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Dharma Files | Mainstream Hinduism aims to modernise Hinduism, but Hindutva tries to Hinduise modernity
India

Dharma Files | Mainstream Hinduism aims to modernise Hinduism, but Hindutva tries to Hinduise modernity

Hinduism can be seen as oscillating between its ethnic and universalistic poles. Under the Congress, the universalistic pole was pushed probably to its stretching point, and now under the BJP, we may be seeing a shift towards the ethnic pole

How Hindutva is the Hinduism that resists
India

How Hindutva is the Hinduism that resists

Things evolve with time and so has ‘Hindutva’. Once it was the only saviour of others, but the condition demanded it to add a new feature: Resist

Delhi court refuses to stop publication, sale of Salman Khurshid’s new book: Why 'Sunrise over Ayodhya' is creating such a storm
India

Delhi court refuses to stop publication, sale of Salman Khurshid’s new book: Why 'Sunrise over Ayodhya' is creating such a storm

Critics allege that the senior Congress leader's newest publishing compares Hindutva to Islamist groups such as ISIS and Boko Haram

Why Congress fails to understand Hindutva
India

Why Congress fails to understand Hindutva

Attacking Hindutva is attacking the very foundation of the Sanatan Dharma and the institutions that emerge from its ideals

'Hindutva and IS are similar, not the same', clarifies Salman Khurshid after row over new book
Politics

'Hindutva and IS are similar, not the same', clarifies Salman Khurshid after row over new book

The former Union minister was embroiled in a controversy for allegedly "defaming and comparing Hinduism with terrorism" in his recent book "Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood in Our Times"

Hinduphobia is very much real in United States, so is great American ‘awokening’
World

Hinduphobia is very much real in United States, so is great American ‘awokening’

Hindus have seen not only the old forms of Right-wing religious Hinduphobia from traditional quarters like Christian and Islamic supremacists but now face it from supposedly progressive woke culture too

Why India needs to mix foreign policy with Hindu ethos and heritage to regain footholds in neighbourhood
World

Why India needs to mix foreign policy with Hindu ethos and heritage to regain footholds in neighbourhood

India should pursue ‘smart power’ to expand and restore Hindu culture in the subcontinent; this will also help corner China

How with Puneeth Rajkumar’s passing away, already muted Kannada conservatism loses a glorious figurehead
Entertainment

How with Puneeth Rajkumar’s passing away, already muted Kannada conservatism loses a glorious figurehead

Puneeth Rajkumar’s death has been a shocking one, but the outpouring following his death has reinforced the tenacity of the values of Kannada Conservatism

Pogroms a fact of life for Bangladeshi Hindus, but now Dhaka can’t escape scrutiny by blaming radicals
World

Pogroms a fact of life for Bangladeshi Hindus, but now Dhaka can’t escape scrutiny by blaming radicals

The ethnic cleansing of Bangladesh’s Hindus have frustrated many for years by the complicity of every Bangladesh government, and the international community’s failure to recognise the atrocities

Dharma Files | Why ‘dharma’ is not identical with religion or Hinduism, though it overlaps with it
India

Dharma Files | Why ‘dharma’ is not identical with religion or Hinduism, though it overlaps with it

Although we have become accustomed to routinely translating the English and European word 'religion' with the Sanskrit or Indic word dharma, the semantic ambience, or even flavour, surrounding the two words is different

Rahul slams Centre over Tripura violence, says govt pretending to be 'deaf and blind'
India

Rahul slams Centre over Tripura violence, says govt pretending to be 'deaf and blind'

He also alleged that Muslims were being brutalised and those indulging in violence in the name of Hinduism are not Hindus but hypocrites

Sukmawati Sukarnoputri, daughter of Indonesia's former president, to convert to Hinduism from Islam
World

Sukmawati Sukarnoputri, daughter of Indonesia's former president, to convert to Hinduism from Islam

A ritual ceremony will be held at the Sukarno Center Heritage Area in Bale Agung Singaraja, Buleleng Regency, Bali, on Tuesday

Why Gandhi siblings’ desperate temple runs fail to strike a chord with masses
Politics

Why Gandhi siblings’ desperate temple runs fail to strike a chord with masses

For all her ‘connect with the people’, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s ‘Hinduism’ is even more farcical than Rahul Gandhi’s

Off-centre | What India would be like without the influence of Mahatma Gandhi
India

Off-centre | What India would be like without the influence of Mahatma Gandhi

If we know or respect Gandhi even a wee bit, then we should remember that what he cared for above all was the truth

Western academia should acknowledge virtues of Hinduism and call out those spreading Hinduphobia
India

Western academia should acknowledge virtues of Hinduism and call out those spreading Hinduphobia

The Hindu dharma represents the world’s most ancient continuously practised, indigenous spiritual and philosophical tradition

In time and age of 'Dismantling Global Hindutva', a day in the life of a Hindu on campus abroad
India

In time and age of 'Dismantling Global Hindutva', a day in the life of a Hindu on campus abroad

From being called "dotheads" and "cow piss drinkers" to being force-fed beef under the garb of a joke or by "mistake", on-campus traumatic episodes are aplenty

'Dismantling Global Hindutva' event propels first major global mobilisation of Hindus
India

'Dismantling Global Hindutva' event propels first major global mobilisation of Hindus

The ground was being laid for a while, as Hindus in the US have campaigned against representation of their faith in school textbooks in California a little more than a decade ago, and against various scurrilous academic references

'Dismantling Global Hindutva' event an academic assault on Hinduism
India

'Dismantling Global Hindutva' event an academic assault on Hinduism

Hinduism has long been under the assault by western academia since the dawn of the colonial era of European supremacism

‘Dismantling Global Hindutva’ Conference in the US dehumanises Hindus everywhere
India

‘Dismantling Global Hindutva’ Conference in the US dehumanises Hindus everywhere

In their defence, the supporters of this conference, as well as many others with a left-liberal worldview, emphasise that their target is the political ideology of Hindutva and not Hindus as a people

'Dismantling Global Hindutva': The malefic rakshasas and their demonic agenda
India

'Dismantling Global Hindutva': The malefic rakshasas and their demonic agenda

Avowedly against a make-believe 'global Hindutva' movement and presence, these activist-academics' goals are clear: allow for the deracination and delegitimisation of Hindus, demonise Hinduism and balkanise India