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POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
2019 general elections, Hindutva, Fascism, BJP

Fascism-by-consent? India is witnessing an unprecedented situation. Here's why the NDA should come back to power

We are living in a time when rhetoric and jingoism have subsumed rationality and real issues. Perhaps there is no cure for the malaise though other than the fever to run its full course.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  5-minute read
Ambedkar, Nehru, Fascism, 2019 elections

Why Saeed Mirza says 2019 will be a battle of minds

In his collection of essays, Memory in the Age of Amnesia, Mirza has described fascism as a state of mind.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Intolerance, Fascism, Death Threats, Humans of Hindutva

India can't take a joke. Humans of Hindutva shut after founder receives death threats

There is no room for rebellion – even something as harmless as a Facebook page that takes digs at the supreme leader.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  7-minute read
Hindutva, Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Fascism

Questions for Rahul Gandhi on his claim that he is fighting Indian fascism

The intertwining of 'religion and government' is going to be Congress president's biggest political battle.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
Fascism, Demonetisation, Muslim Ban, Narendra Modi

Trump’s #MuslimBan and Modi’s #NoteBan are fascist policies hiding as national interest

The reckless executive orders are not about national security or curbing corruption, but lab experiments in fear-mongering.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  1-minute read
Supreme Court, Fascism

[Poem] Fog of fascism has arrived in India. Brace for a long winter

It's no comedy.

POLITICS

 |  11-minute read
CPI(M), Prakash Karat, Fascism

CPI(M) deserves Prakash Karat's criticism more than BJP and RSS

His shoddy analysis of Sangh arises out of the inability to unravel knots in his own party through course correction.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Fascism, Secularism, Prakash Karat, Hindutva

How India can avoid being ruled by a fascist state

The insertion of the Sangh parivar activists in key positions and the simultaneous ban on secular school textbooks has raised an alarm.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Fascism, Rashtriya Sevika Samiti, RSS

What RSS can learn about sex from Hindu gods

It's high time the saffron warriors broke away from a 90-year-old practice that only serves as a vestige of the ugly, celibate past.

POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
Fascism, Hindutva, RSS

My father was in RSS, why I dread men in khakhi knickers

The Hyderabad and JNU fracas reveal Sangh’s fascist bent in bold relief.