Category Archives: Discourse

Sections of the media have done a lot of damage in Kashmir: Yashwant Sinha

By Sadiq Naqvi, Catchnews| December 27, 2016 This year, the Kashmir Valley has undergone one of the worst phases of disturbances it has seen over the last few years, particularly after the July encounter of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. … Continue reading

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With the RSS hosting iftar parties, is pseudo-secularism now a good thing?

In today’s climate of majoritarianism, tokenism may actually play a helpful role, allowing embattled Muslims to feel more politically secure. By Shoaib Daniyal, Scroll | July 1, 2016 In the 1980s, Lal Krishna Advani coined the term “pseudo-secularism” to describe … Continue reading

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RSS-backed magazine targets Ashoka: ‘He was reason for India’s decline… (but) worshipped as great’

The RVKP is affiliated to the Sangh Parivar as a part of the RSS’s tribal wing, the Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, which is headquartered in Chhattisgarh. By Mahim Pratap Singh, The Indian Express | July 1, 2016   After Mughal Emperor … Continue reading

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My Modi Illusions Have Shattered, Thanks In Part To Donald Trump

By Riju Agarwal, The Huffington Post | June 9, 2016 During the 2014 general election, I, along with many other NRIs, pledged my vicarious support to the BJP and Narendra Modi. Any arguments that called into question Modi’s dubious human … Continue reading

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Smriti Irani would’ve justified jailing Tagore for his nationalism: Ashis Nandy

Source: FirstPost | June 21, 2016 Political psychologist Ashis Nandy believes that the main reason for the BJP to appoint unqualified people to important institutional posts is because the party lacks intellectuals and competent people within its ranks. At the … Continue reading

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If there is No Exodus in Kairana, BJP and Zee News will Manufacture it!

By Sourodipto Sanyal, India Resists | June 15, 2016 Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and Muzzaffarnagar riots accused Hukum Singh, recently backtracked and said the issue of families leaving Kairana, a city in Western Uttar Pradesh is not a Hindu- Muslim issue. He … Continue reading

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A is for anti-national

In two years of the Modi government, a vocabulary reconfigured and routinised, that threatens to pit Indian against Indian — till the last election is won. By Amrita Dutta, The Indian Express | June 15, 2016 How many men were … Continue reading

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