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Nov 14, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
How Jawaharlal Nehru shaped a young Indian state’s ideas on ‘dissent’, by @tripurdaman:


swarajyamag.com/politics/how-j… Jawaharlal Nehru and how his love for Marxism affected India:


Nov 13, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
'Can women recite the Vedas?' Dharmic reformists versus colonised 'traditionalists'.

@arvindneela writes:

swarajyamag.com/ideas/can-wome… Birth-based discrimination—whether gender or caste—is not Dharma. It has to go.

While we need not use harsh words while fighting these battles on social media, we also need not compromise on Dharmic justice.

Aug 5, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
@SwarajyaMag 2022 awards presented at the inaugural session of @PondyLitFest

@poetryinstone wins the Ustaad Bismillah Khan Award For Culture @annamalai_k wins the Dr S P Mukherjee Award for Politics
Oct 1, 2021 11 tweets 8 min read
Gandhi is definitely not above criticism and blame.

Yet, says @arvindneela, in the grand canvas of history, he explored means to assert an assimilative Hindu identity when the Hindu nation was being attacked by proselytising forces.


swarajyamag.com/politics/gandh… That many Hindutva leaders and ideologues have religiously followed the thoughts and actions of Gandhi is self-evident.

What makes it appear like a fantastical claim are the distortions done to Gandhi’s ideals.

#Replug #GandhiJayanti

May 24, 2021 9 tweets 3 min read
Q: When and where did the second wave begin?

A: Data suggests that the origins of the second wave lie in the heart of the so-called farmers’ agitation, from early January 2021 onwards.

Also, spread of 2nd wave mirrors movement of farmers' protest.

swarajyamag.com/politics/data-… The data is publicly available—origins of the second wave can be traced to the heart of the so-called farmers’ agitation, from early January 2021.

Aug 5, 2020 25 tweets 12 min read
1. As Ayodhya gets ready for the historic occasion, here's a 25-tweet thread on the struggles, the controversies and the records that have led to August 5th. 2. As the Bhumi Pujan draws closer, here is a brief history of the long legal battle that was fought and won for the mandir:

#Ayodhya #BhumiPoojan

Jul 22, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
Modi Govt Unveils 3 Production Incentive Schemes Worth Rs 12,000 cr To Reduce Imports, Boost Local Manufacturing Of API, Medical Devices And Bulk Drugs

swarajyamag.com/news-brief/mod… Under the Rs 6,940-crore production linked incentive scheme, companies will be eligible for financial incentives provided they set up indigenous greenfield manufacturing

Jun 23, 2020 8 tweets 4 min read

Swarajya is looking to raise $30,000/month in Patreon contributions from our readers. The project will serve as the financial bedrock for our future growth. The project isn't an attempt to make ends meet but to pursue a strategy of aggressive growth & expansion.

Just as old media is shrinking due to flawed business models &a lack of engaged readership, we commit to further engaging readers and making them part of our business model
May 14, 2020 19 tweets 4 min read
Today's presser focusses on migrant workers, street vendors, traders, self-employed people, small farmers, and employment generation for tribals. Many measures to be announced today will overlap with additional measures that will follow later: FM @nsitharaman In the second set of announcements, 3 major measures for migrants, 1 for street vendors, 1 for the housing sector, 1 for the employment generation for tribals, and 2 for small farmers to be announced. The measures will overlap with additional measures that will follow: FM
Mar 26, 2020 16 tweets 2 min read
₹1.7 lakh crore economic relief package announced for poor and daily wagers. Finance Ministry to begin disbursements immediately. To cover DBTs and food security under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Rs 50 lakhs per person as medical insurance cover for doctors, nurses, paramedics and all those who are putting themselves to risk: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Jan 2, 2019 12 tweets 4 min read

These facts undermine Gandhi’s claims that the Rafale deal was negotiated to benefit Ambani’s firm.

swarajyamag.com/defence/rafale… 2/ The fallout of the storm over Rafale-HAL is likely to be more far-reaching and ironic.