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POLITICS

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  4-minute read
Communism, ISIS, Hindutva, Shaheenbagh

Why there is not much left to rage against after Delhi riots

Delhi riot was independent India’s first digital riot, broadcast live on our phones. There was nothing that was hidden, and it was left to the people to make up their minds as to who did what and when.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Hindutva, Article 370, Citizenship, Citizenshipamendmentact

How Citizenship Amendment Act feeds into Hindutva logic

The people's protest is a movement to save India's soul. It is the Indian spring in winter.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Hindutva, Gandhi Jayanti, October 2, Mahatma Gandhi

What Hinduism meant to Gandhi

The Mahatma would have been sharply critical of what is represented by Hindu nationalism.

POLITICS

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Lok sabha results, Narender modi, Balakot air strike, Pulwama  attack

Tsu-NaMo 2.0: What made Narendra Modi win?

Srijana Mitra Das in conversation with Shwweta Punj

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Hindutva, Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Tsunamo

A New Idea of India: Congress simply paled before Narendra Modi's vividly saffron new nation

It wasn't so much the Congress' weaknesses as the strength of Narendra Modi's imagined new India, rich, powerful, globally confident and stridently Hindu, that won Lok Sabha 2019.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
BJP, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Hindutva, Hindu terror

'Leila' on Netflix: Is Netflix subliminally propagating Hinduphobia? Or does it want to shock you into seeing the truth?

Twitterati want you to uninstall Netflix. But it is actually time to get a subscription, if you haven't already.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Religious Extremism, Hindutva, Nathuram Godse, Hindu terror

Nathuram Godse was an assassin, not terrorist. Hindu terror is a fake monster

‘Hindu terror’ is a fiend invented by those who want to delegitimise Hindus from seeking and holding on to power in India.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
L.v. subramanyam, Hindutva, RSS, Election Commission of India

Because IAS cannot become the RSS

Unlike the RSS, officials from civic bodies like the IAS and the IPS are trained to keep their religious biases aside, so long as they hold their position. Violation of that principle is the real anti-national activity.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Hindu india, Narendra Modi, Hindutva, Hinduism

By Karma and God's Grace: Why Hindutva economics never discusses poverty or the poor

In Hindutva's view, the gods created the rich and poor based on karma and caste. Hence, there is no need to interfere much with poverty. Growth will occur as long as the rich get richer.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Caste, Hindutva, Hindu india

Finally, dignity of trade: Why Akhilesh Yadav’s 'doodhwala' vs Modi’s 'chaiwala' rhetoric offers hope in a post-Hindu caste world

Tejaswi Yadav calling Modi 'nakli OBC' and Akhilesh calling himself a real 'doodhwala' shows India is finally shaking off the shame associated with caste and talking about the nobility of labour.