Hindu Rashtra
Opinion  /  Published 02.01.22

Teaching the minors: hate spiel

The purveyors of Hindutva are never short of projects. That is not surprising, since there is nothing complicated in the theme they wish to propound. The theme is hate. Their latest project ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 31.12.21

No action yet on ‘kill’ oath by students

Uttar Pradesh police have not yet registered a case against those accused of tricking schoolchildren in Sonbhadra into pledging to “fight, die or kill” for a Hindu Rashtra, with officers w...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 30.12.21

Hindu Rashtra: Students ‘tricked’ into ‘kill’ oath

The children extend their right arm forward and take this oath in Hindi: “We give our word, we pledge to fight, die and kill, if necessary, and be ready for any sacrifice till the last moment of...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 25.12.21

BJP government seals lips on calls to kill Muslims

“1. I did not incite violence or give threats. I talked about police atrocities. Here’s the full video in two parts. 2. As you can see in the above video & the one here, I was talking ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.12.21

Haridwar FIR minus sadhus in murder cry

The letter names Narasinghanand and some others, including some local BJP leaders, and says: “After a complaint was filed by the undersigned, an FIR was registered by the Uttarakhand police u/s ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


India  /  Published 24.12.21

Uttarakhand: Sadhus call to ‘kill’ for Hindu Rashtra

A conclave of sadhus in BJP-ruled Uttarakhand has in the run-up to crucial Assembly elections allegedly urged the killing of Muslims to establish a Hindu Rashtra, with one speaker appearing to say he ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.21

At the heart of Hindutva lies a telling dichotomy

Salman Khurshid compared the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to the ISIS and sparked a furore. The burning flames of the outrage reached the home of the veteran Congress politician in Shimla quite literal...
By Asim Ali

Culture  /  Published 10.10.21

UNWANTED: Partition

Dwaipayan and Kasturi are among the founder-members of the People’s Film Collective, a platform that screens documentary films and political cinema for audiences in Bengal. Kasturi has co-direct...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.21

Faith breached: Love jihad laws

A lot has been written about the impact of the anti-conversion ordinances — the love jihad laws in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. This analysis focuses on the right to choose, the r...
By Prannv Dhawan

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Time to reclaim the power of storytelling

We, human beings, are story-telling animals. The ability to create narratives to help make sense of who we are, where we come from, where we may (or may not) be going, what we need to do to get there,...
By Samantak Das


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