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Psychology behind NRC mirrors narrow, dominating side of Assamese language, and its fragile nationalism, cultural identity
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Psychology behind NRC mirrors narrow, dominating side of Assamese language, and its fragile nationalism, cultural identity

If psychology of Nazism shows us the savage part of that ideology, the sympathisers of NRC shows us a lack of moral compass, guilt, empathy for other humans and a fetish for a homeland which is no less anti-Semitic in terms of who it wished to exclude.

Priyanka Gandhi's maiden speech shows political sagacity as Congress leader attempts to shift focus away from jingoism
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Priyanka Gandhi's maiden speech shows political sagacity as Congress leader attempts to shift focus away from jingoism

In her speech on Tuesday, Priyanka showed a great deal of political sagacity as she hit all the right notes

Belgium shocked by weather woman's experience with racism: 'We can't kick this into the long grass anymore'
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Belgium shocked by weather woman's experience with racism: 'We can't kick this into the long grass anymore'

Media outlets and politicians in Belgium expressed shock and dismay Friday after two high-profile reports of racism rocked the kingdom this week, raising troubling questions about white attitudes a few weeks before local elections.

BJP's policies reflect its clear 'Hindutva' ideology, should not be confused with conservative right-wing politics
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BJP's policies reflect its clear 'Hindutva' ideology, should not be confused with conservative right-wing politics

The BJP does not fall into the 'Right' category, nor do its policies conform broadly with what the world defines as 'Right'.

JNU's selective outrage over alleged sexual offenders reeks of hypocrisy that must be structurally addressed
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JNU's selective outrage over alleged sexual offenders reeks of hypocrisy that must be structurally addressed

JNU: The fact that one complainant is fighting a lone legal battle and another set has found support in a campaign that made national headlines shows it is not the person but the ideology of the offender that matters more.

Humans of Hindutva founder shuts down Facebook page after reportedly receiving death threats
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Humans of Hindutva founder shuts down Facebook page after reportedly receiving death threats

"Don't want to end up like Gauri Lankesh or Afrazul Khan," said the founder of Humans of Hindutva, who was reportedly at the receiving end of threats made against his family

Ramachandra Guha fully deserves Rajyotsava Award, critics wrong in questioning his facility with Kannada
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Ramachandra Guha fully deserves Rajyotsava Award, critics wrong in questioning his facility with Kannada

Guha has always claimed to be a proud Kannadiga. He represents Karnataka and the state is equally proud to claim him.

'Mass murderer' or 'freedom fighter'? Ram Nath Kovind's praise for Tipu Sultan reignites debate over Mysore ruler
India

'Mass murderer' or 'freedom fighter'? Ram Nath Kovind's praise for Tipu Sultan reignites debate over Mysore ruler

The controversy around the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan was fuelled by President Ram Nath Kovind's comments praising the erstwhile Mysore ruler.

Journalist who wished death for Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets lavish liberal love
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Journalist who wished death for Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets lavish liberal love

If all abuse is to be treated as kosher, then liberals should refrain from name-calling and blame-fixing when they see something that they don't like.

JNUSU Elections 2017: More people chose NOTA than Congress-backed NSUI; disenchantment may hurt Left
India

JNUSU Elections 2017: More people chose NOTA than Congress-backed NSUI; disenchantment may hurt Left

Statistically, the biggest loser in the rise of NOTA was Congress-backed National Students Union of India.

Gauri Lankesh took 3 bullets to her chest: Noted journalist from Bengaluru was known for her anti-Right stance
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Gauri Lankesh took 3 bullets to her chest: Noted journalist from Bengaluru was known for her anti-Right stance

Senior journalist and publisher Gauri Lankesh died in a hail of gunfire at her residence in Bengaluru on Tuesday evening, police investigating the case said.

Mainstreaming of Yogi Adityanath: A look at how foreign media covered the saffron monk's rise to power
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Mainstreaming of Yogi Adityanath: A look at how foreign media covered the saffron monk's rise to power

Not only has the Indian media been gushing over Yogi Adityanath's every move, even foreign media has taken note of the saffron rule.

Ambedkar Jayanti: Why Rohith Vemula was a truer Ambedkarite than any politician will ever be
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Ambedkar Jayanti: Why Rohith Vemula was a truer Ambedkarite than any politician will ever be

Rohith Vemula's writings tells us what it means to truly live Dr BR Ambedkar’s final words, ‘Educate, Agitate and Organise’.

Prime Minister's victory speech may talk of
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Prime Minister's victory speech may talk of "new India" but underlies a promise of another Narendra Modi

In his career thus far, Modi has addressed several victory rallies and meetings as chief minister and prime minister. But this speech was remarkable for its sharp contrast with all previous addresses.

Kanhaiya Kumar seeks more Left footprint as Right spreads wings
India

Kanhaiya Kumar seeks more Left footprint as Right spreads wings

In conversation with Firstpost, Kanhaiya Kumar revealed some honest insights about his journey & offered a host of arguments on his 'activism and politics'.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was involved in Sangh activist's murder in 1969: RSS
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was involved in Sangh activist's murder in 1969: RSS

RSS on Monday alleged that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was "involved" in the murder of a Sangh activist in the state way back in 1969.

Donald Trump isn't Narendra Modi: Tips for the confused keyboard-warrior
India

Donald Trump isn't Narendra Modi: Tips for the confused keyboard-warrior

A certain section of social media has taken to conflating the Narendra Modi wave of 2014 with the unprecedented tsunami of support Donald Trump has been receiving

Brexit: Xenophobic parties not dominant but their politics will go on
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Brexit: Xenophobic parties not dominant but their politics will go on

In the short term, it is to be expected that the politics of the right will continue. However, Brexit also creates openings for other responses that can try to “offer working people genuine control over their lives, workplaces and communities”.

JNU is home to anti-national forces which aim to disintegrate India: RSS mouthpiece
India

JNU is home to anti-national forces which aim to disintegrate India: RSS mouthpiece

RSS mouthpiece "Panchjanya" has alleged that JNU is home to "a huge anti-national block which has the aim of disintegrating India."