Saffron terror

Democracy
Women's rights

Pride, prejudice and Hadiya

The Hadiya case has quickly turned into a war of political interests between Hindutva and Islamists. Prima facie, the issue is simple. A woman choses to convert to another religion and marry a man of her choice from that religion. Enter evil parents. The marriage is anulled. Hadiya is becomes a prisoner. Clamour grows with […]

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Dictator Narendra Modi
Hindutva
Politics & Political Commentary
Radicalization

BJP declares war on India

The war that was brewing on the internet since 2009 seems to have been unleashed on the country at large, and it is increasingly looking like the rotten framework of India is powerless to withstand it. A defeated, demoralized Congress cowers from the consequences of its own choices and is too busy navel gazing to […]

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Indian regional languages distribution
Hindutva
National
Politics & Political Commentary
Radicalization

Breivik's killing spree and ideological stuff

Not really a post,  some thoughts. Beginning with saying that this was a gruesome mass murder and act of terrorism. I applaud the response of democracy from Norway. That said, this incident brings into stark relief some of the worst prejudices as the world and country. Many assumed that it was an Islamic attack. Few […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Hindutva
Politics & Political Commentary
Radicalization

Rahul Gandhi is absolutely correct on Hindutva Extremism

He is right. The Muslim groups do more damage, but the Hindu groups are more dangerous because India has a Hindu majority. If we look at world news, Indian Muslims are actually a wonderful lot. An improving economy and greater possibilities opening up for Muslims have ensured that most Muslims in India see themselves as […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

We shall mourn the sad demise of journalism

I am utterly disgusted (as usual) with the obsession with rhetoric among Indian newspapers and politicians. NONE of the Indian newspapers quote any actual cables saying anything – only claims that “wikileaks says”. This is journalism? The news with the real concerns has less focus than gossip about politicians. Of course, with out “Made in […]

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