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Category (archive title) Hindutva

Left of Right, Right of Left and off-center

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Talk of mixed perspectives. A few posts I made recently have set me thinking about how many of us supposedly neither right nor left political inclinations actually have swallowed a lot of left and right. The recent turning upside down of terrorism as an Islamic speciality by Hindutva enthusiasts provided many such opportunities to notice …

Governments and sexuality

Governments the world over are obsessed with regulating the sexuality of their citizens. Without getting into the histories and cultures of other countries, in this article, I limit myself to the country and people I know somewhat – Indian Hindus. Just read in some newspaper that a call girl racket was busted. Okay, great. Now, …

I love their India

What is up with India? I don’t recognize the country we are turning into. Not any single thing, just many things. Seriously, in Mumbai – the economic freaking capital of the country and the roads are a biohazard. We have a record number of drunken driving arrests this year. Neighbours barely know each other these …