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Symbol of marriage

I do not know whether it's by coincidence or by wilful design that the articles, Neither ancient nor uniquely Hindu and Much ado about nothing (March 13), appeared on the same page, with the one by Romila Thapar as the perfect foil for both! Being ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

Reconversions, Quotas & the Implications of The Supreme Court Judgment

the Supreme Court of India pronounced that those Christian dalits who reconvert to Hinduism can get the benefits entitled to any Scheduled Caste as long as the caste community accepts that person as a member of their caste. This pronouncement will ...
 Peoples Democracy.in2 weeks ago

Did Obama legitimise extremist violence with his visit to India?

Praful Bidwai The combination could not have been more bizarre: a Soviet-style grand military parade lasting two hours; a British-Indian imperial venue in front of the former Viceregal Lodge; jingoistic display of a range of armaments, many of ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago

BJP's real agenda

SOME commentators have deplored the award of Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, on Hindu Mahasabha founder Madan Mohan Malaviya. But many have welcomed its award to the Sangh Parivar's first Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee. They ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star2 months ago

Eulogising Gandhi's assassins

subIt is far too early to dismiss the possibility of a future Hindu State in India. However, the possibility does not appear a strong one. The secular state has far more than an even chance of survival in India" (India as Secular State, 1963). It ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago Gandhi's Assassins  Counter Currents1 month ago

Fight Against Hindu Nationalism And Stand Up For Secular India Gandhi was murdered by Nathuram Godse on 30 January, 1948 while walking towards his regular evening prayer. He was shot point blank, the seventy eight year old had no chance to escape bullets. Ten days ago too, there was a bomb ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago

It's Not Faith, But The Politics Of Conversion That Hurts Ghar wapasi is an ideological project to produce the loyal citizen for the Hindu nation-state If there has been one singular achievement of the new regime so far, it is the high-intensity infusion of a new political vocabulary ...
 Counter Currents2 months ago

End racial discrimination now!

to be the Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to commemorate those who had been killed on 21 March 1960, whilst peacefully protesting against the Apartheid pass laws at Sharpeville in South Africa. The theme for 2015 is: Learning from ...
 Malaysia Today1 week ago End racial discrimination now! Kua Kia Soong  Malaysian Insider1 week ago End racial discrimination now — Kua Kia Soong  Malay Mail1 week ago

Gita as a political project

The BJP is ignoring the history of debates around the Gita to advocate majoritarian supremacy On July 7 1937, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, the author of Hindutva: Who is a Hindu — the first real charter of Hindu nationalism — delivered ...
 DNA India1 week ago

Of Bovines and Human Beings

''In our religious scriptures (Puranas) life of a cow is more important than any number of people'' ( Puranon me insaan se jyada gay ko mahtv diya jata hai) - Giriraj Kishore, Vice President of VHP, On the public lynching of five dalits, October ...
 Kashmir Times2 weeks ago On The Interrelationship Between Bovine And Human Beings  Counter Currents2 weeks ago
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