Hindutva Abroad

Steps Away from U.S. Capitol, VHPA Holds Event on Kashmir with...

A coalition of right-wing Hindu American organizations barred HfHR’s Advocacy Director from attending their event about Kashmir near the U.S. Capitol this morning. The...

At Rutgers, and Beyond, Scholars Are Under Attack For Their Critique...

BY ARUN VENUGOPAL Audrey Truschke is the Director of the Asian Studies program at Rutgers University, Newark. Her scholarship focuses on South Asia and she’s been...

American Scholars of India Confront a Rise in Threats

By Arun Venugopal Audrey Truschke is a historian of South Asia at Rutgers University and a vocal critic of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and...

Supporting bigotry, Islamophobia? Diaspora NGO opposes Australian MP’s views on Yogi

Counterview Desk  Humanism Project, an Australian civil rights organisation with large number of India diaspora as its members, has a shot letter to letter Craig...

Hindutva vs Academia: Why Scholars Built a Manual to Fight Harassment

BY SHIVANI MAGO To curb harassment by Hindutva proponents, the South Asia Scholar Activist Collective has launched an online field manual in early July. It...

Why Hinduphobia is a myth

By Ashok Swain A new term, ’Hinduphobia’, is being pushed to find space for it in the sociopolitical discourse. The term is still new and...

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...

South Asian Scholars Launch Online Resource for Those Under Attack by...

The South Asia Scholar Activist Collective (SASAC), has launched a new online resource for those targeted by Hindu nationalists. The Hindutva Harassment Field Manual...

Sangh Parivar’s U.S. funds trail

BY RAQIB HAMEED NAIK & DIVYA TRIVEDI M.S. Golwalkar, Hindutva ideologue and the second ‘Sarsanghchalak’ of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), had advocated in his writings...

Religious Leaders and Organizations Express Solidarity With Workers Exploited by New...

By Nikhil Mandalparthy & Joel Gibson A broad coalition of over 120 religious leaders and organizations have endorsed a multi-faith statement of solidarity with workers...

The Hindu Right Chokes Academic Freedom

BY AUDREY TRUSCHKE  In early March 2021, I awoke to a social media barrage of misogynist and bigoted slurs, unhinged accusations, and threats to hurt...

Confessions of a reluctant Hindu

By Bidisha Biswas (RNS) — The Indian American community has been recently roiled by three lawsuits, which have shed light on deep divisions within the...