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Aakar Patel | What lies behind the ideology of the BJP and RSS: An insider’s look

Understanding Hindutva: Devanura Mahadeva's intellectual critique of RSS ideology

28 May 2024 12:44 AM

Aakar Patel | Apex court rulings on Hindutva give BJP, RSS room to further agenda

Landmark Supreme Court judgments on Hindutva, communal rhetoric, and electoral politics

30 Apr 2024 12:02 AM

Shikha Mukerjee | Modi has set his target, does BJP know where it’s headed?

The Ram Janmabhoomi movement and the gruelling cross-country journey of the Ram Rath led by Lal Krishna Advani was political

26 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Road to Bharat is riddled with pitfalls of Hindutva

Cultural colonisation takes decades after that to be erased, and India is a good example to illustrate this.

24 Dec 2023 12:09 AM

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay | 2024 Game On; But Cong, Opp. Need to Act Smarter

The reasons behind the BJP’s victory in this round -- Modi factor, Hindutva, welfarism and party machinery -- may not work across states

06 Dec 2023 12:00 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | What’s in a name? From Persia to Iran & Mumbai: The rise of Bharat

Ironically, the ideological embrace of the powers that want to change the name of India to Bharat is called “Hindutva”.

16 Sep 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Is Amit Shah’s 300 vow a self-fulfilling prophecy?

There are several reasons why the BJP can both believe and work towards a repeat of the incredible performance of 2019

13 Apr 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Opp. must win war of ideas: Social justice is a good start

Its compelling power was so strong that no party felt comfortable abstaining from it, making Mr Stalin achieve his first goal

08 Apr 2023 1:17 AM

Aakar Patel | Targeting ‘others’: How will it benefit India or brighten the nation’s future?

The Hindutva State has introduced discriminatory and exclusionary laws and policies on citizenship, food, divorce, segregation and clothing

04 Apr 2023 12:20 AM

AA Edit | End obsession with the past

India should stop fighting with its past. It should take the problems of the present head on and secure the future of its youth

01 Mar 2023 12:15 AM


Aakar Patel | The caste factor and the BJP-RSS’ Hindutva politics in today’s India

The fact is that Hindutva wants Indians to worship caste, but it doesn’t want them to talk about it

20 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Useful lessons for Opp. in Gujarat, HP verdicts

A united Opposition and a narrative that can stand on its own without overlapping with that of the BJP could be a formidable combination.

10 Dec 2022 12:15 AM

AA Edit | As Modi magic blooms, BJP sets new record in Gujarat

The projection of the BJP’s win in Gujarat on national politics must reflect on the sustainability of the Modi factor in all polls ahead

09 Dec 2022 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Govts in South must guard against Islamist extremism

Radicalisation of communities is the first in the literature of all terrorists

23 Nov 2022 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Sena symbol: EC follows rules

Neither side should be given the advantage of the signs and symbols of the parent party in an election before its completion

10 Oct 2022 12:15 AM


AA Edit | Isolate PFI over ideology

The PFI has fed itself on Indian Muslim’s sense of alienation and insecurity under a dispensation controlled by the Hindutva forces

30 Sep 2022 12:15 AM

Aakar Patel | Failure of India’s bureaucrats to stand up for what’s right is troubling

It means that the entire bureaucracy is fine with the violence against minorities catalysed by the State

31 May 2022 12:31 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | On theocracy, secularism, and new truths about the past

Did Jinnah actually foresee the possibility of India’s pronounced secular democracy turning into a not-so-secular, intolerant nation with

01 Apr 2022 11:26 PM

Aakar Patel | Listen to what the world says: Step back from the precipice…

It is not safe to be dismissive about words like genocide, but unfortunately, that is what India is doing today

25 Jan 2022 12:06 AM

India is a country of Hindus, not Hindutvadis, says Rahul Gandhi

Priyanka also attended the rally attended by Sonia, Gehlot and Kamal Nath

13 Dec 2021 8:09 AM