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Dec 28, 2019
Opportunities, not religious persecution, make Bangladeshis flock to India; border residents fear more immigration on pretext of atrocitiesFor people living along the northern Dhubri sector of India-Bangladesh border in western Assam, their friends from Bangladesh have more than a single perspective to share on the Citizenship Amendment Act
Nov 20, 2019
Mamata-Owaisi row: In her desperation to prevent split in Muslim vote bank, West Bengal CM has ended up giving a boost to AIMIMPolitics of identity has come home to roost in West Bengal. The war of words between Mamata Banerjee and Asaduddin Owaisi is indicative of the squeezing space for so-called 'secular parties' that have long carried out identity politics under the garb of 'secularism'.
Sep 01, 2019
JNUSU Elections 2019: BAPSA-Fraternity alliance a step against Islamophobia, challenges monopoly of Brahmanical Left and Right in JNU politicsThe BAPSA-Fraternity alliance in the JNUSU elections 2019 is a historic episode in the JNU campus where both savarna Brahmanical Left and Right have had a monopoly for decades in terms of institutional and political access
Aug 26, 2019
Prof Arvind Sharma on how history suggests religious tolerance leads to peace, prosperityProf Arvind Sharma's latest book is a comprehensive and encyclopedic survey of the concept of tolerance in the texts, philosophies and histories of ten major religions.
Feb 05, 2019
RSS most secular and inclusive organisation, always respects people's faith, says Maharashtra governor Vidyasagar RaoRSS is one of the most secular and inclusive organisations as it has always respected the right of individuals to practice their own faith, Maharashtra governor C Vidyasagar Rao said on Tuesday.
Dec 06, 2018
On Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, photojournalist Praveen Jain revisits the fateful dayOn the morning of the 6 December, 1992, two days after Praveen Jain had stepped on the soil in Ayodhya, the Babri Masjid was demolished and perhaps with it the idea of a secular India.
Aug 27, 2018
Remove 'secular' from Constitution as it puts Hindus at disadvantage, says Sanatan SansthaAlthough the Sanatan Sanstha claims to be a spiritual organisaton, it is currently facing massive criticism for being allegedly linked to terror activities.
Apr 13, 2018
Democracy In India Part 3: Caste and politics continue to collide, sometimes violently, in a cyclical struggle for powerWith the Indian democracy emerging as a dominant player, some social and political changes have been seen. But caste and politics continue to collide.
Apr 09, 2018
Democracy In India Part 2: Use of religion by ruling parties overwhelms secular character of Indian StateThe Indian State, guided by the Constitution, does aspire to be secular. But in practice, religion has deeply penetrated its apparatus and democracy.
Jan 26, 2018
68 years of India's Constitution: Repeated amendments have meant document today is fundamentally different from the one enactedIt is almost treason in the eyes of some to even suggest that the Constitution of India may not be the best Constitution in the world. But given that so much time has passed since it was enacted, it is perhaps a question that is worth examining