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Dec 27, 2018
BNP is Bangladesh’s BJP, Hindus have no option but to vote for the Awami League, says civil society leader Rana DasguptaWhenever Bangladesh prepares to vote in its parliamentary elections — as it will once more on 30 December, its religious minorities slip into acute anxiety and fear
Nov 27, 2018
Silence of the Muslims: Congress' Hindutva shows death of 'secularism', gives BJP chance to set new inclusive agendaMuslims, who were central to any election debate in India till 2014, suddenly find themselves sidelined as the country is moving away from secularism to Hindutva politics.
Nov 17, 2018
Sabarimala row throws CPM into a political conundrum in Kerala as BJP, Congress scramble for Hindu votesThe CPM’s quandary in the Sabarimala row is clear. If it doesn’t comply with the Supreme Court verdict, the Left government can be accused of committing contempt of court as well as pandering to sentiments of religion. And by implementing the judgment, they face music from angry Hindus.
Nov 12, 2018
Congress' Madhya Pradesh manifesto is an egregious violation of party's position on nation's secular fabricThe Congress has embarked upon a perilous path on its way to a sort of possible way to power in Bhopal
Sep 28, 2018
Rahul Gandhi tests 'soft Hindutva' in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh as Congress borrows heavily from BJP's electoral strategyAccording to political pundits, Rahul Gandhi’s approach towards soft Hindutva is an effort to come out of the clutches of "Nehruvian secularism."
Sep 25, 2018
CPI inviting Manmohan Singh for lecture shows it's in survival mode, needs Congress to stay afloatThe CPI invited former prime minister Manmohan Singh to deliver the AB Bardhan Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Jul 12, 2018
AIMPLB's Sharia courts announcement is an attempt to subvert rule of law to establish Islamic lawThe attempt to establish Sharia courts in India is an attempt to establish a private parallel judicial system which cannot be permitted by law
Jun 28, 2018
Jamil Urfi on Biswin Sadi Memoirs, the status of Urdu today and growing up in a different IndiaIn his memoir, Jamil Urfi reflects on the changing nature of Indian society and the status of Urdu
Jun 07, 2018
Speech will be forgotten, visuals will remain: Pranab Mukherjee's daughter tells ex-president on appearing for RSS event todayA day before Pranab Mukherjee addresses an RSS event in Nagpur, the former president's daughter and Congress leader Sharmishta Mukherjee said she disapproved of his decision, and said he was giving the BJP and the Sangh a handle to plant false stories as his "speech will be forgotten" but "visuals will remain".
Mar 02, 2018
On Holi, a look at how Urdu poet Nazeer Banarasi wove the festival of colours into his versesNazeer Banarasi was one of the many Muslim Urdu poets from the 20th century who celebrated Indian festivals like Holi | #FirstCulture