader Kapil Sibal said in the Rajya Sabha that the Citizenship Amendment Bill will realize "Savarkar's two-nation theory".
Partition, Savarkar, Citizenship Amendment Bill: Here are lies by Congress

Partition, Savarkar and Citizenship Amendment Bill: The lies, the conjectures and history whitewashed by Congress

Citizenship Amendment Bill of India is a historic decision for which PM Modi will forever be remembered as a defender of civilizational ethos
Prominent Christian politician creates rift in Kerala's ruling Communist alliance

The CPIM wanted citizenship rights for Bengali Hindus in 2012 before its U-Turn seven years later: Here is all you need to know

CPIM has abandoned Bengali Hindus from Bangladesh and is opposing Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)

Ahmadiyyas were at the forefront of creation of Pakistan, an Ahmadiyya Unit fought against India in Kashmir in 1947-48

One argument that is often made is against the Bill is the exclusion of Ahmadiyyas from the CAB.

Dharma, Deva, Desha: Three phases of Ram Janmabhoomi movement, who decided Babri Masjid had to go and day of reckoning

The Ram Janmabhoomi Movement, to this day, remains an enigma despite the fact that so much has been written and said about it. Despite the hours and hours of news coverage and the books that have been written about it, there is plenty about it that's still not known.
Sanjay Gandhi had used his mother's power and government influence to carry out the Maruti scam.

Lies, deceit and threat: Read how Indira and Sanjay Gandhi pulled off the Maruti scam

Indira Gandhi and her government had gone out of the way to facilitate Sanjay's Maruti scam. At every stage, rules were bent, officials were threatened and coerced into catering to Sanjay Gandhi's whims.

Three questions that should be asked and debated around Sadhvi Pragya calling Godse a deshbhakt

Sadhvi Pragya, the BJP MP from Bhopal has landed in yet another controversy by calling Nathuram Godse a patriot

The best tribute to Bhagwan Birsa Munda on his birth anniversary is to fight for anti-conversion laws

What is the best way to pay tribute to Bhagwan Birsa Munda on his birth anniversary?

Winter of 1949: The untold story of the ‘miraculous appearance’ of Murtis of Ram Lalla at Babri Masjid

In December 1949, Murti of Ram Lalla 'miraculously' appeared inside the Babri Masjid.
ram mandir

The Liberhan Commission report on Babri Masjid Demolition: 10 things ‘liberals’ don’t want you to read

The Liberhan Commission was commissioned by the then Congress government ten days after the Babri Masjid demolition to investigate the events that led to it and those responsible for it.

Kalyan Singh, Class of 92: 6th December, 1992 a matter of National Pride, No Regret, No Repentance, No Grief

Kalyan Singh was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1992 when the disputed structure was demolished.

Struggle for Ram Mandir at Ayodhya will remain a high point for Hindu civilization

Shri Ram is coming back to Ayodhya. We are alive. Here and now.

The comprehensive legal History of Ram Janmabhoomi case: A case that will have its relevance for generations to come

The Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, dealing with the birthplace of Lord Ram, who is the civilizational symbol of India stretching from Vietnam to the Caribbean, is one of the most important legal disputes in the history of India.

Will Ram Lalla finally come home: The culmination of a people’s movement spanning over 491 years

The Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict on the vexatious issue of whether Sri Ramlalla Virajman is the legitimate owner of the Ram Janmabhoomi temple site in Ayodhya

When they shout “Afzal hum sharminda hain, tere qatil zinda hain”, Neelkanth Ganjoo’s fate is what they mean

Neelkanth Ganjoo had sentenced JKLF founder Maqbool Bhat to death in 1968.

Road to Ram Janmabhoomi, Ayodhya: How Hindus fought for Shri Ram

As we stand at the cusp of the Ram Janmabhoomi verdict, it is important to recall what happened 29 years back and how Hindus fought for Lord Shri Ram.

