Targeted killings of apple traders and non-local labourers show Kashmir battle has reached a decisive phase
The attack on apple traders and migrant labourers show that battle for normalisation of Kashmir — the logic that drove the Narendra Modi government's decision to revoke Article 370 — has now reached a decisive phase. The Modi government must find a way to stop these killings, or else the painstaking efforts to normalise and the gamble of doing away with Article 370 may be rendered fruitless.
Narendra Modi sends a message to South India: PM is shaping thought process on Tamil language, Christians, Muslims
By addressing Tamil as the oldest language in the world on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was correcting the misconception that the BJP was a party which favoured Hindi heartland in the north and negated south India
'Hindustan is for Hindus, past Uttar Pradesh governments provided benefits only to Muslims', says BJP MLA Vikram Saini
Vikram Saini, a BJP MLA from Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh said, "The nation is called Hindustan, which means it is a nation for Hindus." He also accused past governments of providing benefits "only to Muslims."
Mohan Bhagwat said 'Hindustan' is a country of Hindus, but it does not mean that it does not belong to "others"
I am a Gujarati who lives in Karnataka. Both states have individual identities. Surat, where my parents live, was an international port town till about 1700. It has a mix of people, all sorts of castes and communities, who have visited and stayed over centuries.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said the Bihar government will recommend a CBI inquiry into the killing of a journalist at Siwan in the state on 13 May.
The PCI condemned the brutal murder of two media persons in Bihar and Jharkhand, while demanding action against the culprits.
RSS on Wednesday said it sends "signals" to the BJP-led government at the Centre but dismissed suggestions it held a "remote control" over it.
Islamic seminary Darul Uloom on Friday said that reciting mantras during 'Pranayam' and 'Surya Namaskar' is "un-Islamic" but refused to issue fatwa against it.
Bhagwat’s arguments may be opaque, but his motives are not. While the ruling party keeps compromising the core saffron agenda, the RSS has to stay in the news to quell any rising doubts about its relevance in the changed scenario.
The RSS chief further went on to say that Hindutva is a way of life and Hindus could be of any religion worshipping any God or not worshipping at all.
India is already a Hindu nation and "all Indians in Hindustan are Hindus," Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza said on Friday.