Vamsee Juluri

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

The writer is a professor of media studies at the University of San Francisco and the author of Rearming Hinduism.

VOICES

 |   8-minute read

Why are some Hindus outraged over Pejawar Swami's iftar for 'beef-eating' Muslims?

An image of devout members of one faith smiling affectionately at the gesture of a leader of another should be seen as nothing more than a symbol of love.

VOICES

 |   9-minute read

Anti-Hindu fanaticism will not be stopped by fighting Islamophobia alone

The tragedy in Kansas City has brought out a sense of deep pain, fear and confusion among Hindus in America.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

Dear Sanjay Leela Bhansali, tell your story, just remove Padmini from title

The weak ploy of dancing around the obvious by calling it an 'anti-hero' and not a romantic movie doesn’t work.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Vamsee or Taimur: Why it matters what you name your baby

A civil and respectful debate about how an important and influential part of privileged South Asian society presents itself in history is not inappropriate.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Smriti Irani, note why 'anti-nationals' in JNU say what they do

This sort of activism is an emanation of the sort of education being imparted not just in India but the world.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

#IAmAnAntiNational: Lessons for BJP and JNU

Please stop thinking about your revolution, and think about Hanumanthappa and his family instead

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Attack on Tanzanian student not because we're 'racist'

Do not turn a tragedy into food for a theory that only perpetuates racism instead of ending it.

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Why I think Ram Madhav's Al Jazeera interview was framed

To anyone who has closely watched RSS, it is clear that they are not a militant, or even supremacist group.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

How dare you abuse Om: Modi needs to teach Hinduphobes a hard lesson

Hindus have been putting up with a lot more fashionable hatred than any other community in the world today.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Anupam Kher's March for India was more than a mere protest

It was about a democracy reminding itself that dissent without reason is quite meaningless.