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VOICES

 |  4-minute read
India, BJP, RSS, Modi

It must be horrible for Narendra Modi as Prime Minister of India

Riding on Yogi Adityanath, the RSS has for the first time trespassed into areas of actual governance.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Hindutva, Mohammad Akhlaq, Jharkhand lynching, Narendra Modi

Three years of Modi government has gifted India public lynching

The regularity of such crime in different parts of India in recent years is not due to lawlessness but because of the state sanction behind it.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
History, Yogi Adityanath, Akbar, Mughals

Calling Mughals invaders is Adityanath's way of othering Indian Muslims

Stereotypes and biases lead to distorted understandings of the past, which negatively affects the present and haunts the future.

HUMOUR

 |  5-minute read
Hindutva, Gau Rakshak, Cow protection

Why a good Hindu worries if his cow thinks he's dumb

The only person who ever dares interrupt is my 'sanskari' wife, to instruct the domestic help to garnish the strictly vegetarian food with Hindutva.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Hindutva, Propaganda, Liberal Media, BJP

Beware of media painting BJP and RSS as fascists and Islamic State

The charge of Hindu or saffron terrorism is perhaps the most extreme Leftist claim.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, Hindutva, West Bengal, BJP

BJP in Bengal are finding Goddess Saraswati an easier bet than Lord Ram to woo voters

With Ram Janmabhoomi and Babri Masjid issue still a thorn in the Bengali intellectual psyche, the Goddess is a safe option for the party.

HUMOUR

 |   Long-form
Parody, Facebook, Hindutva

10 profiles on Humans of Hindutva that'll make you stand up and then sit

A 'sanskari' Facebook page is attempting to save the oppressed upper caste Hindu male majority.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
Hindutva, Nazism, RSS

RSS prescribing fair, tall ‘customised’ babies is dystopia in the womb

Nazism-inspired 20th century eugenics fused with Hindutva psychobabble is at the core of Sangh ideology.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  7-minute read
Gau Rakshaks, Hindutva, Narendra Modi, Modi wave

What the Modi wave actually stands for

There is a reason why BJP has made all the elections, including those for civic bodies like Delhi, about PM.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Extremism, Hindutva, Hinduism

How do we kill the cancer eating away at Hinduism?

Sectarian bloodlust has turned a section of Hindus into mirror images of that which they most despise.