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The real business of politics: Parties are united by one ideology — maximising profit, maintaining systems of power
India

The real business of politics: Parties are united by one ideology — maximising profit, maintaining systems of power

The politicians are only the stars of the election movies in which voters are the audience and party workers, the extras. The real power, ultimately, resides with those who decide which star and which script to back: the financiers.

The Kenyan women and girls who joined Al-Shabaab: How gender dynamics, ideology, politics influenced their choices
World

The Kenyan women and girls who joined Al-Shabaab: How gender dynamics, ideology, politics influenced their choices

An examination of the political and ideological motivations behind women joining the Al-Shabaab shows that in some cases, they do make autonomous decisions based on their response to the grievances of the Muslim community. But other structural and cultural factors were at play too, such as the patriarchal set-up in families and their communities.

Narendra Modi unveils Vivekananda statue at JNU amid student protests, says 'ideology should not override national interest'
India

Narendra Modi unveils Vivekananda statue at JNU amid student protests, says 'ideology should not override national interest'

JNU students flashed posters of 'Modi go back' and 'we want answers' ahead of the unveiling of the statue by the prime minister at the varsity's north gate

How the themes in Sacred Games season 2 find global relevance in a contemporary political setup
Entertainment

How the themes in Sacred Games season 2 find global relevance in a contemporary political setup

Netflix probably adapted Sacred Games into a series because its underlying sociopolitical commentary has echoes across the globe, and not just India.

Salman Khurshid on threats facing Islam today, why Muslims become invisible to secure their future
Life

Salman Khurshid on threats facing Islam today, why Muslims become invisible to secure their future

Former Union Minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid talks about his recently released non-fiction book, and the need to understand Islam better today.

Should therapy be political? Influence of social factors on mental health may make a case for such an approach
Life

Should therapy be political? Influence of social factors on mental health may make a case for such an approach

Expressing politics through therapy ultimately means having a political opinion in the first place, before eventually recognising that the issues of the client who comes for therapy also have socio-political roots.

The 'pseudo'-feminism problem: Why people are compelled to brand others as fake and turn ideology into a skill
Life

The 'pseudo'-feminism problem: Why people are compelled to brand others as fake and turn ideology into a skill

If feminism is an ideology, why are we so intent on treating it like a skill? How do you decide the perfect way to practice an ideology, when multiple points of view exist, each with their own justifications and flaws?

Indian govt asks Facebook to do more to curb fake news ahead of elections: Report
News & Analysis

Indian govt asks Facebook to do more to curb fake news ahead of elections: Report

The committee also asked Facebook to proactively help security agencies track any misuse.

Rahul Gandhi condemns govt's education policy, says country cannot be run from one single idea
Politics

Rahul Gandhi condemns govt's education policy, says country cannot be run from one single idea

Attacking the government over its education policy, Rahul Gandhi said government institutions should be given precedence over private institutions and the government should put money to strengthen them.

Mayawati accuses Centre, Uttar Pradesh govt of promoting RSS ideology, hurting secular fabric
Politics

Mayawati accuses Centre, Uttar Pradesh govt of promoting RSS ideology, hurting secular fabric

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Tuesday accused the BJP governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh of promoting RSS ideology

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav says BJP responsible for 'anarchy' in Uttar Pradesh
Politics

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav says BJP responsible for 'anarchy' in Uttar Pradesh

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said there was "anarchy" in Uttar Pradesh and held the ruling BJP responsible for the situation.

Meira Kumar says her fight is for ideology, urges voters to decide president on basis of 'inner voice'
India

Meira Kumar says her fight is for ideology, urges voters to decide president on basis of 'inner voice'

Congress-led Opposition presidential nominee Meira Kumar on Saturday said her fight is for ideology and she strongly believes in the age-old Indian tradition of respecting one's own religion and other religions with the same zeal

Presidential Election 2017: Congress' ideological war lacks merit, just like Meira Kumar's aspirations
Politics

Presidential Election 2017: Congress' ideological war lacks merit, just like Meira Kumar's aspirations

Meira Kumar, Opposition parties presidential candidate, in some sense is the grotesque symbol of leaders who would go to any length to remain in office, and invariably stand for status quo, both in the realm of social as well as economic democratisation

Presidential Election 2017: Venkaiah Naidu slams Opposition for terming polls a fight of ideology
Politics

Presidential Election 2017: Venkaiah Naidu slams Opposition for terming polls a fight of ideology

M Venkaiah Naidu slammed the Opposition for terming the presidential election as a fight of ideology, saying the President should have only one ideology, the Constitution of India

Narendra Modi govt must act cautiously in dealing with Turkey's Erdogan, not fuel a radical Islamist fire
World

Narendra Modi govt must act cautiously in dealing with Turkey's Erdogan, not fuel a radical Islamist fire

Given Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party's inclination towards a radical Islamist world and the establishment of an Islamic caliphate, the Narendra Modi government must act cautiously in its bid to enhance ties with the political Islamist regime of the present-day Turkey

Dynasty politics: While trying to make India Congress-mukt, is BJP turning into GOP?
Politics

Dynasty politics: While trying to make India Congress-mukt, is BJP turning into GOP?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to make India Congress-mukt wasn't just campaign rhetoric. He was presenting the electorate with an alternative.

Congress' mindless attacks on Narendra Modi reflect party's intellectual emptiness
Politics

Congress' mindless attacks on Narendra Modi reflect party's intellectual emptiness

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for a change, was less than direct in his attack on the Congress when he said on Thursday that post-1947, the BJP was subjected to treatment far worse than what the Congress endured during British rule

BJP hopes to woo Dalits, but what about the party's integral Brahmin politics?
Politics

BJP hopes to woo Dalits, but what about the party's integral Brahmin politics?

The party’s attempts to woo Dalits continue to sit uneasily with the upper-caste Brahmanical politics that is integral to it.

#SeditionDebate: No minister, the students are not anti-nationals, they are just fools
Politics

#SeditionDebate: No minister, the students are not anti-nationals, they are just fools

Are the students of JNU who raised slogans in support of Afzal Guru, calling him a martyr and describing his hanging as a case of judicial killing, anti-nationals? Does the act of pasting posters inviting students to join a march against his hanging qualify as sedition?

Fifty top scholars take on Leftist historians for force-fitting history into ideology
India

Fifty top scholars take on Leftist historians for force-fitting history into ideology

A set of scholars has released a statement condemning the "pernicious imposition by the Leftist School of a 'legislated history'," which they believe has presented an 'alienating and debilitating self-image' to generations of Indian students, and promoted contempt for their civilisational heritage.