A tedious argument – Livemint

Unthinking nationalism is immature because it is bereft of reflection and perilous because it can lead to erosion of liberties

Source: A tedious argument – Livemint

▶ प्राइम टाइम : हमने पहले पहल भारत माता को कब देखा था, जिस रूप में आज देखते हैं? वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

प्राइम टाइम : हमने पहले पहल भारत माता को कब देखा था, जिस रूप में आज देखते हैं? हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो। एनडीटीवी खबर पर देखें समाचार वीडियो प्राइम टाइम : हमने पहले पहल भारत माता को कब देखा था, जिस रूप में आज देखते हैं? शुक्रिया उन सभी का जिन्होंने भारत माता की जय बोलने […]

History lesson: How ‘Bharat Mata’ became the code word for a theocratic Hindu state

On March 3, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh head Mohan Bhagwat had sparked off what is now a full-blown political controversy by claiming that young Indians must be taught to chant “Bharat mata ki jai”. A theocratic Hindu rashtra has always been the RSS’s aim and building on the stepping stones laid down by Bankim Chandra, it […]

Jayati Ghosh on “The Anti-national Economic Policies of the BJP-led NDA”

Jayati Ghosh speaks on “The Anti-national Economic Policies of the BJP-led NDA” at JNU Azadi Chowk on 5 March 2016.

 

This was Lecture #13 in the Teach-in series on nationalism, titled “What the Nation Really Needs to Know: India, the National, and Nationalism”.

 

And here is an Indian Express report on […]

Make Bharat Mata Proud, Become A Nationalist In 4 Easy Steps | Sonakshi

Mitron, Namaste. I have great news! Nationalism is no longer difficult and old-fashioned! Now, you don’t have to risk your life (like Captain Pawan Kumar), or take up the battles of the oppressed (like Soni Sori), or contribute to the county in any meaningful way (like Azim Premji) to claim to be the proudest nationalist […]

Nandita Haksar interviewed by Prabir Purukayastha on NewsClick

 

JNU row: What it means to be ‘national’ – The Hindu, February 27, 2016

Nationalism that developed in India during the anti-colonial struggle was sui generis, an altogether new phenomenon the like of which the world had not seen earlier. It was essentially a democratic and egalitarian nationalism, as opposed to the aggrandising European form.

JNU row: What it means to be ‘national’ – The Hindu

Nationalism demands a dialogue | The Indian Express

Why we need to listen to what Rohith Vemula and Kanhaiya Kumar say

Source: Nationalism demands a dialogue | The Indian Express