M S Golwalkar
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

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.21

Too toxic: Saffronization of curriculum

Kannur University recently decided to not include some of the works of V.D. Savarkar and M.S. Golwalkar in the post-graduate course in governance and politics following the recommendations of a commit...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 17.09.21

Kannur varsity pause on Savarkar

Kannur University vice-chancellor Gopinath Ravindran on Thursday said portions of books of RSS leader M.S. Golwalkar and Hindu Mahasabha leader V.D. Savarkar would not be taught immediately as part of...
By PTI in Kannur

India  /  Published 11.09.21

‘Saffronisation’ cry in Kerala varsity

Inclusion of books written by Hindutva icons such as V.D. Savarkar and M.S. Golwalkar triggered massive protests at Kannur University in Kerala on Friday as student unions alleged saffronisation of th...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.21

Second assassination: Defiling the Mahatma

I first visited Ahmedabad in 1979, and in the following decade went back often for both professional and personal reasons. Then I began research on Gandhi, and my attachment to the city deepened even ...
By Ramachandra Guha


Opinion  /  Published 27.03.21

The opening and closing of the Hindu mind

“What am I? Asiatic, European, or American? I feel a curious medley of personalities in me.” — Swami Vivekananda In 1873, the social reformer, Jyotirao Phule, published a searing cr...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.21

Berchtesgaden bloom

Poor ideas often become alarmingly popular, good ones get cast by the wayside. What side of the table would have been the side to choose at Berchtesgaden in Bavaria in the September of 1938? On one si...
By Sankarshan Thakur

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.21

Taught well: Golwalkar glorified

Some ironies are hard to swallow. The Union culture ministry’s glorification of M.S. Golwalkar, the second sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, on his birthday as a great...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 20.02.21

Culture ministry tweets praises for Gowalkar

By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.20

Hunt for name takes Centre to RSS lab

“Hitler admirer”, “promoter of communalism”, “Hindu supremacist”, “Godse’s friend”…. A resume bursting with diabolic qualifications has be...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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