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  • Swamiji and Politics

    Swamiji and Politics

    Swamiji had, however, little faith in politics since it often reduced men to brutes who ‘in the name of politics rob others and fatten themselves by sucking the very life blood of the masses‘. None could deny this, looking at what is presently happening at various levels. Indeed, it is imaginable what therefore would have been his reaction had he seen politics suffused with lies and lust for power as it is today in this country.

    August 7, 2020
  • Inflicting dogma on the Constitution

    Inflicting dogma on the Constitution

    Addition of the words ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ in the Preamble added nothing of substance to the Constitution, argue G.L. VERMA

    August 6, 2020
  • Socialist reign in Spain

    Socialist reign in Spain

    The resurgence of the far-right in Spain, as in Germany, would have been greeted with a degree of modified satisfaction by General Franco.

    May 4, 2019
  • Incomplete women’s lib

    Incomplete women’s lib

    The 1917 October Revolution was the catalyst that changed the course of Russian feminism. The new Soviet state had promised a radical social transformation to bring about full equality of women in economic, political and family life within a legal framework and civil codes that extended full citizenship to women. The Communist Party set up …

    December 17, 2017
  • Utterly unnecessary

    Utterly unnecessary

    The Preamble to our Constitution, in its original form, pledged to create India, as a “Sovereign Democratic Republic”. Moreover, it incorporated some noble and lofty ideals like “liberty”, “equality”, “justice”, “dignity of the individual” and “unity of the nation”. This is why it is rightly claimed that our Constitution contains some serene values that human …

    November 9, 2017
  • Health of the Republic

    Health of the Republic

    India celebrated its 68th Republic Day, with characteristic fanfare. It is perhaps an apt moment to reflect on the health of the republic. Are we making the right moves, the desired progress towards the lofty ideals of Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity? Has the hallowed objective of making India a ‘Sovereign, Socialist, Socialist Democratic Republic’ …

    February 18, 2017