India  /  Published 16.05.22

Seminal once, treasonous now

She said India had held on to colonial laws to curb dissent, perhaps because changes to the system of governance were not demanded strongly enough soon after Independence. The 90-year-old academic ex...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Singapore bars Kashmir Files

Singapore has banned the release of The Kashmir Files “for its provocative and one-sided portrayal of Muslims and the depictions of Hindus being persecuted in the ongoing conflict in Kashmir&rdq...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Govt minority flip-flop angers SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure at the Centre taking different stands on the identification of minorities, including Hindus, at the state level and directed it to hold consultations...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.05.22

Minorities: SC asks govt to act

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the issue of identification of minorities, including Hindus, at the state level needs a resolution and observed that taking different stands doesn't help. In sup...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.05.22

Eid celebration in violence-hit Jahangirpuri

Hindu and Muslim communities together celebrated Eid on Tuesday at Jahangirpuri's Kushal Chowk by exchanging sweets and hugs, giving a message of peace and harmony in the area that witnessed commu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 09.04.22

Paranoia’s prisoners: What Hindutva offers to Hindus

Writing in the 1980s about the ethnic conflict in his home country, the Sri Lankan anthropologist, S.J. Tambiah, described the Sinhalese as a “majority with a minority complex”. The Sinhal...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 08.04.22

Produce more kids: Seer to Hindus

Controversial seer Yati Narsinghanand, who is out on bail in the Haridwar hate speech case, has urged Hindus to produce more children to prevent the country from becoming Hindu-less in the coming deca...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mathura

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.22

At it again: Hate speech

The proverbial — bigoted — leopard seldom changes its spots. It, therefore, does not come as a surprise that India’s capital city was shamed, once again, by yet another ‘Hindu ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.22

TMC wants minority tag

The Trinamul Congress on Friday urged the Centre to direct the Meghalaya government to grant “minority” status to Hindus in the state. The National People’s Party (NPP), an alliance...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.22

Road to perdition: The return of two-nation theory

Seventy-four years after Muhammad Ali Jinnah died, some Bharatiya Janata Party loyalists seem to have taken up the cudgels of his two-nation theory in deadly earnest. Pursuing the notion that Hindus a...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray


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