Hindutva

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  • Wisely said

    Wisely said

    Jetsun Jamphal Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, otherwise known as the 14th Dalai Lama, one of the world's most respected spiritual leaders, visited the troubled-torn state of Manipur on 17 October. He came calling at the invitation of Manipur assembly......

    October 30, 2017
  • BJP promoting Hindutva, hurting secular fabric: Mayawati

    BJP promoting Hindutva, hurting secular fabric: Mayawati

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Tuesday accused the BJP governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh of promoting RSS ideology. Addressing a public rally here, the second of her series of 11 public interactions, the former Uttar......

    October 24, 2017
  • Why this Hindu revivalism?

    Why this Hindu revivalism?

    Never before has India been so polarised along religious lines with Hindutva politics being the trigger. Since 2014, we have seen the media in a churn and being forced to conform and comply or lose out. It is a well-established......

    October 23, 2017
  • Ram temple in Ayodhya by next Diwali: Subramanian Swamy

    Ram temple in Ayodhya by next Diwali: Subramanian Swamy

    Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today said construction of the proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya will commence soon and it will be ready to receive devotees by next Diwali. Hurdles in the way of the proposed Ram temple are being......

    October 16, 2017
  • BJP pushing Hindutva agenda to divert people's attention: CPI-M

    BJP pushing Hindutva agenda to divert people's attention: CPI-M

    The BJP-led central government is trying to push their Hindutva agenda to divert people's attention from their failed economic policies and mis-governance, CPI-M leader Prakash Karat said here on Thursday. "People are rejecting the anti-people economic policies of the Bharatiya......

    October 12, 2017
  • Alt-Right and Hindutva

    Alt-Right and Hindutva

    On the occasion of our completing 70 years of Independence, a number of reputed English language newspapers published blogs of famous overseas Indian writers about their thoughts on that event. The comments were uniformly banal, with the common theme of......

    August 31, 2017
  • Amartya Sen documentary's trailer sans objectionable words goes online

    Amartya Sen documentary's trailer sans objectionable words goes online

    <p>The film was refused a green signal by the censor board  over the use of words "cow", "Gujarat", "Hindu India" and "Hindutva".</p>

    July 15, 2017
  • Let next president be Hindutva rubber stamp, says Sena

    Let next president be Hindutva rubber stamp, says Sena

    The Shiv Sena, which has consistently been pushing for RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat as the next president, on Friday said a "Hindutva rubber stamp" should be installed at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Sena, the BJP's oldest ally, said the nation needs a......

    June 9, 2017
  • Am I a Hindu, my Lord?

    Am I a Hindu, my Lord?

    During the last election to the Lok Sabha when the prospect of the BJP coming to power appeared strong and its Hindutva agenda dominated public debate, a judicial observation was quietly made on the nature of the Hindu religion which......

    April 29, 2017
  • Connecting the dots: The BJP, Hindutva and fringe organisations

    Connecting the dots: The BJP, Hindutva and fringe organisations

    The rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from two seats in 1984 to a staggering 282 in 2014 may be seen as the growing appeal of its ideology -- Hindutva -- among the masses, but this compelling work of......

    April 26, 2017
  • End of History?~I

    End of History?~I

    As the Warsaw Pact was collapsing in 1989, the Japanese-American political philosopher Francis Fukuyama published an essay “The End of History” in the journal “The National Interest”, which he later elaborated into a highly acclaimed and controversial book, The End......

    April 22, 2017
  • A signal to Rajnath Singh?

    A signal to Rajnath Singh?

    Is there a Rajnath Singh angle to the selection of Yogi Adityanath as UP chief minister? Looking at the composition of the new UP government, a strong element of internal BJP politics seems to have played a role in influencing......

    March 28, 2017
  • Sinister signal

    Sinister signal

    It is, admittedly, unfair to make quality assessments on an entity before it gets down to business. It is also impossible not to permit track-records and history to influence such assessments. The elevation of the ever-controversial Yogi Adityanath is a......

    March 20, 2017