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Aakar Patel | From secularism to communalism, and back: Varied paths in India & Pak

India has had Muslim Presidents but unlike Pakistan, India’s Presidents are figureheads with no real authority.

22 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | To resolve interstate rows, don’t stoke linguistic fires

Every language in the country has equal rights and equal opportunities to thrive

16 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

Aakar Patel | From secular to communal: The changing story of India & Pakistan

Today, there is no Muslim chief minister in India for the first time since 1947

07 Jun 2022 12:44 AM

L. Ravichander | To uphold secularism, free temples from state control

Over 19,000 important temples are directly managed by government officials, in the absence of temple trustees from among Hindu society

23 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Congress’ homework rebuilding the party

All in all the BJP is in control of one of the most powerful political machines in the world, in terms of people, networks and money.

28 Apr 2019 4:48 AM


New government should follow secularism: Bishops’ body

In the statement, Sebastian added that copies of the report have been submitted to all Catholic dioceses in India for further steps.

07 Apr 2019 4:16 AM

Surf Excel faces backlash as they create ad around Hindu-Muslim unity

The latest Holi special Surf Excel advertisement faces backlash on twitter: #boycottSurfexcel.

11 Mar 2019 5:21 PM

Secularism is the core safeguard India needs

Justice Sen’s understandable concern for Hindus stranded in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh does him credit.

01 Jan 2019 12:13 AM

India facing crisis of having 'no ideology' at all, says Nitin Gadkari

In a veiled attack on the Congress, the Union minister said those who talk of secularism hardly follow the principle.

02 Jul 2018 6:58 PM

Real secularism is treating Hindus, Muslims as brothers, says Amar Singh

Former Prasar Bharati CEO Jawahar Sircar, speaking against the motion, said secularism in India is a totally different concept.

01 Jul 2018 5:25 AM


Constitution in danger, people living in insecurity: Goa Archbishop

The Archbishop has also called for the participation of Catholics and Church communities in politics and social causes.

05 Jun 2018 12:38 PM

Breaking up with FaceBook?

While #DeleteFacebook is trending, it is not easy for users to suddenly cut off from the widely used platform.

19 Apr 2018 12:22 AM

Day after uproar in Parliament, Hedge says Constitution is supreme

Leader of Oppn Ghulam Nabi Azad asked if a minister doesn't believe in Constitution, should he still remain as a minister.

28 Dec 2017 1:01 PM

Are secularism and tolerance intrinsic to India’s culture?

Gautam Buddha enunciated the gospel of non-violence more than 2,500 years before the UN was founded.

14 Aug 2017 2:00 AM

India is still a vibrant secular nation

Attempts have been made to provoke people over various issues in the name of religion.

03 Jul 2017 12:51 AM


NGO tries to dispel taboo associated with sex education

It also works towards changing the moral fabric of the society to adapt to balanced ideologies.

03 Jan 2017 5:41 AM