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10 new terms in the glossary of Indian ‘liberals’ which you must know
India

10 new terms in the glossary of Indian ‘liberals’ which you must know

These new terms are being dropped like birthday toffees by columnists, social media influencers and assorted jihad sympathisers and the anti-India cabal

Teacher was ad-hoc, suspended: Sharda University tells UGC over question comparing Hindutva, fascism
India

Teacher was ad-hoc, suspended: Sharda University tells UGC over question comparing Hindutva, fascism

UGC, which regulates higher education in India, had sought a detailed action-taken report from the Greater Noida-located private university over the last week's issue

UGC seeks report from Sharda University on 'objectionable' question about similarities between Hindutva, fascism
India

UGC seeks report from Sharda University on 'objectionable' question about similarities between Hindutva, fascism

The higher education regulator has asked the Greater Noida-based private university to explain in the detailed action-taken report the steps taken by it to ensure that such incidents do not occur in the future

Nehru’s Nazi friend: How Adolf Hitler’s star pilot came to play a cameo role in making of modern India
World

Nehru’s Nazi friend: How Adolf Hitler’s star pilot came to play a cameo role in making of modern India

The brief friendship between Nehru and Flight-Captain Hanna Reitsch illuminates how the world quickly forgave those who participated in the most evil regime the world has ever known

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost
World

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost

Recently, 150 writers artists and academics wrote an open letter arguing against ideological conformity amid a debate over so-called cancel culture — where prominent people face attack for sharing controversial opinions

Antifa explained: All you need to know about the movement Donald Trump wants to declare a 'terrorist organisation'
World

Antifa explained: All you need to know about the movement Donald Trump wants to declare a 'terrorist organisation'

Antifa, a contraction of “anti-fascist,” is not an organisation with a leader, a defined structure or membership roles. Rather, antifa is more of a movement of activists whose followers share a philosophy and tactics

The Plot Against America: David Simon’s new HBO series sounds warning bells over global resurgence of fascism
Entertainment

The Plot Against America: David Simon’s new HBO series sounds warning bells over global resurgence of fascism

Without ever getting preachy, The Plot Against America suggests you cannot preserve an unconditional stand of politically neutrality.

The clampdown on counter-culture: How limited dissent is reducing movements to might-have-beens
India

The clampdown on counter-culture: How limited dissent is reducing movements to might-have-beens

What began as a decade of restoration of democratic values with stand up comedy and Dalit rap at the forefront is now a controlled space for dissent.

Dressed to kill: The age of high fascism and fashion are inextricably and insidiously linked
Fashion & Trends

Dressed to kill: The age of high fascism and fashion are inextricably and insidiously linked

Fashion was used under fascism to push their agendas. And certain fashion brands made money — indeed built their empires — through their complicity with fascist regimes | Manjima Bhattacharjya writes in 'Curious Fashion'

Serie A: Lazio fan group aims to build a new 'Laziale and Anti-Fascist' identity for the club
Sports

Serie A: Lazio fan group aims to build a new 'Laziale and Anti-Fascist' identity for the club

Roman club Lazio has regularly been sanctioned for the political excesses of some of its supporters.

'Open your eyes... country is being torn apart': First-time TMC MP Mahua Moitra sets stage for Parliamentary debate in fiery, maiden Lok Sabha speech
Politics

'Open your eyes... country is being torn apart': First-time TMC MP Mahua Moitra sets stage for Parliamentary debate in fiery, maiden Lok Sabha speech

In her maiden speech in Parliament, Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra warned that prevalent signs suggest that India is moving towards fascism. During the discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address in Lok Sabha, the Krishnanagar MP said, 'Only if you would open your eyes, you would see that there are signs everywhere, that this country is being torn apart.'

Maoists in Bastar call for boycott of Lok Sabha election, put up posters extending support to Kashmiri separatists, militants
India

Maoists in Bastar call for boycott of Lok Sabha election, put up posters extending support to Kashmiri separatists, militants

Maoists of Bastar in Chhattisgarh have extended support to Kashmiri separatists and militants and also called for a boycott of the Lok Sabha election.

Crackdown on dissent, undermining of democratic conventions among reasons why BJP has lost traction
India

Crackdown on dissent, undermining of democratic conventions among reasons why BJP has lost traction

The BJP decided suddenly to revive a 3-year-old case just before an Opposition rally in Kolkata and at a time when the party's electoral prospects look distinctly dodgy

Shashi Tharoor's flashy performance and idealistic prose at JNU can't mask glaring contradictions in his discourse
India

Shashi Tharoor's flashy performance and idealistic prose at JNU can't mask glaring contradictions in his discourse

Several contradictions between speech and practice—regarding centrism, student politics, Hinduism, government policy and the NSUI—went largely unanswered in the polemics of Shashi Tharoor’s prose of idealism

Meet Chitralekha, the Dalit auto-rickshaw driver battling CPM-led caste oppression in Kerala
Firstpost Ground Report

Meet Chitralekha, the Dalit auto-rickshaw driver battling CPM-led caste oppression in Kerala

The CPM-led Left government in Kerala, which came into power in 2016, will particularly be noted for two things: First is the constant criticism over political violence between the CPM and RSS, and the subsequent political deliberation by the BJP's central leadership. And secondly, repeated instances of caste-based discrimination in the state.

Kerala political killings are symptomatic of communist regimes' propensity to use violence as tool of state machinery
Politics

Kerala political killings are symptomatic of communist regimes' propensity to use violence as tool of state machinery

It should be a matter of concern for all the citizens of the country as to why violence such as that seen in Kerala happens only under communist regimes.

Gauri Lankesh murdered: Why are Narendra Modi, Mohan Bhagwat silent on journalist's killing, asks CPI
India

Gauri Lankesh murdered: Why are Narendra Modi, Mohan Bhagwat silent on journalist's killing, asks CPI

CPI questioned the "astonishing silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on the killing of Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh

Nathuram Godse statue in Kalyan: Will take steps to stop construction, says Chandrakant Patil
Politics

Nathuram Godse statue in Kalyan: Will take steps to stop construction, says Chandrakant Patil

The Maharashtra government on Sunday assured the Legislative Council that it would take steps to stop the construction of a memorial of Nathuram Godse being built by an organisation in Saparde village near Kalyan in neighbouring Thane.

Microsoft researcher warns that artificial intelligence is 'a fascist's dream'
News & Analysis

Microsoft researcher warns that artificial intelligence is 'a fascist's dream'

As artificial intelligence systems get more powerful and begin to do more, there is a need to make sure that they are not used to target certain populations.

Republic Day 2017: Arvind Kejriwal says democracy must be saved by 'Hitlerite forces'
Politics

Republic Day 2017: Arvind Kejriwal says democracy must be saved by 'Hitlerite forces'

Indian democracy has to be guarded against "Hitlerite forces", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday, while extending wishes to people on the 68th Republic Day.