Category Archives: Hindutva

Supreme Court Verdict On National Anthem Mandates Hindutva Nationalism

By Jaspal Singh Sidhu, CounterCurrents| December 5, 2016 Usual interpretation of the Indian Apex Court verdict on ‘Jana Gana Mana’, the National Anthem on 30 November, 2016 as curbing of individual’s freedom could hardly fathom the real intention behind the judicial … Continue reading

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What is Hindutva?

It splits the nation into ‘us’ and ‘them’, and discards Indian nationalism in favour of Hindu nationalism… By A G Noorani, Asian Age | December 11, 2016 Hindutva” sums up the ideology that moved champions of Hindu nationalism for decades … Continue reading

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Secularists of a secular country

Democracy is basically “tyranny of the majority” that secures its own interests at the cost of minority-interests   By M J Aslam, Greater Kashmir | November 24, 2016 The word “secular” wasn’t there in the original Constitution of India. It … 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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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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Modi has squandered the opportunity to modernise Hindu nationalism, says Foreign Policy magazine

The article argues that Hindu nationalism, which is rooted in the reaction of orthodox Hinduism to modern impulses, needed to be rethought for the 21st century. By Ajaz Ashraf, Scroll | June 9, 2016 If Narendra Modi was ever in … Continue reading

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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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