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Cow Is A Sacred Asset Of The Nation

Cow is a Sacred Asset of the Nation

“A single individual by simply not consuming meat prevents the equivalent of 1.5 tons of CO2 emissions in a year. This is more than the one ton of CO2 emissions prevented by switching from a large sedan to a small car. …  There is no justification whatsoever for one to continue to be a non-vegetarian knowing the devastating consequences of meat-eating.” – Dr Subramanian Swamy 

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Saying no to blame culture, yes to courage & change

Saying no to blame culture yes to courage  change

To me, India is empowered when at least 80 per cent of its people are empowered. As most of India's population live in rural areas, just a few urbanites being empowered will be unfortunate for this country. India will be truly empowered when people at the grassroots start feeling confident about themselves, their way of life, their tradition and their language.

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Rajiv Malhotra's Call to Concerned Hindus

 

Rajiv Malhotras call to concerned Hindus

I saw a petition by a group of pro-Hindu scholars giving their critique of the leftists. I signed it even though I was not asked to be involved in drafting it or even made aware of it ahead of time. But I also posted the following comment:

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Vedic Framework And Modern Science

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Rajiv Malhotra explains how to fit modern science into the Vedic framework.

A common desire among Hindus today is to see their Vedic tradition through the lens of modern science. There are good reasons for doing this. After all, modern science has accomplished so much and given us many gifts, thus attaining the status of being the gold standard of truth. Therefore, according to most persons, the legitimacy and worthiness of any body of knowledge should be determined by the extent to which it is in conformity with modern science.

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Rajiv Malhotra says those accusing him of plagiarism are really out to silence his voice

Rajiv Malhotra says those accusing him of plagiarism are really out to silence his voice

Why is there a presumption that the adhikara to think creatively is reserved only for the academicians?

I was recently “bombed” by an online petition with a sensational charge that I had “plagiarised” in my earlier book, Indra’s Net. The demand was that publishers must withdraw my books. The accusation is that in nine different instances in Indra’s Net, I should have cited a certain book by Andrew Nicholson, which I failed to do.

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Why the Kumbh Mela is at Risk

Why is the Kumbh mela at risk

The sanctity of the mela is under threat from many directions. Keeping a traditional gathering open to all is different from losing control of it.  

When Harvard University created a major new initiative called the Harvard Kumbh Mela Project, Hindus naturally became impressed and proud. After all, it brought global importance to our heritage. However, it is my nature to cross check such foreign interventions, and, therefore, I decided to study the project more closely. I also decided to take a look at various other international interventions on the Kumbh Mela besides those by Harvard. What I found has disconcerted me on several counts. 

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Swamy And His Harvard Enemies: The Real Story

Swamy and his Harvard Enemies

An anti-Hindu clique used an unwieldy administrative mechanism to cancel Subramanian Swamy’s courses, making a mockery of academic freedom. The result has been a fierce backlash. NS Rajaram writes more.

Georges Clemenceau (1841 – 1929), prime minister of France during World War I once said: “War is too important a matter to be left to the generals.” This wisdom can now be applied to those calling themselves by names like Indologist, India Studies Expert, South Asia Expert (the latest fashion) and so forth.  Thanks to their ham-handed expulsion of the economist and visiting professor Dr Subramanian Swamy, Harvard now has a major public relations problem on its hands.

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