Communalism

India’s Muslims feel targeted by rumors they’re spreading Covid-19

Naseerudin, 44, had gone to pick up some vegetables from his friend's house in Humnabad, in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, when he...

Coronavirus is proving to be another excuse to marginalise India’s Muslims

By Samar Halarnkar Last week, I exited a family WhatsApp group after listening to a particularly inaccurate, agitated and rambling rant—falsely attributed to the steel baron...

Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati: The loudest hate monger against Muslims?

Leader of the Hindutva organization Hindu Swabhiman, President of the Akhil Bharatiya Sant Parishad and chief priest of the Devi Mandir at Dasna in...

Why India’s Muslims Are in Grave Danger

By Ravi Agrawal, India has been jolted by the deadliest communal violence in New Delhi in decades. The fighting began on Sunday, Feb. 23—just before U.S....

Delhi riots carefully orchestrated using social media?

By Priyanka Kavish The mob violence raging across Delhi since February 23 now appears to have been carefully fuelled and nurtured using social media. As...

‘Not Hindu Nationalism, But Society That Has Changed’: Christophe Jaffrelot

By Ajoy Ashirwad Mahaprashasta New Delhi: Changes that took place in the six months since Narendra Modi assumed power for the second time look likely...

RSS built Shabari temple to lure Gujarat adivasis stoking hate for...

Aseemanand fabricated myths to fit local landscape into the Ramayana. ‘Saints’ such as Morari Bapu and Rithambara spewed venom. Violence followed

17 years on, Gujarat massacre of Muslims still polarizes Indian politics

By Noemi Jabois Ahmadabad, India Shakeela Bano’s family was charred to death in front of her eyes by a blood-thirsty mob of Hindus during the...

The Violent Toll of Hindu Nationalism in India

By Eliza Griswold On April 1, 2017, Irshad Khan, a slight twenty-six-year-old with glossy black hair and the faint shadow of a beard and mustache, helped...

Meet The UP Businessman Giving Lok Sabha Tickets To Hindus Who...

By Betwa Sharma NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh—"Uttar Pradesh needs a Balasaheb Thackeray," Amit Jani said last week, as he ladled porridge into a bowl. "That is...

WHY THESE ACTIVISTS ARE PROTESTING HINDU NATIONALISM IN TRUMP’S AMERICA

On Friday, September 7th, six activists from Chicago South Asians for Justice stood up in the middle of the plenary panel of the World...

Out on bail, Ajmer blast convict Bhavesh Patel returns home to...

By Kamal Saiyed One of two men, sentenced to life imprisonment for their alleged involvement in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast, returned home to Bharuch...

Distortion of truth and the undermining of democracy under reign of...

By Ananya Vajpeyi Between sophistry and silence Can the ongoing devaluation of language and undermining of democracy be reversed? The outgoing Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari, was...