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Mr. Modi and the BJP

A Hindu Nationalist Wave May Lift Modi to Victory  published by the Wall Street Journal Conflict with Pakistan and media-savvy supporters have boosted the Indian prime minister’s prospects. By Sadanand Dhume April 4, 2019 7:20 p.m. ET Indian Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Mr. Modi

(Let me introduce you to PM Modi who is up for reelection in India  beginning tomorrow. This post was before Mr. Modi’s first national election. I have written quite a few posts on Mr. Modi. If you would like to … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s Ashram

ash·ram Dictionary result for ashram /ˈäSHrəm/ noun (especially in South Asia) a hermitage, monastic community, or other place of religious retreat Sunday is a perfect time to visit Gandhi’s Ashram in Ahmadabad. In fact any day in the midst of … Continue reading

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More Sad . . . . Blackface News from The Wall Street Journal

University of Oklahoma President James L. Gallogly talks to students and others during the Rally to Stop Racism on the university campus in Norman, Okla., on Jan. 22. PHOTO: BRYAN TERRY/THE OKLAHOMAN/ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. Colleges Continue to Confront Blackface on Campus From … Continue reading

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British Hedge Wall in India

ba   My friend Page forwarded this article from the Washington Post. Walls or ” the wall”  are so prominently in the news making this a most topical article. Gandhi’s march to the sea is mentioned and I have seen … Continue reading

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The Favourite . . . . A Film

After Mary Queen of Scots, I was so anxious to see The Favourite staring Queen Anne  of England. Her reign was 1702-1714,  She was the last of the Stuarts making her a descendant of Mary Queen  of Scots.  (1540-1567 ). … Continue reading

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The Christmas Spirit

British and German soldiers lay down their guns to sing Christmas carols on December 25, 1914. How could this happen?  Pope Benedict XV encouraged a Christmas truce but the idea was rejected.  But the Christmas miracle began on Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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