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Jun 21, 2019
India and the Indian: I hope my daughter inherits a country unbound by caste, linguistic strictures, writes Pa RanjithNationalism cannot be sustained by identities like that of the Hindu or the Tamilian. It is about how you can still be united, despite the elements that keep you divided. It is a measure of basic democratic structures
Jun 20, 2019
India and the Indian: Hinduism, caste act as unifying forces in the country, writes Shrikanth KrishnamacharyThe Hindu nationalist argument transcends mere constitutional patriotism. This view, with its roots in 19th century Hindu renaissance, is keen to personify the Indian nation as “Bharat Mata”.
Jun 19, 2019
India and the Indian: Western theories of nationhood don't capture country's complex realities, writes SamratThe Indian of today includes the unknown woman from the uncontacted tribe of the Sentinelese in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands but it also includes the actress Kalki Koechlin, who is an Indian of French origin. Neither of them is the stereotypical Indian, but both of them are equally Indian
Jun 18, 2019
India and the Indian: Genes are the root of nationalism but don't determine our destiny, writes Praveen SwamiAnimal impulses drive powerful nationalism, but their triumph is far from inevitable if humans are willing to carefully reflect on why we behave in the ways we do.
Jun 17, 2019
India and the Indian: My nationalism competes with China, not Pakistan, writes Kancha Ilaiah ShepherdOur political life, lived around only village panchayats before 1950, is now connected to a larger constitutional democracy. In the future, this nationalist view will gain more prominence. The RSS nationalism will slowly but surely wither away.