A liberal Indian with an avid interest in History, Economics and Politics.

Posts by raisaahab:

Nehruvian Socialism

Nehru is blamed for pushing India towards socialism. How much blame is justifiable? What was the economic policy of Jana Sangh during 1950’s and 60s?

Hindutva and Sangh Parivar

What is Savarkar’s ideology of Hindutva? What is the history of Sangh Parivar and its ideological cousin Hindu Mahasabha? What was Godse’s link with RSS and Savarkar?


The SIT was dominated by the cops from Gujarat Police, the same organisation whose senior officers were accused of colluding with the rioters.

Shortcomings of SIT

SIT Investigations have failed to establish a “Chain of Responsibility”. There are no challenges to claims made by Modi.

Modi’s lies to the SIT

During his questioning by the SIT, Mr Modi blatantly lied on several occasions, even contradicted himself in the answer to later questions. Yet there was

Haren Pandya’s murder

It is almost certain that the investigation to find Pandya’s killer was DELIBERATELY botched up. Why would a former Home Minister’s death be treated so shabbily that even fundamentals of the investigation were incorrect?

The “Gujarat Model”

Is the hype around a “Gujarat Model” justified, considering many states have not only outperformed Gujarat on growth, but also on HDI parameters?

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