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Yankee Hindutva
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AFP PHOTO/Gujarat Information Department Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi interacting with representatives of the U.S. Congress (from left) Aaron Schock, Cynthia Loomis and Kathy Memorris Rodgers in Gandhinagar on March 28.

To Narendra Modi’s fan base among proud Hindutva supporters in the U.S., his unique combination of free-market rhetoric and cultural nationalism appears as a tonic. By VIJAY PRASHAD


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Congress (muslim league) secures votes of all supposed religions but acts only in the interests of muslims. that makes it a non secular or parochial party. India badly needs narendra modi, an efficient and top administrator.
from:  shiv kumar
Posted on: Apr 27, 2013 at 15:28 IST
When every single person is biased on grounds of caste,religion and region then why shouldn't Hindus support their own cause also.If it's alright for minorities to encourage favoritism towards their own kind then why not the Hindus.
from:  Nishant
Posted on: Apr 26, 2013 at 17:42 IST
Modi is the Hindu counterpart of Hitler. His ideology has no place in secular India. His followers are no better than the members of groups with hyphenated names that pursue terrorism based on their reading of the Satanic verses (if you don't know what they are, read the book by the same name written by Salman >Rushdie).
from:  Meerabai Jain
Posted on: Apr 24, 2013 at 11:17 IST
So its ok for congress to kill Sikhs in 84 and come back to power, and its ok for a local congress neta to instigate Godhra massacare. And yet strangely enough this party is called a secular party. I don't understand this new concept of Secularism. Secularism in India has withstood partisan politics, venom spewing netas hiding behind their "secularist ideologies"; because of its people. And 85% of India's population is Hindu. If that's not a factor then how do you explain Pak carved out of the same land. So your so called Indian Americans living in their Disney worlds who dismiss Modi as being too divisive or whatever are so far off from ground realities of the country that its not even funny. We need a strong, clean, honest leader who says that secularism for him means nation first. You know when was the last time somebody said that? It was Mahatma Gandhi in response to Jinnah's demand for Pak that the good of the nation cannot be sacrificed for the interests of a few.
from:  Shivangi
Posted on: Apr 21, 2013 at 19:04 IST
                                
 
                            
            

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