I despise this new Hindutva because it has unleashed upon India a species of upper caste, Hindu Indian whose DNA seems made up entirely of ancient hatreds, grievances and a very ancient inferiority complex.
Abhishek Mishra, who claims to be a “Hindutva thinker” on Twitter said he had done so in reaction to social media posts allegedly maligning Hindu gods and symbols. He said he was particularly outraged over such posts in the aftermath of an 8-year-old girl’s rape and murder in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua.
“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.
Attempts to stoke communal polarisation in Karnataka do disservice to its tradition of forward-looking politics, policy
The FIR was registered at Pimpri police station against Bhide, Ekbote and their supporters, and was later sent to Pune Rural Police, which has Koregaon Bhima under its jurisdiction.
“Every Tom, Dick and Harry came and attacked us, ruled us, cheated us. Not only cheated us, but also cheated some of our minds,” Vice President Naidu said. He added that there are some people who are not able to come out of that mentality (inferiority) despite several years into freedom.
In the post-truth world, more and more people are believing what is not necessarily true. They believe that ideology is dead. The only ‘thing’ you have to believe in is ‘What’s in it for me?’ asks P Chidambaram
To create a larger Hindu vote bank, the Sangh has in recent years repeatedly tried to galvanize Dalits and other oppressed castes into a larger Hindu vote bank, pitting them against Muslims.
Art and culture are going through a right-wing phase, though Hindu art forms have never been targeted in India.
Ram Madhav’s assertions do not match the ideological discourse of the RSS.
The last word from one of India’s finest writers, who famously refused to live in Narendra Modi’s India.
Empirical corrections to the discourse will bring out this facet of the RSS.
India’s secular, liberal Hindus need to engage with their religion if they are to fight intolerance.
Instead, all we have talked about since Mohammad Akhlaq’s barbaric murder are the things that have held India back for decades. Old hatreds, old enmities, cultural intolerance and religious violence.
Modi knows that the liberati media is gunning for him. Then why give them a beefy opportunity?