Hindutva is a political invention that has re-defined Hinduism for its political purpose, which is to declare India a Hindu rashtra.
Earlier this week, Myanmar authorities had displayed the bodies of Hindu villagers they say were killed by Muslim insurgents.
The fact that the university’s mess remained closed in the afternoon during Ramzan was the truth, but that this was done to force non-Muslims to fast was post-truth.
Harsh Mander’s ‘Where Are India’s Dissenting Hindus?’
As anti-Muslim rhetoric festers, the Hindu majority continues to fail to raise its voice against the BJP’s toxic politics of hate.
The beginning to countering the politics of hate lies in self-reflection, in digging deep into the everyday discourses we participate in that mark the “other” and in recognising the “other” in the “us”.
Going by Mohan Bhagwat’s logic, everyone in Kazakhstan would have to be a nomad because that’s what Kazakh means. And Pakistanis would all be, by definition, pure.
Justice P.B. Sawant Blasts Bombay High Court for ‘Dangerous’ Order on Bail for Men Accused of Communal Murder
The former Supreme Court judge said that granting bail to the accused, charged with murder, on grounds that they were provoked in the name of religion, could likely aggravate the communal atmosphere in the country.
The commission has sought a report from the Meerut administration over Maharaj’s comments that Muslims are responsible for the population-related problems in India.
Demonetisation aims to eradicate black money, but the move deflects attention from the core issue to a dramatic action that may fail to tackle the problem.
What the Rohith Vemula and Najeeb Ahmed cases tell us about how India’s relationship with its ‘others’ – the minorities – is pathologised by the enforcement of exaggerated discourse of difference amidst unrecognisably similar lives and cultural practices.
M. Hashim Kidwai’s memoir recollects the student movements at Lucknow University, the role of Muslims in resisting Partition, and their participation in politics and academics after Independence.
After Mexicans and Muslims, the Jews, Hindus, Mormons and Sikhs could become the next targets of his bigotry.
Article 48 of the constitution was worded in scientific terms and not on religious lines. But it is clear that the formulation of the provision involved a distinctive presence of religious fervour.
Just as M.N. Roy moved away from Marxism and Nehru from the socialism of his earlier years, the Jana Sangh leader left the Hindu nationalism of Golwalkar to chart his own course
India Today TV has exposed how Dalits are not allowed to enter Hindu houses of worship.