Hindutva

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ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read
Nationalism, Drugs, Hindutva, Kanwariyas

Why kanwariyas can get away with drugs and a rave party on the highway

The chillum-smoking, booze-swilling kanwariyas are evidence that young Hindus want to blow off steam.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Masculinity, British India, Sangh Parivar, Hindutva

Sainik schools: Do we need to make India more masculine or are we just insecure?

PMO's advice to include elements of military schools in regular schools should be seen in the context of Sangh Parivar's obnoxious attraction for a virile Hindudom.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Bajrang Dal, Muslim cleric assaulted, Hindutva

Bajrang Dal goons assaulting Muslim cleric to ‘protest’ Amarnath Yatra terror attack is disgusting

There is no fear of law among the Hindutva apparatchik, who have taken communal vigilantism to a new low.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   Long-form
Censor Board, Hindutva, Cow politics, Amartya Sen

Why CBFC has an issue with Amartya Sen saying 'Gujarat' or 'cow'

Beeping out phrases from documentary on the Nobel laureate betrays Hindutva’s inferiority complex.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Communal Polarisation, Beef politics, Not In My Name, Hindutva

Not In My Name: An ex-officer explains why he doesn't want India turning into a Hindu Pakistan

The Prime Minister has no time or inclination to comment on such important issues even though he loves to tweet inanities.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
BJP-RSS, Hindutva, Communal Polarisation, Bengal politics

Planned Basirhat riot: Will Bengal fall to BJP-RSS' communal designs?

Without 'victory' in the state, their unconstitutional dream of Hindu Rashtra cannot be realised.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Communal Violence, Muslims, RSS, Hindutva

Mob violence in Bengal over FB post can’t be equated with organised riots by RSS-Hindutva

Sadly, the liberal classes are behaving weakly in succumbing to a false binary pushed down their throats by the Hindutva bigots.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Beef, Hindutva, Hinduism, Pejawar Swami

Why are some Hindus outraged over Pejawar Swami's iftar for 'beef-eating' Muslims?

An image of devout members of one faith smiling affectionately at the gesture of a leader of another should be seen as nothing more than a symbol of love.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Modi, Hindutva, Muslims, Gau Rakshaks

Why cow politics is rearing its ugly horns in Modi's India

A secular party flirting with communalism can never defeat an organised communal campaign by a communal party.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Modi, Gandhi, Hindutva, Not In My Name

Wonder what made Mr Modi realise Gandhi didn't approve of lynchings?

Often, by time the PM gets his voice back, the cycle of violence has spiralled out of control and innocents have been maimed.