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Why defence minister’s claim that Savarkar filed mercy petitions on Gandhi’s...

By G. N. Devy The word “eureka”, though wrongly assigned in legend to Archimedes, came from the older Greek term heurisko, a sudden outburst of...

Jim Crow Hindutva

By Ashutosh Varshney To identify the core of BJP politics since 2019, I would like to introduce a new concept: Jim Crow Hindu Nationalism. This concept allows...

The Strange Irony of Roping in Mahatma Gandhi To Establish Savarkar’s...

By Mridula Mukherjee, Aditya Mukherjee and Sucheta Mahajan On October 13, 2021, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh claimed, “A lot of falsehood was spread against Savarkar. It...

Mohan Bhagwat’s ‘Upbringing’ Lessons & the Great Hindu Victimhood Syndrome

By NILANJAN MUKHOPADHYAY Inculcating pride among Hindus in their religious identity, religion per se, and developing respect towards rituals of worship appears to be a...

Fact check: Did VD Savarkar write mercy petitions on Gandhi’s advice,...

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday claimed that Hindu Mahasabha leader Vinayak Damodar Savarkar filed mercy petitions before the British government following Mahatma Gandhi’s...

Violent Hindutva is not a problem in coastal regions alone: The...

By Prajwal Bhat Four years before Arbaaz Aftab's body was heinously discarded on a railway track in Khanapur in Belagavi district of Karnataka, a man...

Savarkar and the incoherence of his Hindutva argument

By SK Arun Murthi The academic conference on Dismantling Global Hindutva: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, which ended on September 12, had the objective of bringing scholars from different...

I never believed in Hindutva, more students will quit ABVP soon:...

By Parvathi Benu Political ideologies are often quite fluid, especially in the polity of India in 2021. While Kanhaiya Kumar moving to Congress from the...

The truth is that RSS and most Indians dislike Gandhi but...

By Apoorvanand Awesome or Awful. This is how Gandhi is viewed by most Indians. The truth is that majority of Indians intensely dislike him but...

In Defense of Dharma: Forces of Hindutva Cannot be Defeated by...

By Ramya Vijaya & BIDISHA BISWAS Under its current Hindu nationalist government, India has seen a marked decline in the quality of democracy. This, in...

By Not Recognising Hindutva Majoritarianism as a Security Threat, What Are...

By Amit Julka On August 8, a mob gathered right in the middle of the nation’s capital, shouting the slogan ‘when Muslims will be chopped,...

‘Hindutva is a violent and vile ideology that must be pushed...

By Syed Ali Mujtaba The three-day international online conference, “Dismantling Global Hindutva,” held between September 10 -12 discussed a range of political, socio-cultural, and economic issues...

Opinion: Yes, Hinduism Is Indeed Under Threat

By Rajmohan Gandhi Many who are as old as me, or older, will remember seeing Bharat Milaap and Ram Rajya, two movies released one after the other in...