The Sangh parivar has chosen to pay heed only to the orthodox parts of Malaviya’s personality, turning a blind eye to his progressive public outlook.
With friends in powerful places, the Jaggi Vasudev-led Isha Foundation has been able to get away with allegations of land grab and illegal construction.
For people living by the Narmada in Madhya Pradesh’s Nimar, Modi’s birthday is being seen as a death day for their homes and livelihoods.
Malayalis are committed to celebrating it how they always have – irrespective of caste and community.
The process of reforming and striking down unjust and unequal laws across communities must be taken forward while expanding secular legislation to ensure gender justice.
Besides accentuating polarisation and provoking communal conflict, the BJP is turning attention away from the real migrations, cattle deaths and trafficking taking place because of its callous policies.
Given the source of Gurgaon’s new name, one is forced to ask – can respect for Ambedkar and the Constitution co-exist with the veneration of the casteist Dronacharya as the ideal guru?