Here is why ‘liberals’ can’t complain that BJP is ‘co-opting’ Sardar Patel

Today you will see the usual litany of complaints about how the BJP and Prime Minister Modi is “co-opting” Sardar Patel

The search for an Ashfaq: We have come a long distance from the times of Ashfaqullah Khan

Ashfaqullah Khan without hesitation laments about how his paternal ancestors kept out of the struggle against the British, luxuriating in their laziness.

One Hundred Years of the end of ‘Khilafat’: How the Gandhi supported movement unleashed the beast of Islamic fanaticism

The Khilafat movement propelled the religious-national sentiments among Indian Muslims who until then largely stayed away from the mainstream political activity.

The real reason why Congress opposes a Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar is much more fundamental than mere politics

A Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar would be official recognition of his contributions to the story of Independent India at the highest level, despite the vilification heaped by Congress
As Congress attempts to besmirch Savarkar's memory, Indira Gandhi's old letter exposes their hypocrisy

Read Indira Gandhi’s letter referring to Veer Savarkar as ‘remarkable son of India’

In a letter dated May 30, 1980, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had written a letter to Pandit Bakhle, then secretary of Swatantrayaveer Savarkar Rashtriya Smarak, hailing Savarkar's contribution to the freedom struggle.
Meenakshi Jain gave an exclusive interview about her views on Ram Janmbhoomi Temple case

All the historical literary evidence point that the Babri Masjid was built on the ruins of Ram Temple: Noted historian Meenakshi Jain speaks to OpIndia

OpIndia Hindi Editor Ajeet Bharti talks to noted author and historian Meenakshi Jain on the Ram Janmabhoomi controversy.

‘My dear friend’: Read the letters Mahatma Gandhi wrote to Adolf Hitler, the ‘ultimate monster’

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi as he is fondly called the world over, wrote two letters to the German Dictator Adolf Hitler, one in 1939 and the other, in 1940.
Film maker Vivek Agnihotri pays tributes to the second prime minister of India on his birth anniversary

Nehru did not learn ‘Tyaag’ from Gandhi, Shastri did: Film maker Vivek Agnihotri pays tribute to Lal Bahadur Shastri on his birth anniversary

As Shastri deviated from Nehruvian ideology, the media, people and intellectuals, who were patronised by Nehru and became the beneficiaries of the seeping corruption, called Shastri's call for 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan' a political gimmick, writes Vivek Agnihotri.

Times of India has done a massive disservice to the memory of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh

Times of India today had a middle in its edit page where a Bhagat Singh researcher, Prof Chaman Lal has been interviewed

While talking about Muslims in Jammu, Karan Thapar diminishes massacre of Hindus and Sikhs in Jammu and the KP exodus

Karan Thapar in his article "We cannot be selective about the past in Jammu & Kashmir" in Hindustan Times dated 15th Sept 2019, gives a call to morality, intellectual honesty and being conscious to multiple peoples and their identities.

My home by the Jhelum: Story of a Kashmiri Hindu who, along with his family was attacked and thrown out of Kashmir by Islamists

As a Kashmiri Hindu, it is all the more important to retell our stories now when there is a malicious and perverse attack to erase and distort our history and rewrite it to project the Muslim atrocities as a freedom struggle and not as an Islamist jihadi movement
Rahul and Priyanka maintain a cold silence on their grandfather, Feroze Gandhi

Feroze, ‘The Forgotten’ Gandhi, finds no mention by grandchildren Rahul and Priyanka on his death anniversary

Rahul had visited Feroze Gandhi's tombstone only once in the last decade, in 2011. Before that, he had visited once in 2008. Priyanka had been there once in 2009. Their mother Sonia Gandhi had been there once back in 2001.
Vikram Sampath, Savarkar interview

Historians need to reevaluate our freedom struggle: Vikram Sampath talks about Congress being a British creation, Savarkar and more

An interview with Vikram Sampath, the author of the book, 'Savarkar: Echoes of a Forgotten Past'.
Rajiv Gandhi's tenure saw justice, freedom and institutions compromised at every level

No Sonia Gandhi, your husband did not stand for democracy or liberty

Rajiv Gandhi had infamously justified the Sikh massacre by saying, "When a big tree falls, the earth shakes."

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