Conversion Row

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POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Conversion Row, Canonisation, Mother Teresa

India's trying hard not to be what it meant for Mother Teresa

Our syncretism is a part of our hospitality to ideas. The stranger, the guest, the visitor, the exile, the refugee is always welcome.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Conversion Row, RSS, Mohan Bhagwat, Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa: Something squalid for God

One of the singular contributions of Teresa to India is the fact that she openly advertised Calcutta as a filthy Third-World city.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Conversion Row, RSS, Mohan Bhagwat, Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa and conversion: Mohan Bhagwat doesn't know a thing

The Missionaries of Charity believe in serving the poor regardless of their religious beliefs.

POLITICS

 |  The Cynic  |  4-minute read
Mohan Bhagwat, Mother Teresa, Conversion Row

Help me! I am a convert

I converted myself by setting aside certain religious accoutrements that I had been fobbed with by my zealous kith and kin.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Ghar Wapsi, Conversion Row

Ghar wapsi: Why the Hindus will never be a minority in India

Only the lower caste have reasons to convert in this country.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Mythology, Hindutva, Conversion Row

Mythology of conversion

Why Hindus never converted but now want to reconvert.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Ghar Wapsi, Narendra Modi, Conversion Row

Outcry over conversions will only ensure Modi wins in 2019

Media attacks failed to stop Modi in Gujarat and in fact, became his sanjeevani. This conversion trap, too, will fail.

POLITICS

 |  School of Thought  |  3-minute read
Nathuram Godse, RSS, Conversion Row, Ghar Wapsi

Modi tsunami alert: Destruction and disaster ahead

The PM's inability to rein in the loud elements of the Sangh Parivar increasingly gives the impression that this is not the case of inability but of complicity.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Peshawar attack, Conversion Row, Fundamentalism

Radicalisation is rising in South India

"Us" and "Them" cannot have to do with religion or nationality. We need to identify "Us" with prospective victims, and "Them" with terrorists.

POLITICS

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  6-minute read
Gharwapsi, Conversion Row, PK BOO!

PK hits Hinduism more than Islam: But when religion itself is a lul thing, does it matter?

Conversion row: Right to religion is a basic right. Right to propagate is offensive and should be removed. Nobody should be allowed to propagate faith.