Hindutva Education

Rajasthan: ASI removes plaques saying Rajput forces had to retreat in...

By Deep Mukherjee  The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has removed plaques in Rajsamand district’s Rakta Talai that said Rajputs forces had to retreat during Maharana...

Hindutva’s threat to academic freedom

By Ananya Chakravarti, Purnima Dhavan, Manan Ahmed, Supriya Gandhi, Dheepa Sundaram, Audrey Truschke, Simran Jeet Singh (RNS) — We write as a collective of scholars with a deep and sustained engagement...

How do you recognize Hindutva influences on campus?

What is Hindutva and How can It Impact You? Hindutva (literally “Hindu-ness”) is a modern political ideology that advocates for Hindu supremacy and seeks to...

Covid reality, Hindutva and the state of academic freedom

By  C R Abrar "The situation is alarming, ghastly and uncertain. Deaths all around and institutions seem to be collapsing fast. More seriously, there is...

College draft syllabus: Sangh Parivar Messing with history

BY ZIYA US SALAM The UGC’s new draft of college-level history syllabus is a continuation of the Sangh Parivar’s attempts at saffronisation of Indian history. The...

JMI asks students to participate in anti-terrorism oath taking ceremony!

Students of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University protested an anti-terrorism oath taking ceremony organised on May 21, 2021, via a Google meet call. Student...

Urdu under Hindutva rule: Dr Rizwan Ahmad says ‘languages are proxy...

By SHAHEEN ABDULLA Hindu nationalists, since the late 19th century, have projected Urdu as a foreign language. This over a century-long political and cultural campaign...

An attempt to rehabilitate Hindutva leaders distorts history

By SHARIK LALIWALA ON 27 FEBRUARY 2002, as 59 karsevaks burnt to death in the Sabarmati Express’s S6 coach in the central Gujarat town of...

Interview: Audrey Truschke on Sanskrit histories of the Mughal era and...

The author of ‘The Language of History: Sanskrit Narratives of Muslim Pasts’ speaks about the most recent controversy, historical misreadings and more. Audrey Truschke’s first...

Audrey Truschke: ‘I am not alone in refusing to sway with...

By Ziya Us Salam Interview with the historian Audrey Truschke. IN the past half a decade or so, the noted historian Audrey Truschke has caught the...

India: Teaching of Hinduism books in Islamic madrasas sparks anger

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), an autonomous organization under the Education Ministry, announced that it has prepared 15 courses on "Indian knowledge tradition." Education Minister...

NEP 2020: What Hindutva Domination in Education Will Look Like

By Akash Bhattacharya  The National Education Policy (NEP) has sparked much debate, and criticism, among intellectuals and the general public alike. Its arrival has coincided...

RSS sets up study centres for rural students, includes patriotism lessons

Shruti Tomar More than 1000 volunteers of RSS are reaching out to young minds through study centres-- Balgokulam—set up in more than 31 districts of...