Sri Preston Kulkarni: Hindutva’s Hope in Houston

Pieter Friedrich “In this campaign, Rameshji has become like my father,” Sri Preston Kulkarni said in May 2018 when he won the Democratic Party’s nomination for Texas’s 22nd congressional district. Kulkarni was referring to Ramesh Bhutada, the man responsible for mobilizing Indian-American support for the aspiring congressman. Bhutada apparently worked hand-in-hand with his cousin-in-law, Vijay Pallod, who […]

Tulsi Gabbard Flags ‘Hinduphobia’ – Is It Hindutva Donors’ Voice?

Tulsi Gabbard has emerged as an unlikely survivor in the race for becoming the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the United States. Gabbard has managed to stay in the race despite candidates with a higher popularity rating and more number of delegates – like Elizabeth Warren, Michael Bloomberg, Pete Buttgieg and Amy Klobuchar – dropping […]

No room for religious intolerance in UAE: Sheikha Hend

She said the need of the hour is for everyone to focus on containing the Covid-19 pandemic.   Religious intolerance and hatred have no place in the UAE, an Emirati businesswoman and philanthropist has reiterated. Sheikha Hend Al Qassimi, who has been in the news for slamming Islamophobic social media posts, said she was surprised […]

How the American Sangh built up Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Gabbard’s rise in US politics came out of nowhere, and is inexplicable until one considers how Sangh donations gave her a leg up when she was a virtual unknown. The first Indian-American donors to her first congressional campaign—who were also among the first non-Hawaiians to support her—are top executives in RSS affiliates in the United States

White nationalist terrorism and its saffron inspirations

How Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh inspires white nationalist violence: some chilling connections

RSS building a deadly alliance against Muslims and Christians

RSS is gradually working to build an international set-up to spread and execute its politics of hatred against minorities. Its goal of cleansing minorities is being internationalized with very serious repercussions for the area and the world

Long-distance nationalism of the Hindu diaspora in the West

The RSS has adopted a very peculiar modus operandi relying on the development of local branches (shakhas) according to a standardized pattern: young Hindu men gathered on a playground for games with martial connotations and ideological training sessions every morning and every evening