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Hindu Nationalism

Rightwing Hindus accused of rising hate speech against Indian Muslims

By Murali Krishnan The petition also cites inflammatory speeches made by a Hindu seer, Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, alleged anti-Muslim slogans made at a rally in...

Muslim students wearing hijabs kept out of classrooms for weeks at Indian college

A group of Muslim students from a government college in the southern Indian state of Karnataka have sat outside their classroom for weeks listening to lessons after their...

How the ‘angry Hindu’ became the new normal and three other weekend reads

By Ipsita Chakravarty A bitter harvest It has come to this – the most shocking element of the “Bulli Bai” crime was that its perpetrators were...

‘Genocidal Massacres’ A Very Real Danger In India: Genocide Watch Chairman

By Betwa Sharma It took one month and immense public pressure for the police to arrest Yati Narsinghanand, who organized a hate speech conference from December...

Militant Hindutva Leader Yati Narsinghanand Sent to 14-Day Judicial Custody

New Delhi: Yati Narsinghanand Giri (formerly Saraswati), militant Hindutva leader and mahamandaleshwar at the Juna Akhara has been arrested in Haridwar, according to Haridwar City SP Swatantra Kumar. The...

Bulli Bai’ App case – Advent of cyber Hindutva in India

By Syed Ali Mujtaba The arrests made in the ‘Bulli Bai’ app case by the cyber branch police from Mumbai and Delhi suggest the existence...

‘Dharma Sansad’ Hate Speech: Three Armed Forces Veterans Move SC Seeking SIT

New Delhi: Three retired members of the Indian Armed Forces have filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court seeking that a special investigation team...

Activist Seeks AG’s Consent for Contempt Proceedings Against Narsinghanand

New Delhi: An activist has sought the consent of the Attorney General for India to initiate contempt proceedings against Hindutva leader Yati Narsinghanand for remarks...

‘Bajrang Dal’s ‘Samrasta Abhiyan’ for Dalit is nothing but a fraud’

By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi:  In the wake of ensuing five states assembly election, the militant arm of the RSS, (parent body of the...