Institutionalising Hindutva

Hindutva in Legislative

India keeps going after journalists like me. As Modi visits the U.S., it’s time to hold him accountable.

By Rana Ayyub On Sept. 7, a right-wing organization called the Hindu IT Cell filed a complaint against me with the police in Uttar Pradesh...

In India, the Last Few Bastions Of The Free Press Stand Guard Against Rising Authoritarianism

By VIDYA KRISHNAN Functioning democracies are all alike; every dysfunctional democracy is dysfunctional in its own way. India, where the free press has played a crucial...

Sense of desperation in Sangh Parivar

By VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN Ahead of Assembly elections in crucial States, the BJP dials up its communal propaganda and launches a Modi-centric campaign in a desperate...

Why is the government going after NGOs?

By Gurbir Singh There is no let-up against ‘erring’ NGOs. In the last 6-8 weeks, another batch of high-profile non-government organisations (NGOs) have had their licences...

BJP on a communal trajectory in UP

POLARISATION: It works on two levels for the BJP: faith as the primary divider and class as the other differentiator. PTIBy Radhika Ramaseshan YOGI Adityanath...

In Jharkhand BJP’s ‘Jihad’ against the ‘Namaz Room’ in Assembly was uncalled for

By V P Sharan/Ranchi For four consecutive days last week the Jharkhand Assembly resonated with chants of ‘Hare Rama, Hare Krishna’ and high-pitched recitation from Hanuman Chalisa. Opposition...