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Jan 30, 2020
Shaheen Bagh protest challenges BJP govt’s brand of populism, is generative of new vision of democracyAmid ongoing anti-CAA, NRC protests, Shaheen Bagh sit-in symbolises an alternative idea of democracy enmeshed in suffering, pain, mutual care, and the acknowledgement of vulnerability and human finitude
Jan 16, 2020
What it means to be queer under a regime bent on remaking India on its own ideological termsRecently one of my pictures was trolled by right-wing people on social media. These responses display that their frameworks to look at the world is disrupted by a visibly queer body. An important lens to look at the world for them is through marriage, which becomes the foundational principle of assigning gendered personhood. The comments were brutally transphobic and queerphobic. Throughout, one thread of reference remained the same, 'Who will marry this and how?'
Dec 30, 2019
Congress leader files complaint against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat over '130 crore Indians are Hindus' remarkMohan Bhagwat had at a public meeting on 25 December, said irrespective of religion and culture, people who have nationalistic spirit and respect the culture of Bharat and its heritage are Hindus and RSS considers the 130 crore people of the country as Hindus.
Dec 27, 2019
Row over RSS chief’s remarks overblown, the institution is only seeking to define Hindutva as pluralisticRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat’s recent comments, that the organisation regards the entire 130 crore population of India as members of “Hindu society”, has come at a time when the country is witnessing large-scale protests over a legislation that critics say is ‘anti-Muslim’, ‘divisive’ and part of BJP’s ‘majoritarian project’.
Dec 11, 2019
Partition-era debate on who is Indian has been reopened by the citizenship bill, with grave consequencesThe Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is, at its heart, a debate waged around the rights of ignored Partition refugees, but with far wider implications for what it meant to be Indian
Nov 21, 2019
National interest is not being served by current politics of NRC and citizenship; narrow political interests areThe Citizenship Amendment Bill is listed for passing in the forthcoming session of Parliament. As everyone probably knows by now, it claims to give citizenship on relatively easy terms to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The Bill has been especially contentious in Northeast India, also the location of the first National Register of Citizens exercise, where 19 lakh people in Assam have been excluded from the list, leaving them in limbo.
Oct 13, 2019
BSP says RSS' vision of India contradictory to that of BR Ambedkar, cites lynchings, atrocities against Dalits'RSS vision has been spelled out by MS Golwalkar, he mentions that RSS wants to build India as Hindu Rashtra', he said
Oct 13, 2019
'Muslims in India are the happiest': Mohan Bhagwat says minorities, historically persecuted faiths thrive in India due to 'Hindu culture'Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat said that people of other faiths have sought refuge in India due to the 'Hindu culture'.
Jun 02, 2019
Being Muslim in New India is an inherently existential struggle, subsumed as community is under an emergent Hindu nationWith Narendra Modi's phenomenal victory in the 2019 elections, theories, everyday conversations, stories and celebrations speak of a significant notion: the 'Hinduisation' of society.
Apr 07, 2019
LK Advani led BJP's Hindu nationalism movement in 80s, 90s; espousing diversity today won't erase his pastLK Advani was the driving force behind the BJP's Indian nationalism and Hindutva concepts. Today, when he reminds the party about the BJP's 'respect' for 'diversity' and 'freedom of choice', does he expect them — or us — to believe him?