Hindutva

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  • 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