Hindutva in Media

A ‘tidal change’ in Bollywood: How the world’s largest film industry...

By Jessie Yeung and Rhea Mogul, Mumbai, IndiaCNN — For nearly a century, Bollywood has held a mirror to Indian society, the plotlines of the world’s most prolific movie...

No ‘Muslims’, ‘communal authoritarian regime’: Opp leaders Sitaram Yechury, G Devarajan...

By Liz Mathew Two leaders from the Opposition were asked to drop the terms “communal authoritarian regime” and “draconian laws” and the word “Muslims” from...

Modi’s ‘Hindu-Muslim’ assertion amplified unchecked. Thanks to a media in coma...

By Kalpana Sharma One must acknowledge that, as media strategists, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Narendra Modi are streets ahead of their opponents. It helps,...

Red Alert: How Cinema Helps the Modi Myth (The Wire)

By Sayandeb Chowdhury Like several instances in the last century, the political leashing of cinema is a concern again in India. “I filmed the truth as...

Asianet Suvarna News identifies India’s Muslim population with Pakistan flag, Hindus...

By Maktoob Staff Asianet Suvarna News used the Pakistani flag to represent the Muslim population in India and the Indian flag to represent the Hindu...

X’s fact checking feature falters in India during polls, amid automation...

The Community Notes feature was launched in India on April 4, and allows users to flag misleading posts by adding additional context, with users...