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RSS, BJP, Rahul Gandhi, Adivasis

Gujarat verdict: How RSS reaching out to Adivasis helped BJP edge Congress out

PM Modi may have promises to keep, but his rival has miles to go before he can sleep.


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Hindu Right Wing, Partition, RSS, Sardar Patel

Sardar Patel on RSS and the perils of imposing Hindu Rajya

[Book extract] The address was delivered in Madras in 1949 where India's first deputy prime minister referred to threats from the Left as well as from the Right.


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Hadiya, Kerala, BJP, RSS

Why Hadiya's voice has remained unheard in Kerala love jihad case

One can only hope she will finally get some justice after her six-month-long ordeal.


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 |   Long-form
Kannur, RSS, Janraksha yatra, BJP

Why Yogi Adityanath in BJP's Kerala yatra is a damp squib

The saffron party is desperately hoping to cash in on the 'love jihad' propaganda over Hadiya case.


 |  The Other  |  4-minute read
RSS, BJP, Dynasty politics, Rahul Gandhi

Narendra Modi is as much a dynast as Rahul Gandhi

Why is it that the role of the RSS as the 'parent' organisation of India's ruling party is not properly questioned in public domain?


 |  5-minute read
Dissent, RSS, Narendra Modi, Gauri Lankesh

Liberals should stop complaining about dissent being stifled under Modi's India

There is more vigorous editorial dissent, more public debate, and more online vitriol against Hindutva today than there ever was under Congress.


 |  6-minute read
Democracy, Constitution, RSS, Mohan Bhagwat

Mohan Bhagwat’s argument for law based on ‘ethos of society’ is unconstitutional

The RSS chief’s thinly veiled reference to the rule of a Hindu majority goes against the grain of our democratic Republic.


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MS Golwarkar, BJP, RSS, Ratan Sharda

Why we must read an insider's view of RSS, now more than ever

Ratan Sharda's book is a welcome addition to the gradually growing literature on the Sangh.