articles by Makarand R Paranjape

India

India and the Indian: New nationalism has put inclusive Hindutva on offer, writes Makarand Paranjape

The new nationalism of the Modi era is actually quite far from trying to foist the idea of a Hindu Rashtra upon an uncompromisingly and explicitly defined secular by the Constitution.

India

We need a board to regulate traditional Indian knowledge

Bhartiya Shiksha Board will standardise Vedic education. It will draft syllabus, conduct examinations and issue certificates to gurukuls, pathshalas and schools

India

Why is the onus only on Hindus to accept Muslims and not the other way round?

Hindus feel victimised in a Hindu-majority country and in turn, some demonise Muslims, most of whom are descendants of victims of the conquerors and forced converts.

India

JNU and the state of strife: Mindless protests against the admin won't bring Najeeb Ahmed back

What is the truth behind the Najeeb incident in JNU? From eyewitness reports, it is learned that he slapped an ABVP student who had come to his door.