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Opinion: What Is BJP’s Vision Of New India?

By Aasif ali in Politics On June 11, BJP appointed Surajpal Ammu, president of Karni Sena, as their spokesperson for Haryana. He was awarded this position after...

Suraj Pal Amu and the New Hindutva

By Samar Halamkar “They make nude photos of our sisters and daughters and we cannot even murder them? Those who try to stop this panchayat,...

Tracing Hindutva movement’s roots in Bengal

By B.Sanjay New Delhi, June 11 (IANS): In post-partition India, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has remained the only prominent flag-bearer of the concept and the...

Zionism and Hindu Nationalism Bring Israel and India Together

BY CJ WERLEMAN When Israeli warplanes, artillery positions and armed drones rained missiles and bombs upon Gaza for 11 consecutive days last month, killing 253 Palestinians,...

Modi’s bulldozing of parliament shows him as the architect of a...

By Anish Kapoor At the heart of New Delhi, the capital of India, sits a Mughal-inspired monument that houses the seat of the Indian parliament....

Unlike other revolutionaries, Hindutva icon wrote 5 mercy petitions to British...

By Shamsul Islam*  The Hindutva icon VD Savarkar of the RSS-BJP rulers of India submitted not one, two,or three but five mercy petitions to the...

Veer Savarkar: Ideologue of Hindutva

By Vinay Lal Vinayak Damodar (“Veer”) Savarkar can, with some justice, be described as the inspirational force behind the resurgence of militant Hinduism in contemporary...

Hindutva: A sampradaya, not a parampara

The word Hindutva was invented by Chandranath Basu in Bengal in 1892. He was against the 19th century reform movement popularly known as Hindu...

BJP-RSS Politics and Economic Plight of Dalits in India

By PROF RAM PUNIYANI  INDIA’S caste system is the major obstacle for betterment of the socio-economic condition of the downtrodden. The lowest in the rung...

The Hindutva icon of the RSS-BJP rulers of India submitted not...

MYTH Savarkarites argue, “There are no evidences to prove that Savarkar collaborated with the British for his release from jail. In fact, his appeal for release...

BJP’s Hindutva Icon Savarkar on Muslims, Inter-caste Love & Cows

By PALLAVI PRASAD (This story was first published on 19 April 2017 and has been reposted from The Quint’s archives to mark Vinayak Damodar Savarkar’s...

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar: He admired Hitler and other lesser-known facts about...

Ever since Vinayak Damodar Savarkar coined the term “Hindutva” and wrote his famous ideological treatise, “Hindutva: Who is a Hindu?,” scholars and politicians have...

After Kashmir, Delhi Sets Sights On Another Muslim-Majority Region

By MUHAMMED SABITH Kozhikode (Kerala): Less than two years since the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi revoked the special constitutional status of Jammu &...