Monthly Archives: May 2016

Malegaon blasts case shows that Hindutva forces are succeeding in widening Hindu-Muslim divide, writes Julio Ribeiro

By Julio Ribeiro, The Indian Express | May 18, 2016 Hemant Karkare laid down his life for his friends. Every man and woman in the land was his friend. He did not discriminate between man and woman, Hindu and Muslim, this … Continue reading

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Re-Naming Akbar Road Is About Politics and Hindutva

This re-naming fever is about soft warfare, cultural politics. By GopalKrishna Gandhi, The Wire | May 19, 2016 General Vijay Kumar Singh is a soldier and a Rajput. He has in abundance a soldier’s perseverance and a Rajput’s pride. A soldier … Continue reading

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Why Assam is likely to become Hindutva’s new laboratory

Immigration and conversion will be made key issues by the state’s new BJP government. By Ajaz Ashraf, Scroll | May 20, 2016 Assam’s Chief Minister-designate, Sarbananda Sonowal, switched from the Asom Gana Parishad to the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2011. … Continue reading

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What has gone wrong with Congress and how Hindutva is ready to take over

By Aakar Patel, FirstPost | May 20, 2016 My old boss MJ Akbar used to say: ‘Always kick a fellow when he’s down’. I have found that to be sage advice and in keeping with it, let’s analyse these elections … Continue reading

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Modi@2: Walking the Hindutva Tightrope

The RSS has been credited with Narendra Modi’s rise to power, especially in states like Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister began his political career as a RSS pracharakand his loyalties to the organisation are well-known. But now that he is … Continue reading

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Narendra Modi: Governance and that Hindutva image

Modi seems to prefer that Hindu strongman image remain tucked in reserve, to only come when called; life’s been more complicated Aditi Phadnis, The Business Standard | May 26, 2016 Does anyone know what happened to the  NaMo mandir in … Continue reading

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Kerala’s saffron secret: How Malayali Hindutva has escaped scrutiny so far

Malayalis are guilty of furthering a mystical characterisation of the state, often out of a false sense of moral superiority. By Anish Nair, The NewMinute |Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Now that all the election fever has come down and the results … Continue reading

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