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May 26, 2019
NDA parliamentary meet: By bowing to Constitution, Narendra Modi sought to dispel fears of majoritarianismThe situation in the central hall of the Parliament looked like an honest representation of what is probably the biggest challenge before Narendra Modi.
May 12, 2019
AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologiesBoth the BHU and the AMU have been witness to 'academic interference', giving space for outsider and anti-social forces to create a disruptive environment in India's educational hubs
May 09, 2019
Delhi Talks: Artistes can't be forced to propagate one idea, suppression of free voices must end, says Kathak dancer Uma SharmaDelhi-based Kathak dancer Uma Sharma says she is filled with regret to see the path India is treading, and how the political landscape has altered in the last five years
Feb 13, 2019
Catholic body to gauge community's view on issues faced by Christians, growing communalism ahead of LS pollsA Delhi-based Christian organisation has asked Catholic bodies across the country to organise seminars and discussions in order to gauge the community's views on growing communalism, minority rights, etc, ahead of the Lok Sabha Election
Jan 14, 2019
'Double-edged' Citizenship Amendment Bill will turn Bangladesh into Pakistan, say country's prominent HindusProminent Bangladeshi Hindus have criticised the NDA government’s determined bid to push through Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, stating that the move may pave the way for Bangladesh to become an Islamic theocratic state like Pakistan
Oct 30, 2018
Centre's order to grant citizenship to illegal migrants sparks mixed reactions in Assam; Bengali groups welcome moveThe Centre's recent notification to register Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian infiltrators from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh as Indians in 16 districts across seven states in India has evoked clashing reactions in Assam.
Oct 12, 2018
The Supreme Court and religion in India: A blinkered perspective?The Supreme Court made the right sounds, announcing that temples could not be taken over by governments in perpetuity, but there have been missteps as well
Sep 30, 2018
Despite concerns, a Hindu rashtra not possible under BJP; a theocratic State will also erode rights of the majorityOne could officially deny Christians and Muslims some political rights under a Hindu rashtra, however, because a Hindu rashtra also erodes the power and the rights of the majority of Hindus, one can be assured that this is not something that the BJP, or any other force can do
Jul 06, 2018
World Health Day 2019: Accessibility to mental health care remains a major hurdleThe representation of non-Dalit/Adivasi communities dominates healthcare services in India both on the giving as well on the receiving end
Apr 01, 2018
Bangladesh minority rights activist Ratish Chandra Bhowmik goes missing; search operation onA prominent Hindu lawyer in Bangladesh who fought the state's case in high-profile murder trials against Islamist extremists has disappeared, prompting authorities to launch a massive search operation to trace him.