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Independence

As India, one of the greatest nations of the world celebrates its 70th anniversary of Independence, which was an inspiration for many countries around the world, I put down some sentiments in the form of quotes of eminent personalities..

How Lal Bahadur Shastri neatly side-stepped the Chinese threat in 1965

There is a face off along the Indo-China border with both sides building up troops. With China issuing threats on a daily basis, India has said that it has made its position clear and it will not allow the Chinese to construct a motorable road till the tri-junction through the Bhutanese territory of the Doklam plateau.

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Not on my Wankstain

“While I am a Hindu, Mir Mushtaq who is presiding over this meeting is a Muslim. Mr. Frank Anthony who has addressed you is a Christian.

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"Lal Bahadur Shastri : A Life of Truth in Politics:" by C.P. Srivastava

I was in my teens when Lal Bahdur Shastri served as India’s Prime Minister, the second to hold this high office, becoming Prime Minister at a time when the million dollar question was, “Who can step into the huge shoes left by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru?” It’s only after reading, “ 869 more words

Book Reviews

VIPism

One or the other channels on television always show the Richard Attenborough’s iconic film Gandhi on 2nd October. Every time I watch the film, I discover a new nuance – sometimes a quote, other times cinematography in the scene of a film or a new story. 175 more words

Musings

Look at Indian diaspora not merely as numbers but also as our strength: Narendra Modi

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For years the term “brain drain” has been in vogue. But if we look at the diaspora as our strength we can convert this into “brain gain.

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The Second October Celebration

Today is second October and as we all know it the birth anniversary of the father of the nation, India i.e. Mahatma Gandhi. But to my surprise, many people don’t know that but today is also the birth anniversary of one of the most eminent figures in the Indian struggle for liberation from British colonial rule and the second prime minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri. 550 more words

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