April 22, 2021 8:50 am
PM Modi must in clear language tell the Indian people and the world that his government will protect tolerance, decency and equal human rights.
November 07, 2020 9:04 am
The state school is the incarnation of France’s proud secularism. But the institution and the nation need to find a language that embraces all.
October 19, 2020 9:06 am
Tavleen Singh writes: It is my fervent hope that the efforts being made to demean and perhaps destroy Bollywood fail, but there is no point in denying that the men who want to see it destroyed are today extremely powerful.
August 11, 2020 9:38 am
PB Mehta writes: To take religion seriously is to preserve the conditions of religious freedom for all, letting each person discover the law of their own Being. I tremble at the thought of a politicised public sphere taking religion seriously.
December 21, 2019 3:27 pm
Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law carries an automatic death penalty for anyone accused of insulting God, Islam or other religious figures.
December 03, 2019 11:42 am
It is caught in a crisis not because it is irrelevant, but because it is subjected to rank overuse and invested with too many expectations.
July 11, 2019 7:02 pm
An increasingly majoritarian India, though, seeks to complicate secularism, and burden minorities, especially Muslims, to prove their inclusiveness.
March 13, 2019 7:46 am
The acid test for measuring the degree of Congress secularism today has less to do with symbolic gestures (like temple visits) and the representation of Muslims in assemblies than with concrete public policy.
August 06, 2018 1:02 am
This platform had recently launched a campaign titled ‘Open A Door’ to create awareness about discrimination faced by members of minority communities while trying to find accommodation.
May 22, 2017 9:29 pm
"Secularism doesn't mean being obsessed towards one religion," said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.