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Dec 19, 2017
Hadiya case: Karnataka's Hindutva brigade vows 'reverse love jihad', says network of informers in place to monitor youthThe air of legitimacy that the handling of the Hadiya case has given to the conspiracy theory of 'love jihad' has revved up Karnataka's Hindutva brigade. Infamous for taking law into their own hands, they are now gearing up to take 'love jihad' head-on.
Apr 09, 2017
Kumar Sundaram row: Being progressive is no excuse for activist groups to ignore gender issuesMasculinity and sexism within progressive collectives have been allowed to persist because the questions on gender issues are always under-prioritised to make way for discussions about “issues which actually matter” or are ”larger concerns”.
Feb 11, 2016
What is love? Bajrang Dal, Durga Vahini have the answer ahead of Valentine's DayMany people often wonder what love is. Well, it seems Bajrang Dal and Durga Vahini have the answer ahead of Valentine's Day.
Jan 21, 2016
'Hindu State is the only answer to Islamic State': 15,000-strong 'dharma sena' in UP readies for war with terror outfitIn India, an army of 15,000 soldiers are ready to fight the Islamic State. Hindu Swabhiman, an outfit from the outskirts of India's capital to the Uttarakhand border, have trained an army to wage war against the terror organisation.
Jun 16, 2015
World Before Her: Filmmaker Nisha Pahuja talks about violence and stories that will bring changeThe World Before Her, a documentary about women empowerment by Nisha Pahuja, is being screened in rural India by the filmmakers in an effort to share the stories that will bring about change.
Mar 20, 2015
Rise of right wing Sadhvis: The dubious feminism of Prachi, Niranjan Jyoti et alLet's be honest. VHP's Sadhvi Prachi makes about as much sense as Baba Sehgal songs, Shaktimaan, Govinda's shirts and other such phenomena that defy reason. The latest shot she fired at the world was aimed at Mahatma Gandhi, who she has dubbed a 'British agent'. Gandhi is not the first to have irked Prachi.
Jan 09, 2015
Kareena Kapoor on magazine cover: Why is Durga Vahini acting like alleged 'love jihadists'?Kareena Kapoor's morphed image appeared on the cover of a Durga Vahini magazine.
Jan 08, 2015
Hindutva brigade pick Kareena Kapoor as their cover girl for 'love jihad'The latest issue of Durga Vahini’s magazine Himalaya Dhwani is devoted to love jihad and has Kapoor’s face on the cover. Half of her face is in black, but for a slit through which an eye can be seen. The other half of Kapoor’s face shows the actress with a bindi and sindoor in her hair.
Jul 16, 2014
Documentary on Durga Vahini and Miss India nominated for Emmy AwardsNisha Pahuja's documentary, The World Before Her, has been nominated for the prestigious Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story category.
Jun 08, 2014
The World Before Her review: An important, provocative filmDurga Vahini is the female counterpart of the Bajrang Dal, a subsidiary of the Hindu nationalist organisationVishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP). If you think you know about this extremist group from media coverage, that’s not the half of it.