Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022



Tahir Mahmood writes: Can Hindus be a minority in India?

November 07, 2022 8:17 pm

In the late 1990s, a special report of the NCM recommended to the government that all minority-specific laws and schemes should be extended to the Hindus where they met the international criterion of being a minority. But for governments, across parties, the issue is a very complex one

The question at Vijayadashami rallies in Maharashtra: Who moved my Hindutva?

October 07, 2022 5:28 pm

Girish Kuber writes: Both rallies underlined the same point — the political narrative revolves around one party: The BJP

Why inclusive Hindutva is a myth

October 05, 2022 10:17 pm

By making sympathetic gestures towards perpetrators of caste atrocities, by clamping down on Dalit-Bahujan assertion, proponents of Hindutva seek to retain the ideology’s traditional support base

Why SDPI, PFI's political wing is growing in Karnataka

September 29, 2022 8:28 am

Christophe Jaffrelot and Sanjith Rao write: Saffronisation of politics and failure of the Congress has contributed to outfit's growing popularity. In the absence of effective political representation, the Muslim vote could shift to a party that 'represents' the community better

Vamsee Juluri writes: By denying Hinduphobia, western academia and media enable it

September 05, 2022 12:19 pm

Vamsee Juluri writes: Videos of Hindus being insulted and attacked for their identity expose outrageously false claims made by a section of American academia about the history of Hinduphobia

A new red line: What Nupur Sharma moment means for the BJP

July 01, 2022 12:28 pm

As the remarks on Prophet spun out of control, the BJP faced its first blowback on its handling of minority issues.

Uddhav Thackeray likely to take on MNS, BJP at first physical political rally since he became Maharashtra CM

May 13, 2022 8:14 am

Uddhav Thackeray has addressed many virtual rallies, along with party’s foundation day ceremony and the annual Dussehra rally in the last two years, but this will be his first political rally.

Hindutva and Fascism: They may not be identical, but why suspend a teacher who asked students to compare the two?

May 12, 2022 4:44 pm

The thinking citizens of this country ought to wonder about the answers of the students if they had been allowed to attempt the exam question on Hindutva and Fascism

Hindutva and Fascism: Attempt to put them in the same bracket is intended to insult the civilisational wisdom of our nation

May 12, 2022 4:44 pm

The University Grants Commission has rightly initiated action against the setting of a question paper in a private university that targets the faith of the majority community.

CPM's 23rd party congress: Sitaram Yechury calls for secular front to isolate, defeat BJP

April 07, 2022 3:01 am

Inaugurating the 23rd party congress of the CPI(M), Yechury said, “The party congress would deliberate on how we proceed in this direction. The CPI(M) appeals to all secular democratic forces to come together in order to isolate and defeat BJP.”


BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.