Facts and figures take a back seat as patriotic fervour reigns supreme.
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‘Gau Mata is hogging more of the limelight these days.’
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The 41-year-old lawmaker from Himachal Pradesh has emerged as BJP's star debater.
I am an Indian. I am also a mother. Both things together do not make me sacred. Why should they? I would like to step down from the pedestal that I have inadvertently been put on, please. I am so much more than a mother. My children do not define me. I am sure if my country were a person she (or for that matter he) would think the same.
It just occurred to me that I have never chanted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' even once in my thirty years of existence. Not as a 7-year-old sulking in the school grounds over a hoisted flag not picking up wi...