Hindutva

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POLITICS

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Saree, Hindutva, Banarasi textiles, New York Times

Sari has nothing to do with Modi or Hindu nationalism: New York Times does a trashy piece on India

The NYT piece reeks of ignorance of both the rich history of the age-old handloom as well as the recent GST-induced pain for Varanasi’s weavers.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Ram Temple, Hindutva, Mauritius visit, Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath's polarising image has created a rift between Hindus and Muslims in Mauritius

The UP chief minister is visiting the island republic to attend the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Kerala Polls, Gujarat, Yogi Adityanath, Hindutva

Why Yogi Adityanath's foray into Gujarat and Kerala will not help boost BJP's poll prospects

Amit Shah's strategically crafted move has only raised the UP CM's stock in the party.

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Hindutva, Hindustan, Hinduism, Hindu

How did Hindus become Hindu and why Hindutva is not Hinduism

Hindutva is not a religious idea, but a far-right political ideology, just as Zionism is the far right political ideology of Judaism.

POLITICS

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Gauri Lankesh, Journalist, Hindutva, Murder

Why we must keep the ideas of Gauri Lankesh alive

She was a Left liberal heroine whom the right hated to the hilt.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Karwan-e-mohabbat, Violence, Alwar, Hindutva

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: Why we placed flowers at the site where Pehlu Khan was lynched, despite threats

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

VOICES

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Hindutva, Pehlu Khan, Lynching, Karwan-e-mohabbat

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: When love was threatened with sticks and stones

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

VOICES

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Gauri Lankesh, Brahminism, Hindutva, Hinduism

Why it is important to reinvent Hinduism in order to save it from Hindutva

The exercise must begin with the overhaul of the education system.

VARIETY

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GST, Demonetisation, Democracy, Hindutva

Rahul Gandhi in US: How to take questions and how not to answer

His address at UC Berkeley was a mixed bag that didn’t prove the Congress vice-president’s readiness for 2019.