By Vinay Nalwa- Basant Panchami, the festival of spring when Goddess of knowledge and art is revered and prayed and which marks the onset of Spring in northern India is also a reminder of the unforgettable supreme sacrifice of fourteen-year-old Haqiqat Rai.
The tale of ‘India in Making’ is generally elaborated with the help of three conventional ideological frameworks viz. Liberal, Marxist and Gandhian. Drawing on the legacy of colonialism and India’s association with it; these frameworks have in their own way explained the ‘Idea of India’.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati's birth anniversary falls on March 8 in 2021. Dr Vinay Nalwa explains various aspects of this multi-dimensional personality who was a reformist and a staunch nationalist.
Contrary to the common perception, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (better known as Veer Savarkar)…