Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

A dangerous and dishonest rewriting of history

Sir — The call by the Union home minister, Amit Shah, for rewriting the history of this country from an ‘Indian point of view’ seemed to be clear in its intent — comprehensively amending histo...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 24.11.18

Has to be temple, no question about it: RSS

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday reiterated that the government should enact a law to clear the decks for a Ram temple in Ayodhya, a month after he had first aired the suggestion that was quickly c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.11.18

Jack Dorsey's 'Brahminical' storm alarms scholars

The Twitter storm that forced the microblogging site to tender an apology for CEO Jack Dorsey holding on to a poster saying “Smash Brahminical patriarchy” has brought to light what Ambedkerite sch...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 17.04.20

A view from within the Sangh Parivar

One of the paradoxes of the Hindutva (Hindu nationalist) movement in India which has moved from strength to strength in recent decades has been its ability to woo and win over an increasing number of ...
By Tapan Basu

India  /  Published 01.10.18

RTI reply reveals govt mercy for Modi’s ‘Guruji’

The BJP-led Maharashtra government withdrew six cases against the initial prime accused in the Bhima-Koregaon violence, a man Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls “Guruji”, a year before arresting 1...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai


Opinion  /  Published 20.09.18

Mohan Bhagwat’s epiphany: Inclusion and pluralism

By all accounts, the Bharatiya Janata Party remains a bullish creature. Its president had, just the other day, stated that the BJP would not be haunted by the spectre of lynchings and will continue to...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.07.19

Delhi University rollback after pro-Sangh protests

At least two Delhi University departments have made changes to their curriculum after a pro-Sangh teachers’ group raised objections and the student wing of the BJP’s ideological mentor held a prot...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.05.19

RSS has dumped Modi, says Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Tuesday claimed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh had abandoned Narendra Modi and this was proof that he has failed as a Prime Minister.“RSS workers are not campa...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.19

The charming innocence of right-wing outfits

There is a charming innocence about right-wing organizations that is often overlooked. The president of the outfit called the Hindu Sangathan filed a complaint with the police against the Communist Pa...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.10.18

Vow to oust protesters from Sabarimala

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has vowed to remove protesters camping at the base of the Sabarimala temple to block women of child-bearing age.He accused the Sangh parivar of a “deliberate a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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