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VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Ceylon, Tamil, Aryan invasion theory, Swamivivekananda

When Swami Vivekananda bridged the gap between 'Aryans' and 'Tamilians'

On his birthday, it is pertinent that we recall what Swami Vivekananda said and reflect on his message of unity of Indians despite the varied diversity of this land that he held sacred, and its people who he venerated.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Caste system, Vedic culture, Aryan invasion theory, Harappan civilisation

Why I am a Harappan Indian, not a Vedic patriot: Here’s what's so wrong with the Vedic brand of patriotism

Patriotism cannot be found in humiliating our own people’s diverse productivity, and promoting a culture of consumption by some, toiling by others, who get only abuse in return.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
India, Diversity, RSS, Racism

How a new study exposes Sangh's idea of ethnic and cultural 'purity' as delusional

Indians are the descendants of waves of ancient 'invaders'.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Aryan invasion theory, Air travel, Lufthansa, Racism

Is Lufthansa trying to peddle an 'Aryan' theory of India?

The airline has a TV commercial saying it's 'More Indian Than You Think'. Alas, it's not that simple.