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fifth column: Hindutva and Muslims

Fifth Column: Hindutva and Muslims

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.

OLA, music label complains against OLA, OLA songs, Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati, OLA Legal Counsel Luthra and Luthra

VHP activist triggers row: ‘Cancelled cab with Muslim driver’

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.

Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Delhi court summons Shashi Tharoor on July 7

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

“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.

Open Wound

Going backwards

Attempts to stoke communal polarisation in Karnataka do disservice to its tradition of forward-looking politics, policy

Anticipatory bail plea of Ekbote rejected, bhima koregaon clashes, pune special court rejects anticipatory bail plea of ekbote

Two Hindutva leaders booked on charges of ‘orchestrating violence’ in Pune

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.

Hindutva a way of living, inherited from ancient times: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

“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.

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Across the aisle: A counter-narrative will emerge 

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

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Bhim Army is an assertion of and by Dalits against oppression

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.

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Myth and reality

Art and culture are going through a right-wing phase, though Hindu art forms have never been targeted in India.

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No love for Ambedkar

Ram Madhav’s assertions do not match the ideological discourse of the RSS.

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Excerpt: The Inheritance of Loss

The last word from one of India’s finest writers, who famously refused to live in Narendra Modi’s India.

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A Melting Pot

Empirical corrections to the discourse will bring out this facet of the RSS.

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Hindu way to resist Hindutva

India’s secular, liberal Hindus need to engage with their religion if they are to fight intolerance.

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Fifth Column: Enough with Hindutva, it has poisoned the air with hatred, violence

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.

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No proof required: Confessions of a self-styled liberal

Modi knows that the liberati media is gunning for him. Then why give them a beefy opportunity?