Political History of India

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Church Bombings in the year 2000: How Christian priests blamed Hindu groups for attacks committed by Islamic terrorists

Along expected lines, Christian priests blamed Hindu right-wing groups for the 2000 Church Bombings but reality could not have been more different.

Name of Sitaram Kesri, not a favourite of Sonia Gandhi, missing from Congress’ official website as former party president

Sitaram Kesri was reportedly locked up in the bathroom at Congress headquarters in Akbar Road so he could not stop Sonia from entering the office with her supporters to take over as party president.

Rahul Gandhi and Congress might insult Veer Savarkar now, but this is what Indira Gandhi had to say about the freedom fighter

Indira Gandhi is on record saying as Prime Minister: “Savarkar’s defiance of the British government has its own place in the freedom struggle.”
Rana Ayyub uses the 2015 murder of Akhlaq to peddle fear and victimhood for Muslims, ignores Hindus killed for their religion

Fear and falsehood: How a colonialist ecosystem paints the Modi government as communal

Was Akhlaq killed because the killers wanted him to convert to Hinduism? The incident is called communal because the killers belonged to one community and the victim to another.

Gandhi letters auction: Gandhi’s son did not rape his daughter, but his sister-in-law, Tushar Gandhi had clarified in 2014

When these letters surfaced in 2014, Tushar Gandhi, the lineage of MK Gandhi had written a letter to the Media saying that the letter had been mistranslated
Priyanka Gandhi tries to mock PM Modi, cites Amitabh Bachchan's name and scores a self goal

Priyanka Gandhi’s Modi-Amitabh Bachchan jibe is a massive self goal, read why

Priyanka Gandhi attempts to mock PM Modi with a 'biggest actor' jibe, scores a self-goal citing Amitabh Bachchan's name.
Days after Pulwama attack, Kamal Haasan toes the Pakistan line

Nathuram Godse was not a terrorist, much less a Hindu Terrorist, and using him to demonize Hindus is a cheap tactic

The objective of people like Kamal Haasan and others who call Nathuram Godse a terrorist is not the vilification of Godse himself but every Hindu of a Hindutvavadi bent.
Here is what vindictive Rajiv Gandhi did after Indian Express covered the story of his INS Viraat vacation

Here is what vindictive Rajiv Gandhi did after Indian Express covered the story of his INS Viraat vacation

Indian Express has published a harrowing tale of how vindictive Rajiv Gandhi shot back at the paper after the story of his INS Viraat vacation was published
Manmohan Singh blamed RSS for the 1984 anti-sikh riots

When Manmohan Singh blamed RSS for 1984 Sikh genocide

Far from being apologetic about the organised pogrom of Sikhs in 1984, Manmohan Singh had pinned the blame of the massacre on RSS

All you need to know about the General Elections through the years: 1957-2014

A walk through the political history of post-independence India

Letting the past remain buried will be the wisest thing for Congress

Congress has so many skeletons in their cupboard that they should rather have gone a one-off retort by the PM Modi after years of harassment.
Congress moves EC alleging poll violation by PM Modi

Why is Ronald Reagan being so respectful to Rajiv Gandhi in a viral clip? Does the answer lie in Bhopal?

As it so happens, Adil Shahryar's clemency was signed by Ronald Reagan on the day of Rajiv Gandhi's visit to the U.S, on 11th June.
Durbari journalism teaches us how to worship the Gandhis

How to brainwash Indians into worshipping the Nehru Gandhi dynasty: The Shekhar Gupta masterclass

Shekhar Gupta has shown in his video how an ideal Durbari should work and defend Rajiv Gandhi for his vacation using INS Viraat like even Congress leaders can not.

Saga of INS Virat used as a taxi and cigarette packs airlifted to Bhopal from Indore: Here is why PM Modi needed to talk about Dynasty arrogance

People need to know what happened. Otherwise, it will all be cleansed with pretend hugs and humility from Rahul Gandhi.
Congress is spreading desperate lies against BJP to escape from the burden of Rajiv Gandhi's tainted legacy

After Congress trolls, Ahmed Patel too spreads lies to shift focus from Rajiv Gandhi’s corruption

Ahmed Patel is blatantly lying. At the time of Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, Chandrasekhar, not VP Singh was the PM of India, a government that was in power due to Congress' support. India was facing another general election because Rajiv's Congress had decided to withdraw that support.

How Jawaharlal Nehru used Indian Navy assets not just for vacation, but to ‘pay respects’ to Edwina Mountbatten after she died

The tradition to use Navy assets for their personal use was not started by Rajiv Gandhi. Jawaharlal Nehru had pioneered this abhorrent culture.

‘Bofors ka dalal kaun hai? Rajiv Gandhi,’ How the Opposition back in the late 80s chanted ‘Rajiv Gandhi Chor Hai’

Congress workers had abused and beaten up Sagar University journalism department head for a question asked in an examination

Nehru at Kumbh, 1954: When Congress govt burnt bodies, lied about casualties and called a journalist collecting evidence ‘ba***rd’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at Ayodhya today spoke about the ghastly stampede of 1954 where a 1000 devotees lost their lives.

How did Adil Shahryar go from being insolvent to getting out of jail and starting a company worth $250 million in 5 years flat?

Adil Shahryar’s name has been buried and seldom uttered. Not by the political class and certainly not by the media who is more than willing to let the indiscretions of the first family slide under the rug.
Papers long buried, questions that were never asked: Was Sonia Gandhi's Italian family involved in the Bofors scam?

Papers long buried, questions that were never asked: Was Sonia Gandhi’s Italian family involved in the Bofors scam?

OpIndia has accessed evidence to show that Sonia Gandhi's Italian family could have been involved in the Bofors scandal, with their names carefully hidden from the public eye

Once upon a Time in 2002: A public denouncement of his father by Robert Vadra and 2 mysterious deaths

It was in early 2002 that allegations of misconduct against the Vadra family surfaced and Robert Vadra denounced his own family in public.

How the Congress party and its allies supported terrorism in the 1998 Coimbatore blasts case

The Coimbatore bomb blast and how India's political dispensation, Congress and its allies specifically, shielded terrorists

China’s refusal to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist: A legacy of Jawaharlal Nehru’s monumental blunder

China, for the fourth time, refused to back an international effort to list Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. As cliched as it may sound, but we are once again forced to bear the fruits of Jawaharlal Nehru's monumental blunders.

Now, Congress and the Communists would not remember the summer of ’59

While Congress and Left roll together in the bed for the 2019 General Elections, the love birds of today bear little resemblance to the two fighting crows of 1959.

BJP has hit the jackpot with showdown against Mamata Banerjee

I don’t know if Bengal has any such thing left as a sympathy vote. As a state, we have moved far beyond that point.
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Citizenship Amendment Bill: A necessity to correct a historical wrong

Huge numbers of Hindus had come to India from Bangladesh after independence due to religious persecution, and they need the protection of citizenship of amendment bill

Fact-Check: Is this image, shared even by Congress, of Abdul Ghaffar Khan and Indira Gandhi

Congress party's 2016 tweet labels some other girl as young India Gandhi with Ghaffar Khan
George Fernandes: The Socialist who refused to make the faustian bargain with Gandhis

George Fernandes: The Socialist who refused to make the Faustian bargain with Gandhis

George Fernandes was a principled socialist leader who became active in Mumbai local politics in the 1960s

A sordid tale of Emergency: The illegal detention and torture of George Fernandes’ brother

As tributes flow in, Congress seems to have forgotten how they treated George Fernandes during the Emergency, when he was alive

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