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Apr 22, 2019
Muslim voters in Amethi's Jais rue lack of development, but baulk at idea of voting for BJP; blame party's polarised campaignThe BJP offers development to Muslim voters in Amethi, but the saffron party's Hindutva politics is likely to force them to vote for Congress as for them survival and honour trump development
Apr 05, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; Part 5: Gauraksha goes mainstream, Hindu groups launch National Cow Weekly in UdupiThe Bharatiya Jan Sangh (BJS) picked up gauraksha as one of its primary action points immediately after its formation. In 1952, a national call was given by the BJS and the RSS to observe 26 October as Anti-Cow Slaughter Day and to collect signatures against slaughter.
Mar 19, 2019
BJP picks Hindu-majority Pathanamthitta to unleash Hindutva politics in Kerala, equates Sabarimala with AyodhyaThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has converted Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency as a laboratory for testing the hard line by equating the Sabarimala temple issue with the volatile Ram temple issue in Ayodhya.
Mar 15, 2019
The making of toxic Hindu masculinityThe threat to an imagined ancient Hindu manhood is sought to be countered through a variety of modern symbols: Hanuman is now a brawny, scowling figure and a six-pack Shiva marshals his trishul like a laser gun
Mar 11, 2019
Congress' indecision may make BJP's return 'possible' as national security replaces cow, Hindutva as key poll issueThe Congress, the only party that could have actually stopped the BJP, is playing dead, except for occasional outbursts on Rafale
Jan 19, 2019
BJP needs Karnataka to push its hardline Hindutva politics ahead of general elections; Congress unfazed by reprised strategyAhead of the general election, the BJP needs Karnataka for two reasons — one, to dislodge the idea that a coalition government can function well so the party leadership gets to snub the mahagatbandhan (grand alliance) at the national level, and two, to carry on its Hindutva politics.
Jan 02, 2019
Narendra Modi's Ram Mandir comments dent major Congress talking point, shore up his base ahead of 2019Prime Minister Narendra Modi made clear five things during his interview with ANI
Jan 01, 2019
Ram temple ordinance can be considered only after legal process ends, says Narendra Modi; accuses Congress of creating 'obstacles' in SCPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made it clear that any decision on bringing an ordinance on Ram temple can be considered only after the judicial process ends.
Dec 26, 2018
NIA anti-terror raids: Islamic State might be dead abroad, but hate politics is fuelling its resurrection in IndiaIn interrogations by the NIA, half the suspects said communalism — ranging from riots to compulsory yoga practice — led them to join the Islamic State. Barely half of them cited the global Islamist project that underpins the Islamic State
Dec 20, 2018
Ram Temple over development appears to be BJP’s strategy for 2019; MPs, Hindutva groups mount pressure on leadershipGiven all the Ram Temple-leaning signs the BJP has shown in recent months, it looks like the party is ready to stick with its saffron strategy and go ahead with its temple first, development later line of work.