All posts by Sandeep

Recounting some experiences at the recently held National Writers Meet and why it is an urgent need for the Indian Right to build a compelling Grand Indian Narrative.Read More
Commentary on how Rahul Gandhi was caught in a catch-22 trap of his own making in light of the Supreme Court admonition against him. Read More
An examination of Mother Teresa's claim to sainthood and her past record of converting Hindus in India.Read More

Posted On June 25, 2016By SandeepIn History

The Battle of Talikota: Reminisincing a Tragedy

An essay recounting the fall of the Vijayanagara Empire in the fateful battle of Talikota held at Rakkasa-Tangadi. Read More
Narendra Modi Capitol Hill
An essay on Narendra Modi's recently concluded five-nation tour, what it means for India and how India's media and intelligentsia reacted to it. Read More
An examination of Sadanand Dhume's inveterate rants against Subramanian Swamy and Dhume's untenable defence of Raghuram Rajan.Read More

Posted On June 3, 2016By SandeepIn Media Watch

Teaching American Politics to Tunku

Where Arvind Kumar provides a scathing rebuttal to Tunku Varadarajan on his defence of Tanmay Bhat. Read More

Posted On May 31, 2016By SandeepIn Commentary

Sangam Puranas: The Luxury of Imagination

Dr. BGL Swamy questions the very existence of the three Sangam Ages in this translated series titled "Among the Dravidianists." Read More
The next part in the series titled "Among the Dravdianists." This explores the Dravidian view and beliefs of Tamil literary history. Read More

Posted On May 26, 2016By SandeepIn Commentary

The Cradle of Dravidianist Tamil

The second part of the series titled "Among the Dravidianists" tracing the origins, growth and consequences of the Dravidian ideology. Read More

Posted On May 24, 2016By SandeepIn Indian Politics

Everybody Loves to be Chief Minister

Commentary on Rajdeep Sardesai's recent claim that he's ready to be Goa's CM. Read More

Posted On May 23, 2016By SandeepIn Indian Philosophy

The Story of DA

Buried beneath and interspersed among the numerous layers of terse and detailed philosophical expositions are the thousands of amazing stories in the Upanishads. It is indeed a tragedy of our modern education system—that treats the human as no better than a component of economic production—that these stories have completely vanished from our school syllabi, supplanted instead by mindless Christian moral education. It’s not farfetched to apply the verse celebrating the universal appeal of music Shishurvetti pashurvetti vetti vetti gAnarasaM phaNiH (The essence of music can be experienced by all creaturesRead More