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Sudheendra Kulkarni writes | Lessons from South Africa: The fading Gandhi-Mandela legacy

January 05, 2023 10:25 am

Indians in South Africa are facing a troubling new reality of racism and communalism. The Hindu-Muslim divide is deepening at home; it is also, alarmingly, partitioning the Indian diaspora

‘Artists have always stood for freedom, equal rights and secular values’

December 28, 2021 1:01 pm

An exhibition titled ‘India is not Lost’ is showcasing select works from various projects that engage with resistance and the idea of culture against communalism

Goodbye, Rahat Indori

August 13, 2020 8:18 am

The poet who sang the news leaves behind a void that echoes with his powerfully simple verse.

Gujarat: FIR filed against activist for ‘spreading disharmony

August 07, 2018 12:43 am

Pathan, who has been fighting legal battles for victims of 2002 riots and alleged fake encounter cases, said that he has received a notice from the police station.

In Chhattisgarh, tribal leaders ask, ‘How can this be about conversion?’

July 08, 2018 12:03 am

The president of the Sarv Adivasi Samaj, BPS Netam, also a retired IAS officer, says the government had failed to assuage the “constitutional needs of tribals.” 

Godhra stone-pelting: Seven hurt, 84 booked

June 10, 2018 5:01 am

Godhra B Division police lobbed a couple of tear gas shells to disperse the crowd that gathered in the area on Friday night, pelting stones at each other.

Saharanpur: Villagers wake up to find ‘Jai Bhim’ written on their walls

May 15, 2018 6:08 am

“The writings were discovered in the morning. The villagers were angry. Since we did not want the matter to be politicised, we decided not to lodge a police complaint,” said village head Dinesh Rana, a Thakur.

Slipping away

April 03, 2018 5:26 am

For the BJP, the pre-eminent party in the country and part of the ruling alliance in Bihar, it is important that it reprimand and take strong action against party members who attempt political mobilisation on grounds that are against the letter and spirit of the Constitution.

A false dilemma

March 31, 2018 12:20 am

For Ramachandra Guha empathy for Muslims is a liberal predicament. He makes a deeply unfair argument

Competitive communalism is agenda of one party which preaches Hindutva: Shashi Tharoor

February 10, 2018 10:51 pm

"It is not the job of a Hindu to teach a Muslim to be Hindu. A Hindu does not look to the holy book, does not look to the heaven. A hindu looks within himself," Shashi Tharoor said.


BJP answerable for Pathankot: Lalu Yadav

January 12, 2016 9:39 am

Patna, Jan 12 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Yadav on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had failed to safeguard the nation and the party was liable as to how the terrorists entered Pathankot’s highly secured airbase. He further said that instead of engaging in communalism, BJP should answer about nation’s security. He said that Pakistani former General Pervez Musharraf is not the government of Pakistan and held the Pakistani government answerable regarding the Pathankot terror attack.

TMC encouraging hooliganism: BJP

January 06, 2016 11:40 am

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli on Wednesday said that the Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) is encouraging hooliganism and spreading communalism in the state in regard to the TMC leader's hate speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that when a party leader compares a Prime Minister with terrorists and the party keeps silent it indicates the party is in support of it. He added that the language used by TMC political leader is not nationalist.