Hindutva Abroad

Op-Ed: Ro Khanna Rejects Hindutva, Launches New Debate for South Asian...

By Amar Shergill There was a political shift in the South Asian American community last week which arrived quietly but will have consequences for years to...

How the American Sangh built up Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard, a United States Congresswoman, entered the historic First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles to the strains of Marvin Gaye’s “Ain’t No Mountain...

White nationalist terrorism and its saffron inspirations

“I have read the writings of Dylann Roof and many others, but only really took true inspiration from Knight Justiciar Breivik,” says Brenton Tarrant,...

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...

How the Hindu nationalist RSS woos Indian-Americans

By Walter K Andersen & Shridhar D Damle The overseas presence of RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh)-inspired groups is, outside of neighbouring Nepal, strongest in three...

RSS building a deadly alliance against Muslims and Christians

The world obsessed with Islamist terrorism has not bothered to take any notice of a new terrorism network developing fast in India and its...

Hindu American Foundation fails to counter mounting evidence of links to...

By Coalition Against Genocide The Coalition Against Genocide (CAG - http://www.coalitionagainstgenocide.org/), today published "Part II" of its report on Hindu American Foundation (HAF) titled "Affiliations...

The parivar in America

By Christophe Jaffrelot The controversy that has been raging about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s US visa suggests that for the BJP, the United States...

Why a good number of Hindus in America have started flying...

By Meera Nanda Not as Old as You Think …nor very Hindu either. There is telling evidence to debunk this nationalistic myth No one denies that Hinduism’s...

Hindutvawadis in American politics

By Ayub Khan The appointment of Sonal Shah to Barack Obama’s transition team has rightly garnered the headlines. But this is just the tip of...

CSFH statement on Sonal Shah

A virtual melee has ensued in print and digital media over the selection of Ms. Sonal Shah, an American of Indian origin to the...

Long-distance nationalism of the Hindu diaspora in the West

‘Long-distance nationalism,’’ an expression coined by Benedict Anderson, is often used to refer to transnational political activities, but thedynamics of this expatriate nationalism tend...

A saffron assault abroad

By NALINI TANEJA The Hindu Right's attempts to rewrite school textbooks on India and Hinduism in California meet with stiff resistance from renowned historians and...